December 22. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is cracking down on privileges for those who break the rules on flights. Any misbehavior could result in passengers losing their TSA Pre-Check privileges as punishment for their actions. This is a new step the FAA is taking on its “Zero Tolerance” policy to the violence of any kind on flights.
In 2021 alone, the FAA has received over 5,600 complaints about rulebreakers on flights, roughly 4,000 of which were masking violations. Now, the federal body is trying to make the punishments for passengers more wide-ranging.
For those who may not be familiar, PreCheck is a program that allows travelers to use special security lanes at US airports. In addition to fewer passengers, PreCheck lanes allow you to leave your shoes on and leave electronics and liquids in your bag. This speeds up the experience significantly for frequent flyers who are deemed low-risk by the TSA.
Source: Simple Flying