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People Have Been Trying To Ban Alcohol On Planes Since The 1950s

That’s right, the US government has been trying to ban drinking alcohol on airplanes since at least the 1950s. In the wake of the “Malaysia Airline” disaster of 1949, the Federal Aviation Agency (FAA) implemented a rule that stated that “no alcoholic beverages may be served on board domestic or foreign air carrier aircraft” as a result of federal law. The FAA has had a complicated relationship with alcohol since the 1960s, and there was a brief ban on the sale of alcohol aboard domestic flights in the mid-1980s inRead More