WASHINGTON—Two U.S. senators have called on the Department of Transportation (DOT) to fully enforce a law designed to thwart potential hijackings aboard commercial aircraft, arguing that airlines have deliberately misinterpreted the law to avoid the new requirements. The Saracini Aviation Act was a provision in the 2018 FAA Reauthorization Bill that mandated the installation of secondary cockpit barriers on all new aircraft manufactured for delivery to regularly scheduled commercial ...


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