Incidents of so-called air rage are increasing. The problem has become so serious there is now an International Air Rage Day, which was observed last month, on July 6.

On this edition of Dateline, George Larson of Air and Space magazine tells VOA's Tom Crosby about the growing frustrations in air travel and how the easy availability of alcohol on airliners sometimes make for a highly combustible mix.

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