Russia Mulls Alcohol Ban to Curb In-Flight Fisticuffs Steph Spencer February 5 Food + Booze, News, Russia, Transportation Duty free alcohol © Colognid Russian politicians are contemplating a ban on duty-free alcohol on flights in an attempt to address a recent spate of drunken airborne brawls. Earlier in the week, state television aired a compilation of video footage of such incidents, but the last straw appears to have been the emergency landing of a flight in Uzbekistan after an intoxicated Russian passenger became violent toward his fellow fliers. Vitaly Yefimov of the Duma’s transport committee was quoted as saying that he anticipates tabling the proposed legislation in the Duma before the end of the current session. Read more about this in Canberra Times Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published.CommentName* Email* Website Let\'s Make Sure You\'re Human ... *Time limit is exhausted. Please reload CAPTCHA. eight × = Notify me of followup comments via e-mail. You can also subscribe without commenting.