Social inequality and air rage

Using a large, international airline’s database of thousands of incidents of passenger air rage, a study finds that air rage incidents in economy class are more common on flights with a first class compared with flights without a first class, and that the number of air rage incidents was higher in first and economy classes when economy class passengers boarded through the first-class section of the plane instead of the middle of the plane, suggesting that the design of a physical environment can help predict inequality-induced antisocial behavior. - Read at PNAS.org

Article #15-21727: “Physical and situational inequality on airplanes predicts air rage,” by Katherine A. DeCelles and Michael I. Norton.