Opinion

Over the clouds and under the influence

Published 12:02 AM ET, Sat January 25, 2014
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Jennifer Lauren, niece of Ralph Lauren, got "dangerously drunk" recently on board a Delta Air Lines flight and was fined 2,000 euros for unruly behavior. Niall Carson/PA/AP
Jonathan Rhys Meyers was banned from flying on United Airlines after drinking heavily. David M. Benett/Getty Images
Gerard Depardieu, allegedly while drunk, urinated in the aisle during an Air France flight from Paris to Dublin, Ireland. Lionel Cironneau/AP
Actor David Hasselhoff was not allowed to board a British Airways flight once when he was drunk. Albert L. Ortega/Getty Images
When the crew of a Southwest flight saw how intoxicated country singer John Rich was, they deemed he "was not fit for travel under governing federal aviation regulations." Neilson Barnard/Getty Images