40 Things About Air Travel That Only Flight Attendants Know

25. How Drunk Can You Get on a Flight?

Those mini bottles of alcohol on airplanes may be enticing, but don’t overdo it. A flight attendant can, and will, cut you off if you’re getting a little too buzzed. It’s actually illegal to be intoxicated on a plane and it’s illegal for flight attendants to enable passengers to get drunk.

The Telegraph

You can get up to a two-year sentence for the criminal offense of being drunk on an airplane. If that puts a damper on your travel fun, just remember: the changing cabin pressure means each glass of alcohol will affect you more than it would on land.

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