Federal Aviation Administration
The Federal Aviation Administration as many as a dozen passengers could pay fines as high as $30,000 for interfering with airline crews.
Airlines report a troubling rise in passenger misbehavior -- often involving refusal to wear face masks -- since the Capitol riot in January.
The plane returned safely to the Denver airport shortly after takeoff.
Kevin Strong reportedly believed that the insurrection on Jan. 6 would lead to World War III.
The nation’s air safety agency allows the jet to resume flying after two years of review since a pair of deadly crashes.
The flight restrictions, which included airspace over the Persian Gulf and Gulf of Oman, came after Iran launched an attack on military bases in Iraq.
In the continued aftermath of two fatal crashes, grounded Boeing 737 Max jets will lead to thousands of flight cancellations in the coming months.
The government issued a statement Wednesday saying Boeing will need to "mitigate" the issue before the Max 8 jets could be put back in service.
Dennis Muilenburg conceded the planemaker made an error in its in handling of a warning-system problem in its 737 Max jet.
The pilot, who crashed atop a midtown Manhattan high-rise, was not licensed to fly in the kind of weather the city had that day.