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3 JULY 2019: HONOLULU, HAWAII

Kyong Chol Kim, 48, was drunk, disruptive and attempted to hit a flight attendant on a Hawaiian Airlines flight from Honolulu to South Korea which caused the flight to return to Honolulu in February this year. He was jailed for six months and ordered to pay Hawaiian Airlines $172,000 (c. £138,300) for the costs incurred.

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1 JULY 2019: ZAMBALES, PHILIPPINES

Cholo Abdi Abdullah was arrested for being a suspected member of al-Qaeda. Abdullah, a Kenyan national, was enrolled at the All Asia Aviation Academy and had completed 20 out of 40 flight hours. Bomb making materials, a 9mm pistol, an IED, and a hand grenade were seized from Abdullah.

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27 JUNE 2019: BRUSSELS, BELGIUM

Marc Bertoldi was jailed for his involvement in the heist of over €37 million (c. £34m) worth of jewellery from Brussels Airport in 2013. Eight men in two cars stole 121 parcels filled with diamonds, gold bars and precious stones from Swiss cargo agents who were loading the jewellery on a flight bound to Zurich…

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26 JUNE 2019: NEWCASTLE, ENGLAND

Reverend Peter McConnell, 64, was found guilty of sexually assaulting a male student on a British Airways flight from Philadelphia to Heathrow in March 2017. McConnell, who was drunk and travelling with his godson, talked to the victim about strip clubs and asked repeatedly whether he was mischievous. After the student fell asleep, McConnell covered…

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19 JUNE 2019: LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA

Reports emerged that model, Adau Mornyang, 25, lost her attempt for a new trial after she was convicted of assaulting a flight attendant on a United Airlines flight from Melbourne to Los Angeles in January. Mornyang was intoxicated and behaved erratically during the flight. She was later sentenced to 100 hours of community service, ordered…

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17 JUNE 2019: ST. MAARTEN

Jerry Sprott, 49, chief of security at Princess Juliana International Airport, accepted bribes of $10,000 (c. £8,000) between August 2018 to January 2019, to facilitate illegal transports of money through the airport. He was sentenced to 18 months in prison, ordered to pay the money back and banned from being a civil servant for four…

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15 JUNE 2019: TIRANA, ALBANIA

Hasan Kanac, 48, was arrested for allegedly taking part in the heist of €6 million (c. £5.5m) at Tirana International Airport in April. Kanaci worked as a cargo agent at the airport and had been accused of informing the perpetrators of the movements of the armoured vehicle that transported the money. He is the seventh…