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26 JULY 2020: TEL AVIV, ISRAEL

Six additional charges were brought against seven former El Al security personnel, Avi Peretz, David Dadon, Yaniv Hazan, Lidan Shatui, Asher Mesilti, Yaakov Felician and Rami Yogev, who are accused of smuggling 150kg of cocaine into Israel through Ben Gurion International Airport. The charges included a conspiracy to commit a crime and importing a dangerous…

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16 JULY 2020: LEEDS, ENGLAND

Reports emerged that David Bronson, 41, was sentenced for his drunk and unruly behaviour on a Jet2 flight from Malaga to Leeds Bradford Airport in July last year. Bronson’s drunk behaviour included him staggering up the aisle, shouting, putting one of his children in a headlock and eventually urinating on himself. His partner and children…

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14 JULY 2020: CORK, EIRE

Alan Leahy, 36, was sentenced for repeatedly verbally abusing a teacher by calling him a paedophile and throwing his passport at an immigration officer’s head when he tried to intervene at Cork Airport in 2018. Leahy was given the opportunity to have the assault charge dropped if he donated €1,250 (c. £1,130) to the Garda…

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9 JULY 2020: MUMBAI, INDIA

A sessions court upheld a lower court order to acquit Abdul Latif Adam Momin and 18 other people including passport office clerks, driving school employees, postmen and a passport agent, who were all linked to the 24 December 1999 hijacking of Indian Airlines flight IC-814 between Kathmandu and Delhi to Qandahar. Momin and the others…