A false bomb threat was made by a passenger on an Air Peace flight from Abuja to Lagos. Allegedly the passenger who made the threat had a history of mental health illness.
A Delta Airlines flight from San Francisco to Atlanta diverted to Salt Lake City because of an unruly passenger. Aaron Hanson, who was reportedly drunk and high, was yelling profanities and becoming aggressive towards staff and passengers. Hanson kept falling over when trying to go to the toilet and was unable to keep his trousers…
Reports emerged that Alexander Tishenko, 33, caused a Rossiya Airlines flight from St Petersburg to Antalya to divert to Sochi. Tishenko allegedly became abusive and then violent towards flight attendants.
An easyJet flight travelling from Manchester to Reykjavik diverted to Edinburgh after a passenger became unruly mid-flight. The intoxicated man walked up and down the aisle smoking his e-cigarette and abusing other passengers. When he realised the plane was diverting to Scotland, he smashed his phone, causing the battery to snap and release smoke.
A man flying on Qantas from Brisbane to Christchurch was arrested for allegedly swearing during the flight. He was consequently banned from the airline.
A Transavia flight heading towards Tunis from Paris, was forced to divert to Nice after a 30-year-old man shouted ‘Allahu Akbar’ and tried to enter the cockpit. Reports suggest that the disruption began after the passenger was prohibited from praying in the plane’s aisle during the flight. The man was restrained and later arrested.
A 34-year-old man was arrested at Hamilton International after smoking, and then assaulting a female flight attendant on a Swoop Airlines flight which had not yet departed for Halifax.
Katie Kiacz, a mother who had recently given birth, was allegedly fat shamed on a Delta Airlines flight from Orlando to Detroit. The man complained to his friend calling Kiacz a ‘2-ton woman.’ She confronted the man, who did not apologise. Kiacz went on to write about the incident in an open letter on Facebook…
Musician Azealia Banks removed herself from an Aer Lingus flight to Dublin from Heathrow after getting into a dispute with a flight attendant. Banks was rummaging through her luggage in the overhead compartment when the argument occurred. The flight attendant urged Banks to finish what she was doing so the passengers could board. The flight…
A flight from Manchester to Agadir diverted to Casablanca after a family were disruptive. The mother and daughter had been drinking on the flight and were abusive towards flight attendants, insulting them with profanities. One crew member claims that the daughter kicked them.