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Alleged Smokers Force Another Flight Diversion

Alleged Smokers Force Another Flight Diversion

Canadian airliner Sunwing isn’t having much luck as far as passenger behaviour goes, with the airline having to turn back a Cuba-bound flight to Toronto last week because of the alleged misbehaviour of two female passengers, which include allegations of smoking on board. Sunwing is the same airline that diverted to Bermuda last year after a Canadian... Read more of this article

Canadian Family Deny Smoking On Airline

Canadian Family Deny Smoking On Airline

The Canadian family who created a media firestorm after causing a Sunwing flight to divert to Bermuda have issued a statement denying that any member of the family was smoking on the flight. The statement was released by Ontario-based lawyer Michael Haraschuk to the Canadian media. “On the issue of smoking, there has been misinformation regarding... Read more of this article

Unruly Passengers Heading Back To Canada

Unruly Passengers Heading Back To Canada

The family whose unruly behaviour caused the Sunwing flight to divert to Bermuda are on their way back to Canada, CBC reports. In a phone interview this afternoon [Feb 5], one of the McNeills told CBC News she was at an airport in Bermuda with her husband and two sons waiting for a flight home.The family told the Canadian media when they return to... Read more of this article

Canadian Family Charged Over Airline Incident

Canadian Family Charged Over Airline Incident

[Updated with videos] Three people appeared in Magistrates Court this afternoon [Feb 4] in relation to the recent airline diversion, where they were charged with offences including disobeying lawful commands of the crew of an aircraft and smoking in a toilet when smoking is prohibited. The Court heard one of the defendants used profane language towards... Read more of this article

Smokers Diversion ‘Very Expensive’ For Sunwing

Smokers Diversion ‘Very Expensive’ For Sunwing

The recent flight diversion to Bermuda was a “very expensive exercise” for Sunwing who had to put up 170 passengers and crew in a hotel in Bermuda for the night, Sunwing VP of Media Relations Daryl McWilliams told CBC Canada. The flight — which left Canada heading to the Dominican Republic — diverted to Bermuda at approximately... Read more of this article

Airline Passengers Released On Police Bail

Airline Passengers Released On Police Bail

[Updated] The police have confirmed the three airline passengers — a 54 year old man, a 52 year old woman and a 22 year old man — who were arrested following a flight diversion have been released on police bail. As Bernews reported yesterday, at approximately 9.00pm on Friday [Feb 1] a Sunwing flight on its way from Canada to the Dominican... Read more of this article

Unruly Passengers Cause Airplane Diversion

Unruly Passengers Cause Airplane Diversion

[Updated] At approximately 9.00pm last night [Feb 1] a Sunwing flight on its way from Canada to the Dominican Republic diverted to Bermuda after three passengers created a disturbance with flight attendants. The three people were taken off the plane, and escorted by Police Officers into the Airport Police Station where they remained for over four hours.Police... Read more of this article