Hashtag: #UnrulyAirlinePassengers

Unruly BA Airline Passenger Arrested At Airport

Unruly BA Airline Passenger Arrested At Airport

[Updated] A 54-year-old man was arrested this evening when the British Airways flight landed, with the man having apparently “consumed too much alcohol and became belligerent and verbally abusive.” “Bermuda Police attended a report of an unruly passenger onboard an inbound British Airways flight from Gatwick Airport at 7pm on Sunday,”... Read more of this article

“Disruptive Passenger” Arrested On BA Flight

“Disruptive Passenger” Arrested On BA Flight

A “disruptive passenger” on board the arriving British Airways flight was arrested once the plane landed on Sunday, the police have confirmed. A police spokesperson said, “Police on Sunday at 6:11pm responded to a report of a disruptive passenger on board an inbound British Airways flight. “It appears that a male was being very... Read more of this article

Flight Diverts To Bermuda, Disruptive Passenger

Flight Diverts To Bermuda, Disruptive Passenger

[Updated] A Lufthansa flight — traveling from Panama to Germany — diverted to Bermuda early this morning [Aug 1] as a result of a disruptive passenger, with the 28-year-old French man being removed from the plane and arrested by the police. A Skyport spokesperson said, “A Lufthansa flight from Panama was today diverted to Bermuda as... Read more of this article

Court: Airline Passenger Fined $2,000

Court: Airline Passenger Fined $2,000

Following the plane diversion yesterday, a 46-year-old resident of the United Kingdom appeared in Magistrates Court this morning [May 17], charged with behaving in a disorderly manner. Mark Anthony Blake pleaded guilty to the charge and fined $2,000. In Court this morning, Blake admitted to Magistrate Khamisi Tokunbo that alcohol played a part in his... Read more of this article

Flight Diverts, Man Taken Into Police Custody

Flight Diverts, Man Taken Into Police Custody

[Updated] A Virgin Atlantic airplane — which according to online flight data was traveling from London to Jamaica — diverted to Bermuda this afternoon [May 16], and after the plane landed, a man was seen being escorted out of the airport in police custody.Multiple police officers and vehicles were seen at the airport, and after the plane... Read more of this article

Witness Appeal: Alleged Unruly Plane Passenger

Witness Appeal: Alleged Unruly Plane Passenger

The Bermuda Police Service is appealing for witnesses to an alleged unruly passenger on a recent flight to come forward with information. A police spokesperson said, “Witnesses to an alleged unruly passenger on a Sunday, December 4th WestJet flight from Toronto, Canada to Bermuda are encouraged to come forward. “In particular, police are... Read more of this article

Flight Diverts To Island Due To Unruly Passenger

Flight Diverts To Island Due To Unruly Passenger

An airplane — traveling from Germany to Jamaica — diverted to Bermuda this afternoon [Nov 16] due to an “alleged unruly male passenger”, and the man along with a female passenger, believed to be a traveling companion who also exited the plane, are apparently now “making alternate travel arrangements.”A police spokesperson... Read more of this article

Airline Passenger Arrested For Assaulting Police

Airline Passenger Arrested For Assaulting Police

A 28-year-old Canadian woman was arrested today after allegedly assaulting three police officers who boarded a Westjet flight to detain her after reports she was unruly. A police spokesperson said, “About 1:54pm this afternoon, police received a call in regards to an unruly passenger aboard a WestJet flight bound for Bermuda. “Shortly after... Read more of this article

Men Fined $3,000 After Disruption On Airplane

Men Fined $3,000 After Disruption On Airplane

Two British nationals appeared in Magistrates Court this afternoon [Apr 13] where they were fined $3,000 each following the incident yesterday which saw an airline divert to Bermuda, with the court hearing that both men appeared to be drunk, were shouting on the plane, with one man throwing peanuts at the airline staff. A police statement after yesterday’s... Read more of this article

Photos: Plane Diverts, Two Passengers Arrested

Photos: Plane Diverts, Two Passengers Arrested

[Updated with video] A Thomson Airways flight heading to Mexico diverted to Bermuda’s LF Wade International Airport today [April 12], and was greeted by a number of police officers, with at least half a dozen police vehicles visible on scene as of this writing. The Boeing 787-8 departed Gatwick Airport in London this morning heading to Cancun... Read more of this article

Passenger’s Brother: Family Are ‘A Bit Ashamed’

Passenger’s Brother: Family Are ‘A Bit Ashamed’

Following the recent incident which saw a Cuban bound airline divert to Bermuda due a passenger’s unruly behaviour onboard, the passenger’s brother Minhaz Khelya said while he thinks it was “blown out of proportion,” his family are a “bit ashamed because of issues this has caused.” The Thomas Cook flight — which... Read more of this article

Passenger Fined $3,000 After Plane Fracas

Passenger Fined $3,000 After Plane Fracas

22-year-old Mohammed Khelya appeared in Magistrates Court today [Nov 25] where he admitted behaving in a threatening manner towards flight attendants on a Cuba-bound flight yesterday, causing it to be diverted to the island. The Thomas Cook flight, which had left the UK, was diverted to Bermuda at around 2.00pm on Monday, where it was greeted by police... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Police Arrest Airline Passenger

Photos & Video: Police Arrest Airline Passenger

[Updated with video. Police said a 25 year old man assaulted flight attendants, was forcibly taken to the rear of the aircraft where he was restrained until the flight landed in Bermuda, after which he was arrested.] A Thomas Cook airline diverted to Bermuda this afternoon [Nov 24] following what we understand to be an issue with a passenger. The... Read more of this article