Naked passenger delays flight leaving Las Vegas

FOX News

A Spirit Airlines flight leaving Las Vegas this weekend was delayed after a male passenger got naked while boarding and approached a flight attendant, according to a spokesman for a Nevada airport. The incident unfolded Saturday on a plane bound for Oakland, California. "He removed his clothes and then approached a flight attendant," McCarran International Airport spokesman Chris Jones told KSNV. "Metro officers were called and he was given medical attention." Police and medical responders took the passenger for observation, the airport said.


China's new passenger jet finishes first long-haul flight

FOX News

BEIJING – China's homegrown large passenger jet has touched down safely after its first long-haul test flight, bringing the nation one step closer to competing directly with aircraft giants in Europe and America. China hopes to develop its C919 jet to compete with popular single-aisle jets such as the Airbus A320 and Boeing 737. State media said the plane lifted off the tarmac in Shanghai on Friday and flew west about 1,300 kilometers (800 miles) to the city of Yanliang. The test flight comes on the heels of a state visit by U.S. President Donald Trump during which China signed on to buy 300 Boeing jetliners for $37 billion and $2.5 billion worth of General Electric jet engines, alongside energy and telecom deals worth a total of $253.4 billion.


Watch: Toddler's 'Demonic Screams' During 8-Hour Flight Torments Passenger

International Business Times

A passenger's flight from Germany to the United States turned into a nightmare due to a child whose "demonic screams" for the entire eight-hour trip gave everyone a headache. In a video uploaded by Shane Townley on YouTube, a 3-year-old child is seen climbing over seats and screaming right before the flight took off.


Flight Diverted After 'Disruptive Passenger' Tries To 'Aggravate Passengers'

International Business Times

A TUI Airways flight from Cancun, Mexico, to Manchester, England, made an emergency landing last week after a "disruptive passenger" attempted to "aggravate" other passengers, the airline said. The passenger was reportedly drunk prior to boarding the flight. The Wednesday flight diverted to Gander International Airport in Newfoundland, Canada, and the man was reportedly escorted off the flight by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, as well as his partner, the Manchester Evening News reported Wednesday. An unnamed passenger aboard the Dutch carrier said that the man "kept walking up and down the aisles, trying to aggravate passengers." "The flight crew did refuse to serve him alcohol.


United Flight Returns to Beijing After Passenger Altercation

U.S. News

In an email, United's director of corporate communications Frank Benenati said the altercation "initiated" by the passenger raised safety concerns. He said that police met the aircraft at the gate and the passenger got off the plane without incident.