Trans-Atlantic flight turns around due to passenger's mask dispute, American Airlines says

According to a statement from the airline, a mask dispute caused a flight to London to turn around and return to the Miami International Airport.

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1/20/2022 10:00:00 PM

According to a statement from the airline, a mask dispute caused a flight to London to turn around and return to the Miami International Airport.

According to a statement from the airline, a mask dispute caused a flight to London to turn around and return to the Miami International Airport.

FAA rolls out new PSA featuring calls from pilots on unruly passengersAn American Airlines flight bound for London returned to Miami International Airport Wednesday, roughly an hour after taking off.According to a statement from the airline, a passenger on board Flight AAL38 refused to comply with the federal mask requirement that’s enforced on planes, trains and busses.

A spokesperson said the plane landed safely in Miami and local law enforcement met the aircraft at the gate."We thank our crew for their professionalism and apologize to our customers for the inconvenience," the statement said.Mask disputes and disruptive passengers have become more common throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. According to

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American Airlines flight to London returns to Miami after passenger refuses to wear maskAmerican Airlines Flight 38 was heading to London with 129 passengers on board when it had to turn back.

American Airlines London-Bound Flight Turns Back to Miami After Passenger Refuses to Wear MaskAmerican Airlines Flight 38, with 129 passengers and 14 crew members, turned back to Miami about an hour into the trip. Hope he/she is banned from flying from all airlines. If you can't behave, you can't fly. End of. International no fly list for life Everyone else pays the price for one idiot.

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American Airlines flight bound for London turns around mid-flight over mask rule complianceAn airplane bound for London was turned around mid-flight after a mask-related disruption, the latest incident in a recent surge in unruly passenger incidents. iPhone Apple SteveJobs UNIVERSE Hel me I very need I'm missing 50 dollar PAYPAL Hap medicine hollandfrance33hotmail.com skymoon emmanuel PayPal Android Ukraine jeru Omicron I_Am_With_Yogi LegendsOfTomorrow Xbox Bitcoin BelleDaylightConcert TejasswiPrakash I thought that only N95 masks are effective according to the CDC anyways? Since when is a plane that was only 54 minutes out from the airport when it turned around mid-flight? The plane landed back at Miami 1 hour and 48 minutes after takeoff. , cnnbrk your headlines are always misleading.

FAA cracks down on unruly passengers with new PSA FAA rolls out new PSA featuring calls from pilots on unruly passengers An American Airlines flight bound for London returned to Miami International Airport Wednesday, roughly an hour after taking off. According to a statement from the airline, a passenger on board Flight AAL38 refused to comply with the federal mask requirement that’s enforced on planes, trains and busses. A spokesperson said the plane landed safely in Miami and local law enforcement met the aircraft at the gate. "We thank our crew for their professionalism and apologize to our customers for the inconvenience," the statement said. Mask disputes and disruptive passengers have become more common throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. According to FOX Business , the FAA received 76 reports of unruly passenger behavior within the first two weeks of 2022. More than half (43) of the reported cases were mask-related incidents. Even so, the FAA said that is down by 50% when compared to last year. Planes taking off and landing at Leonardo da Vinci airport. Fiumicino (Italy), October 11th, 2021 (Photo by Massimo Insabato/Archivio Massimo Insabato/Mondadori Portfolio via Getty Images) Airlines reported roughly 6,000 cases of unruly passengers last year. FAA Administrator Steve Dickson signed an order last January that called for stricter penalties for passengers who assault, threaten, intimidate or interfere with crew members. This includes failing to abide by flight crew instructions, such as wearing a face mask. Under the FAA's zero-tolerance policy, passengers can face fines of up to $37,000 per violation. However, if a passenger commits multiple violations, they can face an even higher penalty. The American Airlines spokesperson said the company has added the accused passenger from Wednesday’s flight to its internal refuse list while it investigates the matter. Advertisement