- According to a report in the Manchester Evening News, a Thomas Cook Airlines flight headed from Izmir, Turkey, to Manchester, England, was delayed for nearly 90 minutes after the crew made two Muslim men disembark and go through airport security for a second time.
- The incident occurred after fellow passengers complained the men appeared to be “making gestures” onboard.
- The Evening News said two women on the Thomas Cook flight sought the aid of flight attendants after claiming to witness two men making phone calls in the bathroom and “signaling to each other” as the plane prepared for takeoff.
- They also accused the men of having somehow bypassed airport security. Read more (5/12/17)