A member of the Bahrain royal family was arrested at London's Heathrow airport for being drunk and disorderly. Police armed with tasers had to remove him from a British Airways flight bound for Bahrain.
As the 2012 Olympics loom on the horizon passengers arriving at Heathrow airport are facing unacceptable delays, due to a shortage of personnel employed by the U.K. Border Agency which deals with immigration checks.
The New York Times is reporting that police said Friday that 3 men have been arrested at Heathrow airport and are being held on "suspicion of possessing articles and documents with intent to use them for terrorist purposes."
South African Airways pilots and air stewardesses are wary of their colleagues. They don't know who to trust and are well aware they could be part of the next crew bust with drugs at Heathrow airport in the UK.
The entire fifteen-member crew of a South African Airways flight were arrested at London's Heathrow Airport with 50kg of illegal marijuana in their possession. The state-run airline is South Africa's flag carrier and its largest airline company.