Air Transat Pilots Pulled From Jet and Arrested on Suspicion of Being Drunk

July 19, 2016 12:57 PM

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LONDON — At a time when flying seems ever more stressful, the controlled demeanor and calm authority of an airline pilot can instill confidence.

So passengers on a flight to Toronto from Glasgow could be forgiven for being upset Monday morning after police officers hauled two pilots from the cockpit of their plane, an Airbus A330, on suspicion of being under the influence of alcohol. The flight was operated by Air Transat, a carrier based in...

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