A Flight, A Bachelor Party & A Blow-Up Doll: What Could Go Wrong?

Bruce Parkinson, Open Jaw

Seriously, are airline pax trying to outdo each other? Is there a contest going on with the most boorish behaviour taking home the prize?

Why do we ask this, you ask? Because, this:  Jet2 has banned a passenger because of bizarre antics with an inflatable companion on a flight with families aboard.

In the recent incident, a Jet2 plane flying to Ibiza from Belfast was forced to divert and land in France over a passenger’s “disruptive” and “aggressive” drunken behaviour with a blow-up sex doll he brought aboard with him. Not surprisingly, this charming man was part of a bachelor party on its way to the international party destination.

French police met him at Toulouse airport, The Sun reported. Jet2 described the man’s behaviour as “disgraceful and deplorable.” He had apparently been drinking his duty-free alcohol or had smuggled some aboard.

A passenger aboard the plane tweeted that the man had an inflatable companion with him.

“Nice one guys! Together with a blow-up doll at 7 am in front of my kids & long queues. Way to go!”

Bruce Parkinson

Bruce Parkinson Editor-in-Chief

An observer and analyst of the Canadian and international travel industries for over 25 years, Bruce uses the pre-dawn hours to prepare a daily news and information package to keep industry members up to date.


Harry Schneider - June 25, 2018 @ 13:06
he is just an incurable romantic on a plane. with his dolly

Steve - June 18, 2018 @ 09:06
Why do we continue to allow disruptive passengers to fly - PERIOD. In order for anyone to change their behavior it must first affect them personally or financially - life time ban and a minimum $10,000 fine plus whatever costs associated with the diversion. Slaps on the wrist and/or a small fine are not a deterrent. This is and has always been MY opinion alone and does not reflect the opinions of any company I have ever worked for.

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