EasyJet is “urgently” in search of solutions from Nice Airport after one in all its passengers holding a baby was apparently punched within the face by a member of employees.
was circulated on-line following the alleged assault which occurred whereas passengers flying to Luton had been delayed for a number of hours on the French airport.
Anna McCrum tweeted: “@easyjet absolute chaos – member of staff just punched a passenger in the face at Nice airport. Waited for 12 hours for this.”
Leo Gupta wrote: “After 13 hour delay of an easyJet flight, a Nice Airport employee punches a man with a baby in the face for complaining about the delays.”
Arabella Arkwright took the allegedly exhibiting a person in uniform punching a passenger within the queue along with his left fist.
.@easyjet absolute chaos – member of employees simply punched a passenger within the face at Nice airport. Waited for 12 hours for this.
— Anna McCrum (@CrumAnna) July 29, 2017
“The man with the baby… went over and talked to the Frenchman and the Frenchman didn’t reply, he just smiled and smirked and then whacked this guy on the left side of his face,” she instructed BBC Radio 5.
Ms Arkwright stated her husband pulled the person off the passenger and “frogmarched” him away earlier than police had been alerted.
Each the alleged sufferer and obvious perpetrator had been taken away.
She stated fellow passengers demanded the person with the kid be allowed to board the flight when it was ultimately prepared to go away Nice.
“When he arrived on the plane, all the plane clapped him,” she added.
An easyJet spokesman stated the particular person within the was not an worker of the price range service.
After 13 hour delay of an easyJet flight, a Nice Airport worker punches a person with a baby within the face for complaining in regards to the delays pic.twitter.com/744HsYegUr
— Leo Gupta (@LTG07) July 29, 2017
An announcement stated: “EasyJet may be very involved to see this image and might affirm the particular person within the picture will not be an easyJet member of employees and they don’t work for easyJet’s floor dealing with brokers in Nice.
“We’re urgently taking this up with Nice Airport and their particular help supplier Samsic, who we perceive the particular person photographed works for.”
The airline apologised for the delay to flight EZY2122 due to a “technical situation with the plane”.
“Passengers had been supplied with updates and refreshment vouchers throughout this time and the flight landed in London Luton final night time,” the airline stated.
“The security and well-being of our passengers and crew is all the time easyJet’s highest precedence.
“EasyJet sincerely apologises for the delay and thanks passengers for their patience.”
Ms Arkwright instructed Sky Information: “EasyJet herding helpless passengers – especially the very young and very old – into a pen for 14 hours in an attempt to minimise the financial impact of an equipment breakdown is completely unacceptable. And we all know that easyJet is not the only airline company that does this.”