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Mexican airline delays flight after threat

/ 12:23 AM December 09, 2015

MEXICO CITY — A Mexican airline flight from Mexico City to Cancun has been delayed after a passenger made a bomb threat.

Mexico’s Volaris airline said in a statement Tuesday that “a passenger aboard Flight 714 … made a bomb threat.”

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Volaris said “the customers and crew are on the ground and are well.”

Mexico City’s international airport said in a statement that a search turned up no explosive device.

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The flight had 179 passengers aboard and was taken to a secure area of the terminal.

The airport said no other flights were affected.

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