Mexican airline delays flight after threat
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.”
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.
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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