Pilots Arrested at Glasgow Airport Before Boarding US flight to New York - Pilots Jailed
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August 4, 2019 - for bbc.com
Two United Airlines pilots have been arrested at Glasgow Airport for allegedly failing a breath test before boarding a flight to New York.
The men, aged 45 and 61, have not been charged but remain in custody and are expected to appear before Paisley Sheriff Court on Tuesday.
Police Scotland confirmed officers were called to the airport at 07:35 BST.
The men were arrested before boarding flight UA162.
It was expected to take off for Newark, New Jersey at around 09:00 but was cancelled.
United Airlines said in a statement the safety of its customers and crew was "always our top priority".
It said: "We hold all of our employees to the highest standards and have a strict, no tolerance policy for alcohol.
"These pilots were immediately...
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