Southwest employee hospitalized after being assaulted by female passenger
A feminine operations agent was “verbally and bodily” assaulted by a feminine passenger as a flight from Dallas to La Guardia Airport in New York Metropolis was boarding, Southwest informed CNN in an e mail. The worker was transported to an area hospital and launched on Saturday night, based on the e-mail. She is at residence resting, the airline stated.
“Southwest Airways maintains a zero-tolerance coverage relating to any sort of harassment or assault and absolutely assist our worker as we cooperate with native authorities relating to this unacceptable incident,” the e-mail stated.
Southwest stated the passenger was taken into custody by native regulation enforcement. CNN has reached out to the Dallas Police Division for extra data however has not heard again.
The incidents have ranged from shouting to spitting and bodily altercations with airline workers.