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Old Feb 14, 18, 6:50 am
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ng1265
 
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Originally Posted by fruitcage View Post
Another offload example that I found interesting - flight from LHR to Gibraltar and several pax were offloaded (after having boarded) because they didn't have the right passports / docs for Spain. It seems that there was a significant risk of having to land in Malaga due to weather and that was enough to insist that everyone on board be ready to enter the Shengen area. As it happened, we landed in GIB just fine.

I'm sure they were just following the rules, but it seems borderline unreasonable to expect everyone on board to be correctly documented for what is after all just a backup plan.
Interesting...would it be considered IDB in this case?
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