Woman Ordered Off Plane After Complaining About Period Pain

  • Woman Ordered Off Plane After Complaining About Period Pain

Woman Ordered Off Plane After Complaining About Period Pain

But Emirates crew decided Miss Evans would need a medical assessment before being allowed to continue the seven-hour flight. Though many women can experience debilitating cramps, Evans described hers as mild.

A young couple have blasted Emirates Airways, claiming they were ordered off their worldwide flight to Dubai when a flight attendant overheard the woman complain about her period pains.

The Sun reports Beth Evans, 24, and Joshua Moran, 26, were both ordered to leave the plane, which was travelling from Birmingham to Dubai, moments before takeoff. The woman added that although she whispered this to her boyfriend, a flight attendant passing by must of overheard her.

Barber Joshua, of Birmingham, added: 'They didn't have anyone look her over. The couple was forced to leave and pay 350 dollars each to reschedule the trip.

'The captain made the decision to request medical support and offload Ms Evans so she could access medical assistance. The safety of our passengers and crew is of paramount importance, and we would not have wanted to endanger Ms. Evans by delaying medical help had she worsened during the seven-hour flight.

"We can confirm that Ms Beth Evans was offloaded from flight EK40 on Saturday 17 February due to a medical emergency".

However, a spokesman for the airline defended the action by saying, "The passenger alerted crew that she was suffering from discomfort and pain and mentioned she was feeling unwell".

On the airline's website it states that passengers with certain medical conditions may not be permitted to fly such as those suffering from communicable diseases, uncontrolled seizures or pregnancies past the 36 week.

Staff are required to inform the captain if they spot any signs a passengers may be seriously ill.

It's advised to check with a doctor before flying, particularly if you're pregnant, have an underlying health condition, or have had a recent medical or dental procedure.