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Flight from Detroit to Las Vegas delayed after traveler refuses to wear mask

Detroit Metro Airport Delta flight to Las Vegas delayed after traveler refuses to wear mask
Posted at 11:47 PM, Oct 25, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-25 23:49:58-04

DETROIT (WXYZ) — A Delta flight out of Detroit Metro Airport to Las Vegas was delayed after a traveler refused to wear a mask on-board.

"We apologize to our customers for the delay on Flight 803 due to a passenger being removed for mask non-compliance," according to a statement from a Delta spokesperson Saturday. "There’s nothing more important than the safety of our customers and employees."

The spokesperson confirmed that the flight was delayed by nearly 90 minutes as a result of the passenger refusing to comply with the airline's face mask requirement.