Sky News reports British Police have arrested three men on an Emirates flight after an alleged bomb threat.
Emirates released this update regarding flight EK004:
Following remarks made as the EK004 prepared to depart London Heathrow for Dubai yesterday evening (Friday), crew alerted the Metropolitan Police who subsequently boarded the aircraft and detained three passengers.
All 331 passengers subsequently disembarked as police undertook security precautions. Due to operational restrictions, the flight has been rescheduled and will now depart at 1500 hrs. Emirates has provided overnight hotel accommodation for the passengers affected.
The safety and security of all our passengers is paramount. We apologise to the inconvenience to our passengers.