Latvian national carrier airBaltic has suspended four crew members after they were removed from a flight Aug. 8 due to suspected alcohol abuse. The flight—BT7843, from Oslo, Norway to Chania, Crete—was delayed by 4:45 hours after four out of five crew was removed. In a statement, airBaltic said the crew is now undergoing a careful medical examination to determine the actual blood alcohol levels. “Safety is our top priority and airBaltic is in process of careful ...

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