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Ryanair passenger taken off flight after receiving Covid-19 test result

A passenger was taken off a Ryanair flight at a London airport after receiving a text saying he had tested positive for Covid-19.

The passenger was on a flight to Pisa, Italy, from London Stansted airport on Wednesday when he received the text message before departure.

Ryanair said in a statement that the passenger and his travel companion were both seated for only 10 minutes before they were taken off the plane and taken to an isolation area at the airport.

The flight to Pisa went ahead after a delay of one hour and 20 minutes while seats and overhead cabins were disinfected.

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