Air France jet diverts after being told to stay clear of US airspace | Gadling.com

Speechless.

An Air France flight from Paris to Mexico had to make an unscheduled stop in Martinique when US air traffic controllers notified the jet that it would not be receiving permission to fly over US airspace.

Why, you ask? Get this: A journalist on the US no-fly list was a passenger. 38,000 feet up is just too dangerous.

via Air France jet diverts after being told to stay clear of US airspace | Gadling.com.

Also see the journalist’s first-person account.

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