AN 'abusive' passenger has received a police warning after disembarking a flight at Edinburgh Airport.

The man is said to have shouted abuse at a stewardess during the flight from Burgas, Bulgaria to Edinburgh on Saturday, reducing her to tears.

There was reportedly a round of applause from other passengers after the 37-year-old man left the plane.

Edinburgh Airport said that the issue was resolved onboard and could not confirm whether the man had been escorted off the flight.

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A Police Scotland spokesman said: "A 37-year-old man was given a Recorded Police Warning following a report of abusive behaviour on-board an inbound flight at Edinburgh Airport on Saturday 25 May 2019."

The Boeing 737-8MG aircraft landed at the end of a near four hour flight at 3.06pm - 21 minutes later than scheduled.

A Jet2 spokeswoman said: “ takes immense care and pride in the training of its staff. In all situations our teams do their best to be calm and professional, ensuring that a minority of disruptive passengers do not spoil the holidays of those other travellers on board.

An Edinburgh Airport added: “Police were asked to attend an incident involving a passenger on an inbound flight from Bulgaria and resolved the issue onboard.”