SAN ANTONIO – A Continental Airlines flight originating from Houston was diverted to San Antonio late Tuesday after a passenger became unruly.
Flight 1287 was headed to Ontario, California, when it was diverted to San Antonio International Airport about 7:40 p.m.
An airport spokesman said a passenger wanted to smoke a cigarette onboard.
The passenger was arrested. His name was not released.
The flight continued on to California after the stop.