Once in the ground there was a little bit of an issue with Air Franceís credit card, so the carrier wasnít just able to swipe some plastic in exchange for a fill up. That meant passengers were on the hook for footing the bill, so the crew headed about the cabin to take up a little bit of a cash collection in exchange for the jet fuel. Thankfully the fuel bill was finally figured out and agreed upon, so the passengers didnít have to fork over any cash after all.
Things on the ground went as well as they could given the situation, and the plane took off and headed over to Cyprus to spend the night. Passengers eventually made it over to Beirut the following day after earning quite a frequent flyer story. Letís just hope that Air France offers up a bit of a credit or something similar for the inconvenience, as we think the passengers deserve it after such an ordeal.