George F.L Charles airport had to be evacuated Saturday morning after a French couple claimed that there were bombs at the facility, it has been reported.
According to eyewitnesses, the man and his female companion had earlier raised an objection to paying extra for overweight baggage as they prepared to board an Air Caraibes flight to Martinique.
It is reported that despite being cautioned, the pair continued to make assertions about explosives being placed on the airport tarmac.
The police were informed and a bomb disposal team was dispatched to the airport to conduct checks.
Passenger baggage was also subjected to checks while the airport was evacuated, according to the eyewitnesses.
From the time of the incident about 8:30 am to the time that the all clear was given about 10.am, the facility was on lockdown.
The couple who are said to have created the stir, were arrested by the police.