An abusive 28-year-old passenger has been arrested for mercilessly bullying and causing bodily harm to a Southwest Airlines flight attendant on Sunday.

According to the San Diego Harbor Police Department, Vyvianna Quinonez, 28, was escorted off a Southwest flight on Sunday as she faces charges for battery after causing bodily harm to a flight attendant, Fox News reported.

The unfortunate flight attendant suffered injuries to the face and lost two teeth after being viciously pummelled by Quinonez.

In a statement, Southwest Airlines said that the passenger had “repeatedly ignored standard inflight instructions and became verbally and physically abusive upon landing,” Good Day noted.

"They started to argue, and the passenger stood up and punched the flight attendant in the face and knocked her out," said passenger Taro Arai, who was on the same flight and took the viral photos that showed blood spewing from the flight attendant’s face.

"Crazy thing was after that, the passenger sat down like nothing happened, and the flight attendant was standing and watching us," he related.

The flight attendant was transported to Scripps Memorial Hospital for treatment after the grueling incident.

On the other hand, Quinonez was booked into the Las Colinas Detention Facility.

“Unfortunately, this is just one of many occurrences. I write to you today because we cannot tolerate our beloved cohearts being abused in such a manner, and because I am asking for your help and leadership in ending these travesties,'' unionist Lyn Montgomery, President of TWU Local 556, said in the letter. "The union said there were 477 passenger-misconduct incidents on Southwest between April 8 and May 15.”

Montgomery said that the number of incidents has reached an unendurable level these past few months as some abusive passengers have become more violent.

According to USA Today, the union proposed in a letter to Southwest that the company needed to vow and ensure that misbehavior will land passengers on the carrier's restricted travelers' list and result in potential fines, criminal charges, and possible imprisonment.

“No passenger should be removed from one flight only to be permitted to board the very next Southwest Airlines flight after a noncompliance incident. We ask that you take a strong stance to ensure that unruly passengers are not welcome to travel with us. Period. Full stop," the group said in a statement.

In the statement, Montgomery also urged the U.S. government to increase the number of federal air marshals on flights and request that they "get involved and take action'' when crew members are threatened.

Vyvianna Quinonez
Twenty-eight-year-old passenger Vyvianna Quinonez has been arrested for attacking and causing bodily harm to a flight attendant who was reminding standard inflight instructions on Sunday. Taro Arai/Twitter

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