The airline stated that two passengers who were not in control of the flight by Delta were removed from it Tuesday at a Florida airport.
NBC Miami witnesses said that one of the two passengers was cursing at flight attendants.
According to the airline, Delta Flight 1582 finally left Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport in order to fly to Atlanta.
Delta stated in a statement that the flight was delayed for approximately 28 minutes, while the couple were escorted back to the terminal.
The airline apologized and stated that it had "zero tolerance for unruly behaviour"
According to the Federal Aviation Administration, there has been an increase in passenger violence since the Covid-19 pandemic. Since the peak in early 2021, numbers have fallen.
The video shows that 205 of the 323 incidents in this year's list involved face masks. However, Tuesday's incident featured two people wearing masks.