Former U.S. soap star Senait Ashenafi has been arrested at a Texas airport following an alleged spat with a flight attendant.

The actress, who appeared on General Hospital, is said to have lashed out last weekend (24-25Nov12) while boarding an outbound plane at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport.

Ashenafi was furious about having to sit in economy class and was removed from the flight after allegedly shoving a steward, reports

Cops met the 46 year old on the jet bridge and booked her for public intoxication, reports

According to the police report, officers smelled alcohol on Ashenafi's breath.