BRYAN COUNTY, Oklahoma - Frontier Airlines confirms one of its pilots has been suspended pending an investigation for his role in the violent threats made towards a transgender teen in Achille, Oklahoma.

In a statement the airline says in part, "we have long-established standards of conduct to which all employees must agree to adhere. That among other things require people to treat each other with genuine respect and kindness."

Facebook posts show an account for Kevin Bickerstaff encouraged kids at school to beat the student so she wouldn't come back.

Achille Public Schools reopened Wednesday, August 15th after being closed for two days while the Bryan County Sheriff's Office investigated.