The Chicago Tribune asked me how to deal with someone invading your space on a plane. They wanted to know, "Should you say something to the person or to the flight attendant?" I thought this was actually a hard question. With planesShow More Summary
Eighteen travel tips and secrets from some of the countries most frequent fliers.
Earlier, I wrote about a situation where two flight attendants couldn’t get along on an airplane, resulting in them being removed from the flight. I mentioned that I’ve had to separate servers over a disagreement about how much ice should go in the drink. Show More Summary
An EasyJet flight headed to Belfast from Gatwick was delayed yesterday after two flight attendants couldn’t stop arguing. According to CNN a passenger reported that: …crew members were removed from the flight, then other crew members...Show More Summary
Wall Street Journal, Why 4 A.M. Is the Most Productive Hour: Most people who wake up at 4 a.m. do it because they have to—farmers, flight attendants, currency traders and postal workers. Others rise before dawn because they want to. Russ Perry, the 33-year-old Scottsdale, Ariz., resident and founder of...
A pilot and a flight attendant for Air New Zealand were suspended over their photos with a blow up doll in the Air New Zealand cockpit. Perhaps Air New Zealand wasn’t a fan of them using the auto-pilot. While I’m sure it is an unconventional approach, it has saved lives in the past. Show More Summary
Come fly the friendly skies? Not so fast, claim a few rogue Air New Zealand employees. The company has been forced to respond to a handful of lewd images that were posted last year by a select number of pilots and flight attendants,Show More Summary
Robert Pattinson sports shades and a baseball cap as he heads to catch a flight out of LAX Airport on Monday (August 22) in Los Angeles. Earlier this summer, the 30-year-old actor was in Paris, France, attending the Dior Homme fashion show during Paris Fashion Week. PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Robert Pattinson [...]
Dog With Blog Dog With Blog - The world as the dogs sees it. Ever felt the pangs of long distance asphyxiating your love? Across seas, oceans or continents that what keeps love alive is love itself. It needs no reason other than that. Show More Summary
Friends are mourning the death of a 29-year-old gay Atlanta man, beloved basketball player and Delta flight attendant who drowned in Lake Lanier....
I’ll be the first to admit that I kind of like Alaska Airlines.. it isn’t because I live in Seattle half of the year, or because they have a cool brand video, or because most of the flight attendants are nice (which is true).. But rather because they like to do things their way and be proud that they run a smooth airline. Show More Summary
Flight attendant serves a killer lip-sync of Lady Gaga's "Born This Way."
Written by veteran flight attendant and writer Ji Byung-lim Drinking water is very important for flight attendants who spend a lot of time in the cabin. As a major component that accounts to 70% of our body, water supplies oxygen that...Show More Summary
If you’ve ever wondered what flight attendants mean when they say things like “prepare doors for departure” or “cross-check complete,” this glossary explains everything you need to know. Read more...
From a flight attendant, here's 5 things that you should remember in an airplane evacuation. I'm sure you'll notice that your carryon baggage is NOT one of the things to remember!
image credit Have you ever eavesdropped on an airline cabin crew, and wondered the meanings of their jargon? What does 'cross-check' mean? Or 'all-call?' And what does 'spinner' means, and 'deadhead?' The airline world has its own shoptalk and jargon, and listening passengers can discover an entirely new language. The Presurfer
by Johann Wrede, Global Vice President, Audience, Brand, & Content Marketing,SAP When I travel, it’s a bit of a social event. I enjoy conversations with the gate agents, flight attendants, hotel staff, waitresses and cab drivers. Being outgoing is part of my nature, but I don’t just talk to them for [...]
“Jane Bevan, 35, based in Switzerland, was attempting to board a flight from Zurich to Baltimore, where she was attending a course with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, when she was stopped at check-in and told she needed a USA ESTA travel visa for her cello.”
This week, the Association of Flight Attendants (AFA) at United Airlines voted to ratify a new contract, which provides immediate economic gains, sets a new industry standard and ensures flight attendants can achieve the benefits of a fully integrated airline. Show More Summary
Although United and Continental officially merged on paper in 2010, full integration has drawn outover the years thanks to complications with IT structures and latent outstanding contracts with a handful of unions. New contracts from the flight attendant's and mechanic's unionsforged lastweek, however, pave the road to a fully integrated [...]