American Airlines on Thursday did something that’s good for its workforce and good for its passengers: it announced healthy pay increases for its pilots and flight attendants, two years ahead of the expiration of their union contracts. In response, Wall Street absolutely slaughtered American’s...
American Airlines is giving pay raises to its pilots and flight attendants, who have complained they are paid less than peers at other airlines. Wall Street isn't happy. The raises come about two years before contract negotiations. Assuming they approve the increases, pilots and flight attendants...
After their daughter became fussy on a flight, a couple flying earlier this month was pleasantly surprised with a flight attendant’s kind offer. On April 19, Whitney Poyntz was on a WestJet flight with her husband and 4-month-old daughter heading to Calgary, Canada from Palm Springs, California. Show More Summary
UK-based flight attendant Dan Air said ‘this rise in animosity towards cabin crew, passengers playing the victim and the endless sense of entitlement has to stop'.
Looking pulled-together at work is a bit more challenging for flight attendants than for those who have to do it at the average desk job. Not only do in-flight employees face early wakeup calls, long days and jet lag, but they also have...Show More Summary
The stroller scuffle saga continues. As we reported, a viral video began circulating on Friday which featured a mother hysterically crying while holding her baby after an American Airlines flight attendant "violently" grabbed her double-wide stroller from her as she attempted to place the object in the overhead bin — allegedly hitting the mother and narrowly [...]
The Russian airline has faced two discrimination lawsuits from flight attendants.
Two men defending the airline claim flight crews’ appearance is important for business.
Two female flight attendants who sued Aeroflot for age and sex discrimination were upbraided at a news conference by two men defending the airline.
After a vacation in Palm Springs, Whitney Poyntz and her family were returning to Calgary when she boarded her flight with her husband and sleeping 4-month-old. Considering that the little one was already snoozing, the new parents relaxed...Show More Summary
They’re stuck between corporations trying to extract maximum profits from each flight and passengers who can broadcast their frustration on social media.
A man who stood up to a flight attendant who purportedly hit a mother of-two in the face with a baby's buggy while “violently” taking it from her has spoken publicly about the incident for the first time. Insurance executive Tony Fierro was dubbed a “hero” after footage of him confronting the flight attendant was widely circulated online. Show More Summary
Several airlines have been in the news recently for alleged mistreatment of customers. Several weeks ago, a United Airlines passenger was dragged off a plane due to overbooking. Last week, an American Airlines flight attendant took away a woman's baby stroller. Read more... Permalink | Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments
The passenger who threatened to fight an American Airlines Flight Attendant is speaking out. American Airlines Flight Attendant Accused of Nearly Hurting a Baby After Altercation With Passenger is a post from Mommyish - Parenting Imperfect.
I received several notes over the weekend asking about the incident on American where there was a flight attendant, a... Read More
HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on the confrontation on an American Airlines flight (all times local):
Adding to a difficult month for commercial airlines that has already seen a man brutally dragged from a United plane, and an American flight attendant wrenching a stroller away from a crying mother before nearly coming to blows withShow More Summary
The lawyer representing Dr. David Dao, who was dragged from a United Airlines plane, said he will also represent a woman whose clash with an American Airlines flight attendant went viral over the weekend. Thomas Demetrio told CNBC on...Show More Summary
An American Airlines flight attendant has been suspended after video of an incident between him and several passengers surfaced online.