Passengers get really annoyed every time a flight attendant tells them to turn off their phones and devices while the plane is taking off or landing, but they begrudgingly comply. Some angry phone addicts will even argue they read an...Show More Summary
You may not assume it from the mental picture that comes to mind of a “plane crash,” but most real ones, like planes skidding off runways and such, are survivable. Over at Quora, Cheryl A Schwartz, a former flight attendant, offered some useful suggestions for making sure you survive, and get out of the plane safely. Read more...
American Airlines flight attendants'' union has argued that the airline's new uniforms, introduced in September, cause employee health problems. Now may be a good time for the union to take a break.
SkyTeam member Middle East Airlines had to divert its flight ME203 from Beirut to London on Wednesday after a passenger assaulted a flight attendant and then got into a fist fight with another passenger who rose to the crew member’s defense. Continue reading Passenger Assaults Flight Attendant, Gets into Fist Fight, Says He’ll Expletive the Police...
Harare (AFP) – Zimbabwe have endured a troubled run-up to the Africa Cup of Nations, with players refusing to attend a farewell gala and missing scheduled flights to the tournament in a dispute over pay. The “Warriors”, who have allShow More Summary
I used to think the dumbest lawsuit ever against an airline was the woman who sued Singapore because they offer footrests in economy and a flight attendant spilled a drink on her husband (plus, the Zapruder film). Then I learned about...Show More Summary
Because sometimes men stop loving sports, check out today's end-of-day links: Lena Dunham reflects on 'Girls,' Peter Thiel talks Trump to NY Times, weird things left in library books, flight attendant codes, and puppy talks up a storm. Show More Summary
Flying is a pretty cool experience—you’re sitting 35,000 feet up in the air after all—but it can also be tiring, uncomfortable, and dirty. In a recent Reddit thread, flight attendants revealed some of the less glamorous aspects of flying. Read more...
I had one hour to make my connection when I arrived in KL. We were delayed on the runway for an hour so I was sure I would miss the connection. The flight attendant told me that when we arrived someone would be waiting for me at the gate with instructions on how to proceed. The post Malindo Air Review: US Discount Carriers Take Note appeared first on The Points Of Life.
William and Pam both work in aviation, so it only made sense to have their engagement photos reflect that. They shot their session on the runway with an airplane, making for a one-of-a-kind shoot. "I just loved the whole airplane scene," their photographer said. Show More Summary
FLYING WITH "GNARLY" - for Nora We must all remain grateful for the continuing vigilance of airline flight attendants who protect the flying public. "See something, say something" has become the watchword for passengers who alert airline...Show More Summary
After the main-cabin dinner service on a long-haul international flight, I collected one meal tray after another, dumping the trash into my rolling garbage cart. When I finally reached the last row I felt an unfriendly double-tap on my shoulder. I turned and faced a man who seemed to snarl as he...
Uniform manufacturer Twin Hill addressed illness claims made by American's flight attendants.
RULES ARE FOR THE LITTLE PEOPLE: Flashback: Schumer calls flight attendant who told him to turn off cell phone ‘bitch.’
I recently had the chance to fly Garuda Indonesia from London to Jakarta and back, and had an incredible experience. While the seats, food, etc., were great, what really stood out to me the most were the people. I've never before flown an airline with people who consistently seem so genuine about treating passengers like their guests. Show More Summary
A Korean Air flight from Vietnam to South Korea devolved into a flying fracas last month when a passenger began attacking passengers and flight attendants. In response, Korean Air says it is beefing up its security measures, including improved training of flight attendants in the use of stun guns,...
Ugh, here's a sad story. We hear all of the time of people getting kicked off planes for a variety of reasons. Some of them are valid, some of them aren't valid, and some of them are somewhere in the middle. For better or worse, flight attendants have virtually unlimited authority since 9/11. Show More Summary
Jim and Amber Marchese may finally get their day in court over their suit against Virgin Airlines, RadarOnline.com can exclusively reveal. The flight attendant listed in their suit, Moriah… READ ON
If I were to tell you that one of the women from The Bachelor is in a music video, you would probably assume it's the pro basketball dancer or the model. Perhaps even the Pilates instructor or the flight attendant. But the neonatal nurse? I didn't see this coming, but it's true. Show More Summary
Dear Head Flight Attendant on Air Canada Flight 85, You may remember me as the mother of a boy who has a severe peanut allergy. We were on your Toronto bound flight on December 29th from Tel Aviv. I know you were aware that our flight,...Show More Summary