All Lebanese flight attendants are banned from flying to Israeli airports, Lebanon’s Civil Aviation Authority stipulated Saturday “The General Directorate of Civil Aviation … informs all foreign airliners operating in Lebanon … [that]...Show More Summary
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American Airlines flight attendants say their new uniforms are making them sick.
How about this! Check out the patent application filed by British Airways yesterday. While flight attendants for certain airlines are known to constantly check on First and Business passengers, imagine the flight crew knowing exactly what you need before they even approach your seat. Show More Summary
More than 1,600 employees have had reactions.
I consider Cathay Pacific to have some of the best flight attendants out there, perhaps because it’ll always have that “hometown touch” for me. I have always found the service to be warm and genuine, striking a good balance between by-the-book professionalism and over-the-top friendliness. Show More Summary
A US-based flight attendant has reignited the seat recline debate. Etiquette expert William Hanson and psychologist Judi James weigh in on when, if ever, you can sprawl out on a flight.
Since the new uniforms were introduced in September, more than 1,600 employees have reportedly suffered from allergic reactions.
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Lots of crazy things seem to happen on planes. Early in 2016 Delta flight attendants got into a fight and the plane had to make an unscheduled landing. Some passengers like to bring strange animals on flights. A man even opened the emergency exit on a plane to help a mom with screaming child. Show More Summary
In September American Airlines rolled out new uniforms for their 70,000+ employees. While uniforms in and of themselves won’t change the customer experience, symbolically they represented the “new American” becoming one, since previously American and US Airways flight attendants wore different uniforms. Show More Summary
Meet Liu Miaomiao, a Shenzhen flight attendant who was recently awarded the prestigious title of the "world's most beautiful stewardess" in a competition hosted by the World Air Stewardess Association (WASA) earlier this year. [ more › ]
Rafer Johnson campaigned for the creation of the new City of South Fulton. Now, the gay civic activist and Delta flight attendant wants to be its first mayor.
Colombia's worst air crash in two decades snuffed out a storybook run by a Brazilian soccer team, and authorities are digging in trying to figure out why a chartered jetliner crashed in the Andes, killing all but six of the 77 people now reported to have been aboard; 20 journalists...
Korean Air passenger Kwon Woo Sung fought with a flight attendant on a Guam-bound plane.
Forget home, there’s no place like a private jet to Miami. And even though you’ll have to do a lot more than click your heels to get on one, at least now the flight attendants’ shoes look just as sparkly as Dorothy’s. Sarah Jessica Parker...Show More Summary
In 2006 I had the great good fortune to attend the Cannes Film Festival, and after it was over I had the diverting good fortune to be seated on my return flight next to a talented and relatively well-known young actor. We were both in...Show More Summary
Travel News: T+L has a slideshow with The Best Views in America. Smarter Travel tells us 10 Mistakes You’re Making At The Airport. Thrillist shares How To Have Sex On Airplanes According To Flight Attendants. USA Today writes that This Airport Has America’s Best Bathroom. Show More Summary
Qantas searched a flight attendant and found he had "a can and a bottle of beer in his jacket, two 50ml bottles of vodka in his trousers and a 50ml bottle of gin in his bag." He claimed the beer in his jacket and vodka in his pants got there by mistake. Show More Summary
Hover Carts Make Plane Rides Easy The most annoying part of any meal service mid-flight is when a passenger wants to get past the flight attendant and squeeze down the narrow aisle....