Mr. Ryden developed a passion for photography during breaks abroad as a flight attendant, and became a full-time naturalist and animal-rights advocate.
There will always be individuals who make racist remarks. We never thought, however, that flight attendants would choose to take such an observation seriously.
Travel doesn't necessarily bring out the best in everyone. To an extent, it's understandable; trying to catch a flight on time, dealing with delays, going through security - none of it is exactly fun. Still, there are those who handle it better than others, and if anyone knows best who these people are, it's flight attendants. Show More Summary
“The captain has the seatbelt sign on. Please stay in your seats until the seatbelt sign is turned off. This is for your safety.” The flight attendants were also in their seats, having suspended drink service. Turbulence sucks, but it passes quickly … usually. Show More Summary
The anonymous flight attendant opened up about the worst passenger types, with 'scantily-clad graduates', 'unruly families', and 'church groups' all making the list.
An Israeli judge has ruled that flight attendants cannot ask female passengers to move at the request of ultra-Orthodox Jewish men according to NPR. It’s been going on for years, but one Holocaust survivor in her 80s finally filed aShow More Summary
British Airways has had a lot of issues lately, not the least of which is major labor issues with their flight attendant union. This involves British Airways' "mixed fleet" crews, which are the flight attendants they hired several years back when they were having issues with their other crews. Show More Summary
John Michael Perry says United Airlines "clipped my wings," violating the Americans With Disability Act.
These flight attendants from Nok Air and El Al are really excited the pop star is performing in Bangkok and Tel Aviv.
After British Airways more or less broke its flight attendants union in 2010 -- flight attendants went on strike, BA continued flying with replacement workers -- the airline got a two-tiered wage structure. New flight attendants were...Show More Summary
Aingeala De Búrca, who is based in Sweden, was trying to fly from Bristol to Dublin this week when an over-zealous attendant took a dislike to her instrument. Here’s the story in her own words. On arriving at the gate, I was told that the violin had to go in the hold. No amount […]
Last February I shared the story of an 81 year old woman who flew EL AL business class from Newark to Tel Aviv and was asked to change seats due to her gender. As was reported at the time, she was asked by a flight attendant to switch...Show More Summary
Some of the carrier’s workers - mostly flight attendants - complained something in the new uniforms was making them ill.
Several weeks ago a video went viral of an AirAsia flight attendant performing to Britney Spears' "Toxic" on a plane: Well, it looks like EL AL wants in on the action, as the airline has just uploaded a video of one of their crews performing...Show More Summary
Hearing airline horror stories has become increasingly common, but those that involve the mistreatment of children take things to a different level. Instead of dealing with breast milk issues during security, getting kicked out of their...Show More Summary
Cabin crews have developed a clever strategy to keep things smelling fresh
I'm at the airport getting ready to board my flight for Montreal to attend TheoryFest 2017. And much to my amazement, I discover that STOC has its own event mobile app. Who knows, maybe this means that by next decade theory conferences...Show More Summary
Some say airline staffers are more hesitant to enforce rules, which could threaten safety
At the end of each day, Elinor's disabled daughter had to crawl four flights of stairs to their apartment. It took more than an hour to get in and out of her building to attend school. She spent 30 minutes sliding down the steps just to reach the wheelchair......
Flight attendants took to Reddit with answers to the question, “What do the passengers not know?” Their responses varied from surprisingly useful information to TMI