Yet another strike at Germany's largest airline has been averted, for now.
A flight attendant said many crews on board United planes began taking coffee packets from their layover hotels to make special “crew coffee” on flights — coffee that would be hoarded and kept from passengers. That’s just one of the interesting quotes from Lewis Lazare’s Chicago Business Journal piece on the UA coffee decision. Show More Summary
It hasn't been a pretty month for Lufthansa, to put it mildly. Lufthansa is at odds with their flight attendant union over a new contract, and that ended with Lufthansa flight attendants going on strike for nearly a week earlier in the...Show More Summary
A new class of service requires a new class of training.
If you fly America's major airlines today, you probably think that flight attendant uniforms are kind of boring -- navy blue, unremarkable, resembling a sort of dowdy suit. But they weren't always this way. In decades past, when flying was still seen as a glamorous activity and airlines restricted their hiring to young, attractive women (a […]
This week American rolled out its newest heritage aircraft, a Boeing 737-800 painted in the colors of TWA, in tribute to its predecessor’s historic past. The gesture pleases Laurel Fitzwater, an American flight attendant who started with TWA in 1979. But at the same time, Fitzwater bears a burden from TWA’s [...]
While I'm a big fan of the "big three" Gulf carriers, in general my preference is for Emirates and Etihad over Qatar. Emirates and Etihad crews are hit-or-miss, though I've had some fantastic service experience on both airlines. Most...Show More Summary
Let me begin by saying that over the past few days I have flown a bunch of Delta flights including mainline (real Delta jets) as well as regional connection partners (not real Delta jets). Each time the flight attendants have been outstanding. Show More Summary
Ever wonder what Rob Gronkowski's like at 35,000 feet? The people at JetBlue let Gronk board one of their planes after they became the official airline of the New England Patriots and let him screw around in the cabin. What ensues is pretty…
Expert travelers know Emirates as one of the most luxurious airlines in the world. With opulent aircrafts boasting showers, cocktail bars and sprawling first-class seats, Emirates recently welcomed a 615-seat A380 jet to its fleet, setting a record for the most passengers on a regularly-scheduled commercial flight... Show More Summary
Another passenger reported “suspicious activity” to flight attendant. No charges have been filed.
I know that Cathay Pacific First Class has been reviewed to death, but this flight was one of the best flights I’ve ever had. The flight attendant was absolutely incredible, and I ordered a VGML for this flight, so that will at least be novel. Show More Summary
On a day when this writer is about to attend a memorial for a friend who died in controversial circumstances in a recent helicopter crash, Flight Safety Australia has published a story about social media trolling that journalists, commentators, and pilots ought to carefully consider. I need to take it on board, you need to […]
Up until now I have never seen a flight attendant pray on a flight. But this week I found myself praying. I've never had the experience of being shaken like a jar of marbles on a flight for an extended period of time. It's unnerving. The airline industry sometimes forgets that it's responsible [...]
A former flight attendant and her husband enjoying a romantic dinner in a building she never thought she’d see again. “At first, I was taken aback — it was so empty!” said Paula Grant, who, as a TWA flight attendant in the 1970s, worked out of the Eero Saarinen-designed terminal at JFK. Show More Summary
The airline easyJet is outfitting its cabin crew in high-tech uniforms designed by CuteCircuit
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The German carrier said it has canceled 931 flights even as Lufthansa and the UFO flight attendants union sought mediation in their dispute.
Lufthansa lost a court bid to stop a strike by flight attendants, forcing the airline to cancel 930 flights scheduled for Wednesday. ||| Frankfurt - Deutsche Lufthansa lost a court bid to stop a strike by flight attendants, forcing the...Show More Summary
Azealia Banks strikes again. Just a few months after Azealia attacked a flight attendant and called him a "fcking fggot", it was revealed that the singer is under investigation for allegedly assaulting a security guard at an El Lay nightclub. Related: Azealia Goes Off On Another Racially Charged Rant! Jeez! Banks seriously needs to chill! According to authorities, it [...]