JetBlue offered free flights this week to police officers who wanted to attend funeral services for Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos, the two NYPD officers who were fatally shot last weekend.
Jean Mamakos is suing United Airlines after she claims flight attendants on her cross-country flight overreacted when she tried to move to an unoccupied emergency row seat. Police reportedly hauled her off the plane and Mamakos spent three nights in a Seattle jail. Read more...
In a story that looks like fodder for Todd Starnes, an unidentified man was kicked off of an American Airlines flight earlier this week after he caused a ruckus. The reason? The flight attendants wished him "Merry Christmas."
A New York woman spent three days in a Seattle jail after flight attendants had her arrested for “trespassing” when she attempted to change seats on a flight to Alaska, KIRO reports. Jean Mamakos, 68, of Huntington, New York, had just changed planes in Seattle as part of a cross-country...
'Tis the season for airline labor disputes. Flight attendants at British budget airline easyJet planned a strike Dec. 25 and 26, just in time to interfere with holiday travelers' plans. Luckily, the airline had no scheduled flights Thursday,...Show More Summary
The War on Christmas moved to a new battleground this week—a domestic American Airlines flight, where passengers and flight attendants alike alighted with Christmas cheer to overcome a dark force muddling its way down the aisle. Read more...
.@JetBlue offering police nationwide free flights to attend funerals for slain NYPD officers: http://t.co/hlXpThPutA pic.twitter.com/UymAisSmDl — TheBlaze (@theblaze) December 25, 2014 What a wonderful gesture by Jet Blue. Via The Last Tradition– The New York Daily News reports NYCops can … Continue reading ?
SMART: JetBlue offering free flights to cops to attend slain NYPD officers’ funerals. “The New York-based airline is also working with its partners to have family members of one of the slain officers, Wenjian Liu, flown in from overseas.”
JetBlue airlines is extending its services to law-enforcement officials, offering free flights along its route network to officers wishing to attend the funerals of the two New York Police Department officers killed in Brooklyn, N.Y., the New York Post reports.
I don't usually buy duty free items onboard, though I'm a complete sucker for airline related teddy bears. For example, a while back I picked up a Cathay Pacific pilot teddy bear, which was ridiculously adorable. However, I think Gulf Air takes the cake for the cutest airline teddy bear I've ever seen. Show More Summary
.@JetBlue offering to fly police to NYC for funerals of 2 #NYPD officers killed last weekend http://t.co/d0ZlHox8s2 pic.twitter.com/HEiFu6IWPQ — CNNMoney (@CNNMoney) December 24, 2014
Airline to provide free flights to U.S. law enforcement representatives who wish to attend the services of slain NYC officers
I had intended to write about this last week, but got sidetracked. In early November I wrote about how American flight attendants rejected their new contract, which would have led to them getting a $193 million pay raise. This was interesting...Show More Summary
(Reuters) - American Airlines Group Inc said Tuesday that it plans to pay flight attendants an additional four percentage points on top of raises already averaging 10 percent, thanks to profits that have strengthened as oil prices have collapsed. Show More Summary
The filmmakers behind the 1980 disaster film spoof Airplane! discuss the genesis of the memorable “jive” language spoken between two passengers and later translated to a flight attendant by Leave it to Beaver actor Barbara Billingsley. We got to the point where, in order for it to be consistent, we need to have a key […]
Lindsay Lohan adds a pop of orange to her ensemble while arriving on an international flight at LAX Airport on Tuesday (December 16) in Los Angeles. The 28-year-old actress flew in from London, where she attended a Love magazine party with her younger sister Aliana earlier in the week. PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics [...]
A flight was diverted to Halifax, Canada, and a South African passenger was arrested after she allegedly assaulted two flight attendants on the plane traveling from London to Toronto. Air Canada Flight 869 was diverted just after 12 p.m., local time, in Halifax, Nova Scotia, according to police. Show More Summary
An irate passenger on an AirAsia flight threw the boiling cup of noodles at a flight attendant who said she could not be seated next to her boyfriend. According to reports, the altercation happened amidst a charter flight from Bangkok, Thailand to Nanjing, China. A couple reportedly tried to sit together, but when a flight [...]
On Thursday, Dec. 11 China-bound Thai AirAsia flight FD9101 was diverted due to a shocking altercation that took place between an angry passenger and a flight attendant. The incident, which began as a verbal sparring match, quickly escalated into a physical altercation. Show More Summary
My sister-in-law Charlotte was recently loudly admonished by a flight attendant on an international flight for allowing her “breast to fall out” after she fell asleep while nursing her baby. A strong advocate for breastfeeding, Charlotte has shared with me her own discomfort with public breastfeeding because it is considered gross, matronly, and “unsexy.” I […]