American Airlines faced a lawsuit Tuesday after a woman alleged that the airline’s flight attendant deliberately destroyed her wedding dress in August 2015. The court papers claimed Yewande Oteh of Cherry Hill, New Jersey, decided to sue the airline after it failed to prevent or investigate...
A quick bonus hit this week, covering American's new routes to Europe and United's new plan to keep flight attendants happy.
The discussion has been blown way out of proportion
On July 20 Southwest Airlines flight attendants challenged passengers to a toilet paper race inflight from Raleigh to Denver. The two sides of the plane were pitted against each other “for a chance to be the first to deplane” — presumably...Show More Summary
The whole "flight attendants hate when you order Diet Coke" discussion has been blown way out of proportion. If many of the headlines on the topic are to be believed, you must stop ordering Diet Coke on flights immediately, lest youShow More Summary
We all have annoying habits, and travel tends to bring out the worst in people
Sometimes less optimized aircraft scheduling is better for an airline. In this case United is taking a(nother) hit thanks to the ridiculously slow flight attendant union integration, but the net result is shuffling planes and crew schedules to make things run a little more smoothly. The post United shuffles staff, fleet supporting seniority appeared first on Wandering Aramean.
We all have annoying habits, and travel tends to bring out the worst in people. If you have any sympathy for your flight attendants, who, day in and day out, are privy to some of the most extreme human behavior, you'd make an effortShow More Summary
“And now,” said the Brazilian customs agent, “we need you to pull down your pants.” I stared at him, wide-eyed and disbelieving. “You need me to do what?” My eyes shifted to the other customs officer, hoping he would explain that this was just a cruel joke. Instead, his glare made my stomach churn....
A JetBlue flight from Fort Lauderdale to Barbados returned to Fort Lauderdale on Thursday after 3 flight attendants fell ill complaining of headaches. While the Barbados flight was on the ground in Fort Lauderdale, a JetBlue flight from...Show More Summary
As Ann Coulter learned recently, you don’t always get what you want—especially when it comes to airline seats. She had booked a seat with extra legroom on her recent Delta flight, only to arrive and see that flight attendants wanted her to sit in a different seat with extra legroom. … Continue reading ?
Chronic overbooking and other controversies may have rocked the airline industry this year, but that doesn't mean that flight attendants or desk agents deserve to bear the brunt of your travel frustrations. Before your flight Look at...Show More Summary
A young Packers fan couldn't attend Family Night, so Bennett found another way to make her day
Two months ago I explained that inflight wedding proposals have become completely de rigueur. There's a frequent flyer program which even lets you redeem miles for an inflight proposal kit. Instead if you want to be at all unique you're...Show More Summary
At the door I was greeted by the purser and one of the business class flight attendants, and escorted to my seat. This version of the 737 has 12 business class seats, spread across three rows in a 1-2-1 configuration. Much like on their longhaul planes, the business class seats are purple. Show More Summary
Ancillary revenue and customer segmentation are huge buzz words in aviation. It's how already-profitable airlines think they can make more money. Segmentation usually happens when they sell you a ticket, do you buy basic economy, regular economy, or premium economy? But they also have you captive the full length of the flight. Show More Summary
The ad, for Kazakhstan's Chocotravel site, presents a line-up of seven models posing as flight attendants covering their modesty with uniform hats.
The drink cart comes down the aisle at 30,000 feet in the air, pushed by a tired flight attendant who politely asks you if you would like a beverage. Read more...
"So I heard that celebrity fatass Lena Dunham complained to American Airlines about overhearing some flight attendants making 'transphobic' remarks. In other words, she was trying to get somebody fired because they said stuff she didn't like. Dunham is a...
"They said for the flight attendants to get to their seats, and they didn't even have time," said a passenger aboard the American Airlines flight.