Flight attendants reveal the first things they notice when travelers board a plane

Patrik Stollarz/Getty ImagesThe INSIDER Summary: As they smile at you and welcome you aboard, flight attendants are .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 20th, 2017

Flight attendants reveal the craziest thing they"ve seen mid-air

Flight/Paramount Pictures Travelers have all encountered a rowdy or unruly passenger at some point, but flight attendants deal with them all the time. It’s not just calming down angry fliers, but also bearing witness to some of the most bizarre beha.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 26th, 2016

United Promises Refunds After Man Dragged From Flight

United Airlines pledged to reimburse the 70 passengers on board a plane that a passenger was dragged off injured after refusing to give up his seat, part of continuing attempts to make amends for his rough treatment......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjApr 12th, 2017

These Airlines Have the Worst Customer Service

"Even their once great flight attendants have become robotic" Plenty of things can make a flight unpleasant: rough skies, weather-related cancelations and delays, even tarantulas roa.....»»

Category: topSource: timeApr 10th, 2017

United Airlines bars two girls from boarding the plane for wearing leggings

Another girl had to change before she was allowed to board the flight.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMar 27th, 2017

Inside the secret plane bedrooms where pilots sleep on long-haul flights

David Parker Brown/Airline Reporter Passengers aren't the only ones who sleep on long-haul flights. Flight attendants and pilots need their rest as well — but you won't catch them snoozing in e.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 23rd, 2017

Hotel concierges reveal the best things to do in NYC

Grand Banks/Yelp   Savvy travelers know that the quickest way to uncover New York's secrets is to solicit tips from the hardened locals who walk its streets each day. But this strategy has its limitations: even the most connected out-of-to.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 9th, 2017

8 weird things you"re allowed to bring on planes

Many travelers know the drill when it comes to packing your carry-on bag for a flight. Make sure your bag fits the size and weight requirements. Check to see if you’re allowed to bring a personal item in addition to a full-sized carry-on. No liq.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 8th, 2017

Stinking loo forces Delhi-bound SpiceJet flight to divert to Hyderabad

There were 184 passengers and four infants on board the Boeing 737 plane.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMar 6th, 2017

The 8 weirdest things you"re actually allowed to bring on planes

Kevork Djansezian / Getty Images Many travelers know the drill when it comes to packing your carry-on bag for a flight. M.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 21st, 2017

American Airlines pilots blast CEO, flight attendants picket

American Airlines pilots and its flight attendants unions assailed the carrier’s management on Tuesday, with pilots of the world’s largest airline issuing a vote of no confidence in Chairman and CEO Doug Parker. The board of the Allied Pilots.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 14th, 2017

Flight attendants share the 25 things they wish passengers would stop doing

Flight attendants share the 25 things they wish passengers would stop doing.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 5th, 2017

5 common things people do on airplanes that annoy flight attendants

Flight attendants deal with hundreds of passengers a day, all while maintaining a smile. But there are many things that we commonly do that really annoy them. Follow Tech Insider: On Facebook.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 20th, 2017

The Search for Missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 Has Ended

The plane vanished in 2014 with 239 people on board. The deep-sea search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 ended on Tuesday without any trace bein.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJan 17th, 2017

Korean Air has given flight attendants the green light to use tasers on unruly passengers - SFGate

SFGateKorean Air has given flight attendants the green light to use tasers on unruly passengersSFGateKorean Air Airbus A380 Flickr/John Murphy. Korean Air flight attendants will now have freer access to on-board Tasers. On Tuesday, the Seoul-base.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsDec 28th, 2016

Jet Airways plane veers off runway at Goa airport; 15 people suffer minor injuries

A Jet Airways flight with 161 people on board veered off the runway at Dabolim airport in Goa while aligning for take off to Mumbai early today, with 15 passengers suffering “minor” injuries during e........»»

Category: topSource: thehindubusinesslineDec 27th, 2016

Libyan Flight Hijack: Women and Children Disembarking, Men Remain on Board

Updated | Two hijackers diverted an internal Libyan flight to Malta Friday and threatened to blow up the aircraft with hand grenades, authorities and state media reported. The plane was surrounded and women and children began to.....»»

Category: topSource: newsweekDec 23rd, 2016

Hijackers threaten to blow up Libyan plane diverted to Malta

Airport officials said the Afriqiyah Airways Airbus A320 flight had 118 people on board.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardDec 23rd, 2016

Samsung Note 7 Still Haunts Holiday Travelers As Airlines Grapple With Safety Risks Of Gadgets

You are weary of it and so are the airlines. But with some 200,000 of the potentially incendiary devices still in consumer hands, flight attendants are on the lookout -- and the industry is still trying to figure out what to do about the risks of electron.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: forbesDec 9th, 2016

Gadgets On Airplanes Still Holiday Travel Hazard

Many passengers bring multiple gadgets onboard. Photo by Christine Negroni Air travelers, you will continue to hear flight attendants tell you the Samsung Note 7 is not going to fly this holiday season. You are weary of it and so are the airlines. This ad.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: forbesDec 9th, 2016

Abbottabad PIA plane crash: All 48 on board, including Junaid Jamshed killed

The flight initially left from Peshawar for Chitral and was returning to Islamabad from there before it went off the radar.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardDec 7th, 2016