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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

The unruly passenger who caused chaos on an American Airlines flight was allowed to board despite red flags (AAL)

APHONOLULU (AP) — Anil Uskanli, who authorities say inspired so much fear among flight attendants on a Hawaii-bound jet that fighter jets were scrambled to escort the plane, raised a series of possible red flags at Los Angeles Internat.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 23rd, 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

Passengers reveal the answers to 7 common airplane etiquette questions

British Airways British Airways and ProdegeMR surveyed 1,500 travelers to get their thoughts on in-flight etiquette. The survey covered the US, UK, France, Ger.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 8th, 2017

Where you should sit on a plane for the best service

Passengers in this section of the plane usually get the best service, according to flight attendants. Sean Dowling(@sean.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayNov 1st, 2017

Flying to the U.S. From a Foreign Country? You Might Be Interviewed Before You Board the Plane

They go into effect Thursday. The Department of Homeland Security is about to roll out new, heightened security measures that will impact the 2,000 flights and 325,000 travelers who arrive in the U.S. from foreign countries every day. The stepp.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneOct 25th, 2017

The family freed after 5 years of Taliban captivity is finally en route to Canada after initially refusing to board a US plane

Thomson ReutersThe young family freed this week from being held captive for five years by militants have boarded a commercial flight to London from Islamabad, Pakistan, and will travel to Canada fr.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 13th, 2017

This airline will offer free in-flight mobile messaging

The pre-flight message about cell phone use might be different the next time you board a plane, at least on one airline. Delta Air Lines Inc. (NYSE: DAL) said Wednesday that, beginning Oct. 1, it will offer free mobile text messaging on most of its pl.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 27th, 2017

15 things everyone gets wrong about working for an airline, according to flight attendants and gate agents who do

Catch Me If You Can/DreamworksWhen it comes an airline worker's job, perception rarely matches r.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 17th, 2017

15 things everyone gets wrong about working for an airline, from the flight attendants and gate agents that do

Catch Me If You Can/DreamworksWhen it comes an airline worker's job, perception rarely matches r.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 17th, 2017

Family Says Airline Threw Them Off The Plane For Talking To Each Other About The Flight Attendants

The other passengers don't seem to side with the airline. And, yes, there's at least some video......»»

Category: topSource: incAug 19th, 2017

The secret trick flight attendants use when the plane is too cold and there are no blankets

The INSIDE.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 18th, 2017

Flight attendants share 25 things they wish passengers would stop doing — and one you can probably get away with

Flight attendants share 25 things they wish passengers would stop doing — and one you can probably get away with.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 13th, 2017

A Japanese airline forced a paralyzed man to crawl onto the plane

Tokyo (AFP) - A Japanese budget airline apologized Wednesday for forcing a wheelchair-bound man to crawl up a set of stairs to board his flight......»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 28th, 2017

How to avoid the blunt instrument of bad decisions

Anyone with an internet connection during mid-April saw a man being yanked from his seat and dragged off a United Airlines flight against his will. And yes, we do agree to many things spelled out in fine print when we purchase a plane ticket, but most o.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 13th, 2017

Violinist: United wouldn"t let her board with instrument

United Airlines says it wants to contact a musician who says she was barred by a United supervisor from boarding a plane with her violin, leading to a scuffle that caused her to miss her flight and she thinks may have injured her hand......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJun 6th, 2017

Flight attendants share 20 things most people don"t know about the job

laszlo-photo / Creative CommonsDespite the frequency with which people fly these days, flight attendants' jobs are still,.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 10th, 2017

The new age of airline rage: Why everyone on board is on edge

A doctor dragged down the aisle of a plane. A brawl in the cabin. A fight in the jetway. A sobbing mother. An irate flight attendant. A dead rabbit......»»

Category: topSource: cnnMay 8th, 2017

Flight attendants share 25 things they"d love to tell passengers but can"t

Universal StudiosTo keep everything copacetic — not to mention to keep their jobs — there are some things flight attendants just can't tell passengers, even if they want to. But some of these things, while perhaps controve.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 5th, 2017

Here are some of the most bizarre things flight attendants have seen in their line of duty

Here are some of the most bizarre things flight attendants have seen in their line of duty.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 30th, 2017

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