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

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

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