The most mindful and centered man in the universe got a flight from Hawaii to Japan turned around when he refused to stop doing yoga in the aisle. The Associated Press reports that the 72-year-old didn’t want to go back to his seat. He wanted to nama-stay where he was. (I’m sorry. I’m so sorry.)
An 81-year-old attorney who was forced to move seats because an Orthodox Jewish man objected to sitting next to her is suing the Israeli airline El Al. Renee Rabinowitz, backed by an left-leaning religious advocacy group, is accusing the airline of illegal discrimination against her.
In news that will scarcely impact how miserable it is to fly, United States airlines are reaching their destinations on time more often than ever before. In fact, the second half of 2015 saw performance records that were “among the best ever.”
In the year 2016, flight attendants and crew members on the British airline EasyJet will wear uniforms lined with LED lights and sensors. You know what that means: Party in the skyyyyy!!!
Welcome to Grim Yelp Reviews, a regular feature where we share people’s worst experiences at the worst places. This week: Up, up, and awa- oh dear Lord, that better not be urine in my seat. Why would you just pee right there? Who does that?
Congressman Bill Shuster, a Pennsylvania Republican who chairs the House Committee on Transportation, admitted to Politico Thursday that he has a “private and personal relationship” with a woman who works as a lobbyist for the airline industry. His staff is working on a bill that would reform the Federal Aviation…
Sometimes you've just got to dance. And sometimes, if you're a flight attendant and you need to relieve some stress while entertaining your passengers, you have to dance for them, showing off your sick moves like no one is watching. Except everyone is watching. And it is awesome.
Flight attendants have a job that holds a lot of prestige in the eyes of most travelers, and they get called a lot of different things while doing their jobs — waitress, m'am, hey you, miss, air hostess, and trolley dolly. But one moniker that has pretty much gone out the emergency exit door is "stewardess," and…
Saudia, Saudi Arabia's national airline, is reportedly planning to begin segregating their flights by gender. The move, first reported by Arabic-language news agency Ajel, is in response to male passengers complaining about their wives and daughters being seated next strange men.
Holy shit! A pregnant woman went into labor during a flight and gave birth to her baby while the plane was in the air.
Not only do planes increasingly resemble tin cans full of fire ants, but airlines are increasingly charging extra cash for every little "amenity," from extra legroom to checking your bag instead of doing battle with a salesman from Tampa for the last few precious inches of overhead bin space.
An air traffic controller working at Vancouver's international airport proposed to his girlfriend while she was on an arriving flight.
A woman was sexually assaulted by a flight attendant on a Malaysian Airlines flight.
A Minnesota man said he and his family were kicked off of a Southwest Airlines flight on Wednesday because of a tweet he sent.
My friend Mike* is a First Officer at a regional airline here in the U.S. He's graciously agreed to answer some questions exclusively for Flight Club about being a pilot, as well as addressing some of the rumors that we hear as travelers about everything from sex to slowing your plane down on purpose.
After the Tweet That Launched A Thousand Vaginal Airplane Puns, UterUS Airways has concluded that the airline's tweet of a woman with a toy plane in her vagina (link very NSFW) was an error made by an employee who was just trying to report someone else for posting the vagina airplane picture. It was an honest mistake.…
Meet Southwest Airlines flight attendant Martha "Marty" Cobb. If there's one thing she knows, it's how to get the attention of passengers who have probably heard the same airline safety instructions over and over.
There's a calm that comes with surrender. Like Joan of Arc on the stake or a particularly stoic French aristocrat approaching his own death at the guillotine, we the American people have made finally peace with our makers and are giving in to the slow torture that accompanies a trip to the airport.