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These Koalas Don't Give a Shit About Traveling First Class

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of Singapore’s independence, Australia is loaning the city state four adorable (and highly vicious) koalas. While the drop bears will be flying in crates, Qantas staged a photo shoot in which the koalas enjoyed first class treatment on an airplane. And the little monsters couldn’t… » 4/13/15 2:20pm 4/13/15 2:20pm

Should Airlines Be Allowed to Forbid Men From Sitting Next to Unaccompanied Minors?

Multiple airlines reserve the right to force any man sitting next to an unaccompanied minor to switch seats with a woman. They say the policy is due to "parental concerns," but it's probably mostly due to the airline companies wanting to cover their asses; parents have sued airlines over child molestation incidents in… » 8/14/12 5:20pm 8/14/12 5:20pm

Dirty Diaper Forces Plane to Make Emergency Landing

There's a new kind of dirty bomb we need to worry about while flying: poopy diapers. A Qantas plane was in mid-air between Darwin and Brisbane, Australia earlier this week when passengers began complaining that something smelled strange. Airline procedures dictate that the plane has to land ASAP when that happens, so… » 2/02/12 9:45pm 2/02/12 9:45pm