Tag: flight attendant

Canadian travellers: do’s and don’ts when travelling and staying in vacation rentals

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 11, 2019 20:13

The annual 2019 Airplane and Hotel Etiquette Study results are released by Expedia, offering a deep dive into Canadian travellers' preferences, behaviours, and pet peeves. And while we all have ... Read More

Lufthansa uses telemedicine on board its long-haul fleet

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 5, 2019 17:00

As the first airline in the world to do so, Lufthansa has equipped all long–haul aircraft with the mobile ECG (Electrocardiogram) system CardioSecur. In case of on-board medical emergencies, the ... Read More

Canada’s flight attendant union celebrates its holiday

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- May 31, 2019 19:18

The Canadian Union of Public Employees  is celebrating International Flight Attendant Day today, May 31st, and inviting flight attendants around the globe to look back at how far the profession ... Read More

Deadly Aeroflot Crash: SU 1492 in flames when landing at Moscow-Sheremetyevo airport.

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 5, 2019 19:03

Skyteam airline member Aeroflot from Russia today had a deadly crash at Moscow-Sheremetyevo airport after engines caught fire. A hero flight attendant while helping passengers to escape the aircraft died. SU ... Read More

Allegiant announces new Senior Vice President, Flight Crew Operations

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 1, 2019 22:48

Allegiant has announced that Tracy Tulle has been appointed to the role of senior vice president, flight crew operations. Tulle, an industry veteran who has led Allegiant's in-flight services since ... Read More

Mass demonstration and chaos at U.S. airports in case of a government shutdown

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 12, 2019 08:10

"To all Americans: if there is anything this shutdown has taught us, it should be that labor rights matter. We must work together to improve rights for working Americans. Our ... Read More

Flight attendant dies on Hawaiian Airlines Honolulu – New York flight

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 26, 2019 07:37

Hawaiian Airlines flight 50 departed Daniel K. Inouye International Airport Thursday night with 253 passengers for a scheduled nonstop flight to New York, JFK airport. One of the flight attendant ... Read More

Malaysian airline cabin crew charged with international drug trafficking

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 23, 2019 18:16

A 48-year-old Malaysian airline flight attendant has been charged with smuggling high-grade heroin and ice into Sydney and Melbourne. The man was the second flight attendant arrested at Sydney Airport ... Read More

Delta Air Lines CEO: The goal is to make travel ‘magical’

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 9, 2019 01:31

Delta CEO Ed Bastian told the tech world Tuesday that Delta's goal is to make travel something customers don't have to endure, but a magical experience. He shared some of ... Read More

Lufthansa: Working while others go on vacation

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 19, 2018 20:10

Achim Bergmann will be celebrating Christmas with his family this year – just like any other year. His wife’s birthday is on 23 December, both kids are studying in different ... Read More

Flight attendant reconnects with Iceland 60 years after emergency landing

editor editor- December 15, 2018 21:04

Mother and daughter experience an emotional reunion with a hospital responsible for an unexpected delivery after an emergency landing. Read More

Honduras lures international visitors with new tourism campaign

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 7, 2018 07:20

The Honduras Institute of Tourism (IHT) announced today its newest tourism campaign that showcases the broad diversity of the country and all it offers international tourists to discover. Featuring a ... Read More

Philippines deports obnoxious Chinese tourist

editor editor- June 5, 2013 07:15

MANILA, Philippines - A Chinese man has been deported from the Philippines after a flight attendant said he was bullied before take-off in Shanghai on Friday. Read More

US Airways flight attendant celebrates 55 years with airline

editor editor- November 14, 2012 10:30

TEMPE, Ariz. - US Airways flight attendant Bette Nash celebrates 55 years of dedicated service with the airline this month. Ms. Read More

American Airlines flight attendant works to uproot airline management

editor editor- February 23, 2012 04:24

A controversial series of YouTube videos mocking a flight attendant's bosses at American Airlines has morphed into an all-out grassroots movement to remove the upper-management team now running Americ Read More

Hello Kitty Around the World adds Guam to list of destinations

editor editor- January 26, 2012 08:11

TUMON, Guam - Starting January 3, all EVA Airways flights from Taipei to Guam will be on Hello Kitty jets. Read More

Lufthansa employees potentially implicated in Euro fraud ring

editor editor- April 1, 2011 03:29

FRANKFURT – A Lufthansa flight attendant struggling to lift her bag led to the discovery of a 6-million euro ($8.4 million) coin fraud. Read More

JetBlue flight attendant to undergo mental health evaluation

editor editor- September 8, 2010 06:00

NEW YORK -- The flight attendant accused of onboard antics that captured the nation's attention when he told off a passenger and slid down the plane's emergency chute with a ... Read More

Flight attendant removed baby from parents mid-flight

editor editor- August 18, 2010 05:22

A Southwest Airlines flight attendant reportedly removed a baby from her parents' care mid-flight after witnessing the mother slap her crying child. Read More

Obese air passenger in economy seat has picture taken by flight attendant

editor editor- December 2, 2009 04:39

An image of an obese passenger squeezed into an economy airline seat has reopened a debate about how airlines deal with growing numbers of oversized passengers. Read More

Pa. flight attendant sues airlines over sexy dress

editor editor- January 20, 2009 02:59

PITTSBURGH — A flight attendant is suing JetBlue Airways and Delta Air Lines, saying a male employee denied her a work-related flight because she wasn't dressed provocatively enough. Read More

J.Lo flight attendant bites back

editor editor- June 30, 2008 06:26

Los Angeles - One flight attendant isn't after the hair of the dog that bit her—she's after its owner. Read More

United Airlines announces ‘Early Out’ program for flight attendants

editor editor- June 7, 2008 01:06

United Airlines and the Association of Flight Attendants (AFA) flight attendants. Flight attendants who are at least 45 years old and have at least 15 years of flight attendant service ... Read More

Flight attendant accused of setting fire on airplane

editor editor- May 16, 2008 08:37

FARGO, N.D. - A flight attendant angry about his work route smuggled a lighter aboard an airplane and set a fire in a bathroom, forcing an emergency landing, authorities said ... Read More