Category: sCrew Ups

Airline (public relations) Disasters

Mass. State Police Confirm Distraught JetBlue Pilot Was Armed

“The person was so distraught that he was threatening to harm himself in spectacular fashion,” Naccara said in an interview with WBZ-TV. “Never did he threaten the aircraft or the passengers or anybody involved with the plane itself.” BOSTON (AP)…

Costco Card Used by Man to Board International Flight

CBC news- Calgary Transport Canada says it will investigate the case of an Alberta couple who say their mentally disabled son was allowed to buy an Air Canada ticket and board a flight with only his Costco and Visa cards…

Miami: TSA Screener With Teenie Weenie Goes Postal

Miami Airport Screener Accused of Attack Over Jeers at Genitalia Miami, FL – A Miami airport screener, agitated at continued ribbing after colleagues saw his body parts in an imaging scanner, attacked a colleague, police said. A Miami International Airport…

Air Canada Dismisses Crew Concerns About Suicidal Pilot

The Canadian Press Friday Mar. 19, 2010 TORONTO Air Canada is standing by a pilot at the centre of a bizarre incident two years ago in which co-workers refused to fly with him, fearing he was suicidal and accusing him of…