Category: Passenger Do’s & Don’t’s

Oh No He Didn’t. Oh Yes She Did!

“I turned and I looked, there she blows! This baby was coming! It was like, whoa!”, says American Airlines flight attendant Patricia Sund

You guessed it, American Airlines again. Seriously, between landing planes and birthing babies, AA stews really deserve a new contract, which expired more than two years ago (see latest update further down). Baby Born On Flight From Haiti To Florida…

P’s and Q’s of Seat Backs, Elbow Room, and Knee Caps

With personal space at a premium, reclining seats isn’t always OK Ed Hewitt, IndependentTraveler.com We’ve all experienced it — mere moments after you fly over your car in the airport parking lot, the seat in front of you slams at…

A Few Bad Apples: Aeroflot Alcohol Ban Results in Fewer Drunken Incidents

Russian flag-carrier Aeroflot is citing a notable reduction in the number of on-board incidents fuelled by intoxication, after banning alcohol sales on specific flights. It has imposed the sales ban in the economy-class cabins. Aeroflot, which stopped distributing free alcoholic…

In The News: More Passengers Behaving Badly, Two Separate Incidents

N.J. Man is Charged With Sex Assault on Passenger on Continental flight from Hong Kong to Newark Joe Ryan/Star Ledger May 24, 2010 NEWARK- A Berkeley Heights man was charged in federal court in Newark today with sexually assaulting a…

Mother and Daughter Attempt to Smuggle Corpse on Flight

By Jaya Narain, UK Daily Mail 04/06/10 Tucked up in his wheelchair wearing a large pair of sunglasses, the elderly traveller might have looked like he was simply catching a nap as he waited for his flight. But something didn’t seem…

Travel: Adventures in Award-Winning Weirdness

Some folks, it seems, are just fools for travel… Rob Lovitt Travel Writer, MSNBC Contributor It’s that time of year again — time to celebrate baseball, cherry blossoms and, on this page at least, the boneheaded moves and buffoonish behavior…

Five Rules for Being a Good Airline Passenger

“Five Rules for Being a Good Airline Passenger”, by Paul Eisenberg featured on FOXnews.com Flight attendants dish the dirt on what drives them crazy. If you were the world’s most frequent flier you’d likely encounter hundreds of flight attendants over the course…