Tag: pilot

US Airways Captain Valerie Wells Discusses Airport Eviction Incident

US Airways Captain Describes Airport Eviction CHARLOTTE, N.C. — For the first time, a US Airways captain has publicly described an incident where two security officials escorted her from the airport’s secure area after she would not fly a plane from Philadelphia to Rome…

Southwest Pilot ‘Flashed’ by Nude Cabaret

Dallas strip club shuts off spotlight after complaint by pilot landing at Love Field By Gloria Salinas- Dallas Morning News The owner of a Dallas strip club has agreed to shut off a large spotlight that distracted a Southwest Airlines…

Delta Passenger removed from flight after voicing concerns about pilot

Should passengers speak up? Was Delta correct removing her from the flight? Unfairly bumped? by Toni Guinyard (KNBC) TOLUCA LAKE, CA (NBC) – A California woman was recently kicked off a Delta Airlines flight after reporting that she thought she had…

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)…

O’Hare, Two Stories, and the Connection

Story Number One Many years ago, Al Capone virtually owned Chicago .  Capone wasn’t famous for anything heroic. He was notorious for enmeshing the windy city in everything from bootlegged booze and prostitution to murder. . Capone had a lawyer…