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Extremely tiny gun found by airport screeners

Airport security screeners have a tough and important job and one Boston crew recently did their job extremely well when they find an extremely tiny firearm in one... Read More

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United’s quirky Economy Plus sales options

United Airlines is expanding access to its Economy Plus extra leg room seating option. The carrier now offers passengers the option to purchase it directly in search... Read More

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Emirates Embarks On Ambitious Project to Completely Retrofit Four Aircraft Per Month Non Stop For the Next Two Years

The Dubai-based airline Emirates plans to spend the majority of a $2 billion budget which has been set aside to improve the passenger experience on retrofitting 120... Read More

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Iberia’s Low-Cost Cabin Crew Set to Stage 10-Days of Strike Action Over Low Wages

Cabin crew working at a low-cost subsidiary of Spanish flag carrier Iberia say they plan to stage 10 days of strike action stretching from late August into September... Read More

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American Airlines buy in to Boom, despite significant uncertainties

American Airlines is the second US carrier to sign with Boom Supersonic. The airline plans for 20 Overture deliveries, plus another 40 options. Read More

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Passenger caps extended through October at Heathrow Airport

Passenger limits at London's busy Heathrow Airport have been extended through October as part of the continued efforts to reduce further chaos and avoid overwhelming... Read More

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Tailwind launches DC-ish semi-seaplane service from New York City

College Park Airport just outside Washington, DC will be added to the route map for Tailwind Air, allowing the carrier to offer flights from its base on the East River... Read More

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Pregnant Woman Dragged From Southwest Flight in 2017 in Dog Allergy Dispute Continues Legal Fight Despite Latest Setback

A pregnant woman who was dragged from a Southwest Airlines plane by police officers at Baltimore International Airport in 2017 over a dispute about her allergies is... Read More

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Heathrow Extends Controversial Capacity Caps Until the End of October Because Airlines Still Don’t Have Enough Staff

Heathrow Airport said on Monday that it would extend a controversial passenger cap until the end of October 2022 after consulting with airlines that use the busy West... Read More

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Flights Grounded and Others Are Diverted After Dubai is Hit By An ‘Incredible’ Sandstorm

Authorities in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) issued a rare ‘Red Alert’ earlier this week for a massive sandstorm that prompted officials to urge residents to stay... Read More

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United Airlines Diverts Newark Bound Flight to Iceland For a Crew Change After Pilots and Flight Attendants ‘Time Out’

United Airlines was forced to divert a Newark-bound flight from Athens, Greece to Iceland because the pilots and flight attendants ‘timed out’ after a lengthy delay... Read More

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American Airlines Sent a 12-Year-Old Unaccompanied Boy to the Wrong State By Mistake in Ticketing Blunder

American Airlines allegedly sent a 12-year-old unaccompanied boy to the wrong state after a telephone reservations agent booked a ticket for Columbus, Ohio rather than... Read More

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More video footage emerges from false alarm incident at Las Vegas Airport as hysteria erupted

A false report of an active shooter at the Las Vegas International Airport sent travelers scurrying as hysteria erupted during the tense moments. Although later reported... Read More

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Flight Attendants Claim They Aren’t Allowed to Restrain Woman Who Stripped and Tried to Storm Cockpit

A woman allegedly stripped to her underwear and tried to storm the flight deck of a recent Jet2 flight from Larnaca, Cyprus to Manchester as she shouted “Allahu... Read More

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This famous children’s cartoon character is traveling to space

The famous children's cartoon character Shaun the Sheep has been officially named as a member of the upcoming Artemis 1 mission to space and interested parties can... Read More

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Wife catches husband cheating at the airport, confronts them

A clip of a wife confronting her husband and his mistress after she catches them holding hands at the airport has gone viral. The man has been gone for several months... Read More

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Southwest Airlines Passenger Creates ‘Ghost Person’ Hack to Stop Anyone Sitting Next To Him

There are lots of things to love about Southwest Airlines but its decades-old open seating policy has to be one of the most controversial aspects of flying with... Read More

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Delta plane collides with another jet while taxiing, wing damaged

A Delta Airlines flight collided with another plane while taxiing from its gate at Boston's Logan Airport. The wing tip struck another plane while it was backing up. See... Read More

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BAD TRAVEL: $500k fraud, gropers, smoking on the plane, punching customers, luggage thief, and more

In this week's edition of "Bad Travel," we review the worst travelers and travel employees. From stealing luggage to fighting customers, exposing oneself, committing... Read More

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U.S. Flight Attendant Diagnosed With Monkeypox Believes He Was Infected With Virus On a Plane or a ‘Dirty Hotel’

A U.S.-based flight attendant who has been forced into quarantine after being diagnosed with Monkeypox in the middle of a three-day trip in Florida says he believes he... Read More

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Woman slaps Spirit Airlines employee who then charges, trips and punches her

A wild and violent scene unfolded at the Dallas Forth Worth International Airport when an argument between a man and a woman in the Spirit Airlines gate area turned... Read More

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Ryanair Forced to Pay Damages After Hot Cup of Tea Scalds Eight-Year-Old Girl Because Lid Wasn’t Secured

Ryanair has been ordered to pay an eight-year-old girl £3,500 (US $4,240) in compensation after she was scalded by hot tea when a flight attendant allegedly failed to... Read More

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Westjet Flight Diversion: Face Mask Mandate is Still Behind Violent Unruly Passenger Incidents in Canada

A Westjet flight from Calgary to London Gatwick Airport was forced to turn back and make an unscheduled stop an hour into the overnight flight after a flight attendant... Read More

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Tone police: black woman claims gate agent discriminated against her for “teacher’s voice”

Kyleema Norman shared a story on Twitter accusing American Airlines of discriminating against her for her tone of voice after she voiced a complaint to the gate agent.... Read More

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Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport to Offer Compensation to Delayed Travellers After TV Show Threatens to Sue

Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport has promised to compensate thousands of passengers who missed their flights because of slow-moving lines at airport security checkpoints.... Read More

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JetBlue outlines Mint, TATL growth for 2023

New planes are on the way, and JetBlue plans to resume growth in 2023. But the company anticipates a bit of turbulence along the way. With its A220 and A321neo fleets... Read More

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Conetic Group builds lounge and IFEC synergies

Coordinating technology, content, branding, and advertising across airports, lounges, and aircraft is a daunting task for airlines. Often the partners they work with... Read More

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Delta Flight Attendant Sues Airline After She Was Sacked For Posting Cartoon of Trump Wearing KKK Hood on Facebook

A former Delta Air Lines flight attendant is suing the Atlanta-based carrier after she was sacked for posting a cartoon of then President Donald Trump wearing a Ku Klux... Read More

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This part-time United Airlines job pays $20/hr and has a $10k signing bonus

United Airlines, like many in the travel industry right now, needs employees and a casual glance at their careers website suggests they need them pretty bad. For... Read More

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Intelsat goes multi-orbit with OneWeb LEO option for airlines

Commercial airlines will soon have another option for in-flight connectivity (IFC) delivered via low earth orbit (LEO) satellites. Intelsat secured a global distribution... Read More

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Microsoft Employees Are Being Sent to Help Passengers at Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport as Summer Travel Chaos Continues

The travel chaos at Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport is so bad that local companies associated with the airport, including IT giant Microsoft, are sending employees into... Read More

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