Aviation

New inflight entertainment: Yoga at 30,000 feet

Source: Inside edition

Inflight entertainment and peanuts were apparently not enough to keep one passenger busy on a voyage from Los Angeles to Cabo San Lucas, as she felt compelled to do yoga at 30,000 feet. (more…)

Unruly passenger gets restrained by pilot

Through the roof: Passenger tears off part of the ceiling and causes three hour delay

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A hapless traveller delayed fellow passengers by three hours after he mistakenly tore off a section of ceiling on a brand new Cathay Pacific aircraft on Wednesday.

The 280 passengers on the flight to Bangkok by an Airbus A350 on Wednesday morning were forced to wait while engineers carried out repairs to the aircraft before it was cleared for take-off. (more…)

KLM is soon to launch on-tap draught beer on flights

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By PJ Cunningham via LonelyPlanet

Dutch Airline, KLM is about to introduce the first ever draught beer service during flights. And it’s all thanks to a special draught beer dispenser developed by Heineken that the airline can serve the perfect pint a mile high in the sky. (more…)

Flight attendants fight human trafficking, and more

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When you take your next airline flight, you may want to look around at the flight attendants and perhaps think of them in a different way. (more…)

Flight attendant flees security check, leaves 70 pounds of cocaine behind

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New York Post – A skittish flight attendant heading to LaGuardia airport flew into a panic at a security gate — ditching two suitcases full of clothes, condoms and nearly 70 pounds of cocaine, before kicking off her Gucci shoes and managing to escape pursuing TSA agents. (more…)

Aircrew around the world are crowdfunding to help the families of FZ981

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We all know that disregarding the uniform we wear, we are all one family in the sky. And it is specially in the most difficult moments like this, the lost of our FZ981 colleagues, that we as a crew community need to stand together.

A crowdfunding campaign has been set in placed by Flydubai Capt. Sacha Khamnei to offer the possibility to come together and “help the families of the crew of FlyDubai flight FZ981 who tragically lost their lives”, Capt Khamnei  mentioned describing the goal of the campaign.

“We are all family here: expats united in diversity, and we want to provide all the support possible to the families of the lost crew in this tragic and difficult time”, Capt. Khamnei said.

With your help, a so needed initial support can be provided to the families. Many of them had lost their main breadwinner and need to carry their day to day lives and expenses until final compensation comes through.

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The campaign had already gather above £36,000  in less than 48 hours after the accident. The goal is to reach a very possible £100,000  to be distributed among the families. The initiative got loca media attention and was covered by local newspaper Gulf News.

Join the crew community efforts by visiting their Crowdfunding website and sharing whatever you can to this campaign.

 

Baby found stuffed in passenger’s bag on airplane

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PARIS — French authorities have opened an investigation after a baby was found hidden in a bag belonging to a passenger on board an Air France plane. (more…)

Flight Attendant arrested after setting fire in Lavatory on American Airlines

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By Alastair Jamieson, via NBC News – A flight attendant started a fire in an American Airlines plane’s lavatory and then pretended to discover and extinguish it, the FBI said Wednesday. (more…)

SIA Chief Steward dies after fall in a layover

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Online publication Mypaper informed that A 43-YEAR-OLD Chief Steward with Singapore Airlines has died in South Africa after reportedly hitting his head in a fall at a shopping mall. (more…)