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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 Attendant charged with stealing and selling mini Liquor bottles

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– Officials say a former Endeavor Air flight attendant is charged with stealing nearly 1,500 mini-bottles of liquor from her job and selling them online. (more…)

Flight attendants fight human trafficking, and more

humantraffickingBy Alison Starling for ABC7

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…)

Delta looking to hire 1,800 Flight Attendants

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ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta-based Delta Air Lines says it plans to hire at least 1,800 flight attendants as it plans for growth next year. (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…)

Alaska Airlines Passenger’s Phone Catches Fire Mid-Flight; Airline and FAA Investigating

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ABS NEWS – An Alaska Airlines passenger’s phone burst into flames on a flight en route to Hawaii, and the airline and the FAA say they are investigating. (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.

 

BA A380 floods after pipe breaks mid-flight


BAfloodcoverBy JOHN HUTCHINSON FOR MAILONLINE A passenger has described how people were left with ‘wet feet’ after a trolley hit a water pipe causing a flood on a British Airways plane into London.
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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…)

United to reinstate 13 flight attendants fired for walking off

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Via SFGATE: In January 2015, the attendants filed a federal whistle-blower complaint with the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration.

The attendants and United, in a joint statement issued Tuesday, said they had reached a confidential settlement that included reinstatement for the employees. Other terms were not disclosed. (more…)