Video has emerged of last weekend’s attack at a Paris airport, when an armed man briefly took a soldier hostage before being shot dead. The Associated Press obtained the footage of the drama at Orly airport from an anonymous source. After grabbing the servicewoman from behind, Zied ben Belgacem is […]

VIDEO: CCTV footage shows moment Paris airport attacker grabbed female ...


There are many things you’re asked to do when arriving for and sitting on a plane. Most of them aren’t explained and the reasons for them aren’t always clear. By the time the plane is landing and the flight attendant asks you to lift the window shade, it feels like […]

THE REASON FLIGHT ATTENDANTS MAKE YOU RAISE THE WINDOW SHADE ...


Two flight attendants are suing American Airlines over harassing Facebook messages posted by male co-workers. The women say American failed to enforce its policy prohibiting employees from making insults or disparaging comments about co-workers on social media. They are claiming sex discrimination and sexual harassment, and are seeking unspecified damages. […]

Flight attendants sue American Airlines over Facebook posts



A flight from Las Vegas to Honolulu yesterday had to make a pit stop in Los Angeles. No, it wasn’t because an A-lister had a last-minute inkling for the white sands of Hawaii or because there was an unexpected stowaway. According to Condé Nast Traveler, an unruly passenger caused the […]

You’ll Never Believe Why This Flight Got Diverted


We asked a member of a British Airline’s cabin crew to tell us what it takes to get down to it at 38,000 feet You’ve re-read the safety card, seen off four gin and tonics and your partner’s finally got over the man at security confiscating her moisturizer, so what to do? […]

How to have sex on a plane


Does a cheaper flight mean a less safe flight? What happens if your plane is struck by lightning? And why do we have to put our seats in the upright position for landing? The keepers of the answers to your burning questions are the very same people serving you cocktails […]

18 Secrets From Flight Attendants That Will Change the Way ...



Doreen Welsh, retired US Airways flight attendant Textron Aviation Courtesy photo    BY JERRY SIEBENMARK Retired US Airways flight attendant Doreen Walsh, a crew member aboard the “Miracle on the Hudson” landing of a passenger jet, will keynote Textron Aviation’s U.S. Customer Conference next month. Walsh will offer her first-hand […]

‘Miracle on Hudson’ crew member to keynote Textron conference


Medical crews regularly have to treat passengers for severe turbulence injuries because they weren’t wearing a seat belt By Caroline McGuire EVEN the most seasoned flyers get the occasional pang of concern about whether their flight will crash, but according to the experts, that should be the least of your worries. […]

A flight attendant has revealed the most dangerous thing passengers ...


In an era of division, at least one thing unites Americans ONE by one, airline passengers’ privileges have been taken away: free checked bags, free carry-ons, complimentary food and drink, on-board entertainment. Now, with the advent of “basic economy” class, some flyers are even losing the ability to choose their […]

“I’M ON A PLANE…I SAID I’M ON A PLANE!” Air ...



by Megan Eileen McDonough Mind your loose items, or someone else will have to.   It’s no secret that flight attendants have to put up with a lot — and that includes discovering bizarre items passengers leave behind. We asked some professionals for some of their more memorable findings (some […]

Flight Attendants Share 10 of the Craziest Things Left Behind ...