Tag Archives: Flight

The passenger hailed a hero for comforting a pregnant stranger's baby on a busy flight

The man walked the aisle most of the flight from Minneapolis to Atlanta  Onlooker Angela Byrd took the picture and said she was moved to tears ‘It showed me that there are still good people out there in a world,’ she said By Caroline Mcguire for MailOnline Published: 08:06 EST, 9 September 2016 | Updated: 03:17 EST, 10 September 2016 A ...

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Airlines compete to run the world's longest, non-stop flight

Qantas currently has longest journey, offering a 16 hour and 55 minute journey from Dallas to Sydney Emirates is launching two flights over 17 hours, Auckland to Dubai and Dubai to Panama City starting in March Qatar Airways is set to introduce two routes, Doha to Auckland and Doha to Santiago, that will take 18 hours  By 2018, Singapore Airlines ...

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Couple wed on Scoot Air flight at 40,000ft (just moments after the on board proposal)

At the beginning of the flight the nervous groom-to-be dropped to one knee Ceremony, which was filmed by staff, started as soon as Li said ‘yes’ Couple walked down the aisle followed by a train of air crew bridesmaids By Georgia Diebelius For Mailonline Published: 11:39 EST, 16 February 2016 | Updated: 14:07 EST, 16 February 2016 Forget churches, beaches ...

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Sikh barred from flight 'over turban'

Mexico: Sikh actor barred from flying to US ‘because of turban’ 8 February 2016 From the section Latin America & Caribbean Image copyright Instagram Image caption Mr Ahluwalia pictured with his ticket showing the “SSSS” stamp denoting extra screening A Sikh actor has claimed he was barred from boarding an Aeromexico plane because of his turban. Indian-American Waris Ahluwalia, who ...

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This Trick May Help You Save on Your Next Flight — Savings Experiment

Filed under: Travel, Did You Know Did you know that your browsing history can affect your travel budget? Many travel sites store your browsing information and, in some cases, your zip code, too. Depending on how many times you’ve searched for the same fare, or if you’re browsing from an affluent area, sites can raise prices accordingly. So, how can ...

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9 Moves to Make When Your Flight Is Canceled

Filed under: Travel By Marilyn Lewis Thousands of flights were canceled today — and more are already canceled on Tuesday. That means hundreds of thousands of potentially stranded passengers. Will you know what to do if it happens to you? Problems in the Northeast are rippling outward across the country, The Associated Press reported. In West Palm Beach, Florida, where ...

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After mapping ocean floor, crews renew search for Malaysia Airlines flight 370

Six months ago, Malaysia Airlines flight 370 disappeared with 239 passengers on board after departing from Kuala Lumpur. After an initial frantic search to find the Boeing 777’s black boxes before their batteries petered out, rescue crews called off efforts and began a major undertaking to map the seafloor. Now, four months later, those maps are complete, and the search is ...

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1 in 4 Frequent Flyers Have Tipped a Flight Attendant. Should You?

Filed under: Travel, Airfare Getty Images Airfare comparison site AirfareWatchdog conducted an interesting survey recently, asking 900 frequent flyers if they had ever tipped a flight attendant. In all, 27% said they had done so at least once, either to thank a flight attendant for a job well done or to reward one for going above and beyond the call ...

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‘Tropic Thunder’ Star Brandon T. Jackson — Flight Attendant Called Me the N-Word

‘Tropic Thunder’ Star FLIGHT ATTENDANT CALLED ME THE N-WORD Breaking News “Tropic Thunder” star Brandon T. Jackson claims he was escorted off an airplane and questioned by police after flipping out on a flight attendant who called him the n-word. Jackson — who also plays Grover in the “Percy Jackson” movies — says he was on a US Airways flight ...

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