Tag Archives: Passengers

Skylights Theater headsets display HD films which block out fellow passengers

Skylights Theater offers an immersive 2D/3D cinema experience for users The portable glasses display films on a wide-angle, high-definition screen Weighing 280g, they provide visual and audio isolation from the cabin  By Chris Kitching for MailOnline Published: 12:44 EST, 24 February 2016 | Updated: 22:38 EST, 24 February 2016 A French start-up has designed a new headset that may change ...

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Furious mother slams 'cruel' airline after it refuses to warn other passengers of her daughter's severe nut allergy (leaving her to pay thousands for new flights home)

Emma suffers from a severe peanut allergy and has to carry an EpiPen Family say FinnAir refused to make on-board announcement about allergy Mother, Kathy, paid ‘thousands’ for new flights home with British Airways Finnair apologised and said they cannot guarantee a nut-free environment By Georgia Diebelius For Mailonline Published: 07:32 EST, 25 February 2016 | Updated: 07:36 EST, 25 February 2016 A ...

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Southwest Airlines Is Allowing Its Racist Passengers To Kick Muslim Passengers off Their Flights [Updated]

“You Are Now Free To Move About The Country” became a wildly outdated slogan for Southwest Airlines as of this week. Perhaps the addition of the phrase “If Not A Minority” would help. The world’s largest low-cost airline carrier allowed a few racist passengers to oust Arabic-speaking and Muslim passengers on two separate flights this week, quickly becoming the official ...

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Nice Airlines Finish Last: There’s No Profit in Happy Passengers

Filed under: Travel, Travel Industry, Airfare, Investing AP/LM Otero By SCOTT MAYEROWITZ NEW YORK — Passengers cherish Virgin America for its mood lighting, live TV, fancy cocktails and friendly flight attendants. That nice-guy approach to air travel wins awards and attracts a cult following, but may not fly with Wall Street. For all the accolades, Virgin America has lost $ ...

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New Seats Let Airlines Squeeze in More Passengers

Filed under: Travel, Aerospace & Defense, Travel Industry, Consumer Issues, Investing John Mone/APSouthwest Airlines aircraft technicians install newer, skinnier seats on a 737 at the carrier’s headquarters in Dallas. By JOSHUA FREED It’s not your imagination. There really is a tighter squeeze on many planes these days. The big U.S. airlines are taking out old, bulky seats in favor of ...

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FAA OKs Air Passengers to Use Gadgets on Planes During Takeoffs, Landings

Filed under: Travel, U.S. Government, Internet, Travel Industry, Mobile Technology Getty Images By JOAN LOWY WASHINGTON — Airline passengers will be able to use their electronic devices gate-to-gate to read, work, play games, watch movies and listen to music — but not talk on their cellphones — under much-anticipated guidelines issued Thursday by the Federal Aviation Administration. But passengers shouldn’t ...

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