To an airline, no one is special. Even the first class jamokes. You all line up like the cattle you are at your assigned boarding time, or you don’t get to leave. One woman on a recent Delta flight thought she was above such petty attempts to instill order in the boarding process and got on the plane early, prompting…
As Jean-Paul Sartre famously said, “hell is being stuck with these jerks in the passenger seat.” Or something like that.
It's 2015, and an airline is reportedly considering segregating its passengers by gender. And while I can't claim to to know anything about the cultural practices in Saudi Arabia, this outrageous policy would fly in the face of decades of progress made for women's rights around the world.
The next time you think you might want to change seats on your flight, consider this cautionary tale — one woman found herself in jail for three days, after attempting to do so on a United Airlines flight. She's now suing the airline for $5 million.
Flights get interrupted fairly frequently by the vulgar drunk, the groping drunk, and even rage over the Knee Defender — but a Chinese couple forced a plane to turn back when they allegedly attacked a flight attendant with scalding hot water, then threatened to blow up the plane.
A British airline passenger has pleaded guilty for "going nuts" onboard a Thomson Airways Boeing 787 Dreamliner and punching one of the plane's magical windows, which dims at the push of a button, instead of using a traditional pull-down shade.
We've all come across some cheeky Wifi network names, like "FBI Surveillance Van" or "We Can Hear You Fucking," but on Sunday night, one idiot decided to board a flight with a personal hotspot called "Al-Quida Free Terror Nettwork," which resulted in a 17-hour flight delay from LAX.
Superstar singer Miley Cyrus is known for some pretty outlandish wardrobe choices on stage, but she flew into Sydney, Australia last night, wearing a light blue unicorn onesie and Nike flip flops.
Virgin America has posted an interesting new video on YouTube, portraying what it's like to fly on the average airline from coast to coast for 6 hours. The video uses creepy moving mannequins as passengers, and takes us through all of the terrible scenarios we dread.
A 23 year-old Delta Air Lines passenger was shot with a stun gun on Thursday morning at Atlanta's Hartsfield Jackson International Airport, the busiest airport in the country.
A Virgin America flight had to land in Omaha, Nebraska on Monday morning, after a 26 year-old passenger was caught allegedly masturbating at his seat, and then later tried to open the emergency exit door during the flight.
Qantas flight 24 from Bangkok to Sydney was diverted to Cairns on Sunday morning, after a drunk passenger repeatedly tried to steal scotch from the service galleys. After being restrained, he broke through the plastic zip-tie handcuffs. And then another pair. And then two more pairs.
What is it with all of the anger and stupidity on planes these days? It seems like every day a plane is diverted over a fight caused by something that should be a matter of simple respect. Clearly, some people need a reminder of how to act on a plane, so let's look at what assholes do when they fly.
Marilyn Hartman must really love flying, or planes, or airports. She made headlines just a couple of weeks ago for sneaking onto a Southwest Airlines flight from San Jose to Los Angeles without a ticket. She has been arrested again this week, at Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport.
On Sunday, ice water went flying on a United Airlines flight, and it wasn't related to a charitable cause. The use of a seat recline-stopping device called a Knee Defender caused an altercation between two adults on a United flight, causing the plane to be diverted.
Jet2 Airlines was doing something many airlines have done — they took to city streets to give away a few free tickets. But when they did this in Derby, United Kingdom on Wednesday, things got way out of hand.
A Thomson Airways flight from Enfidha, Tunisia to Edingurgh, Scotland had to be diverted after a woman allegedly became belligerent, slapped a child, was "swearing blue murder" and attacked a flight attendant with her prosthetic leg.
Lufthansa has charged a crafty traveler 1,980 Euros for abusing the privileges of a business class fare, by eating for free at the lounge in Munich airport, then leaving and rebooking his flight for another day. The man did this thirty-five times.
On Thursday, during a Ryanair flight from Manchester to Barcelona, thirty year old bride-to-be Kelly Lloyd was filmed attacking a member of her own bachelorette party group. In the video, we only see Lloyd doing the punching, but she claims it was in self-defense.
United Airlines has announced that it will begin strict enforcement of the carry-on luggage rules it already has in place. If you're already at the gate and your bag exceeds the 9 x 14 x 22 inch allowance, you will be forced to pay United's standard $25 checked bag fee at the ticket counter - which means another trip…