Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, various airlines have started coming up with creative ways to use their grounded planes.
Anyone willing to pay $540 for a first-class dining experience can look into Japanese airline All Nippon Airways’s latest offer, which lets diners eat on a grounded Boeing 777 at Tokyo’s Haneda Airport, BBC reported.
A plane passenger aboard a domestic flight in Japan was removed from the aircraft because he did not want to wear a protective mask.
An Asian American woman recently took to Facebook to share a harrowing experience she had during a business trip to Guadalajara, Mexico on Valentine’s Day.
In her post, Facebook user Tori Vo recounted how some staff members of Volaris Airlines made her feel discriminated against.
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines Allegedly Bars Korean Passengers From Using the Toilet Over Coronavirus Fears
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines (Koninklijke Luchtvaart Maatschappij N.V.), the flag carrier of the Netherlands, allegedly barred Korean passengers from using its toilet over fears that they might spread the 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV).
The incident, which involved a written note, occurred on KLM Flight KL855 from Amsterdam to Seoul on Feb. 10, according to passenger @connie_kiim.
A Filipina passenger decided to wear at least 10 pieces of clothing just to avoid paying for extra baggage on a flight.
Gel Rodriguez’s carry-on luggage reportedly exceeded the maximum weight of 15 pounds and was told by airline staff at the check-in counter to pay the excess baggage fee.
Dr. Jessie Au, 68, and her husband Dr. M.G. “Guill” Wientjes, 66, retired professors of pharmaceutics from Ohio State University who have been married for almost 40 years, told Forbes that they were kicked off a United flight on June 24.
A veteran pilot decided to leave his 40-year long career in Malaysian Airlines so he could fly with his two recently graduated pilot daughters at another airline.
Safia Anisa and her sister recently landed jobs at carrier AirAsia immediately after graduating from a flying academy.
A plane passenger in China is being condemned online after being caught on video demanding an airport employee to kneel and apologize for his delayed flight due to adverse weather conditions.
The incident took place at the Zhengzhou Xinzheng International Airport in Henan, central China on Saturday, according to The Paper.
Air India, the country’s flag carrier, has demanded all crew members to shout “Hail India” after every in-flight announcement.
The directive, which was first issued in 2017, was reminded earlier this week to acquaint new staff, according to a spokesman.
A female chief purser and her crew of flight attendants at Taiwanese international airline EVA Air were reportedly left traumatized after an American passenger tried to coerce them into wiping his butt after defecating.
The chief purser, identified only by her surname Kuo, revealed in a recent press conference that the passenger made unreasonable requests from the flight’s all-female cabin crew on Saturday.
A passenger on Delta Air Lines alerted the airline crew that they were carrying a firearm after it had passed airport security and was heading to Narita International Airport in Tokyo, Japan.
The Transportation Security Administration acknowledged in a statement that security procedures were not followed at the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport on January 2.
Cathay Pacific Airways has made another human error in some of their first-class tickets and offered one-tenth of the price for its flight from Portugal to Hong Kong.
The mishap occurred on Sunday when the airline sold a one-way first-class ticket on partner carriers from Lisbon to London, Zurich or Frankfurt with connecting Cathay Pacific flights to Hong Kong as the airline reportedly has no direct flights to Portugal, according to South China Morning Post.