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KLM Royal Dutch Airlines Allegedly Bars Korean Passengers From Using the Toilet Over Coronavirus Fears

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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.

United Allegedly Throws Off Retired Professors After Flight Attendant Loses Their Boarding Passes

Two years after Dr. David Dao was forcibly dragged off a United Airlines flight, the airline is embroiled in yet another incident involving elderly passengers.

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.

American Passenger Orders Taiwanese Flight Attendants to Wipe His Butt After Defecating

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.

Delta Passenger Gets G‌‌u‌n Past TSA in Atlanta, Flies to Japan

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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 Mistakenly Offers $16,000 First Class Tickets for $1,600, Will Still Honor Prices

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.