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Korean Air Temporarily Shuts Down Office After Flight Attendant Tests Positive for COVID-19

Korean Air has shut down its office near Incheon International Airport, the main airport in Seoul, South Korea on Tuesday after one of its flight attendant tested positive for the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

The Korea Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (KCDC) notified the carrier of the infected employee, a spokeswoman for the airlines told Reuters.

American Airlines Kicks Chinese Music Student Off Flight, Says to Buy 1st Class Ticket to Get Home

A DePaul University School of Music student from Shanghai, China was kicked off of an American Airlines flight out of Miami after she checked in online for both herself and her cello.

Jay Tang said his wife Jingjing Hu was sitting in her seat on the American Airlines flight 2457 from Miami International Airport to Chicago, where the couple lives, when flight attendants told the woman she would not be allowed to fly because “the aircraft is too small for the cello.”

Malaysian Politicians Think Flight Attendant Uniforms Are ‘Too Sexy’ and Will ‘Arouse Passengers’

Some politicians in Malaysia have expressed concern over the “sexiness” of the flight attendant uniforms of two local carriers, warning that the tight-fitting attire may “arouse passengers”. 

A senator expressed his criticisms during a session in Parliament on Monday, condemning local budget airlines AirAsia and FireFly for allegedly requiring their staff to wear uniforms that are “too revealing”, reports the New Straits Times.

Two Asian Women Kicked Off Delta Flight After Being Mistaken for Human Trafficking Victims

An Asian American woman from Georgia claims that U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers detained her for more than an hour because they thought she was a victim of human trafficking.

Stephanie Ung, who was celebrating her 26th birthday, and her friend were on a Delta flight returning to Atlanta from Cancun, Mexico when the federal agents stopped and questioned them for over an hour upon arriving at the airport, NBC 11Alive reported.

Japanese Airline Researches How to Stop Babies From Crying During Flights

A Japanese airline recently conducted a research study in an effort to help prevent infants and toddlers from crying aboard planes.

All Nippon Airways carried out the airborne research with firms NTT Corp., Toray Industries Inc., and Combi Corp. during a charter flight on Sunday. The plane flew from Tokyo to Miyazaki Airport and then back again to Tokyo for the duration of the study.

Singaporean Stewardess Praised for Bringing Mom With Crying Baby on Plane to Tears

A stewardess from a Singapore airline recently shared her experience seeing a mother trying her best to console her crying child as the plane landed, leaving the mom in tears after she was comforted by the kind woman.

Jolene Shen, the stewardess who was part of the cabin crew, shared her experience on September 26 and highlighted how difficult it is for a parent to travel alone with their kids.