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.
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.
A young fashion designer has filed a lawsuit against Delta Air Lines for serving alcohol to a “visibly intoxicated” passenger who sexually assaulted her during a flight and then letting him get away unpunished.
Thirty passengers on a Jet Airways flight had a bloodbath of a trip after crew members forgot to maintain pressure inside the aircraft.
The flight, which was traveling from Mumbai to Jaipur, had to return shortly after oxygen masks were deployed.
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.”
Four U.S. airlines renamed “Taiwan” in compliance with China’s mandate to reflect its rule over the island or risk unpleasant repercussions.
The affected carriers reportedly include American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, United Airlines and Hawaiian Airlines.
A co-pilot of Sichuan Airlines was sucked halfway out of an aircraft’s cockpit after its right windshield was blown off at an altitude of 30,000 feet in the middle of a flight.
The incident, which occurred in the morning of May 14, forced flight 3U8633, bound to Lhasa from Chongqing, to make an emergency landing at Chengdu Shuangliu Airport.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A heartbroken woman accused Singapore Airlines of negligence over the untimely death of her dog, Charlie, who died while being transferred to a plane at Changi Airport on September 2.
Before flying to Vietnam with her husband, Shabana Mary Kuruvilla was separated from Charlie in compliance with airport policy.