- Air India flight attendant Neil Malkam earned online praise for consoling a crying toddler mid-flight.
- The child’s father, Jeevan Venkatesh, uploaded a video on Instagram that shows Malkam carrying the young girl down the aisle of the plane.
- “Really appreciate the sweet gesture of a @airindia.in staff, It was a surprise when my daughter felt comfort lying in the stewards shoulder, thanks to him,” the appreciative father wrote. “Lots of changes in this trip after Tatas takeover.”
- Instagram users lauded the employee for his kindness, while others pointed out that he still helped out even though he was not obligated to.
- Venkatesh’s video has already garnered over 3.1 million views and 228,300 likes.
An Air India flight attendant is winning hearts online for consoling a crying toddler mid-flight.
Uploaded by the child’s father, Jeevan Venkatesh, on Aug. 7, the now-viral Instagram video shows flight attendant Neil Malkam going beyond his duties to ensure everyone has a peaceful flight.
- Since China Eastern Airlines flight 5735 crashed on Monday, rescuers have found no survivors among the 132 people on board.
- The search party, which recovered the plane’s first black box on Wednesday, is currently looking for the second one to expedite the investigation.
- The Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) has sought the help of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) and the United States’ National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) for the ongoing investigation.
- The top insurance regulator in China has urged insurance companies to assist families properly with their insurance claims.
Chinese authorities continue to scour the crash site of the ill-fated China Eastern Airlines flight MU-5735 days after it dropped from the sky and collided into the mountains of the Guangxi region on Monday.
As of this writing, rescue teams have so far failed to find any sign of survivors from the nine crew members and 123 passengers aboard the Boeing 737.
- A China Eastern Airlines jet crashed into a mountain in southern China on Monday afternoon.
- The aircraft reportedly carried 132 people, including nine crew members.
- Flight-tracking reports said the plane slowed down from a height of about 30,000 feet and entered a deep dive in a span of minutes.
- President Xi Jinping called for the activation of emergency mechanisms to address the incident.
- No survivor has been found as of Monday night, Beijing time.
Chinese President Xi Jinping has called for a rescue operation and investigation into a China Eastern Airlines jet that crashed into a mountain during a domestic flight on Monday.
Flight MU5735, which carried nine crew members and 123 passengers, reportedly went down near Wuzhou in the Guangxi autonomous region just before 2:30 p.m., Beijing time.
A former flight attendant is gaining a huge following on TikTok for sharing amusing content that sheds light on her previous occupation.@jeenie.weenieThis was me every flight 🤣🤣 They had the best snacks 🥰 ##cabincrewlife ##MyJob♬ Where Is The Love? – The Black Eyed Peas
A woman received a warm welcome and a small celebration after she successfully gave birth to her son while aboard a Delhi-Bengaluru IndiGo flight on Wednesday.
The low-cost Indian airline confirmed the miraculous event in a statement, according to The News Minute.
Andrew Yang just proved to the world that even though he is running for president in 2020, he is still like each and every one of us when traveling by air.
On Friday, the 44-year-old entrepreneur shared a photo of himself flying coach along with his seat neighbor, who apparently did not want to be included in the shot.
Scientists and engineers are now developing hypersonic airliners that could drastically decrease the time of long international flights.
With new advancements in technologies and materials, researchers are working on a new generation of supersonic airliners with speeds between Mach 1 and Mach 8, according to NBC.
A new ad from China Airlines has become a hit for featuring some uncanny relatable experiences for travelers.
Centered on the theme #WhatTravelBringsYou, the ad campaign focuses on the good and bad decisions that travelers make along the way.
Two unaccompanied 15 and 16-year-old teen boys were recently kicked off a Delta flight after the eldest of the two told attendants that he has a peanut allergy, both ingested and airborne.
The boys’ father, Rakesh Patel, explained that his two sons were flying back to the Philippines alone for the first time after visiting their ill grandfather in Atlanta, Georgia. Their trip consisted of two flights: Atlanta to Seoul, South Korea; then the second connecting leg from Seoul to Manila, Philippines.
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 Twitter user had an eventful flight after she realized that the passenger next to her was French-American actor Timothée Chalamet.
About 30 minutes into the flight, the Twitter user, Alankrutha, initiated a conversation with the person sitting next to her and said, “hey you look exactly like timothee Chalamet.”
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.