Posts tagged "airlines"

Airline Mistakenly Sends Woman To Barbados Instead Of New York City

Would it really be the worst thing for an airline to accidentally send you to a Caribbean island? If you paid for an entirely different trip and don’t speak the language and thus have…

Claire Hannum | May 6, 2015 - 1:05 pm

Flight Diverts Because Two “Adults” Won’t Stop Fighting Over Legroom

A flight had a “Bridesmaids”-style diversion on Sunday (minus colonial woman sightings on the wing) when two passengers couldn’t stop bickering over legroom. A man and a woman headed from…

Claire Hannum | August 27, 2014 - 1:30 pm

Frisky Rant: Hey Airlines, Stop Overbooking Flights On Purpose

If you work for American Airlines, or any airline for that matter, buckle up. You’re in for a bumpy ride.

I booked and paid for my flight months…

Katie Oldenburg | April 21, 2014 - 9:00 am

Airlines Might Allow In-Flight Phone Calls Soon, And People Are Not Loving That Idea

As you’ve probably heard, federal regulators are considering lifting the national ban on in-flight phone calls. Not surprisingly, according to an Associated Press-GfK poll, people are less than thrilled about

Claire Hannum | December 13, 2013 - 2:30 pm

The Best In-Flight Safety Video You’ve Ever Seen

Whenever I fly, I take the same airline and I have their vanilla in-flight safety video memorized by now. Yawn. But with their song-and-dance-filled safety video, Virgin America might actually make us…

Claire Hannum | November 2, 2013 - 2:00 pm

The Unfriendly Skies: 7 Celebs Behaving Badly In Airports

The friendly skies have gotten a little choosy about who gets to fly in them, or so it seems for Jonathan Rhys Meyers, who’s banned from all United Airline flights.

Kelli Bender | May 16, 2010 - 2:00 pm

Airline To Start Charging Pee Fee And Other Corporate Penny-Pinching

Discount European airline Ryanair has decided they will charge $1.50 for their passengers to use the toilet. The idea is part of the “Ryanair Cost Saving Proposal,” which they put…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | April 9, 2010 - 5:20 pm

Man Asks For Water For His Pregnant Wife, Gets Kicked Off A Plane

Lately, the supposedly friendly skies have gotten pretty hostile for passengers. Last month, Joan Rivers was detained due to her suspicious-looking passport, and over the weekend, director Kevin Smith got…

Catherine Strawn | February 17, 2010 - 6:10 pm