Ryanair has banned one passenger from ever flying with their airline again. Why? Because the man got aggressive on a flight from Manchester to Gran Canaria, started attacking crew and passengers, threatened to hit a member of the cabin crew with a fire extinguisher and possibly even tried to open the aircraft doors.
Wheels are important in the business of landing planes, but one pilot in Myanmar proved he can do without. He successfully landed a plane even when the front wheels didn’t extend. All 89 passengers remained unharmed.
On a Saturday, a plane in Lousville (USA) was delayed for three hours… because the flight captain was arrested for the murder of three people in 2015. He was also charged with arson, attempted arson and theft.
Virgin Galactic has hopes of starting commercial space flights even this year. Some of us can start to get anxious about the rules for Moon flight disruption compensation.
Passengers leaving from Heathrow Airport from May 22nd to May 26th can expect to go hungry. The unions are urging the drivers for catering firms to go on strike because of “punishing” new rosters. 29 international airlines, including Qatar Airways, Qantas, American Airlines, Etihad and Singapore Airlines, will be affected.
A 2018 survey by the American Association of Flight Attendants revealed that a 3rd of flight attendants face sexual harassment.The US has appointed a new panel to investigate, but it’s criticized for being more interested in the well-being of managers, not flight attendants. Not that Europe can rest on its laurels – a survey by a German union revealed that 50% of flight attendants experience sexual harassment.