Last week, United became the first airline to offer non-binary gender options to fliers:
“Mx” is now a title option, and M (male) and F (female) were joined by U (undisclosed) or X (unspecified).
WOW Air was struggling till the last moment before shutting down last week, leaving planes grounded and passengers stranded.
More on United Airlines news: the airline is coming down hard on flight attendants brokering deals to trade the best international trips among each other. The practice is forbidden by the airline.
Flight consultancy group OAG has complied with its report on the busiest international flight routes. For the second year in a row, the route between Kuala Lumpur and Singapore came out on top, with 30,187 yearly flights, averaging 82 per day. However, the route is barely an hour long!
Air New Zealand is the newest airline to join the free “megabyte high club” as it started offering free Wi-Fi on flights. Other such carriers include JetBlue and Aer Lingus.
Aviation computers seem to be on a fritz lately. Last week, the digital malaise stuck the US, with reservation system issues affecting folks on JetBlue, Alaskan Airlines, WestJet, and American Airlines flights.
Airports around the world are suffering from drones flying where they shouldn’t. Dublin has decided to ask help from people who already crowd the airport to look at the sky: the plane watchers.