What airlines giveth, airlines can also taketh away. Mitya Aleshkovsky, a Russian internet personality with 10,000 followers, learned that the hard way. He and his wife were platinum users from Aeroflot. However, Aeroflot recently introduced a ban staff smartphone use (to curb unauthorized videos). Aleshkovsky tweeted that the CEO of Aeroflot had lost his mind – and woke up having lost the platinum status he had with the airline. Aeroflot claims that it only did its duty to prevent defamation of staff.
Thanksgiving weekend turned out to be quite thankless for a lot of American travelers. Adverse weather conditions – snow storms – caused 1,400 flights to be cancelled.
We know that airlines are loathe to give passengers food and drink. But what about ice? That’s what happened to a Scoot passenger who asked for a cup of water aboard the plane. She was given a cup of ice and told to wait.
Last week, US and UK reached an agreement that will allow for flights between the two countries.