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.

Read more: https://www.independent.co.uk/travel/news-and-advice/aeroflot-cancels-passenger-elite-status-platinum-mitya-aleshkovsky-tweet-russia-a8651656.html

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.

Read more: https://abcnews.go.com/US/6000-flights-canceled-delayed-dangerous-storm-pushes-east/story?id=59414015

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.

Read more: https://www.vox.com/the-goods/2018/11/28/18116676/budget-airline-air-travel-flying-water

Last week, US and UK reached an agreement that will allow for flights between the two countries.

Read more: https://www.nytimes.com/2018/11/29/business/us-britain-aviation-agreement-brexit.html

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