• Cathay Expects More Profit Loss

    Cathay Expects More Profit Loss Cathay Pacific faces turbulence out of the air as well—with a huge loss in profits. In the first half of 2017, Cathay Pacific Airways faced a huge loss: HK $2.05 billion, or more than US$262 million. The company said the reason for the loss had to do...

  • Swiss hotel tells Jews to shower before using the swimming pool

    A popular Swiss hotel that posted a sign telling Jewish guests to shower before using the swimming pool has come under fire from anti-Semitic groups.  The Paradies apartment hotel in the Alpine village of Arosa in eastern Switzerland, posted signs telling Jewish guests to shower before using the swimming pool. The sign read:...

  • EasyJet PAX Allegedly Served Ten-Year-Old Meal

    EasyJet PAX Allegedly Served Ten-Year-Old Meal While flying with easyJet from Zante to the United Kingdom, passenger Adrian Bell was alarmed to discover that the packaging of the cheese toastie he’d ordered as an in-flight meal was dated June 16, 2007. A flight attendant reportedly joked “We should charge you more, it’s...

  • Baby dolphin dies after ‘selfish’ tourists pose for selfies

    A baby dolphin has died in Almeria, Spain after it was handled by tourists looking to take photographs. A baby dolphin separated from its mother has died after tourists approached the female calf when it became beached in Mojacar, Almeria. Photographs emerged of curious beachgoers stroking the tiny mammal as it floated “frightened and...

  • Delta to Apply up to $1K Surcharge for Business Class USA/South Korea Flights

    Delta to Apply up to $1K Surcharge for Business Class USA/South Korea Flights Delta Air Lines will begin applying surcharges as high as $1,000 for return tickets held by passengers traveling between the United States and South Korea aboard Airbus A350 business class seats. Delta revealed the “Delta One levy” policy in...

  • Pilots Caught With Alcohol Pre-Flight

    Pilots Caught With Alcohol Pre-Flight The Ministry of Civil Aviation (MoCA) has reported that, since 2014, 30 Air India pilots were caught with alcohol in their bloodstream before the flight. Among the numbers, six pilots tested positive in 2015 and 12 pilots tested positive last year – a record number. According to the...

  • Qatar Airways Looks to Invest In Budget Airline After American Deal Falls Through

    Qatar Airways Looks to Invest In Budget Airline After American Deal Falls Through After American Airlines pushed it away, Qatar Airways looks to possibly invest in JetBlue Airways. On August 2, Qatar Airways decided not to invest in American Airlines, after Doug Parker, American’s CEO, publicly said he wasn’t interested in the...

  • Man Booted off Plane for “Innocent” 9/11 References

    Man Booted off Plane for “Innocent” 9/11 References A British man is planning to sue Virgin Atlantic airlines alleging that he was removed from a flight without cause. The man, Mohammad Khan, 26, said that he was escorted from the plane – headed for Atlanta from London – after mentioning 9/11 –...

  • 10 Injured After Flight Experiences Severe Turbulence

    American Airlines says 10 people on a flight from Greece to Philadelphia were injured during severe turbulence Saturday, the AP reports. The airline says Flight 759 was heading to the city from Athens with 287 passengers and a dozen crew members Saturday when it briefly encountered severe turbulence shortly before… Article Source

  • American Airlines’ “Lobster Roll” Looks So Gross It Went Viral

    American Airlines’ “Lobster Roll” Looks So Gross It Went Viral Travel blogger gets served dish on American vaguely resembling signature sandwich One travel blogger is speaking out against his business class experience aboard American Airlines in questioning just how much lobster was in their lobster roll. Speaking to Gothamist, blogger Ben Schlappig said...

  • Lucifer Targets BA With Tweet

    Lucifer Targets BA With Tweet Tom Ellis, star of the Fox’s TV show Lucifer, took to Twitter recently to vent an issue with British Airways, mentioning their compassion and the current political climate. “…I can categorically say that I will never fly with British Airways again,” Ellis writes in the tweet: So...

  • Plane Forced to Turn Back After Three Flight Attendants Get Sick

    Plane Forced to Turn Back After Three Flight Attendants Get Sick A JetBlue plane headed to Barbados had to turn back to Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL) when three flight attendants said that they were feeling ill. No word on what incapacitated most of the cabin crew, but Broward Sheriff Fire Rescue...

  • JetBlue Plane Forced to Turn Back After Three Flight Attendants Get Sick

    JetBlue Plane Forced to Turn Back After Three Flight Attendants Get Sick A JetBlue plane headed to Barbados had to turn back to Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL) when three flight attendants said that they were feeling ill. No word on what incapacitated most of the cabin crew, but Broward Sheriff Fire...

  • Saudi Arabia unveils ambitious plan for Red Sea tourism project

    Saudi Arabia has announced it plans to turn a significant part of its Red Sea coastline into a semi-autonomous luxury beach resort. Saudi Arabia’s sovereign wealth fund plans to transform a huge part of its Red Sea coastline into an upmarket resort featuring 5-star hotels and luxury residences. The fund is believed to have...

  • Southwest Tries In-Flight Yoga…

    Southwest Tries In-Flight Yoga… Below you can see several passengers engaging in an in-flight yoga session in the back of economy class on a Southwest Airlines flight. Feel free to leave your impressions in the comments section. For more information on this story, visit View From The Wing. [Feature Photo:...

  • KLM Ditching Everything But Delft Houses In the Name of Sustainability

    KLM Ditching Everything But Delft Houses In the Name of Sustainability For many international carriers, the term “sustainability” often relates to the financial performance of any particular route or airport. When applied to the environment, the idea takes a completely different context. With the growth of the aviation industry, more global carriers...

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