Airports

Toy Story-themed plane to fly China Eastern Airlines route to Shanghai

Disney fans are now able to fly alongside Buzz Lightyear himself after the launch of a Toy Story-themed aircraft. China Eastern Airlines has transformed one of its planes, with the exterior featuring a huge mural of the most well-known characters, Buzz Lightyear and Woody. On board, bright blue seats also feature pictures of the characters as do the overhead lockers, while …


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These 12 absurd things about air travel defy logic

By Brandon Mercer Americans love regulations, and we love to hate them. Possibly no place is better regulated than the interior of an airplane cabin. Security protocol aside, the safety demonstrations, seating, signs, and niceties of flying are borderline absurd. As we squeeze our 23-inch rumps into 17-inch seats and rub thighs with strangers this holiday season, we invite you …


Check before you travel – It is illegal to do THIS in popular travel destinations

THE FOREIGN and Commonwealth Office has realised a statement warning British travellers of illegal behaviour in popular tourist destinations. These laws will shock you. British holidaymakers travelling abroad this summer are being advised to brush up their country culture before departing. In a statement released by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO), the department is warning British travellers to be …

Newly qualified pilot takes his nervous girlfriend up in a plane – and then proposes at 8,500ft

Watch an incredible sky high proposal, as a pilot asks his girlfriend to marry him at 8,500 feet. Cody Benham, 24, popped the question to his 20-year-old girlfriend Brielle Moon as they flew across Northern Utah. The daring romantic received his Private Pilot Certificate earlier this year, and took his soon-to-be wife, who looked a little nervous, out for a …

ROB O’NEILL NAVY SEAL WHO KILLED BIN LADEN Thrown Off Plane for Drunkenness

Rob O’Neill, the Navy Seal who killed Osama bin Laden, was thrown off a plane Sunday because airline personnel said he was too drunk to fly. O’Neill boarded an American Airlines jet in Nashville bound for Dallas. Before the plane took off, flight attendants noticed he was extremely drunk. Eyewitnesses tell TMZ, he called an AA employee a vile name and …

Passenger airs out her underwear on commercial flight

Don’t air your dirty laundry in public – and definitely don’t do it on a commercial aircraft. This little tidbit of wisdom seems to have flown over the head of one Russia-bound airline passenger, who was caught on video using her seat’s air conditioning vent to dry her underwear during a flight. A one-minute video posted online shows the woman …

Cows at airport: Fayose hails Air Peace pilot for saving passengers’s lives

Several air passengers escaped death in Akure, Ondo State today, as cows took over the runway of the Akure Airport and prevented an Air Peace plane from landing. It took the combined efforts of the airport security men other aviation staff to clear the runway of the cows before the aircraft registration number 5NBQQ to land more than 20 minutes …

Do Pilots Hook Up With Flight Attendants? An Airline Pilot Answers

By – Paul Thompson:- My friend Mike* is a First Officer at a regional airline here in the U.S. He’s graciously agreed to answer some questions exclusively for Flight Club about being a pilot, as well as addressing some of the rumors that we hear as travelers about everything from sex to slowing your plane down on purpose. Is it true that …

Passenger Films ‘Demonic’ Child Screaming And Running Throughout 8-Hour Flight

The restless boy screamed and ran during the entire eight-hour flight, ‘Daily Mail’ reports. A passenger onboard a Lufthansa flight from Germany to New Jersey shared his nightmarish experience after a “demonic” toddler showed disruptive behavior throughout the flight. New York City artist Shane Townley documented the little boy’s eight-hour-long tantrum, leaving passengers horrified. In the clip uploaded on YouTube, …

CAL fires flight attendant for alleged gold smuggling

Taipei, Feb. 13 (CNA) China Airlines (CAL) said Tuesday that it has fired a flight attendant based on information that the employee had allegedly attempted to smuggle 6 kilograms of gold into the country. “A cabin crew member on duty was reportedly found by Japanese Customs to be carrying an excessive amount of gold” on arrival in Japan, CAL said …