Airlines

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 …


Airlines

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 …


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 …

United Airlines passenger misses out on seeing her dying mum one last time after a ticket bungle

A PASSENGER was removed from a plane in tears due to a ticket bungle that saw her miss saying goodbye to her dying mum.   SHE had already taken her seat on the plane, hoping to visit her dying mother one last time. But a ticket bungle robbed her of her chance to say goodbye. Carrol Amrich of Pueblo, Colorado, …

Can passengers drink their own alcohol on flights? Yes – but you can only do it this way

You’re not legally allowed to serve yourself alcohol – but there’s a way around this and it’s ingenious DRINKING on a flight is one of the ways to make it go a lot faster– but booze can be pricey when you’re in the air. Unfortunately, you’re not legally allowed to serve your own drinks on a flight – plenty of …

Pro Tip: Renew Your Passport Right Now

In 2007, the Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative went into effect, requiring U.S. citizens to have passports for travel to and from Mexico, Canada, the Caribbean, and Bermuda. As a result, 18 million new passports were issued that year. That’s 10 million more than in 2004. And they will all expire next year. That influx could cause wait times for passport renewal to jump to ten …

The secret codes airline staff don’t want you to know

If you hear ‘code 7500’ it might be a good time to start worrying Ever seen an airline worker spout incomprehensible gibberish into a walkie-talkie? It’s not actually incomprehensible at all. Airport staff, cabin crew, and the pilots all have secret codes and lingo that they use which enables them to talk to each other around passengers without revealing any information they’d …

Airline Passengers save hundreds using online tool

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — It’s a very controversial topic, and airlines including United Airlines and American Airlines strictly prohibit it– but still, some travelers are finding out ways to save money. Some frequent travelers book “hidden city” fares, and that’s where you book a destination that you have no intention of ever flying to. Here is an example: NBC Charlotte selected …