Should you tip your flight attendant? For such a commonly asked question, the answer is anything but simple.
Virgilio Machado and his wife planned to fly from Dallas to Philadelphia on American Airlines, but Machado claims he was ordered to leave the plane, threatened by a pilot, and then allowed to reboard the flight.
On a summer afternoon in 2015, as William Heffernan was napping in an aisle seat on a US Airways flight between Seattle and Philadelphia, a beverage cart pushed by a flight attendant slammed into his knee, jolting him awake.
Peter Panetta almost died on a recent trip to Puerto Rico. But what Southwest Airlines did to him afterwards really killed him.
If you enjoy gin and tonics, sleep with your eyes open or have a mild allergy to dogs, listen up: You, too, could get kicked off a flight.
Benjamin Levine is still trying to make sense of a confrontation with a flight attendant on an American Airlines flight from London to Dallas.
For Emma Basch and her family, a recent commuter flight from Washington to New York was a pure nightmare from
As far as ridiculous stories go, Nina Radkiewicz’ ranks right up there with the best of ’em. Or, depending on
It was supposed to be a special birthday celebration for Samantha O’Rourke and ten of her closest friends. They were flying from Appleton, Wisc., to Las Vegas on Allegiant Air. But it ended up being anything but special.
The first-class seats on US Airways flight 714 from Philadelphia to Venice on Sept. 18 looked like ordinary first class seats. They felt like ordinary first class seats. But they were anything but ordinary.
Bad flight stories are a dime a dozen, but every now and then, I get one that rises above the others. Like Michelle Vazul’s.
When Elisabeth Haas took her window seat on an American Airlines flight from Orlando to Dallas earlier this year, she discovered a problem – a very big problem.
Maybe I should take more road trips.
Yesterday’s rant about rude passengers in my MSNBC column drew a suggestion from a reader that I wanted to share with you. It came from James Phillippe, who, like many of us, is tired of air travelers who misbehave.
I’ve been following the coverage of Steven Slater, the JetBlue flight attendant who bailed out of a parked aircraft after a profanity-laced confrontation with a passenger about his luggage, with some interest.
David Holmes probably needs no introduction. But just in case you haven’t heard of him, he’s the 40-year-old Southwest Airlines flight attendant whose in-flight safety announcement is making the rounds on YouTube. I asked him how he became the rapping flight attendant.
After reading Robin Preston’s letter to American Airlines this weekend, I realized there was only one reasonable explanation for what happened: They’ve discovered time travel in Fort Worth. Preston, a frequent flier on her way from Miami to Dallas in economy class, had such a positive experience — that’s right, positive — that she not only wrote a letter praising her flight attendant, but she also copied me on it.