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  • 'Emotional support' pig reportedly gets woman booted off flight

    November 16, 2017 5:18 AM 27

    A woman on a US Airways flight from Connecticut to South Carolina on Wednesday was given the boot after her “emotional support” pig made passengers uncomfortable, ABC reported. Rachel Boerner, 29, and her 70-pound companion, Hobey, were on their way to see her family for Thanksgiving, The Deccan Chronicle reported. Jonathan Skolnik, a professor, told ABC that he mistakenly

  • Four Victoria's Secret models reportedly denied entry to China ahead of fashion show

    November 15, 2017 9:15 PM 33

    With one of fashion’s most highly anticipated events just days away, many of this year’s Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show models have taken to social media to flaunt their runway-ready bodies, diet plans and general excitement for the big day. However, Angel dreams will not be coming true for four models who were allegedly denied entry to Shanghai, China

  • Airline apologizes after crew is filmed beating passenger on a tarmac

    November 10, 2017 12:00 AM 40

    IndiGo Airways has issued an apology three weeks after a passenger was held on the ground by its crew. (Reuters) A man who was beaten and dragged on a tarmac in Delhi, India, three weeks ago has received an apology from IndiGo Airways. The passenger in question, Rajiv Katiyal, was seen in a viral video taken on October 15 being manhandled, beaten, and dragged

  • The pros and cons of carrying on or checking your luggage for airline travel

    November 5, 2017 4:50 PM 17

    Whether you've got a 29-inch Samsonite spinner or an Eddie Bauer backpack or maybe even a Louis Vuitton carry-all, they all do the job. But some do it better than others and brand names have nothing to do with it. It's all about the size and bigger isn't always better. There is no absolute, definitive answer but I'll give my opinion: The carry-on wins hands-down

  • Popular airline is removing first class seats to make room for more economy

    November 3, 2017 12:54 AM 32

    In a not too surprising move, one airline has decided to do away with the cushy first class seats and replace them with more tight rows of economy class. Emirates airline is testing their business and economy only planes on some of its Airbus A380 this holiday season because of an “increased consumer demand over the busy Christmas peak season,” the airline

  • Runaway 7-year-old girl boarded flight without ticket before spotted by crew

    November 1, 2017 6:15 PM 23

    A 7-year-old girl who got away from her parents at a train station in Geneva nearly succeeded in boarding a flight without a ticket. The little girl made it past security checks by taking “advantage of her small size” and pretended to be with a group of adults boarding an EasyJet flight at the Geneva Airport, police said. She was able to slip through

  • American Airline passengers want Hamilton tickets as compensation for 24-hour flight delay

    October 30, 2017 10:19 PM 33

    American Airlines and their passengers didn't see eye to eye on what counts as compensation for a 24-hour flight delay. (iStock) In order to pacify almost 300 passengers during their two unscheduled diversions, American Airlines fed everybody a slice of pizza. While the aircraft was taken out of service for repairs, the airline had a two-part plan. One: fly an alternate

  • Passengers 'held against their will' at airport because officers were late

    October 30, 2017 8:03 PM 37

    Ryanair passengers were held for 90 minutes after their plane arrived because the airport officers didn't show up for work. (iStock) A plane full of passengers was kept at a Newquay Airport in England because Border Officials didn’t show up for work. About 200 passengers on a Ryanair flight waited nearly an hour and a half for officials to show up. Eventually

  • Chocolate-covered heroin smuggled into US airport disguised as cakes

    October 30, 2017 1:15 AM 39

    A man has admitted smuggling chocolate-covered heroin on a flight from Guatemala to Newark Liberty International Airport, pictured here. (REUTERS, File) A man has admitted smuggling chocolate-covered heroin on a flight from Guatemala to Newark Liberty International Airport, reports the AP. Jacobo Orellana-Estrada on Thursday pleaded guilty in federal

  • Officials: Plane diverted due to smoke lands in Boston

    October 29, 2017 10:02 PM 31

    BOSTON – Officials say an international United Airlines flight was diverted due to reports of smoke and has landed safely in Boston. The Massachusetts Port Authority says no injuries were reported after the plane landed without incident at Logan International Airport on Sunday afternoon. United Airlines spokesman Charlie Hobart says the aircraft was heading