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Police Say Death of
Flight Attendant Is Suspicious
Sep 27, 2023 5:15 PM CDT
Police Say Death of Flight Attendant Is Suspicious
Woman was found dead in Philadelphia airport hotel
- Police in Philadelphia are investigating the death of a flight attendant whose body was found in a room at an airport hotel two days after she was supposed to check out. A Philadelphia Police Department spokesperson tells
that the 66-year-old American Airlines flight attendant was found with a...
Flight Attendant Recorded
Girl, 14, in Bathroom: Family
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT
Sep 23, 2023 3:30 PM CDT
Flight Attendant Recorded Girl, 14, in Bathroom: Family
Police removed flight attendant from American Airlines flight on Sept. 2; FBI investigating
- The family of a 14-year-old girl who allegedly discovered an iPhone taped to the back of a toilet seat on a recent flight from Charlotte, North Carolina, to Boston said they believe she was targeted by a member of the crew, per the AP . During American Airlines Flight 1441 on...
This Isn't How a
Phone Is to Be Used
May 22, 2023 8:58 AM CDT
This Isn't How a Plane's Intercom Phone Is to Be Used
'Belligerent' Frontier passenger accused of striking flight attendant with phone
- A Frontier Airlines passenger headed from Colorado to Florida delayed her plane's trip to warmer climes and now has an arrest under her belt after a confrontation with a flight attendant. The airline says in a statement that the "belligerent" female passenger on Flight 708 from Denver to...
Flight Attendants' Spat
Ends in Tears, Flight Delay
Mar 16, 2023 2:00 AM CDT
Flight Attendants' Spat Ends in Tears, Flight Delay
SkyWest says it's conducting an internal investigation
- A disagreement between two flight attendants ended with both of them leaving the plane and a new flight crew having to be called in. American Airlines flight 4860, operated by SkyWest Airlines as American Eagle, was preparing to fly from Los Angeles to Houston on Saturday when, according to an...
Could Be Very
Jan 18, 2023 12:10 PM CST
Netflix's Next Flight Attendant Could Be Very Well Paid
Job listing suggests compensation tops out at $385K
- Netflix has a slot open on its "dream crew," and applicants don't need to know the difference between a gaffer and a key grip. That's because this crew isn't focused on the company's TV and movie slate but on Netflix Aviation, and it's...
Drug-Smuggling Plot Goes
Awry for Flight Attendant
in case you missed it
Dec 31, 2022 4:50 PM CST
Drug-Smuggling Plot Goes Awry for Flight Attendant
Terese White admits taping 3 lbs. to her abdomen, a tiny fraction of total fentanyl seized in US in 2022
- A flight attendant pleaded guilty last week to drug trafficking charges after being busted with 3 pounds of fentanyl taped to her body in San Diego International Airport. Per the
San Diego Union-Tribune ,
Terese L. White, 41, entered her plea in a San Diego federal courtroom. White is from Dallas,...
Extra-Hard Landing Leads to
Unusual Flight Attendant Injury
Aug 9, 2022 8:00 AM CDT
Extra-Hard Landing Leads to Unusual Flight Attendant Injury
Crew member on Southwest flight suffered broken back during rough touchdown in California
- A Southwest Airlines flight attendant suffered a compression fracture to a vertebra in her upper back during a hard landing last month in California, according to federal safety investigators. The National Transportation Safety Board said the impact of landing was so hard that the flight attendant thought the plane had...
Sentencing in Flight Attendant
Assault a 'Very Strong Message'
May 28, 2022 5:30 AM CDT
Sentencing in Flight Attendant Assault a 'Very Strong Message'
Vyvianna Quinonez gets 15 months in prison for punching Southwest crew member in face
- A California woman who punched a Southwest Airlines flight attendant in the face during a flight, breaking her teeth, has been sentenced to 15 months in federal prison. Vyvianna Quinonez was also ordered Tuesday by the federal judge in San Diego to pay nearly $26,000 in restitution and a...
Passenger Who Was
Taped to Seat After Groping
Flight Attendants Learns Fate
May 4, 2022 12:52 AM CDT
Passenger Who Was Taped to Seat After Groping Flight Attendants Learns Fate
Maxwell Berry got 60 days behind bars
The man who was duct-taped to his seat last year after groping two flight attendants on a Frontier Airlines flight and punching another was sentenced Tuesday. Max Berry, now 23, will spend 60 days in jail followed by a year of supervised release, ABC News reports. Berry pleaded guilty...
Pilot Cited for Assault
After Mask Dispute
Nov 3, 2021 10:55 AM CDT
Pilot Cited for Assault After Mask Dispute
This one erupted between Southwest crew members at San Jose hotel bar
- A Southwest Airlines flight crew was enjoying an evening at a hotel bar in California last month when a mask dispute erupted between a flight attendant and a pilot, who's now accused of assault. An airline rep told
there was a "crew disagreement during an overnight...
American Airlines 'Outraged'
After Alleged In-Flight Assault
Oct 28, 2021 5:01 AM CDT
American Airlines 'Outraged' After Alleged In-Flight Assault
Witnesses say attendant was punched in dispute over mask-wearing
- American Airlines says it is "outraged" by the actions of a passenger who allegedly assaulted a flight attendant on a Wednesday flight from New York City to California, causing the aircraft to be diverted to Denver. Witnesses say they saw staff duct-tape the passenger to a seat after he...
Man Allegedly Chokes,
Kicks Flight Attendant,
Asks to Be Shot
Sep 24, 2021 7:41 AM CDT
Man Allegedly Chokes, Kicks Flight Attendant, Asks to Be Shot
Khalil El Dahr was reportedly angered after an in-flight call didn't go through
- A passenger tried to rush the cockpit of a JetBlue flight on Wednesday before kicking and choking a flight attendant, according to an FBI affidavit . The man identified as Khalil El Dahr had become angry after trying unsuccessfully to make a phone call about an hour before the flight from...
Another Airline Issues
May 30, 2021 7:15 AM CDT
Another Airline Issues Booze Ban
American follows suit with Southwest
- Another airline is suspending in-flight alcohol service in the wake of an attack that left a flight attendant with missing teeth. Per CNN , American Airlines has followed suit with Southwest, which delayed their planned return to alcohol service after the flight attendant was "seriously assaulted" by a passenger on...
Flight Attendant Loses
2 Teeth in Assault
May 25, 2021 8:52 AM CDT
Flight Attendant Loses 2 Teeth in Assault
Southwest crew member hurt amid 'intolerable level' of passenger misconduct incidents
- A flight attendants union is pleading for more travel safeguards after an attack against a crew member on a Southwest flight over the weekend. Per a letter from Lyn Montgomery, president of Transport Workers Union Local 556, to the airline's CEO, a flight attendant was "seriously assaulted" by...
He Asked Crew Member to
Wear a Mask. He Got Booted
Sep 9, 2020 12:09 PM CDT
He Asked Crew Member to Wear a Mask. He Got Booted
Allegiant Air says passenger was 'disruptive' during preflight safety briefing
- An Allegiant Air passenger was booted off a flight this week over a face mask dispute—but he wasn't the one not complying with the airline's policy. In the incident on a Monday flight from Punta Gorda, Fla., to Portsmouth, NH, the passenger reportedly told a flight attendant...
Airline Shrugged Off
Apr 5, 2020 11:50 AM CDT
Airline Shrugged Off Social-Distancing Rules
According to flight attendants who say 11 passengers were forced into 3 rows
- Some bad press for American Airlines: Three flight attendants tell
they were forced to keep 11 passengers—the only ones on board—confined to the last three rows despite social-distancing rules. "The reasoning behind it is, well, they bought basic economy fares, so we can't put...
Cops: Guy Attacked
Tried to Storm Cockpit
Jan 13, 2020 5:03 AM CST
Cops: Guy Attacked Flight Attendant, Tried to Storm Cockpit
'If he did actually get into that cockpit, Lord knows what would have happened'
- Passengers on a flight into New Jersey from DC had a scare as the United Express plane started to land in Newark on Thursday evening, reports NBC New York . Passenger Mike Egbert says that Matthew Dingley got up and went into a "full sprint" toward the cockpit, ramming into...
Airline Backs Flight Attendant
Will.i.am Accused of Racism
Nov 20, 2019 5:05 AM CST
Airline Backs Flight Attendant Will.i.am Accused of Racism
Qantas says it was a 'misunderstanding'
- Will.i.am says he was singled out by an "overly aggressive" Qantas flight attendant because he is black. The Australian airline says it was all a "misunderstanding"—and it will support the attendant if she wants to take legal action against him. The Black Eyed Peas...
Against 2 Pilots
Oct 26, 2019 10:35 AM CDT
Attendant Makes Incredible Accusation Against 2 Pilots
Renee Steinaker is suing Southwest Airlines
- Flying Southwest? You might be on candid camera. A Southwest Airlines attendant claims she saw two pilots watching livestream video of the plane's lavatory during a 2017 flight,
reports. In a lawsuit, Renee Steinaker says she noticed the livestream on a cockpit iPad while the captain took...
Fliers: Flight Attendant
So Drunk We Had to
Do Her Seat Belt
Aug 9, 2019 6:29 AM CDT
Fliers: Flight Attendant So Drunk We Had to Do Her Seat Belt
Passengers say she passed out after slurring her words in security announcement
- A flight attendant was charged with criminal public intoxication after showing up for work so drunk that passengers say they had to fasten her seat belt. Passengers on the Aug. 2 United Express flight from Chicago to South Bend, which was operated by Air Wisconsin, say 49-year-old Julianne March bumped...
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