NAMED AND SHAMED
Southwest Airlines was forced to apologise after one of its passengers complained that a member of staff mocked her five-year-old daughter’s name, Abcde (pronounced ab-si-dee) and posted an image of her boarding pass online.
A United Airlines pilot has found himself facing criminal charges for indecent exposure after he was spotted standing nude in front of the window of his room at the Westin Hotel at Denver International Airport by travellers in the terminal – something of which the pilot claims he was unaware.
HAVE A WHIP-ROUND
Passengers on a recent LOT Polish flight from Beijing to Warsaw found themselves having to pay for repairs to their aircraft using their own cash after the mechanic refused to accept any form of electronic payment. The airline later reimbursed them when they landed.
A passenger scheduled to fly a Pakistan International Airlines flight from Islamabad to Gilgit became so irate when it got cancelled that he chose to set fire to the contents of his own luggage.
A passenger is suing British Airways claiming he suffered injuries as a result of being forced to sit next to an overweight passenger on a flight from Thailand to London.