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Passenger forces flight to turn back 30 minutes after take-off… because he’s too hot

This is the bizarre moment an unruly passenger forces a plane to turn back 30 minutes after take-off – because he is too hot. The incident occurred on an internal Colombian flight between Bogota and Monteria. Video uploaded to social media shows the unnamed individual complaining that the cabin is too hot and that something must be done. The passenger pictured on the left forced a plane to turn around after take-off – because he was too hot When staff remonstrate with him he threatens to open the emergency door.…

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70-year-old pilot burned after Small Plane Clips Part of Cottonwood Home

COTTONWOOD, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities say a 70-year-old man has been seriously injured after the small plane he was piloting crashed into part of a home in north-central Arizona A 70-year-old man suffered serious injuries when his plane crashed into a home Monday morning in Cottonwood, police said. The pilot had managed to exit the plane on his own, according to Cottonwood police Sgt. Monica Kuhlt. She said the plane, a single-engine Bonanza Beechcraft, was on fire in the backyard of the home by the time officers arrived. The pilot was transported to the…

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World’s hottest air hostess? Emirates Airline worker Madalina Vasile drops jaws with her bikini-clad updates

dailystar Instagram Babe of the Week title goes to Madalina Vasile. The brunette bombshell is an air hostess, who has racked up close to 10k Instagram followers. Much to the delight of her admirers, the Romanian beauty is only too happy to flaunt her curves in eye-popping bikinis. And the online sensation causes a similar stir when she poses in her stewardess uniform. Madalina is a cabin crew member for the United Emirates airline, and now lives in Dubai for her job. Taking to her profile earlier this month, the…

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Malaysia Airlines is now on WhatsApp

In the news: Airlines are increasingly using technology to boost their operations, make the travel experience more stress-free for their customers and even for training staff as shown by Malaysia Airlines, Singapore Airlines and Virgin Atlantic in partnership with tech service providers. Messaging: Malaysia Airlines is now on WhatsApp Malaysia Airlines has joined its counterparts in other parts of the world in using WhatsApps to connect with its customers, announcing earlier this week its official presence on the messaging app. The national carrier said  it is the “the first airline in Malaysia to…

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Jetstar flight attendant reveals her top tips for flying with kids 

The thought of travelling with a young family can be a nightmare for many, but there are certain tricks that can help you survive – and even enjoy – the trip. Australian Jetstar cabin crew member and mother-of-two, Carrie Lawrie, recently shared with FEMAIL how she makes travelling with children a breeze. The busy flight attendant has flown to many corners of the globe and occasionally has her two children in tow. A Jetstar Cabin Crew member and mum, Carrie Lawrie, has shared with FEMAIL how she makes travelling a…

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Dad, 36, in furious standoff with Ryanair crew as he’s refused a packet of PRINGLES for his daughter after four-hour delay

A FRUSTRATED dad was threatened with arrest after he clashed with crew over a packet of Pringles chips during a four-hour flight delay on budget carrier Ryan Air. Johnny McMenamin was set to leave Barcelona, Spain and return to County Tyrone, in Northern Ireland, with his five-year-old daughter last Monday. But the pair were left waiting for two hours at Reus Airport when their plane was delayed. Once boarded, passengers were then left waiting on the plane for another two and a half hours. Mr McMenamin, 36, said he became…

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Half-naked woman tied up by cabin crew after getting drunk on flight

The blonde passenger was restrained for allegedly being abusive and violent after drinking too much before the flight from the Russian capital of Moscow, to the Turkish resort city of Antalya. In footage shot by an eyewitness, the unnamed woman is seen wearing nothing but a black bra on top as she yells out in Russian. “I am begging you,” she says. “My arms are tied. I cannot get hold of you, please. “You see what is going on. Look at me. Look at my blood. “Those are beasts, those…

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Croatia: What are the best things to do in Dubrovnik?

Dubrovnik is a city in southern Croatia fronting the Adriatic Sea. It’s known for its distinctive Old Town, encircled with massive stone walls completed in the 16th century. Its well-preserved buildings range from baroque St. Blaise Church to Renaissance Sponza Palace and Gothic Rector’s Palace, now a history museum. Paved with limestone, the pedestrianized Stradun (or Placa) is lined with shops and restaurants. Here are top things to do in Dubrovnik. City Walls Dubrovnik’s imperious walls are one of the things that qualified the city for UNESCO listing and if…

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Flight Attendant Reveal: They regularly face groping, lewd comments from passengers

For many U.S. flight attendants, navigating lewd comments or unwanted touching by passengers is a troublesome but all too common reality of their jobs, with two out of three flight attendants saying they’ve experienced sexual harassment during their careers, according to a survey released Thursday. One out of three who responded to the survey conducted by the Association of Flight Attendants said they’d experienced verbal sexual harassment within the last year, with many reporting that they experienced lewd remarks five times or more during that time span. One in five…

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Pickup Truck Strikes Southwest Plane at Baltimore Airport

Passengers on board a Southwest Airlines flight from Florida say a pickup truck hit their plane on the runway at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport. The Boeing 737 left Fort Lauderdale late Sunday night. According to the airline’s flight tracker, it landed in Baltimore at 12:46 a.m., shortly before its scheduled arrival. Southwest said the vehicle hit the aircraft as it was pulling into the gate. “All of a sudden there was a smash, and it startled everyone. It was pretty loud. The people across the aisle said a truck…

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