Category «Airline»

Police report says passenger was verbally and physically abusive with officers before he was pulled from United flight

THE doctor who was dragged off a United Airlines flight in Chicago this month was verbally and physically abusive, causing his own injuries, according to an official police report released for the first time. The Chicago Department of Aviation on Monday released the aviation officer’s report of the incident in response to a Freedom of …

25 SURPRISING AIRLINES FACTS AND MYTHS

Airline

About Airlines and air travel Everyone is flying at some point. Okay, maybe not everyone, but most of us. Some have done that numerous times already with various airlines. Do we know everything about the airlines and air travel? Have you ever wondered why we do certain things before, during or after the flight? Even …

Delta passengers can now track their bags on a map

Delta passengers can now keep better tabs on their checked bags. Travelers will be able to use Delta’s (DELTA) app to track their luggage on a map to detail a bag’s journey. Pins will indicate various stops like when a bag is on its way to the plane, any transfers it makes, and when it’s …

Airline wins right to weigh passengers before flights to prevent crashes

Hawaiian Airlines faced backlash earlier this month when customers said a policy to weigh travelers was discriminatory. Critics’ complaints to the U.S. Department of Transportation were turned down, a spokesman told The Associated Press last week. Hawaiian Airlines began the policy when it noticed its flights from Honolulu to Pago Pago in American Samoa were burning more …

THE TIME AND MONEY-SAVING TIPS THAT AIRLINES WILL NEVER TELL YOU

Revealed, the secret travel tips that airlines don’t want you to know Experts offer little-known tips and tricks to ensure successful travel Consider controversial ‘hidden city’ ticketing to secure a cheaper fare Make sure you fly on Tuesdays, Wednesdays or Saturdays  Delays of more than three hours could result in a payout from airlines By KATIE AMEY …