On one of my first trips to Europe I had the unfortunate problem of my bag not showing up with my flight. While my friend and I did receive our bags later that evening, it was an inconvenience to walk up the Eiffel Tower feeling dirty and in not so comfortable footwear.
Golfer Michael Buttacavoli had a much bigger issue when American Airlines made a big mistake.
Continue reading American Airlines Loses Golf Clubs, Golfer Withdraws from US Open Qualifier
Driving a taxi can be a very dangerous job. For that reason, most taxis have a plexiglass partition between the front and back seat.
If you look at most taxis, they also usually have a small video camera near the rear-view mirror. I assume that they record the rides now but I’m pretty sure they used to just take still images every few seconds (or something like that).
I came across a really sad story about an Uber driver killed by his teen passenger.
Continue reading Just Awful, Teen Kills Uber Driver
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Most of us would assume that airports are generally a safe place with all of the security measures in place.
A woman was allegedly raped at a massage parlor at Boston’s Logan Airport by an employee before her flight over the weekend.
Continue reading Woman Raped at Massage Parlor at Boston’s Logan Airport
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Last night the passengers on a United Airlines flight had to evacuate the plane before takeoff. To make matters a bit scarier, they had to exit using the emergency slides.
The plane was at Newark Airport and was getting ready to head to San Francisco when the situation took place.
Continue reading United Airlines Passengers Use Slides, Exit Plane Before Takeoff at EWR
A Delta Airlines flight that took off for Seoul, South Korea had to head back to the airport soon after takeoff.
Around a half hour after the plane took-off, “
a light in the cockpit indicated there possibly was an open maintenance panel on the outside of the aircraft“, according to the Detroit Free Press. Continue reading Delta Airlines Dumps Fuel, Heads Back To Detroit Airport Soon After Takeoff
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Airplanes are hit by lightning somewhat frequently but it rarely causes much issue. Airplanes are built to withstand lightning strikes but they can still cause problems at times.
An Air France plane was hit by lightning on May 19 and had to make an emergency landing.
Continue reading Air France Flight Struck By Lightning, Makes Emergency Landing
Stories of passengers being kicked off of flights keep coming up in the news and each one seems odder than the next.
Most recently, a family was kicked off of a JetBlue flight due to of all things… a birthday cake! The family was supposed to fly from New York’s JFK Airport to Las Vegas.
Continue reading Family Kicked Off JetBlue Flight Due To A Birthday Cake