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More Trouble For United Airlines- Baby Overheats On Plane Stuck On Tarmac

United Airlines
image: aero shots

It’s been a rough past few months for United Airlines with incidents piling up.

The main headline grabber was a passenger being dragged off of a United Airlines plane back in April. A few days later, a scorpion stung a passenger during a flight. Then a couple flying to their destination wedding was kicked off of a United flight. In May, a passenger had his reservation cancelled after arguing with a United agent.

Now a mom is saying that “United Airlines was ‘not equipped’ to handle the urgency when her infant son began to overheat while the aircraft sat on the tarmac during a heatwave“, according to the New York Post. Continue reading More Trouble For United Airlines- Baby Overheats On Plane Stuck On Tarmac

Nutty Former Korean Air VP Apologizes

Korean Air
Screen capture: Reuters video

Possibly the biggest airline-related story of the past week had a lot to do with (of all things) nuts. Macadamia nuts to be precise.

I first wrote about the story in the post, This Korean Air VP Has Gotta Be NUTS.

Here are a few details to make a long story short- Korean Air VP Heather Cho (daughter of the airline’s chairman) caused a flight to be delayed during takeoff due to macadamia nuts being served incorrectly. Continue reading Nutty Former Korean Air VP Apologizes

Update: Korean Air’s Nutty VP Resigns

Korean Air
image: Aero Shots

Yesterday I wrote about one of the most ridiculous stories related to flying that I’ve ever come across…

Here is the Cliff Notes about what happened. A Korean Air flight about to depart from NYC’s JFK Airport, bound for Seoul was delayed due to macadamia nuts. The nuts were served incorrectly causing a Korean Air VP to get very upset. (Find out more details in my post This Korean Air VP Has Gotta Be NUTS.)

Since I posted there has been a big update to the story. Continue reading Update: Korean Air’s Nutty VP Resigns