Tag: flight attendants

7 new technologies that will rock the future of air travel
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7 new technologies that will rock the future of air travel

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 6, 2019

Air travel technology is changing at a rapid pace –– what can we expect to see in the near future? ... Read More

Lufthansa uses telemedicine on board its long-haul fleet
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Lufthansa uses telemedicine on board its long-haul fleet

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 5, 2019

As the first airline in the world to do so, Lufthansa has equipped all long–haul aircraft with the mobile ECG ... Read More

Canada’s flight attendant union celebrates its holiday
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Canada’s flight attendant union celebrates its holiday

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- May 31, 2019

The Canadian Union of Public Employees  is celebrating International Flight Attendant Day today, May 31st, and inviting flight attendants around ... Read More

Swoop: Cabin crew have right to choose their representation
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Swoop: Cabin crew have right to choose their representation

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 27, 2019

Swoop, a Canadian ultra low-cost airline owned by WestJet, today issued the following statement from President Steven Greenway regarding the ... Read More

Passenger Safety: Boeing puts pressure on FAA to get Boeing 737MAX flying and worry later
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Passenger Safety: Boeing puts pressure on FAA to get Boeing 737MAX flying and worry later

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 16, 2019

Airlines are desperate getting their fleet of Boeing 737 MAX flying again. The recertification process of the 737 MAX will ... Read More

Air Canada’s union: TSB rule on leaving carry-on baggage behind in an emergency must be implemented
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Air Canada’s union: TSB rule on leaving carry-on baggage behind in an emergency must be implemented

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 15, 2019

The union representing Air Canada's flight attendants is asking Transport Canada to implement the now two-year-old Transportation Safety Board recommendation ... Read More

Lufthansa, SWISS and Austrian Airlines customer service available via Messenger app
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Lufthansa, SWISS and Austrian Airlines customer service available via Messenger app

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 8, 2019

Lufthansa Group passengers often have similar questions: Is my flight on time? What gate does my plane leave from? And ... Read More

Allegiant announces new Senior Vice President, Flight Crew Operations
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Allegiant announces new Senior Vice President, Flight Crew Operations

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 1, 2019

Allegiant has announced that Tracy Tulle has been appointed to the role of senior vice president, flight crew operations. Tulle, ... Read More

FAA frenzied, secretive rush to re-certify Boeing 737 MAX aircraft
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FAA frenzied, secretive rush to re-certify Boeing 737 MAX aircraft

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 1, 2019

Ethiopian Airlines and Lions Air crash, American Airlines shutting up whistleblowers, loose debris damaging the wiring at a Boeing 787 factory, ... Read More

FlyArystan: The world’s newest low fare airline
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FlyArystan: The world’s newest low fare airline

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 1, 2019

FlyArystan, the world’s newest low fare, high-quality airline from Kazakh flag carrier Air Astana, takes to the skies today, for ... Read More

United Airlines Chief Digital Officer named one of 2019 Top 50 Most Powerful Women in Technology
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United Airlines Chief Digital Officer named one of 2019 Top 50 Most Powerful Women in Technology

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 11, 2019

Today, United Airlines Executive Vice President and Chief Digital Officer, Linda Jojo, was recognized by the National Diversity Council as ... Read More

Ethiopian Airlines CEO believes in The New Spirit of Africa and pledges to work with Boeing
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Ethiopian Airlines CEO believes in The New Spirit of Africa and pledges to work with Boeing

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 25, 2019

Tewolde GebreMariam, Group CEO, Ethiopian Airlines issued a statement today. He wrote: "It has been more than two weeks since the ... Read More

Scorpion stings passenger on Air Transat flight
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Scorpion stings passenger on Air Transat flight

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 11, 2019

As if flying wasn’t stressful enough, a Canadian student’s story of being stung by a stowaway scorpion mid-flight is adding ... Read More

Women with altitude: Five times equality won in aviation during 2018
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Women with altitude: Five times equality won in aviation during 2018

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 8, 2019

To commemorate International Women’s Day five key developments for women in aviation last year are celebrated, as an industry historically ... Read More

Can you be a student and a full-time traveller?
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Can you be a student and a full-time traveller?

editor editor- February 26, 2019

It would be worthwhile to clarify that life in travel is not a goal that is mandatory for all. In ... Read More

Hong Kong Airlines Aviation Training Centre obtains Occupation Permit
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Hong Kong Airlines Aviation Training Centre obtains Occupation Permit

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- February 14, 2019

The Hong Kong Airlines Aviation Training Centre has successfully fulfilled the construction requirements set out in the Buildings Ordinance and ... Read More

Mass demonstration and chaos at U.S. airports in case of a government shutdown
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Mass demonstration and chaos at U.S. airports in case of a government shutdown

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 12, 2019

"To all Americans: if there is anything this shutdown has taught us, it should be that labor rights matter. We ... Read More

Southwest Airlines: We hide our compliance issues under the Warrior Spirit
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Southwest Airlines: We hide our compliance issues under the Warrior Spirit

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 7, 2019

Just yesterday, eTurboNews reported about Boeing being speechless about the question of safety when flying on a Southwest Airlines Boeing ... Read More

Transcript for NACTA Red Alert: How safe is flying during U.S. government shut down?
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Transcript for NACTA Red Alert: How safe is flying during U.S. government shut down?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 24, 2019

The FAA is looking for experienced air traffic controllers. This is already true in normal times. Today the NACTA website ... Read More

Delta Air Lines CEO: The goal is to make travel ‘magical’
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Delta Air Lines CEO: The goal is to make travel ‘magical’

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 9, 2019

Delta CEO Ed Bastian told the tech world Tuesday that Delta's goal is to make travel something customers don't have ... Read More

Lufthansa goes on hiring spree in 2019
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Lufthansa goes on hiring spree in 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 1, 2019

Lufthansa Group is expecting to hire approximately 5500 new employees in Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Belgium this year. The airline ... Read More

Indian male stripper onboard Air India Express dropped all his clothes
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Indian male stripper onboard Air India Express dropped all his clothes

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 31, 2018

Naked and forced by flight attendants to cover himself in a blanket, Surendra was onboard Air India Express flight (IX ... Read More

Global protest over United Airlines staff cuts
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Global protest over United Airlines staff cuts

editor editor- December 13, 2018

United Airlines flight attendants are protesting staff cuts at airports all around the world today Read More

About to be on Strike: Flair Airlines
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About to be on Strike: Flair Airlines

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 7, 2018

The Canadian Union of Public Employees has filed 72-hour strike notice for Local 4060, representing 139 flight attendants who work ... Read More

A great day for Malaysia and Hawaii tourism: $189 close on Air Asia
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A great day for Malaysia and Hawaii tourism: $189 close on Air Asia

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 29, 2017

It was a great day for Malaysia and Hawaiian Tourism today. $189 Honolulu - Kuala Lumpur. It's not a travel ... Read More

Soda spat, unflushed toilet lead to $500K lawsuit against Virgin America
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Soda spat, unflushed toilet lead to $500K lawsuit against Virgin America

editor editor- May 13, 2013

An air passenger is now suing Virgin America saying that vengeful flight attendants had him unnecessarily detained after they alleged ... Read More

Alaska Airlines Flight Attendants file for mediation
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Alaska Airlines Flight Attendants file for mediation

editor editor- May 2, 2013

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Alaska Airlines Flight Attendants, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), today filed for mediation with ... Read More

Chinese carrier to dress its flight attendants as maids and butlers
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Chinese carrier to dress its flight attendants as maids and butlers

editor editor- May 1, 2013

A Chinese airline has caused a stir with plans to make its flight attendants dress as maids and butlers. Read More

OSHA to cover flight attendants’ safety on aircraft
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OSHA to cover flight attendants’ safety on aircraft

editor editor- December 3, 2012

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Flight attendants who have OSHA protections on the ground -- but lose them the minute they board ... Read More