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EgyptAir passenger bitten by a snake on plane

An EgyptAir pilot made an emergency landing at Hurghada airport on Monday after a snake bit a Jordanian passenger. The snake was apparently concealed in his luggage.

Italy aviation in crisis

ITALY (eTN) - Under the crisis of all time in aviation, Italy’s declining passenger growth over the past 10 years, proves the need to set provisions on tourism competition, with clear and equal rule

Not to be outdone by Apple, Google dives into passenger app...

Back in April 2010, it came to light that Apple is working on an iTravel app and has been busy filing a series of submissions to the US Patent & Trademark Office.

Family: Meal served by American Airlines killed passenger

As it deals with fallout from its bankruptcy announcement, American Airlines is also facing the wrath of a family who claim their loved one died after eating a meal served by the carrier.

IATA: Air freight continues decline

GENEVA, Switzerland - The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global traffic results for October.

Baggage fees strand passenger at the airport for over a week

Various airline fees can be a pricey annoyance for many passengers, but one caused a whole lot of trouble in the life of a Sonoma County woman.

TSA to fire screener for leaving note in passenger’s bag

An airplane baggage screener faces dismissal for leaving a note in a passenger's bag that said "Get Your Freak On, Girl" after discovering a vibrator.

Frequently complaining rabbi booted from frequent flier program

Can complaining too much get you booted from a frequent flier program?

Korean Airlines deems woman ‘too frail’ to fly, turns her away

She had been due to fly to South Korea with her daughter for a special mother's day treat.

Passenger throws fit over female pilot, refuses to fly

A Mumbai-bound flight was delayed at the Delhi airport first by fog and then by a passenger who complained about the fact that the pilot was a female.

American Airlines flight diverted, passenger detained

An American Airlines passenger accused of lighting matches was detained after his LAX-bound plane was diverted to New Mexico, officials said Thursday.

Passenger sues Qantas after screaming child allegedly leaves her “stone cold...

Jean Barnard filed a lawsuit against Australian airline Qantas, claiming staff had not taken all possible measures to ensure the three-year-old child in the neighboring seat could not disturb her.

Plus-size problems becoming Southwest Airlines’ trademark

A Southwest Airlines flight crew is under fire after they removed a 5'4” 110-pound stand-by passenger to make room for an obese ticket-holder who needed a second seat.

American Airlines loses bag, refuses $25 baggage fee refund, slapped with...

Danielle Covarrubias was understandably upset when she discovered that American Airlines had lost her suitcase, but she became really mad when the airline then refused to refund her $25 baggage fee.

Virgin Island commissioners meet with Florida Caribbean Cruise Association over St....

Tourism Commissioner Beverly Nicholson-Doty has been working around the clock to try to prevent the shooting that took place on Coki Point beach from destroying the territory’s tourism industry.

Southwest Airlines sued after teen sexually harassed on flight

A father Monday filed a lawsuit against Southwest Airlines, claiming his 14-year-old son was "aggressively" pursued by an older woman who offered the boy sex and drugs during a flight, Sun-Times Media

Sleepy passenger suing United for false imprisonment and infliction of emotional...

A Ferndale woman is suing United Airlines after she fell asleep and was left alone locked in a jet on the tarmac for four hours.

Sleeping passenger left on plane for four hours after it landed

PHILADELPHIA — Airline officials are trying to figure out how a sleeping passenger was left aboard a flight for four hours after it landed in Philadelphia.

Man with weapons arrested trying to board a flight out of...

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – A man was arrested this week trying to board a flight out of Puerto Rico while carrying weapons that included a stun gun, a switchblade knife and four box cutters, U.S.

Airline passenger arrested in Cairo with firearms in his luggage

CAIRO — Police detained an American-Egyptian man who arrived in Cairo on a flight from New York with firearms in his luggage, airport officials said Wednesday.

Massage shoes land airline passenger in jail

Was it a terrorist intent on destroying an airplane? Or was it a passenger armed only with battery-powered "massage shoes" to comfort aching feet, who found himself cooling his heels in jail?

After losing passenger’s dog in transit, Delta Air offers $200 voucher...

A Canadian couple has turned to the internet for help in finding their pet dog Paco, lost by Delta Airlines, after he was checked in for a flight from Mexico City to Detroit.

Passengers with circuits in shoes detained by Pakistani airport authorities

KARACHI, Pakistan – Pakistani airport authorities detained a passenger after electrical circuits and batteries were found in the soles of his tennis shoes, officials said Monday.

Japan Airlines reports mixed bag for passenger numbers during Golden Week

Golden Week is the longest vacation period of the year for many Japanese jobs.

Low season equals low airfares in Nairobi

In an effort to maintain and increase passenger loads during the present low season on the tourist market, Fly 540 is offering a low-cost airfare between Entebbe and Nairobi.

US authorities apparently add passenger to no-fly list during the trip,...

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – A man on a flight from West Africa to New York City was removed from the plane and detained Thursday after authorities apparently added him to a no-fly list during the trip.

Amtrak passenger numbers set new record

Citing an improving economy and high fuel prices as factors, Joseph Boardman, president and CEO of