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Drunk Pilot Slumped Over in Cockpit on New Year’s – 3X Legal Limit on Flight to Cancun


A pilot operating a Sunwing flight from Calgary (YYC) to Cancun (CUN) was found slumped over in the cockpit by his crew. Police said the crew discovered the captain slumped over in the pilot’s seat after the gate crew alerted the co-pilot that they noted suspicious behavior. The pilot was found to have three times the…

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US Customs Asking Foreign Travelers for Social Media Accounts


Did you know that beginning last week, US Customs and Border Protection began asking foreign travelers to share their Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Twitter, and YouTube accounts? Currently, only those arriving on a visa waiver program are being asked to share their account names upon being processed through the Electronic System for Travel Authorization process. Condé Nast reports…

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Pakistan International Airlines Flying C-130 Military Plane for Passenger Service?!

Pakistan Air Force C-130 Herculues in Kathmandu, Nepal. Photo by Staff Sgt. Melissa White, used with permission.

After the tragic crash of Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flight PK 661 a week ago, the airline grounded all ATR aircraft so they could thoroughly inspect them. PIA had 10 of these aircraft, and a number of flights were suspended until further notice as a result. The Chairman of PIA Azam Saigol resigned a few days…

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Erin Brockovich Taking on the American Airlines Uniform Case?


American better watch out, it looks like Erin Brockovich may be getting involved with the AA uniform issue! According to the Chicago Business Journal, Brockovich is monitoring a private Facebook group where front-line American employees are reporting uniform issues. Previously reported: How about some pentachlorophenol, tetrachloriphenols, trichlorophenols and free and partially-releasable formaldehyde with your uniform? These chemicals…

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