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Air Traffic Controllers Get High, Snack, & Nap While Pilots’ Calls Go Unanswered

In a report released yesterday and obtained by the Miami Herald, it appears that air traffic controllers in charge of Boise Airport Boise and at Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport were high, snacking, and sleeping rather than providing directions and runway details to pilots. Apparently a hospital helicopter and a private aircraft were trying to reach the…

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Two Piece Bikinis Uniform of Choice for this Airline, CEO Becomes First Female Billionaire

VietJet Air says it’s empowering young females in Vietnam by allowing them to choose between a traditional uniform and a two piece bikini. According to the airline’s female CEO: “The sight of these young ladies strutting their stuff is a powerful one amidst Vietnam’s conservative culture.” The approach seems to be working from a monetary standpoint…

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Ryanair Will Start Charging for Some Online Check-Ins, Airline Says Customers Wanted That

Ryanair's Boeing 737-800 Cabin. Photo by Ruthann, used with permission.

Ryanair, the low-cost carrier based in Dublin, has announced that they will shorten the window of free online check-in. Starting November 1, 2016, customers who wish to check-in online more than 4 days in advance will be charged a £6 (~$7.36) fee. Previously, Ryanair has allowed free online check-in up to 7 days in advance. To be honest, I…

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