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Remembering The Worst Behaved Airline Passengers in 2017

There are bad seatmates — the flatulent, talking, snoring, leaning, and drooling variety — and then there are disastrous seatmates. It seems 2017 was an exceptional year for misbehaved passengers. The number of passengers forcibly removed for air rage incidents rose 50 percent in 2017, according to the International Air Transport Association. There were diversions.…

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Five Terrifying Emergency Landings In 2017

The year came and went with no fatal commercial passenger jet crashes, an exceptional performance in an exceptionally safe industry. That didn’t mean passengers weren’t left holding their breath at times. Commercial aviation remains the safest mode of transportation worldwide — by far. But any incidents involving emergency landings and commercial airplanes raise eyebrows. Air…

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Five Terrifying Emergency Landings in 2017

The year came and went with no fatal commercial passenger jet crashes, an exceptional performance in an exceptionally safe industry. That didn’t mean passengers weren’t left holding their breath at times. Commercial aviation remains the safest mode of transportation worldwide — by far. But any incidents involving emergency landings and commercial airplanes raise eyebrows. Air…

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