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How to Deal With Airplane Etiquette Offenders – Smells, Germs, Seat Kickers, Space Hogs, Bad Parents & More

As those of us who travel all the time know, you’re not always in your private residence and flying itself isn’t always so enjoyable. Essentially, it’s a bunch of strangers packed in a small space trying, for the most part, to be considerate to one another. However, there are always those outliers who feel like…

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Prank: Filming Passenger Reactions to Fake Power Outlet Stickers @ Boarding Gate

Last week while killing time in the galley on a cross-country American Airlines flight, I was chatting with a flight attendant when she asked if I’d seen the video where prankster Kim Pao confuses passengers with fake power outlets. The prankster places power outlet stickers all around the boarding gates and then films passenger reactions. They…

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Man Takes Off Pants, Sits in Boxers, Legs Spread Feet on Wall…in Delta First Class!

Everyone knows you can (and should) get shamed for having no socks on in-flight, but what about no pants? One Delta passenger decided that being comfortable granted him permission to take off his pants for the entire duration of a domestic flight. Comedian and actor Kumail Nanjiani documented his pantless man experience on Wednesday via a…

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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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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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