Flight attendant

Crew boots unruly actor off flight in Phoenix

PHOENIX (AP) — US Airways denies crew members used racial slurs against actor Brandon T. Jackson, who was kicked off a flight at a Phoenix layover because of unruly behavior. Jackson, best known for his […]

11/06/2013

Adam Bartsch after he was arrested Thursday Oct. 17, 2013. (AP Photot/Nashville Police Department)

Air marshal accused of taking photos under skirts

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A federal air marshal has been arrested and accused of taking cellphone photographs underneath women’s skirts as they boarded a plane at Nashville International Airport. Assistant Supervisory Air Marshal in Charge […]

10/18/2013

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Former United employee made bomb threats

DALLAS (AP) — A former United Airlines flight attendant has agreed to plead guilty to making a bomb threat against a United jet flying between London and Los Angeles. The man’s attorney said that United […]

08/21/2013

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American Air trainee accused of bomb threats

DALLAS (AP) — American Airlines says a man training to become a flight attendant was dismissed after he was accused of making bomb threats against another airline and found to be on a government no-fly […]

08/21/2013

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100 students ejected from NYC to Atlanta flight

NEW YORK (AP) — A group of about 100 high school students traveling from New York to Atlanta were thrown off an AirTran flight, along with their chaperones, after the pilot and crew lost patience […]

06/04/2013

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Bullet found on plane at Sacramento airport

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A bullet was found on a passenger jet at Sacramento International Airport, but no weapon was discovered.

03/06/2013

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TSA to allow small knives, bats, clubs on planes

WASHINGTON (AP) — Airline passengers will be able to carry small knives, souvenir baseball bats, golf clubs and other sports equipment onto planes beginning next month under a policy change announced Tuesday.

03/05/2013

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Cathay crew threaten no smiles, booze on flights

HONG KONG (AP) — Flight attendants at Hong Kong airline Cathay Pacific are threatening to withhold food, alcohol and even smiles from passengers during the Christmas holidays over a pay dispute.

12/12/2012

Flight attendant claims Magic fired her for being 7 min. late

Is being seven minutes late grounds for dismissal? Apparently so,  says Latina Thomas,  Magic Johnson’s former personal flight attendant, who claims to have been fired last month for that reason. Thomas, 45,  is suing Magic […]

10/26/2012

American puts up 'help wanted' sign after buyouts

NEW YORK (AP) – Wanted: A few good recruits to serve coffee and help combat terrorism at 30,000 feet. American Airlines said Wednesday that it will post job openings for 1,500 flight attendants next month. […]

10/17/2012

Police: Flight attendant stole passenger's iPad

OREGON CITY, Ore. (AP) – Police say a Nevada man who lost his iPad on an airplane used an app called Find My iPad to locate it inside the Oregon home of a flight attendant. […]

09/22/2012

AA says it won't lay off flight attendants

DALLAS (AP) – American Airlines says it expects to avoid laying off any flight attendants after 2,205 of them signed up for severance payments. The airline said Friday that it will stagger the workers’ departures […]

09/21/2012

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