Besides terrorism, flight attendants are the front line of the airlines' customer service. They are constantly on watch until touchdown at the final destination.
The drinks didn't stop flowing. Two women sitting in front of me got very drunk, loud and abusive, making the flight awful. When deplaning, one even had to be helped to the terminal.
Fun outside of Las Vegas, United, union avoid layoffs, 757 replacement
Sunday musings: Airline punctuality elusive, chance encounter with flight attendants, hotel security
We take a look at how incomplete delay data from the airlines doesn't tell the full story about schedules and problems with on-time arrivals and departures. Next, the travel editor for Conde Nast Traveler has a chance encounter with a group of United flight attendants and discovers some juicy information. Finally, hotel security is getting an upgrade with new abilities to monitor nooks and crannies of the hotels never before protected.
What we’re reading: United’s furloughed employees plan, Delta — ATW Airline of the Year, Harry Potter’s new theme park
United's furloughed employees can re-apply as new hire, Delta named ATW Airline of the Year, first look at Harry Potter's new theme park
What we’re reading: The stories behind the flags, United to layoff flight attendants, severe turbulence
The stories behind the flags, United to layoff flight attendants, severe turbulence forces flight back
Today we can think about whether or not flight attendants should be tipped? If so, why? Read a piece that provides tips on how to carry more souvenirs home and learn about the safety questions recently raised about using personal electronic devices aboard aircraft.
Airline flight attendants are the unsung heroes and frontline foot soldiers in this country’s “war on terrorism.” I’ve said so on every anniversary of the September attacks, and I'll say it again this year.
Weekend what we’re reading: Flight attendant remembrances, 10 beautiful and dangerous roads, St. Anton in summer
This weekend we take a nostalgic look back at flight attendants, enjoy photos of some of the world's most dangerous roads and take a look at St. Anton, one of the world's top ski and snowboard resorts, without its normal covering of snow.
Saturday an Asiana Airlines' Boeing 777 crashed at San Francisco International Airport. Fortunately all but two of the 307 on the flight have survived. Ned Levi has fifteen air crash survival tips for you, if you are unfortunately involved in an airplane mishap.