‘Accidental tourist’ gets free trip to British island after mistaking it for New Jersey

After accidentally joining a Facebook group about Jersey, which Joe Hill mistook for the U.S. state, residents of the British island raised money to fly him out to visit.  (SWNS) A college student from Boston got a free vacation to a British island after joining the wrong Facebook group. Joe Hill accidentally became a member … Read more‘Accidental tourist’ gets free trip to British island after mistaking it for New Jersey

Air Canada flight makes emergency landing after pilot discovers smoke in cockpit

In March, another Air Canada flight was forced to make an emergency landing for the very same reason.  (iStock) An Air Canada flight was forced to make an emergency landing Sunday after the pilot discovered smoke in the cockpit. Flight 7775, which departed Halifax Stanfield International Airport at 11:55 a.m. on its way to Fredericton, … Read moreAir Canada flight makes emergency landing after pilot discovers smoke in cockpit

Man arrested at airport for hiding knife in shampoo bottle

Gonzalo Gonzalez was arrested for trying to bring a concealed weapon through airport security.  (Fox 29) A Florida man tried to bring a knife on a plane by hiding it in a shampoo bottle in his carry-on bag, authorities say. MAN TRAVELING WITH LOADED GUN ARRESTED AT BRADLEY INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT Gonzalo Gonzalez was flying out … Read moreMan arrested at airport for hiding knife in shampoo bottle

Singapore Airlines preps to launch world’s longest non-stop flight

If successful, the carrier will beat out Qatar’s current 18 hour route from Auckland to Doha.  (Reuters) By the end of this year, Singapore Airlines hopes to take back the record for world’s longest flight on a newly developed aircraft. Airbus will unveil its new A350-900 Ultra Long-Range jet later this year, and Singapore is slated to … Read moreSingapore Airlines preps to launch world’s longest non-stop flight

SkyWest flight attendant accusing pilot of drugging and raping her during layover

A flight attendant for SkyWest says the pilot drugged and raped her on a layover.  (SkyWest Airlines) A Seattle-based flight attendant with SkyWest Airlines has filed a lawsuit against the company, claiming a pilot drugged and raped her on a layover in November 2016. Mary E. Morgan, who’s been with SkyWest for 14 years, claims … Read moreSkyWest flight attendant accusing pilot of drugging and raping her during layover

Molly Ringwald thanks Southwest Airlines for emergency landing: My father’s life was saved

Ringwald credited the airliner and the doctor on board for saving her father.  (Reuters) Actress Molly Ringwald has taken to Twitter to share her gratitude for Southwest Airlines, crediting the airliner for her dad’s safety. HUSBAND OF SOUTHWEST AIRLINES VICTIM SPEAKS OUT ABOUT TRAGIC INCIDENT The Brat Pack superstar used her platform on social media … Read moreMolly Ringwald thanks Southwest Airlines for emergency landing: My father’s life was saved

Husband of Southwest Airlines victim speaks out about tragic incident

Michael, a former chief operating officer for the city of Albuquerque, where the couple lived, remembered the gut-wrenching phone call informing him that something had happened on Jennifer’s flight.  (Jennifer Riordan Facebook) The heartbroken husband of the woman partially sucked out of a Southwest Airlines flight exchanged one last “love you” with her before she died — … Read moreHusband of Southwest Airlines victim speaks out about tragic incident

12-year-old boy steals family credit card to book Bali vacation after fight with his mom

A 12-year-old decided he was going to go on his own trip after his mother said the family would not be going to Bali for vacation.  (Reuters) A 12-year-old Australian boy gave his mother a scare after reportedly booking a secret trip to Bali, Indonesia with the family credit card. The boy, called Drew by … Read more12-year-old boy steals family credit card to book Bali vacation after fight with his mom

Greyhound bus bound for New York City accidentally drives 114 miles in wrong direction

Passengers aboard a Greyhound bus bound for New York City from Cleveland were left fuming Thursday after mechanical problems and a surprise detour kept the bus in Ohio.  (Reuters) Passengers aboard a Greyhound bus bound for New York City from Cleveland were left fuming Thursday after mechanical problems and a surprise detour kept the bus … Read moreGreyhound bus bound for New York City accidentally drives 114 miles in wrong direction

Mary Berry discusses airport arrest after security mistook her flour for drugs

The television presenter and food writer recently revealed an airport scare.  (Reuters) Former “The Great British Bake Off” star Mary Berry has seen the world through her culinary adventures, but one travel experience she’ll never forget is being arrested at an airport when security mistook her baking ingredients for drugs. On April 20, the 83-year-old … Read moreMary Berry discusses airport arrest after security mistook her flour for drugs

Alaska Airlines tightens emotional support animal policy

The SeaTac headquartered carrier has rolled out new rules for those traveling with emotional support animals.  (iStock) Alaska Airlines is the latest carrier to tighten up the rules for traveling with emotional support animals, following the lead of United and Delta. In January, the story of a woman denied boarding her United flight with an emotional … Read moreAlaska Airlines tightens emotional support animal policy