Use a Mobile Telephone and Risk Losing Elite Status?

A crew member on a British Airways flight reportedly told a couple of passengers — who decided to turn on their mobile telephones and start texting and reading messages after the aircraft landed but before they deplaned — that he could report them to…

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Scolded by a Co-Pilot — For Talking Too Loudly

In shock and upset enough that an asthma attack was triggered as a result, FlyerTalk member bruadair was allegedly scolded by a co-pilot on American Airlines flight 292 from Chicago to Delhi for having a conversation with the purser and two other flight attendants in the forward galley. The co-pilot in question approached and reportedly yelled at bruadair in front of the purser and two other flight attendants, saying…

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Eye Have an Idear About the Pronunciation of Certain Words…

…and that is to read about How to Respond to a Flight Attendant who asks if You Want “Eye”-talian or Caesar?

Frankly, our advice is that if there is a choice as intimated by the question above and the flight attendant is rather attractive: instead of eying the ’talian, take the opportunity to seize her instead — and we will not even discuss about whether or not the dressing part is optional.

When traveling frequently, it is inevitable that one will hear certain words pronounced rather differently, even within the same country such as in the United States, no matter what route you take. One will also learn about how certain letters are dropped from some words and added to others. The discussion is a microcosm of the unique yet interesting differences in lexicon as posed by generations of people who simply became accustomed to speaking a certain way.

So go ahead and pahk yer cah, berl that water, and be oily instead of late with the idear of reading all about how the strenth of the discussion inexplicably devolves into Green Goddess salad dressing without everybody getting all nucular about it…

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Pilots and Crew Fight Each Other Aboard Air India Flight

It is described as a “Fight Club” at 30,000 Feet: Air India Must Be a Joke, but pilots fought with the flight crew on-board while the aircraft with 106 passengers aboard was flying over Pakistan after a 24-year-old flight attendant was allegedly harassed and sexually molested by the pilots. To their astonishment, the passengers witnessed the melee as it occurred.

More details are publicly becoming available as this story continues to unfold…

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