By: AirTravellerPH Staff
Forget the "ladies and gentlemen" on Air Canada flights as the airline crew will start using "everyone" in place. According to a report by Simple Flying, Air Canada wants to establish a more gender-equal announcement, where everyone including "gender-x" are identified. "Gender X" are referred to people who are unsure of what gender they really are, hence, the name and classification.
When buong pusong alaga also extends to our furry friends. A man travelling from the United States to Thailand was very elated with Philippine Airlines's service especially that he was travelling with two service dogs. Adam Francisco was travelling from New York JFK to Bangkok via Philippine Airlines flight when he shared his flight experience enthusiastically, highlighting how PAL made things easy for him.
An American Airlines flight from Phoenix to Minneapolis made an unscheduled stop after one of its passengers lit up a joint and smoked it last Friday. The passenger allegedly told the police that he was high in cocaine before locking himself in the aircraft lavatory. Flight 2408 was diverted to Denver after the pilot announced that there was a security issue at the back.
In a move to encourage more women to join the aviation world, Virgin Atlantic has tied up with the iconic brand Barbie to create their own female dolls. With the hashtag #seeherfly, these custom Barbie dolls will be in donning different uniforms in the field of commercial aviation like flight attendants, pilots, and aircraft mechanics. Virgin's Barbies symbolizes smart and career driven women.
A flight attendant's ultimate dream. A Westjet flight attendant filmed the orderly deplaning of Canadian passengers in timelapse and posted it on social media which quickly went viral. Louise Vadeboncoeur told CNN Travel, "These men and women do this flight on a regular basis. As it blows my mind every time, I decided to film it." Others described it as "the art of leaving an airplane".
Blood is indeed thicker than water, even in the air. A veteran pilot left his 40-year old career in Malaysian Airlines so he can join and fly with his daughters who both became pilots of Air Asia. First officer Safia Anisa and her sister immediately joined the airline right after graduating from a flying academy.
A woman passenger woke up in a dark, cold, and empty Air Canada aircraft cabin after she fell asleep during her 90-minute flight from Quebec to Toronto Pearson International Airport. Tiffani O' Brien woke up and found herself still strapped in her seat in a "freezing cold" and pitch black cabin.