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Brandalism’s Guerrilla Action Uses Ads to Go After Airliners With Huge Carbon Footprints
Brandalism’s Guerrilla Action Uses Ads to Go After Airliners With Huge Carbon Footprints

3 Oct 2022, 11:03 UTC · By: Elena Gorgan / “Subvertising” is Brandalism’s choice for spreading the gospel on how advertising is nourishing the culture of consumption in aviation

 
Both Airbus A330 Pilots Fall Asleep Mid-Flight at the Same Time, Prompting Terrorism Fears
Both Airbus A330 Pilots Fall Asleep Mid-Flight at the Same Time, Prompting Terrorism Fears

3 Jun 2022, 03:17 UTC · By: Elena Gorgan / A New York to Rome flight on May 1 went 10 minutes without communication, sparking hijacking fears over France and a call to dispatch fighter jets

 
2020 Has Been the Worst Year for the Aviation Industry, Bar None
2020 Has Been the Worst Year for the Aviation Industry, Bar None

30 Nov 2020, 06:38 UTC · By: Elena Gorgan / IATA says the first signs of recovery will show in the fourth quarter of 2021, under the most optimistic scenario, but passenger volume won’t return until 2024

 
A380 Double-Decker, World’s Largest Passenger Aircraft, Is Now a Restaurant
A380 Double-Decker, World’s Largest Passenger Aircraft, Is Now a Restaurant

16 Oct 2020, 05:33 UTC · By: Elena Gorgan / Singapore Airlines turns parked aircraft into pop-up restaurant and the idea proves an instant success, fueling demand for more dates

 
Zephyr Is a Lie-Flat, Bed-Like Seat That Will Make Flying Economy Amazing
Zephyr Is a Lie-Flat, Bed-Like Seat That Will Make Flying Economy Amazing

22 Jun 2020, 13:16 UTC · By: Elena Gorgan / Designed for long-distance flights in economy class, Zephyr Seat can be retrofitted on existing commercial aircrafts without impacting seating density

 
Foldable Airplane Seat Aims to Revolutionize Air Travel in Economy Class
Foldable Airplane Seat Aims to Revolutionize Air Travel in Economy Class

9 Dec 2019, 14:09 UTC · By: Elena Gorgan / Universal Movement unveils concept for seat that offers privacy and good posture in all positions. Because “wellbeing is a human right"

 
AirAsia Becomes First Airline to Sell Plane Food in an Actual Restaurant
AirAsia Becomes First Airline to Sell Plane Food in an Actual Restaurant

4 Dec 2019, 22:36 UTC · By: Elena Gorgan / Airplane food is not exactly one’s idea of fine dining, but AirAsia is going against the mold by opening a restaurant selling only food it serves on its planes

 
Qantas Airlines Promises to Behave: Net-Zero Emissions by 2050
Qantas Airlines Promises to Behave: Net-Zero Emissions by 2050

13 Nov 2019, 13:59 UTC · By: Elena Gorgan / Qantas becomes third major airline to pledge to go carbon-free, with the caveat that it wants to do more and is also investing in sustainable aviation fuel

 
Carbon Offsetting Is Just Fancy Window Dressing
Carbon Offsetting Is Just Fancy Window Dressing

30 Oct 2019, 21:10 UTC · By: Elena Gorgan / Paying for the damage you cause is a means to a lighter conscience but not a genuine solution to a problem. Not flying is the actual solution

 
Things That Fly (by Plane): Pigs, Mini Horses, Cats and Dogs
Things That Fly (by Plane): Pigs, Mini Horses, Cats and Dogs

25 Oct 2019, 23:00 UTC · By: Elena Gorgan / The number of emotional support animals on planes has increased, but you still can’t take whatever critter you want with you in the cabin

 
Airlines Are Going Overboard to Accommodate Non-Binary Gender Options
Airlines Are Going Overboard to Accommodate Non-Binary Gender Options

21 Oct 2019, 17:03 UTC · By: Elena Gorgan / Air Canada changes onboard greetings while other airlines are offering gender X booking options. Gender-neutral travel documents are available in some countries

 
If You’re Fat, You Should Pay Extra for Your Flight: It’s Not Discrimination
If You’re Fat, You Should Pay Extra for Your Flight: It’s Not Discrimination

14 Oct 2019, 07:07 UTC · By: Elena Gorgan / It stands to reason for overweight people to pay more for their tickets, since they occupy a larger space and require more fuel to be carried from point A to po

 
Japan Airlines Allows You to Book a Seat Away From a Screaming Toddler
Japan Airlines Allows You to Book a Seat Away From a Screaming Toddler

27 Sep 2019, 11:50 UTC · By: Elena Gorgan / New tool shows passengers where children under 2 are located on the plane, so they can pick other seats and avoid having to fly next to them

 
Ryanair Voted the Worst in Customer Service
Ryanair Voted the Worst in Customer Service

27 Aug 2019, 15:02 UTC · By: Elena Gorgan / Low-budget airline draws criticism for the way in which it handles complaints, is described as sneaky, greedy and arrogant, focused entirely on profit

 
Southwest Gate Agent Holds Worst Driver’s License Contest During Flight Delay
Southwest Gate Agent Holds Worst Driver’s License Contest During Flight Delay

27 Aug 2019, 13:33 UTC · By: Elena Gorgan / A paper plane contest also took place during the long wait and winners got actual prizes like Southwest merchandise and flight vouchers

 
Aer Lingus Apologizes for Misplacing Man’s Parents’ Ashes
Aer Lingus Apologizes for Misplacing Man’s Parents’ Ashes

8 Aug 2019, 15:47 UTC · By: Elena Gorgan / Bob Gilmour and his family flew from Australia to Ireland for a memorial service for his parents, but the parent's ashes didn’t land with them

 
Racial Profiling on Ryanair: Cops Drag Man Off Plane over Made-Up Assault Charge
Racial Profiling on Ryanair: Cops Drag Man Off Plane over Made-Up Assault Charge

8 Aug 2019, 12:31 UTC · By: Elena Gorgan / Rafik Boutiche was flying Ryanair from Portugal to the U.K., when he got into a verbal argument with a stewardess. Cops forcefully dragged him off the plane

 
Southwest Fliers Have Musical Take-Off Thanks to Talented Flight Attendant
Southwest Fliers Have Musical Take-Off Thanks to Talented Flight Attendant

19 Jul 2019, 16:34 UTC · By: Elena Gorgan / The Phoenix to Denver flight kicked off with a musical introduction by a male flight attendant, who treated fliers to a live rendition of “Rocky Mountain High”

 
Flight Attendants Have Been Stealing Cathay Pacific Blind, Won’t do it Anymore
Flight Attendants Have Been Stealing Cathay Pacific Blind, Won’t do it Anymore

23 Apr 2019, 11:17 UTC · By: Elena Gorgan / Airline’s crackdown on petty theft continues: at least 6 crew members face disciplinary action after random check at Hong Kong airport

 
Icelandic Airline Wow Air Goes Down, All Flights Are Canceled
Icelandic Airline Wow Air Goes Down, All Flights Are Canceled

29 Mar 2019, 12:26 UTC · By: Elena Gorgan / The low-fare airline was offering short and long-haul flights, connecting the biggest cities in Europe to destination in North America