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Boeing 737 MAX mid-air emergencies revealed in new investigation

Surprisingly the investigation came from the ABC and not from Air Crash Investigation, which kind of puts the show to shame a bit.

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US axes mask requirements for airlines and public transport

The CDC’s mask mandate has been axed by a Federal Court judge. Here’s what that means for those travelling in the US.

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More than 5,000 flights cancelled amid US snowstorms

Luckily for us, this would never happen in Australia… although people in the US don’t have to worry about drop bear attacks.

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Flights grounded in the US following North Korean missile test

Aviation authorities in the US reportedly halted flights at major West Coast airports, causing confusion among pilots and ground traffic controllers alike.

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Pilot forced to hit the breaks as man jumps out of moving Southwest Airlines flight

Unruly passengers in the US are changing it up from their usual string of mask non-compliance and alcohol-induced recklessness with this amateur display of parkour.

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Drunk woman restrained with cable ties on flight after attacking cabin crew

An innovative citizens arrest has turned a drunken passenger into a restrained nuisance, adding to the long line of rowdy passengers we’ve seen in 2021.

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US flight attendants rush back to self-defence in face of rising passenger unruliness

In order to avoid a drunken sky-high fight club breaking out, crewmembers are taking to the studio to keep the peace.

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FAA hands out fines worth over $US160,000 for alcohol-related unruliness

Rowdy passengers are footing the bill as they take “screaming drunk” to new heights.

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“Is this real life?”: Woman caught smoking mid-flight

Thank god for unruly passengers and the humble smartphone camera. Travel Weekly’s newsletters wouldn’t even be half as entertaining without them.

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FAA fines against misbehaving passengers reaches US$1 million

by Ali Coulton

The US aviation authority has clocked 3,889 reports of disruptive passengers in the past year, more than 20 times the number recorded prior to the pandemic.

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Flight attendant loses two teeth after passenger attack, as union calls for more protection

A cabin crew union in the US said incidences of passengers verbally and physically abusing staff has climbed since the pandemic began.

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Airline passenger faces $13,500 fine for blowing his nose on a blanket

While the FAA has won’t name the individual, the airline has confirmed that a famous rapper was banned from flying with them on the same day and on the same route.

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