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United Airlines flight turned back after passengers start a “riot”

These two unruly passengers decided “if I can’t have business class seats, then no one can have business class seats!”

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US airline CEOs warn of “chaos” as 5G controversy causes flight cancellations

5G scepticism is spreading throughout the world and this time it isn’t just the tinfoil hat crowd saying their piece.

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APAC carrier named world’s safest airline for 2022

Winning the world’s safest airline seems like something all carriers would be proud of, much more so than the notably less coveted “world’s most turbulent airline” award.

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Virgin Australia drops Delta Air Lines and partners with United Airlines to expand travel gateway between Australia and the Americas

In a new development, Virgin Australia has dropped Delta Air Lines and partnered with United Airlines to offer more flights for travellers heading across the Pacific.

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Plane passenger faces up to 20 years in prison for allegedly assaulting flight attendant

The cabin crew member was left bruised and rattled after a woman reportedly attacked them for interrupting her husband’s beauty sleep.

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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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Plane passenger tries to break into cockpit before jumping out emergency exit

A rogue plane passenger is facing up to 20 years in prison after displaying some seriously erratic behaviour.

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Surge in unruly passenger behaviour sparks inflight booze bans

If you thought the increase in stories about unruly passengers of late was just because we find them mildly entertaining, you’re only half right.

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“I thought we were going down”: What we know about the United Airlines engine explosion

The flight was forced to make an emergency landing in Denver when one of its engines blew apart, raining debris on suburban neighbourhoods below.

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Man jailed after hiding in US airport for three months unnoticed

Apparently, the man was scared to fly home because of the COVID-19 pandemic, which is an excuse our editor has used to get out of going to the dentist and jury duty.

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Airline banishes couple for flying to Hawaii knowing they had COVID-19

The couple was charged with reckless endangerment upon arrival in Hawaii for putting fellow passengers “in danger of death”.

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United Airlines increases non-stop service between Sydney and LA

Oddly enough, the US carrier seems to be experiencing increased demand for flights to LA, despite there being an overseas travel ban in place.

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