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Delays Done Right: Frontier Airlines Pilot Buys Pizza For Stranded Passengers

We had a hunch that Frontier Airlines had the capacity for greatness when we first saw their animal themed vertical stabilizers (… tail wings). And man, were we right! This budget airline just out did its competitors when the pilot threw an impromptu pizza party for his delayed flight. Flight 719 was scheduled to fly […]

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Finnair To Offer Unisex Sauna At Helsinki Airport Lounge

Helsinki, you’ve done it again! Last month, we reported on the airport’s yoga pilot project and this month, we’re here to tell you about unisex saunas! This is the latest Nordic touch to this unique and innovative airport, enabling passengers to experience another wonder of Finnish culture without actually clearing customs. The sauna is located in […]

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Fly Wednesdays, Book Thursdays For Cheapest Travel

If you’re a budget traveller with a flexible schedule, try bumping your next trip to hump day to save a few bucks. Yes, Wednesday. According to analysis by American travel startup Hopper, Wednesday is the cheapest day to depart for both domestic and international trips. The savings are about $40 for domestic flights and $60 […]

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Police Called To Rescue Ryanair Passengers Stranded On The Tarmac

It was a Valentine’s Day flight, but angry passengers were feeling no love for Ryanair after being stranded aboard one of the discount airline’s jets for three and a half hours. Cupid finally arrived though … in the form of an English police officer. About 15 minutes after the officer boarded the plane the 100 […]

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Passengers, crew clash mid-air over breakfast ‘eggspectation’

A dispute over breakfast on board an Air India flight ended anything but over easy. In fact, after serving tea and biscuits to the 50 passengers on the Gaya-Varanasi-Delhi flight, the crew found themselves in a real jam the afternoon of Feb. 7. According to the Times of India, the passengers demanded a “proper” breakfast […]

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Duty free-for-all aboard Ryanair flight

Irish discount airline Ryanair, infamous for its penny-pinching, had the tables turned on it during a bizarre incident earlier this month. PO’d passengers did the pinching, reportedly raiding a drink cart for booze, cigarettes, food and perfume, during a flight gone wrong from Rabat, in Morocco, to Paris on Jan. 11. Part way into the 2.5-hour flight the pilot […]

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