It takes time to move bags through an airport. Check in late or be on a connecting flight that arrives late and there may not be enough time to move the bag through the systems.Interestingly, it can also work the other way; arrive too early and the bag disappears into the system to be stored temporarily and then forgotten.I can't say for sure, but I think the main reason for this is that theRead More »
This is where pilots sleep on long haul flights in relation to the aircraft. And because a picture is worth a thousand words check out all the other images. (Pilots sleep in any one of these beds on Long Haul flights. Likely 50% of the journey is spent in here. )Boeing 777 (3D Rendering with “lights”)Boeing 777 (Actual Image) Below.Now the Cabin Crew quarters are aRead More »
See the controls in this airplane seat armrest? Do you know what used to be embedded there before there was any kind of in-flight entertainment? Behold the airline seat ashtray. Used to be absolutely standard, whether you were in the smoking section or not.The smoking section, incidentally, was simply marked by a plaque on a seat back indicating that it started at such-and-such a rowRead More »
This answer is not applicable to most people, though. Most people are probably worried about flying, about space, and about the whole confusing process and just wait in line because the feel it's the most likely way to get where they're going without a mistake.Note that on United (my main airline), "Premier 1K" fliers like me get to board in "group 1" which is the second set called. United policyRead More »
How much money will United Airlines likely pay the passenger that they forcibly dragged off their airplane?
Now that that is out of the way, I find it hard to believe that the passenger has any real legal recourse. For one, the passenger wasn't dragged off by United Airlines agents, but by actual police. It is against federal law not to comply with crew instructions. The man refused to comply with their instruction and hence broke the law. The officers were called because he broke the law and when he diRead More »
Who doesn’t like vacations? Everyone does, yeah! All of us have dream destinations to visit and we keep saving money to spend some day on our dream vacation. However, at times planning a trip can be extremely stressful and can turn out to be disaster, due to multiple reasons. At times, we don’t choose the best destination, or we don’t select the best hotel, or we don’t find the best fligRead More »
Common reasons are technical glitches, and bad weather situation. So, if you’re on a flight, specifically EU flight, you have a right to get compensated when your flight is delayed for more than three hours. The flight delayed compensation is provisioned under EU rule 261/2004. Whether the flight was last week or six years ago, EU rule 261/2004 means if you’re delayed over three hours or yourRead More »