Woman charged in assault of Southwest Airlines flight attendant who lost two teeth

SAN DIEGO — A California woman who allegedly punched a flight attendant in the face and grabbed her hair was charged with assault Wednesday in federal court. Vyvianna M. Quinonez was also charged with interfering with a flight crew. She is scheduled to appear in court in San Diego on Sept. 17. The attendant on the Southwest Airlines plane lost More...

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By admin On Monday, August 30th, 2021
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Air travel sees sharp decline as delta variant continues to derail vacation plans

Summer travel was the big bounce-back story for 2021, with Covid-weary American travelers spending $6 billion on domestic flights in June alone, swapping screen time for downtime. The delta variant of the coronavirus More...

By admin On Wednesday, August 25th, 2021
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FAA releases PSA after thousands of unruly passengers are reported

Unruly passengers aboard commercial flights are making the skies anything but friendly, according to the Federal Aviation Administration. In its effort to curb what it has described as a dramatic increase in More...

By admin On Thursday, August 19th, 2021
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Proposed fines for unruly passengers top $1 million, FAA says

Thirty-four passengers accused of unruly behavior on planes are facing more than $500,000 in fines, bringing the total amount of proposed civil penalties to more than $1 million this year, according to the Federal More...

By admin On Thursday, August 19th, 2021
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American Airlines extends ban on alcohol sales to main cabin passengers until 2022

American Airlines passengers will have to wait a little longer before alcohol sales resume in the main cabin. That is because the company has decided to extend its suspension of in-flight alcohol service until More...

By admin On Wednesday, August 18th, 2021
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Don’t duct tape unruly passengers, United Airlines says in memo to employees

Unruly passengers may have been duct taped to their seats on other carriers, but United Airlines officials want to make clear that they do not endorse the practice. “Please remember that there are designated More...

By admin On Wednesday, August 18th, 2021
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TSA extends into January mask rule for airline passengers

Federal officials are extending into January a requirement that people on airline flights and public transportation wear face masks, a rule intended to limit the spread of Covid-19. The Transportation Security More...

By admin On Tuesday, August 17th, 2021
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Spirit Airlines says canceled flights cost $50M, hurt bookings

Spirit Airlines said Monday the cancellation of more than 2,800 flights over an 11-day stretch this summer cost the budget airline about $50 million in lost revenue and caused spending to soar. The airline said More...

By admin On Friday, August 13th, 2021
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Here’s what it’s like to take a cruise right now

Cruise lines resuming service from ports in the United States and around the world are setting sail with a long list of health protocols in place to help keep passengers and crew members safe from the Covid-19 More...

By admin On Wednesday, August 11th, 2021
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Wildfires, sky-high prices and long delays have not deterred travelers this summer. But the delta variant has.

This was supposed to be the summer of “revenge travel,” catch-up trips, and rescheduled family reunions — but the surge in coronavirus cases, and in particular the highly contagious delta variant, More...