American Airlines Gate
Video: Sobbing Man Finds Out He’s Not Allowed To Fly

There's video going viral of a man having a meltdown at the airport yesterday while trying to depart DC, when he finds out he's not allowed to fly. However, there are conflicting theories on what happened -- is the guy actually on some no-fly list, is…

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Stop The Steal
Trump Supporter Kicked Off Flight For Mask Joke? No, Not Quite…

Yesterday seems like it was a fun day to fly to DC... With Congress counting electoral votes today, a not-insignificant number of Trump supporters are traveling to DC to protest, in order to "Stop the Steal" ("stealing" nowadays is another word for "counting…

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Handing Out Money Airplane
Man Hands Out $100 Bills On Flight (As One Does)

Well this is... bizarre. There's not much context here, but a 13-second video is circulating of a man handing out $100 bills to fellow passengers on a flight. In the video, the man is seen with quite a stack of $100 bills in a "fan." There must be at…

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Alaska Safety Video
Catchy & Genius: The Alaska Airlines Safety Dance

I absolutely love this, and now can't get it out of my head... Alaska Airlines has revealed a new minute-long ad, known as the "Alaska Safety Dance," and it's... simply amazing. Check it out here, and then we'll talk more about it below: For those who…

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Air New Zealand Safety Video
Air New Zealand’s New Domestic Safety Video

Air New Zealand is hands down the most innovative airline when it comes to safety videos. For years the airline has been refreshing its safety video at least a couple of times annually. With New Zealand's borders more or less closed, and Air New Zealand's…

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Southern Air 777
Scary: Southern Air 777 Has Stall Incident On Takeoff From JFK

I suppose all's well that ends well, though I still find this to be an interesting story... This incident happened on November 15, 2020, and involves Southern Air flight 947. The cargo Boeing 777-200 with the registration code N702GT was operating a…

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Spirit Airlines Big Front Seat – 1
Spirit Airlines Flight Attendant Goes On Shocking Rant

Usually it's airline passengers acting out of line when it comes to mask compliance on planes, but this time it's the other way around. There's a fine line between trying to get passengers to do the right thing, and threatening to jail them, fine them…

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Air Astana 767
Very Nice: Kazakhstan Embraces Borat Catchphrase In New Ad

The government of Kazakhstan is sorta kinda changing its tune on Borat, following the release of the second mockumentary last week: Back in 2006 the first movie was released -- "Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of…

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Spirit Airlines Brawl
Spirit Airlines Brawl Leads To Onboard Tasing & Arrest

This is possibly the most uncivilized behavior I've ever seen filmed on a plane... and that's saying a lot. This even caused an arrest, and the bail for the passenger who is accused of being the instigator has been set at $150,000. Sunday afternoon's…

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Delta 737
Video: Rude, Maskless Delta Captain Confronts Passenger

There's some video footage circulating of an interaction between a Delta captain and a passenger on a recent flight. There's not much context for what happened, so I'm doing my best to piece together the interaction. The video starts with the pilot approaching…

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Rossiya Safety Video
Rossiya’s Cool & Surprising New Safety Video

Rossiya is a Russian airline that is an Aeroflot subsidiary. It operates a fleet of over 60 aircraft, on both short haul and long haul routes. Well, the carrier's new safety video has just been unofficially revealed -- Rossiya hasn't directly promoted…

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United 737
Guy Flies United Airlines With Massive Boarding Pass

A TikTok user posted a "life hack" about how to never lose your boarding pass. Apparently the method is to show up at the airport with your boarding pass printed on a five foot piece of paper. Surprisingly he seems to have no issues at any point of the…

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Safety Video
Hah: University Creates Airline-Style Safety Video

This is kinda cool... As many schools restart in-person classes, there are updated health and safety protocols. Well, Yeshiva University seemingly decided to have a bit of fun with this. The school has created a video highlighting what's being called…

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Kuwait Airways Landing
Must-See: Kuwait Airways’ Unusual 777 Landing

I love watching takeoff and landing videos, especially at a time when most of us are seeing fewer planes in person. Well, a video of a Kuwait Airways Boeing 777-300ER landing yesterday at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport was captured from a couple of different…

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Travel Influencers
Hilarious Video: “Travel Influencers Be Like…”

I figure we could all use some travel humor at this point. Check out this hilarious video just uploaded by a YouTuber that has some pretty spot-on observations about the world of "travel influencers." The video gave me a good laugh, and I'm sure it's…

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Frontier A321
These Airline TikToks Made Me Laugh Out Loud

I'll be the first to admit that I know almost nothing about TikTok. I'm getting old, and the whole concept seems confusing to me. However, a friend linked me to some airline TikToks, and they cracked me up. I figure we can all use some airline humor…

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Spirit Airlines
Video: Angry Spirit Airlines Passengers Assault Employees, Throw Shoes & Fast Food

Three passengers have been arrested after an incident that unfolded at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport on Tuesday night, where they assaulted five Spirit Airlines employees. The incident occurred at gate G12 in Terminal 4 prior to Spirit…

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Emirates A380
Emirates Cabin Crew Seek Revenge On Complaining Passenger

A YouTuber named "Queen MK" uploaded a video to YouTube yesterday about a flight attendant who was fired from Emirates, and I'm not quite sure what to make of it. To start, I should mention that it appears the vlogger used to work for Emirates, but is…

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Sas Music Video
Must-See: SAS Employees Create Music Video

This can't help but put a smile on my face. Scandinavian Airlines employees have created a music video to reflect the current times, and it's really cute. As it's described: This song and video was made with love for our job in aviation. It is dedicated…

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American 737 Max Business Class – 2
Jerk Removed From American Airlines Flight For Not Wearing Mask, Gets Called Out

On most topics I'm happy to agree to disagree, and respect other opinions. One exception is those who refuse to wear face masks on planes for ridiculous reasons, like claiming it violates their freedom. The scientific community is more or less in agreement…

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Air China Captains
Six Air China Captains Fly A Boeing 747-8

Earlier I came across a really cool video on YouTube of Air China taking delivery of a Boeing 747-8 back in 2014 (yes, this was a long time ago, but when you're home and not traveling you start to look for aviation videos online). This was apparently…

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Etihad Ad
Here Are My Favorite Airline Ad Campaigns

Yesterday I shared my take on the best airline boarding music to enjoy at home. Continuing with the theme of enjoying airline-related things at home, today I wanted to share some of my favorite airline ads that were produced in the past 20 years. At…

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Eastern Air Lines The Losers 2
“Eastern Air Lines Losers” Ad From 1967

It goes without saying that we've evolved a lot as a society (though different cultures have evolved at different paces and in different ways). As you'd expect, marketing has evolved similarly, and was different decades ago than it is now. That's especially…

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