Archive for the ‘News of the absurd’ Category

August 11th, 2010

Sometimes the weird news is about us…

It wouldn’t be fair for us to point out absurdities in other corners of the industry without acknowledging when it’s about us. Well, this week’s news certainly falls into that category. Perhaps you heard a little story about one of our flight attendants? While we can’t discuss the details of what is an ongoing investigation, […]

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July 24th, 2010

Flight attendant causes a commotion

A flight attendant having a rough patch threatened to “unleash jihad” on his former airline after being fired and jailed for throwing a coffee pot at another flight attendant’s head. The former employee of American claims that he threw the coffee pot at the wall out of anger over his friend’s recent suicide and that […]

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July 20th, 2010

Man arrested for trying to smuggle 18 monkeys in his clothing!

A Mexican citizen was stopped in Mexico City International Airport after arriving from Lima because of suspicious behavior (and quite possibly because of a bulge in his clothing). Upon further inspection it was discovered that he was hiding 18 monkeys in a girdle under his shirt! He claimed he had placed the monkeys on his […]

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July 13th, 2010

Airline sued for allegedly allowing woman to make advances on 14-year old boy

The father of a 14-year old boy is suing Southwest for allegedly allowing an older woman to offer sex and drugs to the boy while inflight. Claims are being made that the boy left his seat several times to avoid the woman and tried to get a seat change and was told by airline personnel […]

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