A man who assaulted and threatened to kill a flight attendant on a United Airlines flight has been fined $50,000. The Tokyo-bound plane was forced to divert to Alaska. Seksan Kumtong was sentenced to five years probation and ordered in federal court to repay the nearly $50,000 it cost to divert the plane to Anchorage […]
Boeing has recommended grounding all 128 of its 777-model aircraft which have the same type of engine that suffered failure and shed debris over Denver. Airlines using planes with the same engine type should suspend operations until full inspections could be carried out. “While an investigation is ongoing, we recommended suspending operations of the 69 […]
A United Airlines pilot suffered an apparent heart attack in midair on a flight to Seattle on Thursday evening, and later died after the plane was forced to make an emergency landing in Boise, Idaho, a hospital spokeswoman told NBC News.
If Kerry Drake missed his connecting flight, he wouldn’t get to the hospital in time to say goodbye to his mother. Drake got the news on the morning of January 24 that his mother, who had been ill for years from rheumatoid arthritis and had been especially sick the last four months, was dying.
A man says United Airlines kicked him off his flight to Istanbul on Valentine’s Day after he took a picture of his seat and made a comment about terrorists. “I take photos on every single flight I am on,” Matthew Klint, a 26-year old travel blogger, told NBC News. “I have a picture of every […]