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The Plane Filled With Smoke. Weeks Later, Passengers Are Ill

October 17, 2019 |

In early August, a British Airways plane en route to Valencia filled up with smoke shortly before landing. Two months later, passengers from BA422 say they still have breathing problems. One woman says she now gets breathless walking uphill; another says he often struggles to breathe and has sores in…
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CNN

London has started tracking passengers on the Tube

August 3, 2019 |

London’s subway has become the latest transportation agency to use location data collected from people’s smartphones in a bid to improve services.
CNN.com – RSS Channel – World

‘Firebird’ roller coaster jams at Six Flags park near DC; all passengers escorted to safety

July 19, 2019 |

Passengers had to be escorted off of a roller coaster at Six Flags America in Maryland on Thursday after the ride reportedly became stuck at the top of a hill.
FOX News

Passengers Subdue Screaming Man on Plane

June 15, 2019 |

Passengers on a Turkish Airlines jetliner flying to Sudan had to subdue a man who started screaming a few minutes after takeoff and began smashing at an oxygen mask box and then a cabin window, before pushing flight attendants aside and rushing toward the cockpit, the AP reports. Associated Press…
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Airlines eye crueler ways of making passengers miserable

April 29, 2019 |

News this week that Delta Air Lines is testing seats that recline even less should be sufficient to confirm airline passengers’ fears that things will only get worse before they get, almost certainly, worse.

But give Delta this much credit: At least they’re still providing seats.

A glimpse of how…


L.A. Times – Business

Airplane ‘Creep’ Stymied by Female Passengers

March 26, 2019 |

A Canadian reporter noticed a disturbing incident involving a teen girl on a recent plane ride—and her intervention, along with that of other female passengers, helped the young lady out of an uncomfortable situation. Per the CBC , Joanna Chiu, the Star’s Vancouver bureau chief, was on a flight from…
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Crazy Evacuation Underway for 1,300 Cruise Passengers

March 23, 2019 |

Rescue workers off Norway’s western coast rushed to evacuate 1,300 passengers and crew from a disabled cruise ship by helicopter on Saturday, winching them one-by-one to safety as heaving waves tossed the ship from side to side and high winds battered the operation, the AP reports. The Norwegian newspaper…
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CNN

Passengers killed in crash came from 35 countries, airline says

March 11, 2019 |

Grief and sorrow know no borders, but Sunday’s Ethiopian Airline crash is truly an international tragedy.
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These Amtrak Passengers Are Having a Really Bad Journey

February 26, 2019 |

Nearly 200 people aboard an Amtrak train now have everyone else beat when it comes to tales about travel nightmares. Their train hit a downed tree in remote Oregon on Sunday evening, and all aboard—183 passengers, plus the crew—will likely be stuck there until Tuesday morning, reports the…
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Passengers Experience Most Disappointing Flight Ever to Hawaii

February 2, 2019 |

You know that feeling when you start your vacation and you just really, really want to get to your destination? Try to imagine, then, how passengers on Hawaiian Airlines Flight 33 felt Friday, when their plane from Los Angeles International Airport, bound for Maui, took off a total of three…
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