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EVA Air Introduces New Method to Protect Flight Attendants

In response to the humiliating incident involving a group of female flight attendants, Taiwan-based EVA Air announced that passenger displaying inappropriate behavior will be denied boarding in the future. On Jan. 19, an American male passenger who is assumed to weigh 200 kilograms in a wheelchair, took an EVA Air flight from Los Angeles to Taipei, in which the flight had no male flight attendants. The passenger was criticized for asking the flight attendants to help him to remove his…

Turkish Airlines Debuts New ‘High-Fashion’ Uniforms

Turkish Airlines today made a bold fashion statement with the announcement of its new designer uniforms. The Istanbul-based airline teamed up with Haute Couturier Ettore Bilotta, a Milan-based designer, to help create the new uniform heralding a new era and brand identity for Turkey’s flag carrier. The uniform was inspired…

Ryanair Faced with Wave of Summer Holiday Strikes by Pilots…

Ryanair is facing a difficult first few weeks of the European summer holiday period as pilots in Ireland have scheduled a strike on Thursday, July 12. The action follows Ryanair’s decision to recognize unions in December 2017 and is the result of what the Irish pilots’ union IALPA says is…

Seven Years Later: Qantas Flight 32

Saturday marks seven years since Qantas flight 32 experienced an in air emergency over Indonesia. The incident was the first major one for the Airbus A380, which at the time, was a two year old aircraft. Although the flight landed safely with no injuries to the 469 passengers and crew…