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Coronavirus impact

An airline shut down because everyone was ignoring coronavirus rules

June 7th, 2020

The coronavirus’ impact on the global economy continues to be felt far and wide, touching almost every imaginable business sector, including airlines and the hospitality industry. Regarding airlines, Indonesia-based carrier Lion Air recently restarted operations after having temporarily closed because of the pandemic. Unfortunately, Lion Air has now closed down again due to passengers being …

Airline Travel Industry Secrets

Airline personnel reveal the industry’s biggest secrets

January 12th, 2016

Whether you’re a seasoned flyer or you hate air travel, the chances are good that you still have a lot to learn when it comes to traveling by airplane. Luckily, airline staff, pilots included, may have answered some of your questions in a Reddit thread about the industry’s biggest secrets – and you won’t like all …

British Airways equipping flight attendants with iPads

August 19th, 2011

British Airways is currently running a trial during which it is providing its flight attendants with iPads, hoping the Apple tablets will enhance customer service and improve safety. According to Mashable, the iPads are preloaded with British Airways safety documents, including manuals, as well as information about each plane’s passengers. Flight attendants will be able to …

Report: cell phones, portable electronics causing interference on flights

June 10th, 2011

A new study obtained by ABC News suggests that cell phones and other personal electronic devices might be causing electronic interference on airplanes. U.S. airlines all require that passengers power off any and all electronic devices, many claiming that “flight mode,” isn’t even allowed. Of course, if you’re like us, you may ignore those warnings …