Two weeks ago, KLM launched a viral video to promote their Lost and Found service. Here it is, ICYMI. But did you know that this is hardly a new concept? Here are three commercials from the 1970s and 1980s.
Nowadays, the only way you can get a meal on a flight under 5 1/2 hours is either to upgrade to Club Class or Business Class, to buy on board… or to fly one of the few airlines that still offers free meals.
Imagine what happens when a passenger lands at the wrong airport… even though the flight plan was followed and the pilot did nothing wrong. The cause? They booked (or were booked on) the wrong flight.
Recently, a recording was released, capturing the confusion and disbelief when air traffic control realized that Southwest Airlines flight 4013 had landed not at Branson Airport (BKG), but at much-smaller M. Graham Clark Downtown Airport (PLK) on January 12, 2014. The pilot proceeded visually towards what he thought was the right field. Fortunately, the plane stopped just short of running out of runway and no passengers were injured.
By now, you probably heard of a viral note a passenger left on a WestJet flight […]. My first thought was pretty much what the title says. I couldn’t believe that there are still people in the world who would avoid a female pilot. Like it happened in 1991.
By now, you may have heard of this viral note a passenger left on a WestJet flight from Calgary to Victoria, claiming that “the cockpit of an airliner is no place for a woman”.