Flight attendants say American Airlines’ sick leave policy discriminates against women – Dallas News

Updated at 3:22 p.m. with response from American Airlines. The union representing American Airlines’ predominantly female flight attendants is accusing the carrier of sex discrimination by implementing an attendance policy that doesn’t also apply to its mostly male pilots. The Association of Professional Flight Attendants, which represents over 27,000 American Airlines flight attendants, filed its complaint Friday…

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Flight from Los Angeles to Maui flew in circles for hours and never made it to Hawaii – SFGate

Kristine Phillips, The Washington Post Published 2:36 pm PST, Sunday, February 3, 2019 Hawaiian Airlines Flight 33, headed to Maui’s Kahului Airport, took off twice, each time landing back at Los Angeles International Airport after flying for hours. Hawaiian Airlines Flight 33, headed to Maui’s Kahului Airport, took off twice, each time landing back at Los…

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New York-bound Hawaiian Airlines flight makes emergency landing after flight attendant dies on board – New York Daily News

“We are deeply saddened by the loss of Emile Griffith, a member of our flight attendant ‘ohana for over 31 years who passed away while working on our flight between Honolulu and New York last night. We are forever grateful for Emile’s colleagues and good Samaritans on board who stayed by his side and provided…

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6 passengers fall ill on U.S. flight from Cleveland to Tampa – AOL

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Officials say six passengers fell ill on a Frontier Airlines flight from Cleveland to Tampa. WFLA-TV reports health officials boarded the plane when it landed at Tampa International Airport on Tuesday afternoon and the sick passengers were removed. Officials say they are being held for observation. The sick passengers were not…

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Boeing delivers its first aircraft from Chinese completion centre | International Flight Network – International Flight Network

Photo: © Boeing Boeing has delivered its first aircraft, a 737 MAX 8 for Air China, from the new completion and delivery centre in Zhoushan, China. The new facility in the Zhejiang province is the first such Boeing facility outside of the United States. Congratulations to Boeing for delivering the first 737 MAX from Zhoushan.…

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Flight attendant breastfeeds passenger’s baby after mother runs out of formula on plane

No. 14: Toronto-Manila (8,221 miles); Philippine Airlines (Boeing 777-300; Maximum block time of 16 hours, 25 minutes. (Data source: OAG, gcmap.com, airlines) (Photo: Boeing) Philippine Airlines flight attendant Patrisha Organo is being praised for breastfeeding a passenger’s baby after the mother ran out of formula. In a viral Facebook post shared Wednesday, Organo, 24, says she offered…

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Southwest flight makes emergency landing after alleged unwanted ‘footsie’ game

CLOSE A Texas man is facing a felony charge after causing a Southwest flight to be diverted because he wouldn’t stop “playing footsies” with the woman seated next to him. Buzz60 A Southwest Airlines Boeing 737 MAX 8 jet lands at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in December 2017. (Photo: Jeremy Dwyer-Lindgren, special to USA TODAY) A…

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Passengers Gasp for Air on Flight After Indian Airline Fails to Pressurize Cabin

Jet is only one of several Indian carriers that have had major safety issues this year. This spring, regulators forced IndiGo, a low-cost carrier that has become the country’s biggest and most profitable airline, and GoAir, another low-cost carrier, to ground some of their Airbus A320neo planes after problems with engines manufactured by Pratt &…

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