Tag: incidents onboard

Ceiling Panel Falls on Toddler during American Airlines Flight to Dallas

Reading Time: < 1 minute A mother reported that a ceiling panel and oxygen tank fell on her 1-year-old son Saturday during an American Airlines flight from Hong Kong to DFW International Airport. Jennifer Zanone said in a Facebook post that her son was sitting on her lap when the panel fell on landing at the airport. She said she […]

Who Are The Most Annoying Plane Passengers?

Reading Time: 5 minutes Have you ever been disturbed by an aeroplane seat-kicker? Or have you ever felt annoyed because of unpleasant smells or noises made by your seatmates on board of a plane? If anyone ever needs proof of how quickly civilisation will collapse in the event of a world ending natural disaster, they only have to look […]

IATA: Collaboration Needed to Stem Unruly Passenger Incidents

Reading Time: 2 minutes The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released figures showing that reports of unruly passenger incidents onboard aircraft increased in 2015. Some 10,854 unruly passenger incidents were reported to IATA by airlines worldwide last year. This equates to one incident for every 1,205 flights, an increase from the 9,316 incidents reported in 2014 (or one incident […]