Australian discount airline Jetstar is busy apologizing after a crew member got on the PA system and told passengers they might want to flush any drugs they had on them before the plane landed in Sydney. This, because many travelers had just been at a music festival, and you know how kids are these days at those music festivals (they do drugs sometimes). [More]
Proving that it really is dangerous to have cell phones on during a flight, an investigation in Australia says a pilot was too distracted by texting on his phone to remember to put the wheels down for landing. Oh, oops. Turns out you need those things.
An Australian airline is giving money off coupons to passengers who sat near a man as he died while eating the in-flight meal.
Somewhere around six hours into a recent 11-hour flight from Auckland, New Zealand to Singapore, an intoxicated passenger apparently decided that he didn’t feel like making the trek to the plane’s lavatory. Instead, the man voided his bladder in the middle of the aisle.