During the court hearing, Hassim's lawyers argued that other international airlines do not use the BMI and do not face safety risks in relation to that. They also said that being 1 kg 'overweight' could not prevent Hassim from successfully performing her duties. But the court ruled in favour of the airline carrier, saying that the company has the right to determine its own weight management policy. … [Read more...] about Malaysia Airlines Flight Attendant Fired for Being One Kilo Overweight Loses Case in Court
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Jennifer Lynch’s official title at Southwest Airlines is social care team specialist. But that belies the other duties she might take on during her average shift responding to dozens of stressed-out passengers on Twitter: therapist, event planner, meteorologist. … [Read more...] about She answers up to 100 tweets a day for Southwest Airlines. Here’s what it’s like.
In 2015 when Malaysia Airlines announced its weight policy is said: 'As cabin crew, apart from maintaining the appearance as set by the company, you are also responsible to ensure the safety of our passengers while in flights. Being front liners in uniform, cabin crew cast an unforgettable image in the minds of our valued guests.' … [Read more...] about Air stewardess who was fired for being one pound ‘overweight’ after 25 years with Malaysia Airlines loses her claim for unfair dismissal
Freckle Butt Fred, as he’s formally known, flew last week for the very first time as a service animal for his owner Ronica Froese of Croton, Michigan. The dual-certified horse is certified as both a service and therapy animal, and thereby permitted on board. … [Read more...] about A Miniature Service Horse Flew On A Plane After Months Of Training, It’s First Flight Could Be Its Last
No Australian airlines fly the 737 Max, CASA said, but two foreign carriers had previously flown the aircraft into the country -- Singapore's SilkAir and Fiji Airways. SilkAir has been temporarily barred from flying any 737 Max out of Singapore by the city-state's aviation authority, though Fiji Airways said Tuesday that it would continue flying the two 737 Max 8s in its fleet. … [Read more...] about Which airlines are still flying Boeing 737 MAX?
Hanoi (VNA) – The national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines has restored some services on domestic and international flights with durations of less than 2.5 hours since February 24, as there have been signs showing COVID-19 has been put under control in Vietnam. Inflight meal, beverage and media services had been restricted on its flights to prevent the spread of the acute respiratory disease to passengers and crew members, it said on late February 24, adding that the restoration of these services strictly complies with health and safety regulations. Accordingly, passengers in the business and premium economy classes will enjoy all services like in the past such as hot meals, beverages and entertainment materials. The airline has also resumed the meal service for those in the economy class, it said. The domestic routes with service restoration consist of those between Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City, Can Tho, Phu Quoc; between HCM City and Hai Phong, Van Don. The beneficiary … [Read more...] about Vietnam Airlines restores some inflight services thanks to COVID-19 fight
South Korea raised its infectious disease alert to its highest level on Sunday as the number of confirmed infection cases continued to rise. As of Monday, South Korea had reported over 800 infections and eight deaths while Vietnam has so far recorded 16, of whom 15 have recovered. … [Read more...] about South Korea-Vietnam flights canceled to halt coronavirus spread
Vietnam Airlines said they had stopped flights on Danang-Incheon and Cam Ranh-Incheon routes. They also cut the number of flights on Incheon-Hanoi/HCM City and Busan-Hanoi/HCM City routes due to lack of passengers. Bamboo Airways on February 24 also decreased the number of flights for similar reasons. They will temporarily stop operating the flights on Danang-Incheon and Nha Trang-Incheon starting from February 26. The carrier said it was necessary to mitigate the outbreak and apologised to their passengers for the inconvenience. They will issue more detail information about the cancellation and support policies. Passengers were advised to arrange their schedules. After the outbreak is under control, they will announce new flight schedules. Vietnam Airlines, Bamboo Airways, Vietjet Air, and Jetstar Pacific are operating 14 routes from Nha Trang, Da Lat, Hai Phong, Danang, Hanoi and HCM City to Busan, Incheon, Jeolla-Nam, Gangwon, Cheongwon-gu and Daegu. There were 182 flights per … [Read more...] about Airlines cancel Vietnam-South Korea flights amid coronavirus outbreak
There has been a slight rise in the number of domestic flights, but an inversely proportional growth in the number of domestic travellers as per the data from AAI. The number of domestic flights in January were 5,008 and in 2019 it was 4,850, but the number of domestic passengers in 2019 stood at 7.59 lakh while in January 2020 this stood at 7.22 lakh. … [Read more...] about Pune’s Lohegaon airport sees 50% drop in international flights
Mr. Batra had sought “updated (till the date of response), completed and detailed information (including dates and invoices)” on total pending dues towards VVIP charter flights and amounts owed by different public authorities towards Air India among other details. … [Read more...] about Air India has dues of over ₹822 crore towards VVIP charter flights