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2 officers fired in connection with dragging doctor off United flight
The Chicago Department of Aviation has fired two officers involved in the Dr. David Dao incident that rocked the commercial airline industry earlier this year, the Chicago Inspector General's Office revealed today. Two other agents have been suspended, the office added. In a video that quickly went
Flight attendants say they fear being attacked
Some flight attendants say they feel passengers are being more "defiant" in the wake of an infamous April incident that saw a bloodied passenger, Dr. David Dao, dragged off a United flight.
Flight attendants say they're less vigorous about enforcing rules and fear being attacked
In the wake of an infamous April incident that saw a bloodied passenger dragged off a plane, some flight attendants are saying that they feel passengers are being more "defiant," leading to them become less vigorous about enforcing some safety rules to avoid confrontation. “Some passengers feel now
Passenger ordered to pay airline nearly $100K
James August, who was traveling with his girlfriend and her three children from Honolulu to New York on a Hawaiian Airlines flight, was heard threatening the flight attendant during takeoff and in flight, court documents say.
Airline bumping at a lowest rate in over a decade, new data shows
In the first half of 2017, airlines involuntarily bumped passengers at the lowest rate in over a decade, according to newly released data from the U.S. Department of Transportation. The 12 U.S. carriers that report incidents of involuntary denied boarding posted a bumping rate of 0.52 per 10,000
United Airlines gives away toddler's seat, forces mom to hold him during flight
A mother from Hawaii said United Airlines gave away the nearly $1,000 seat she purchased for her young son to a standby customer, forcing the mother to hold her son on her lap on the three-hour flight. Shirley Yamauchi said she at first noticed nothing unusual when she boarded the United flight in
Violinist says United Airlines employee 'lunged' at instrument in carry-on dispute
A classical violinist claims a United Airlines supervisor attempted to wrestle her violin from her arms, possibly injuring her hand, after saying she couldn't carry on the instrument -- and she's looking for footage to prove it. Yennifer Correia, a Venezuelan musician who was en route to a gig with
Delta apologizes to family kicked off flight
The airline said they refunded the travel for and provided compensation to a California family removed from a flight for refusing to give up their 2-year-old son's seat.
Video shows two men fighting on flight from Japan to Los Angeles
Passenger Corey Hour was on an All Nippon Airways flight when he captured the heated fight in the latest of a string of recent airline incidents.
United CEO to Congress: 'We failed' our customers and company
Oscar Munoz apologized for his immediate response to the incident involving United passenger David Dao.