Posted by: athomas
As we saw with the recent Mike Tyson incident, don't start something you can't finish.

This guy encouraged a former NFL player to kick his a**. He obliged.

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Posted by: athomas
"Insiders" deliberately sabotaging flights is a generally rare occurrence, although it has happened in the past.

Also, given the remaining vulnerability of the opened and closed cockpit door, we need to remain vigilant about who has access to the flight controls - and who can get access...

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Posted by: athomas
To build on the trendline of passengers disembarking via the emergency exit, a guy went out and jumped on the wing before hitting the tarmac.

Are people really in that much of a hurry to get into the Terminal?

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Posted by: athomas
This happens every now and then.

Still, it is a cool exit strategy when things aren't going your way...

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Posted by: athomas
If you wanted to create more in-flight chaos as the busy summer season approaches, I can think of nothing better than re-instating the mask mandate on the grounds that some future bureaucratic authority is necessary.

Decisions have real consequences.
Posted by: athomas
It appears after some pleasantries, Mike Tyson had enough of a fellow passenger who wouldn't STFU...

It didn't end well for the talker.

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Posted by: athomas
Yesterday's ruling by a Florida judge to remove the federal mask mandate has lead to its immediate demise.

Amazing how quickly the Administration wilted after just having extended the mandate a week ago...

It makes one wonder how much of all the past two years was really about public health...

Posted by: athomas
The FAA is- finally- coming down hard on passengers who get out of control.

With more than $2 million in total levied this year, the largest single fines ever were recently imposed on two passengers who in separate incidents attacked fellow passengers and bit flight crew members.

It's about time!!

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Posted by: athomas
A few days after a Southwest passenger threatened gate agents and assaulted an officer, he was banned from the airline. Good for Southwest.

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Posted by: athomas
As the domestic political scene in the U.S. gets more and more silly, incidents on commercial flights are reflecting the trendline.
A couple of recent cases around the current U.S. president- one a mask, the other a sweatshirt- have resulted in passenger removals.
The joys of modern air travel...