Passengers Arrested For Selling Food On Flight. Government Goes After Crew Who Let Them

Nov 29 2021

Passengers on a Uganda Airlines flight from Entebbe to Dubai have been arrested for turning the trip into a bazaar on Friday, charged with ‘common nuisance.’ Two individuals, who normally hawk cell phone accessories, brought grasshoppers on board to sell to other passengers to eat (“Nsenene”). They were up in the aisles of the Airbus A330, and apparently found some willing buyers.

The grasshoppers were allowed onto the aircraft because they were fried. However the airline has said if the two passengers Mubiru Paul and Kiggundu Habib do it again they’ll be banned from the state-owned carrier. And the airline itself has now gotten the idea to offer the grasshoppers as part of inflight meals themselves. Competition works.

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Woman Detained By Fellow Passenger And Zip Tied During Flight, Yells At Police To Shoot Her

Nov 29 2021

A passenger on board a Spirit Airlines flight departing South Florida on Saturday evening seemed to have more than one too many to drink prior to departure, according to others on the aircraft. She attacked two members of the cabin crew and then when she was arrested on arrival in Nashville yelled at police officers to shoot her.

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Huge: New 100,000 Mile Offer For United’s Premium Credit Card

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Nov 29 2021

The United Airlines MileagePlus premium credit card – which gets you access to United Clubs – has a $525 annual fee and currently has an offer to earn 100,000 bonus miles after you spend $5,000 on purchases in the first 3 months from account opening. This is a huge offer for a card that’s the best way for most U.S. MileagePlus members to get club access with United.

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African American Woman Made To Feel She Didn’t Belong In First Class, Kicked Off Over Bubble Guppies

Nov 29 2021

A Florida-based attorney flying American Airlines says her two year old was watching Bubble Guppies quietly, but without headphones. The aircraft was taxiing out, turned around and her family was kicked off the aircraft. She says she was told several times she ‘was in first class’ and felt, as a black woman, that she was being told she didn’t belong.

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Reprice Your JetBlue Tickets Now Using $50 Off $100 Each Way Discount

Nov 29 2021

JetBlue has a Cyber Monday deal of $50 off each one way of $100 or more (or $100 off a $200+ roundtrip).

While this ostensibly ‘isn’t valid on prior bookings’ as long as your existing trips aren’t in basic economy you don’t face change fees. As a result you can cancel your trip, bank the credits, and use those credits to rebook at the lower price.

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