‘Serial Stowaway’ Strikes Once Again in Chicago

‘Serial Stowaway’ Strikes Once Again in Chicago

The woman dubbed the ‘Serial Stowaway’ for her proclivity to try to board flights without a ticket or boarding pass—succeeding at least one time—was at it again. Marilyn Hartman, 67, was arrested at Chicago O’Hare International Airport on Friday night, once again…

United Airlines Making Major Changes to 'Premier' Membership Criteria

United Airlines Making Major Changes to 'Premier' Membership Criteria

United Airlines has announced that it’s overhauling the way the airline calculates eligibility requirements for frequent flyers to qualify for MileagePlus “Premier” status. With four Premier tiers—Silver, Gold, Platinum and Premier 1K—Premier status affords its members special perks, such as free upgrades,…

Southwest Eliminating Senior Citizen Discounts

Southwest Eliminating Senior Citizen Discounts

One of the big perks to flying Southwest Airlines will no longer exist by the end of the year. As of December 11, the Dallas-based carrier will eliminate its senior citizen discount, with fares expected to subsequently rise. The discount was for…

Drunk Passengers Delay Spirit Airlines Flight to Baltimore

Drunk Passengers Delay Spirit Airlines Flight to Baltimore

A drunk man forced all passengers to deplane after he vomited into a woman’s hair. The Spirit Airlines flight, bound for Baltimore from Chicago, returned to the gate after the drunken incident. The intoxicated individual was escorted from the aircraft and the…

Abu Dhabi to move toll gate to close off avoidance

Abu Dhabi to move toll gate to close off avoidance

All motorists entering and leaving Abu Dhabi island will face road tolls from October 15, after authorities said they will prevent motorists from dodging the charge. Abu Dhabi’s Department of Transport is set to move relocate one of the toll gates to…

Dubai Metro services resume following ‘technical malfunction’

Dubai Metro services resume following ‘technical malfunction’

Dubai Metro services on the red line have resumed as normal this afternoon following disruptions earlier this morning.  A ‘technical malfunction’ initially affected services at the Sharaf DG station, in Al Barsha, but the issue spread to four more stations: Noor Bank,…