Passengers

A chaotic weekend at Berlin’s ‌BER highlights COVID’s impact on aviation‌

Berlin travelers left frustrated after huge check-in lines led to missed flights on a vacation getaway weekend...


Ryanair & Wizz Air double September 2021 passenger numbers, leading recovery

LCCs Ryanair and Wizz continue to lead the European recovery in terms of passenger numbers and flights   ...


British Airways offers passengers to pay for sustainable aviation fuel

British Airways launches a new sustainability program, which enables passengers to pay for sustainable aviation fuel.  ...


US authorities report a drastic rise of unruly passenger incidents

Inflight incidents on US carrier flights tally up to 3,300 reports with charges surmounting to $682,000.  ...


DYI: Pilots, cabin crew & passengers bring aviation indoors

The coronavirus pandemic might have grounded the planes, but the desire to travel and experience the world from the cruising altitude did not go anywhere ‒ neither did the fascination for aviation. Unable to travel as they used to, creative pilots, flight attendants, and passengers turned to Do-It-Yourself methods and brought little pieces of the sky indoors.   ...


Drunk and Duct-taped: S7 Airlines unruly passenger tied to chair

Passengers onboard S7 Airlines found a creative way to deal with an unruly passenger who became disruptive during a domestic flight and tried to enter the cockpit. A video released by Russia’s Interior Ministry (below) shows the unruly passenger duct-taped to a chair. ...


IATA upgrades forecast: expects 8.2 billion air travelers in 2037

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released on October 24, 2018, its latest forecast on global air passenger growth within the next two decades, stating passenger numbers could double to 8.2 billion in 2037. ...


Cathay Pacific data breach affects 9.4 million passengers

In one of the worst data breaches in history to hit the airline industry, Cathay Pacific revealed on October 24, 2018, that personal information of up to 9.4 million passengers of the airline and its unit Hong Kong Dragon Airlines (or “Cathay Dragon”) were hacked earlier this year....


Opinion: Primera Air collapse exposes passenger protection lack

Primera Air has gone under and it left many passengers stranded overseas. They have to purchase tickets to return home. Most of the passengers bought their Primera Air tickets from Primera Air's website....


Travelers request information in real time from the airlines

In the 2018 edition of the global passenger survey conducted by the International Air Transport Association (IATA), air travelers in the world expressed their desire to have real-time information on their personal electronic devices about their air travel experience....