Natalie Williamson and her husband were boarding a Virgin Blue flight from Fiji to Sydney recently, when a flight attendant picked up their 17-month old son, put him in the overhead bin, and locked it. It was 10 seconds before the boy was released. It goes on record as the worst-ever game of peek-a-boo.
Next time I take out a piece of handsome gadgetry on a plane, I...do not expect to get this reaction. Were things really that much more fun in the 60s? I never expected to be so jealous of a Leica.
In the richest of rich person problems, airline-and-Formula-One-team-owner Richard Branson just lost a bet to airline-and-Formula-One-team-owner Tony Fernandes. The stakes? He's got to be a flight attendant on an Air Asia flight from Kuala Lumpur to London.
Being a flight attendant isn't always exciting. The crew at Cebu Pacific Airlines, however, found a way to spice up a normally mundane safety demonstration: by setting it to Lady Gaga and Katy Perry songs, and dancing their asses off.
The tale of Steven Slater—the JetBlue flight attendant who became a folk hero by storming off the job on an inflatable slide—keeps getting better. Gay sex, happy bragging, family tragedy, HIV status, and a confused ex-wife ahead. [Updated]