Author Topic: Airline Travel: It Keeps Getting Worse  (Read 65 times)

Offline SGOS (OP)

Airline Travel: It Keeps Getting Worse
« on: July 17, 2017, 09:35:21 AM »
A North Carolina report picked up and carried in media reports from the United Kingdom to India may not have been adequately fact checked and American Airlines is denying it.  But then it's American Airlines and they try to deny everything.  I think a Federal investigation is in order because something about the alleged incident smells.

http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/local/article161691703.html

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Media outlets from the United Kingdom to India were reporting Sunday that an American Airlines flight had to be evacuated in Raleigh after other passengers became sick from smelling an ailing man’s gas.

WNCN-TV reported Sunday that passengers had to be evacuated from a flight at Raleigh-Durham International Airport after experiencing headaches and nausea.”

The International Business Times was even more descriptive, writing the sick man “broke wind so violently it caused nausea and headaches among his fellow passengers.” It reported the plane had landed at Raleigh-Durham on July 16 at around 4 p.m., and cited a U.S. airport official as its source.

Not true, say American Airline officials.

“The plane was not evacuated. (A) medical call came in for someone affected by an odor after the plane deplaned normally,” a Raleigh airport official said in an email to the Charlotte Observer.

An American Airlines official added: “We did take an aircraft out of service for a mechanical issue,



Offline Baruch

Re: Airline Travel: It Keeps Getting Worse
« Reply #1 on: July 17, 2017, 12:51:34 PM »
This is why they are going to remove the seats from planes and just put people in like cattle in cattle trucks.  And I can testify that a coworker had gas that could take the paint off the wall ;-)
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Offline Munch

Re: Airline Travel: It Keeps Getting Worse
« Reply #2 on: July 17, 2017, 01:39:04 PM »
This is why they are going to remove the seats from planes and just put people in like cattle in cattle trucks.  And I can testify that a coworker had gas that could take the paint off the wall ;-)

It sounds like he's in the wrong job, he's got a career prospect there, bio degradable

Offline SGOS (OP)

Re: Airline Travel: It Keeps Getting Worse
« Reply #3 on: July 17, 2017, 02:29:07 PM »
It sounds like he's in the wrong job, he's got a career prospect there, bio degradable
There must be some military use for his services.

Re: Airline Travel: It Keeps Getting Worse
« Reply #4 on: July 17, 2017, 02:39:28 PM »
Google "Ann Coulter United Airlines" for a :snork:
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Offline SGOS (OP)

Re: Airline Travel: It Keeps Getting Worse
« Reply #5 on: July 17, 2017, 04:21:20 PM »
Google "Ann Coulter United Airlines" for a :snork:
Yeah, I read that one earlier today.

Offline Baruch

Re: Airline Travel: It Keeps Getting Worse
« Reply #6 on: July 17, 2017, 06:33:54 PM »
There must be some military use for his services.

Top secret! Violates the Geneva Conventions ;-)  Gas warfare was banned after WW I.
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Offline Atheon

Re: Airline Travel: It Keeps Getting Worse
« Reply #7 on: July 17, 2017, 10:47:47 PM »
The article should use the proper terminology. It's "farts".
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Offline Cavebear

Re: Airline Travel: It Keeps Getting Worse
« Reply #8 on: July 18, 2017, 03:22:17 AM »
Anyone who travels first class at company (and after taxreduction) expense should be required to travel coach every 3rd time to remind them of how horrible it is.  Or the business tax write-off should be eliminated for them.

Their choice.
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