Sex sex sex. Now that we have your attention, Flamingo Air is offering ‘Mile High Club’ flights. No, the airline is not based in New York or Las Vegas or Miami. Try Cincinnati.
Sexy underwear. Are you easily offended? Then don’t look here to see the Ryanair ads featuring flight attendants in teeny-tiny undies that the BBC is going to ban.
Dirty Harry Redux. A loaded gun was found at – ah, forget it. I don’t get out of bed for a loaded gun story anymore. A chain saw, maybe.
That’s a lot of planes. Indonesian’s Lion Air has ordered 230 jets from Boeing – a deal valued at $22 billion. Or as the Associated Press is calling it, Boeing’s “biggest order ever.” Sounds about right. Fun fact: Web Editor Collin Quick took a year of Indonesian as his language requirement in college. He can only remember a few phrases.
He had good intentions. A man on an unnamed Vietnam flight helped a woman get her and her crying baby off the plane faster while on the tarmac … by opening the emergency exit door, thusly deploying the emergency slide. He’s been fined $950 and it will cost $10,000 to replace the slide. Sadly, the mom didn’t take advantage of the expensive ride on the slide.
He knew he would have the munchies. TSA workers at Oakland International Airport found a bag of marijuana inside a peanut butter jar. The passenger was cited for possession and missed his original flight. No jelly and bread were found in the man’s luggage.
Will they play Words with Friends? British Airways is outfitting 1,200 crew members with iPads to reduce papers and help them find information faster. No word yet if they will have to be turned off during take offs and landings.
Wish this was a joke: Omaha Cops were tipped off by a hotel shuttle bus driver that a Frontier pilot may have been drunk. Was he? Dunno, but he didn’t fly. Thanks, bus driver.