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Airline Pulse: News and Notes for Dec. 2, 2015

Airlines & Airports | Donald Wood | December 02, 2015

Airline Pulse: News and Notes for Dec. 2, 2015

American Airlines Flight Attendant Attacks Crew, U.S. Marshals
According to court documents, a flight attendant for American Airlines is being charged with assault after she allegedly attacked fellow crew members and U.S. air marshals during a flight from North Carolina to Frankfurt, Germany.

Benefits of Being an Elite Airline Customer
Ever wonder what it’s like to be treated like a king by an airline? Fortune has a great insight piece on what it’s like for the passengers who earned the most miles and are deemed the airline’s elite customers.

American Airlines Introduces Last of ‘Heritage Plane’ Series
For the aviation geeks out there, American Airlines has introduced the last two aircrafts in the company’s “Heritage Plane” paint job series. The final two themed paint jobs include TWA and AirCal.

American Pilot Arrested in Peru with 21 Pounds of Cocaine
An American pilot was arrested at Jorge Chavez International Airport in Peru with over 21 pounds of cocaine in his bags. While he admitted the bags were his, he says the cocaine found inside does not belong to him.


United Airlines is rewarding those who give back during the holidays by providing up to a total of 10 million bonus miles for MileagePlus members who donate to any charity through CrowdRise.

A lawyer from Texas was reportedly kicked off a Virgin America flight after he cut in front of a crew member while going through a revolving door at the airport.

CNN has a look inside some of the most trippy airport art galleries in the world. Far out, man.

Dulles International Airport in Washington will begin flying nonstop service to Casablanca, Morroco, in Sept. 2016 with Royal Air Maroc airline. Here’s looking at you, kid.


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