Last updated: 10:36 AM ET, Mon December 07 2015

Airline Pulse: News and Notes for Dec. 7, 2015

Airlines & Airports | Donald Wood | December 07, 2015

Airline Pulse: News and Notes for Dec. 7, 2015

New Airport Terminal Connects United States and Mexico
An investment group has built a terminal in San Diego that also features a bridge that crosses the border between the United States and Mexico. Passengers will be able to pay $18 to walk across the 390-foot overpass to Tijuana International Airport.

Serbian Handball Team Takes Down Disruptive Passenger
After a man with an American passport threatened to take down a Lufthansa flight, a group of attendants and members of the Serbian handball team retrained the passenger until the plane could make a successful landing.

Holiday Travel to Paris Down Following Terrorist Attacks
The travel industry is reporting a dip in holiday vacations being booked to Paris following the recent terrorist attacks. While the number of bookings is climbing, the total of holiday vacations scheduled to the French city is down 25 percent from this time last year.

Kate Major Arrested For Mid-Flight Blowup
Lindsay Lohan’s estranged stepmother, Kate Major, was arrested on a recent flight after she allegedly threatened other passengers and attempted to attack a flight attendant before being restrained. She was taken right away to a rehab facility.


An Alaska Airlines flight landing at Charles M. Schulz-Sonoma County Airport in California struck and killed a deer. Luckily, the plane still managed to land safely.

According to a report for the New York Post, airline passengers are reportedly abusing the right to bring service animals onboard flights by “faking” disabilities.

Alitalia airline has issued a new policy for traveling in Business Class with an infant.

For those who want to fly with British Airways during the holiday season, the airline is offering a great sale that includes two free nights at a hotel with a qualifying purchase.


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