Mom says she was forced to prove the identity of her biracial son while boarding a Southwest Airlines flight.
According to Tallman, her mother arrived at the gate at 8:50 and informed the attendants that the rest of the family would arrive momentarily. She was told, “They have 30 seconds to get here.” And when Tallman’s mom walked a few steps away to check on her family, the gates closed.
A British couple claim they were unfairly forced to disembark their flight for Dubai after the Emirates crew deemed period cramps a health risk.
Reddit user Zebidee posted the cheeky photo with the comment, "If you want to wind up in the same country as your wedding outfits, don't fly Delta Airlines."
It’s believed that more than 30 million Americans are affected by eczema, which is why Emily Loh was so surprised by the reaction she received while trying to board an Air France/KLM plane from Barcelona to Paris earlier this week. ALSO SEE: Eczema: What it is and how to treat it “I went to check in at desk 704, where I was initially greeted warmly by the agent. Upon seeing the eczema that covers my arms and hands, he pointed and asked with disdain, ‘What is that?’" said the 30-year-old Canadian in a Facebook post describing the incident. “I was taken aback but am accustomed to people asking questions about my condition, so I replied 'It’s eczema, it’s a chronic skin condition I was born with.’" When the agent continued to express disgust and suspicion, asking Loh whether it was contagious and suggesting she was required to carry a doctor’s note permitting her to fly, she began to grow frustrated and offended.
The next time a flight attendant says that your bag is too big to fit in the overhead compartment, show them these photos. A new trend has emerged on Instagram, with flight attendants posting photos of themselves squeezing into the overhead compartments on planes. If you search the hashtag #Overheadbin, dozens of photos appear, showing happy airline workers reclining, posing, and even sleeping in the small spaces. Guess now we know what’s really going on before you board the plane.