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In 2015, a plane made an emergency landing after the crew received an indication of smoke in the cargo hold. It turns out to be caused by the 2,186 sheep farting onboard.

Farting Sheep Cause Plane To Make Emergency Landing Some gassy animals caused a minor crisis on board a Singapore Airlines plane last month. The flight from Sydney, Australia to Kuala Lumpur diverted to Bali’s capital, Denpasar, on Oct. 26 after the crew received an indication of smoke in the cargo hold, according to the Aviation …

In 2015, a plane made an emergency landing after the crew received an indication of smoke in the cargo hold. It turns out to be caused by the 2,186 sheep farting onboard. Read More »

Among the many bizarre requests received by Virgin Atlantic flight attendants were: “Could you turn the engines down because they are too noisy?”; “Please can the Captain stop the turbulence?”; “Can you take my children to the playroom?”; and “Is there a McDonald’s onboard?”

Flyers often ask to shut down engine to reduce noise: Survey It’s too noisy, could you please turn off the engines? Could you please open the window? These are some of the ‘foolish’ and ‘bizarre requests’ flyers often make to flight attendants, according to a new survey. The survey of some 3,000 Virgin Atlantic cabin …

Among the many bizarre requests received by Virgin Atlantic flight attendants were: “Could you turn the engines down because they are too noisy?”; “Please can the Captain stop the turbulence?”; “Can you take my children to the playroom?”; and “Is there a McDonald’s onboard?” Read More »

Prior to 1996, there was no requirement to present an ID to board a plane. The policy was put into place to show the government was “doing something” about the crash of TWA Flight 800.

When Did the Government Start Requiring IDs to Fly.. and Why Did They Do It? Airlines long wanted to eliminate the secondary market in airline tickets, in order to enforce their revenue management strategies. If customers could buy and resell tickets, that makes it impossible for airlines to price discriminate between leisure travelers buying tickets …

Prior to 1996, there was no requirement to present an ID to board a plane. The policy was put into place to show the government was “doing something” about the crash of TWA Flight 800. Read More »

Pilots departing from California’s John Wayne Airport are required by law to cut their engines and pitch nose down shortly after takeoff for about 6 miles in order to reduce noise in the residential area below.

What’s Up with the Rollercoaster Takeoffs from Orange County? Orange County’s unique departure profile If you’ve ever had the pleasure (or perhaps the terror) of taking off in a commercial plane from Orange County’s John Wayne airport, you’ll know that it is a takeoff unlike any other. Just seconds after liftoff, you will feel your …

Pilots departing from California’s John Wayne Airport are required by law to cut their engines and pitch nose down shortly after takeoff for about 6 miles in order to reduce noise in the residential area below. Read More »