Passenger

This Passenger Just Claimed He Was Forcibly Dragged Off a Plane By His Collar (No, It Wasn’t United Airlines)

Absurdly Driven looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.  For United Airlines, the anniversary of dragging a paying, bloodied passenger, Dr. David Dao, down a plane brought nothing more than a few fond remembrances and claims that the airline is so much better now. This doesn’t …

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American Airlines Passenger: My Son Nearly Died. This Change Is My Mission

We’ve seen it over and over recently, with passengers on United Airlines, Southwest Airlines, Delta Airlines, and now American Airlines. They witness or endure something disturbing: a dog placed in an overhead bin; a toddler and family kicked off a flight. Then, through a combination of passion, determination, immediacy and direction, they make the story go viral.  Now, …

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This United Airlines Passenger Claims the Airline Offered a Woman $1,000 to Take Her Feet Off a Tray Table

Absurdly Driven looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.  What is happening on United this week? First, a Flight Attendant forces a passenger to put her dog into an overhead bin.  And the dog dies. Now another passenger is making a claim that is, if true, …

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A Passenger Sued Southwest Airlines for Exactly $74,999 and It’s Totally Brilliant. Here’s Why

You may have heard: A Southwest Airlines passenger is suing Southwest for landing at the wrong airport. It’s the kind of case we talked about back in law school, and I was intrigued enough to dig up the court complaint down in Missouri. I’ve included it at the bottom of this story.  But I think the …

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American Airlines Passenger Strips Off Clothes and Attacks Ground Crew in Stunning Video. (How Is He Still Anonymous?)

Sometimes I just don’t understand. A few weeks back, this woman on a Delta Airlines flight was caught on video. She got angry, acted entitled, went off on a flight attendant–was removed from the plane. Days later, her name was all over the Internet, and she’d been put on leave from her job. Lesson learned. It’s …

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Stunning JetBlue Passenger Video Shows Exactly What Flying Has Become (and Why Good Flight Attendants Deserve Lots of Thanks)

If you travel for business, you’ve likely seen more incidents of passengers behaving badly. One key difference now is that many more are captured on video. Now, one of the more shocking videos you’ll see of this sort has emerged from a recent JetBlue flight. In it, a disturbed passenger apparently goes bezerk–berating cabin crew, breaking out …

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