HONOLULU (AP) - A United Airlines flight attendant will go into the Guinness Book of World Records after ending his 63-year career with a flight from Colorado to Hawaii. Eighty-three-year-old Ron Akana became the longest-serving flight attendant for any U.S. carrier over the weekend on a nonstop flight from Denver... more »
NEW YORK (AP) - The fed-up flight attendant who became a national sensation because of his spectacular exit down an emergency chute at New York City's Kennedy Airport has finished his court-ordered treatment program.
Steven Slater was allowed to withdraw his guilty plea to attempted criminal mischief and was... more »
AP-Flights attendants are going to be able to board a plane without a body scan or pat-down, just like the pilots.
The Transportation Security Administration confirmed the change on Tuesday after The Associated Press asked about it. On Friday the TSA said pilots could skip the more intense screening,... more »
NEW YORK (AP) - Former JetBlue flight attendant Steven Slater says he must take responsibility for his actions. The man who became a cult hero with his job-quitting meltdown pleaded guilty to attempted criminal mischief charges in a New York court today.
He admitted he pulled the emergency chute... more »
NEW YORK (AP) - A former JetBlue flight attendant accused of cursing out a passenger and sliding down an emergency exit chute will be mentally evaluated for a possible plea deal.
Steven Slater appeared Tuesday in a New York City courtroom for a brief hearing on criminal mischief charges.... more »
There is video from the JetBlue incident where a flight attendant allegedly cursed passengers, grabbed two beers and then slid down the emergency exit chute. The tape shows the JetBlue plane at its gate the door then opens and the emergency slide deploys. Moments later, you see flight attendant, Steven... more »
The flight attendant suddenly famous after his unceremonious exit from a JetBlue flight says he wants to return to flying. Steven Slater held a short news conference outside his home in New York today. His attorney says they have talked with the district attorney's office and he believes there will... more »
Officials say a flight attendant who has a pilot's license helped land a plane at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport when a co-pilot became ill.
American Airlines spokeswoman Mary Frances Fagan says the co-pilot of a flight from San Francisco to Chicago on Monday became ill. Fagan says the flight's... more »