It’s the first day of the new year, and it’s a great time to look back on some of the weirdest travel stories of last year.
Alex Baldwin isn’t the only celebrity airline passenger who’s good at creating a fuss.
This past year . . . When Snoop Dog and his entourage were asked to leave a business class lounge at London’s Heathrow airport, a near riot broke out.
Mexican actress and singer Paulina Rubio lost it when her assistant booked her in a coach seat because that was all that was available after the two of them missed their flight. He sued her for $250,000 after she reportedly kicked, punched and slapped him.
Who can forget the 3 a.m. in-flight announcement that was activated by accident instructing passengers on a British Airways flight to prepare for a crash landing into the sea?
This was the year Ryanair’s owner said seat belts were useless, and he wanted to sell tickets to passengers willing to stand during a flight.
A drunk passenger on a Holland America cruise caused the ship’s 18-ton anchor to drop and wound up spending two months in jail.
Want more? More tomorrow!