Animals On Planes Archive

SNL Aer Lingus sketch: Video

Tonight’s episode of Saturday Night Live was hosted by actress Saoirse Ronan, with U2 as the musical guest. Needless to say, it was a very Irish show. The final sketch of the night was about a flight on Ireland’s Aer Lingus. Now traditionally this last sketch is known as the “10 to 1” sketch. Since […]

Scorpion stings woman on Alaska Airlines flight

I’ve been on flights before where rogue flies boarded along with us, and I wondered just what those flies would think when they arrived halfway across the country in a completely different climate. At least those flies were harmless in comparison to the stowaway on an Alaska Airlines flight this weekend. The flight from Los Angeles […]

Lufthansa to allow falcons in passenger cabins

I don’t normally get my travel news from Saturday Night Live, but last night’s SNL Weekend Update featured a joke referencing Lufthansa’s plans to allow falcons to fly in the passenger cabin on some flights (the story & joke appears around the 3:55 mark of the linked Hulu video). I hadn’t heard about this, so […]

Video: Penguins on a plane

Some airline passengers get to sit near screaming babies or people who sound like they have the plague. Other passengers get to sit near penguins. Life just isn’t fair, is it? On a recent Delta flight from San Antonio to Atlanta, first class passengers were treated to a visit from some well-dressed guests. Two penguins […]