Rude Passengers Archive

Woman uses airplane air vent to dry underwear

Anyone who travels has their fair share of stories about passengers who do not follow generally accepted social norms. Travelers on a recent Ural Airlines flight from Antalya, Turkey to Moscow, Russia have a story that will be hard to top, thanks to a woman who used an air vent to dry off underwear. From […]

Travel Tip: Bring earplugs with you

Previously, I suggested that you throw an extra pair of headphones in your travel bag for when you’re on the go. Here’s another good tip: throw a pair of earplugs into your bag for whenever you’re traveling as well. Ear plugs are light and take up almost no space at all. You never know when […]

Man accused of urinating on fellow passengers on JetBlue flight

A JetBlue passenger was arrested on Friday after allegedly urinating on fellow passengers, seats, and luggage, on a flight to Portland, Oregon from Anchorage, Alaska. Passengers said that Jeff Rubin slept for most of the flight, but then stood up and started peeing through the crack in the seats in front of him. According to Port of Portland Police, “At […]

Muslims call for United Airlines boycott after passenger Tahera Ahmad experiences discrimination over Diet Coke

United Airlines is feeling the wrath tonight after an in-flight incident yesterday.  According to Northwestern University Associate University Chaplain Tahera Ahmad, she was the victim of discrimination during her flight from Chicago to Washington, DC. The incident started when she requested a Diet Coke from the flight attendant. Here is the full complaint, as posted by […]

Homophobic, racist man attacks passengers, gets taken down at Dallas-Fort Worth Airport – Video

Last week, a man was arrested at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport after going on a homophobic tirade. He yelled anti-gay slurs at a man wearing a pink shirt, then attacked him. Fellow passengers quickly jumped on the attacker, subduing him until police arrived within seconds. Even while he was being handcuffed, the man continued to […] of the Black Eyed Peas rants to United Airlines on Twitter after not being on time for flight

Black Eyed Peas rapper got upset the other day after losing his seat on a United Airlines flight from New York to China because he didn’t show up on time. Make sure when you fly to china via @united you get to the airport 1day before because they’ll give your seats away — (@iamwill) […]