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Galley security

Airlines around the world teach their flight attendants about galley security, and the importance of it, or at least they should be. Here is a perfect example of what happens when the galley isn't properly secured for landing. If in a forward galley, carts or bins...

Portable Oxygen Concentrators – is my model allowed?

                    Some passengers may wonder whether their portable oxygen concentrator is allowed on board an aircraft. Should you look at the FAA's website on Portable Oxygen Concentrators (POC), you'll see that the website hasn't been updated since October 2015....

Infants on board and infant life vests

Airlines may sometimes wonder how many infants they can have on board any given flight. The answer can be simple, "X many are allowed," but getting to the answer does require some research and safety risk management decisionmaking. So, to start, how many infants are...

Being bad on a plane pays – you pay!

Unruly passengers on board planes, depending on their offence, sometimes receive minimal punishment for their actions, yet the action taken against them is usually proportionate to the offence committed. Depending on the threat level, sometimes flights continue to...

Safety information cards

Passenger safety information cards are found on all commercial aircraft, corporate as well. Information contained on these cards tells passengers about the safety features of the aircraft, indication of flotation devices when applicable, the donning of emergency...

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