NewsBiscuit

The news written by you…

Posts Tagged ‘airports’

Emotional baggage handlers ‘very nervous’ about strike ballot

fears for tears‘Taking people’s emotional baggage on board is nerve-rackingly unpredictable,’ says handler Vic Smythe. ‘That’s why this strike is justified. Although a lot of us are terrified of the outcome. Terrified I tell you!’

Mr Smythe has been in the job five years. He explains: ‘This is a job that requires you to be genuinely sensitive to people, not like nursing, social work or being minister for disabled people. A new Samsonite his ‘n hers means a honeymoon, and your heart just melts.’

Read more >

Posted: Oct 17th, 2014
More from UK News



easyJet to introduce pre-cancelled flights

you can stay at home and look up your destination on the internet once the booking's completeIn a bold move to reduce the amount of time that passengers spend waiting for flights that never take off, Easyjet are to introduce the pre-cancelled flight. Hours of frustrating and pointless waiting will be eliminated and delays could be made a thing of the past. ‘Flights will be booked as normal with the added choice of pre-cancellation for a small fee,’ said an Easyjet spokesperson for a small fee. ‘Customers will no longer need to wait around in the airport living off overpriced takeaway food and choking on their own sense of injustice.

Read more >

Posted: Feb 19th, 2014
More from From The Archives



C-3PO blames ‘car keys’ for three-hour airport security delay

Camp protocol droid C-3PO has blamed his spare set of car keys for his disastrous attempt to get through airport security yesterday.

Read more >

Posted: Mar 16th, 2011
More from News In Brief



Man With No Name brings airport to a standstill

A mysterious, soft-spoken cowboy caused chaos at a Stansted airport check-in desk yesterday, thanks to a completely blank passport.

Read more >

Posted: Feb 7th, 2011
More from News In Brief