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Federal Judge Dismisses Gay Couple’s Sex Toy Prank Lawsuit Against Airline

NATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Dec 6
A federal judge has dismissed a gay couple’s claim that Continental Airline’s workers taped a sex toy to the couple’s bag, which caused them "emotional distress."

Gay Couple Sues Airline Over Sex Toy Prank

NATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Aug 30
A gay couple is suing Continental Airlines after employees allegedly taped the men’s sex toy to their luggage, which publicly humiliated them. The couple says they were targeted because of their sexuality.

Armrest Wars: Flights Are Fuller Than Ever

By Scott Mayerowitz | Sep 14
Don’t expect much elbow room on flights this fall. Planes have never been so full. There was barely a spare seat this summer, and the next few months should be the same.

What We Lost in Air Travel Since 9/11

By SCOTT MAYEROWITZ | Aug 17
For most of us, the romance of flight is long gone - lost to Sept. 11, 2001, and hard-set memories of jets crashing into buildings. We remember what it was like before. Keeping all our clothes on at security. Getting hot meals for free.

Pilot Pleaded to Evacuate Stranded Plane

Aug 26
The pilot of an airliner stranded overnight on an airport tarmac in Minnesota pleaded unsuccessfully for her 47 passengers to be allowed to get off and go inside a terminal. "We just need to work out some way to get them off ... We can’t keep them here any longer," she said. Read more...

47 spend ’surreal’ 6 hours on grounded plane

By Nomaan Merchant | Aug 11
By its sixth hour sitting on a deserted tarmac, Continental Express Flight 2816 had taken on the smell of diapers and an overwhelmed lone toilet.

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