Pope marries cabin crew couple mid-flight after they told him they weren’t able to wed because their local church was destroyed in an earthquake

THIS is the heartwarming moment Pope Francis performed a wedding ceremony for two flight attendants on board a plane travelling between cities in Chile. The pontiff stepped in after Paula Podest Ruiz, 39, and Carlos Ciuffardi Elorriga, 41, explained ho


Terrified passengers hold hands and pray as Malaysia Airlines plane begins "shaking" and crew warn to "brace for impact"

Some passengers burst into tears and flight attendants were accused of being "nervous and clueless" during the emergency


A flight attendant has a theory about 'unhealthy' airplane food like eggs and even fruit

The food is apparently prepared 12 hours - or even days - before departure


'Shaking' Malaysia Airlines flight turns back to Australia

Malaysia Airlines says the jet experienced a "technical" issue on its way to Kuala Lumpur.


Best flight deal: How to fly to Australia for under £450

Every week, Jack Sheldon from Jack's Flight Club selects a flight deal from the UK for Independent readers that you can't afford to miss. This week: return flights to Australia for £415 and Asia for £353 for next New Year's Eve.


Love is in the air as Pope Francis performs first marriage on board a papal flight

Pope Francis notched up another first by marrying a couple on board a papal flight at 36,000ft.


Pope Francis marries couple on Chile flight

The pontiff performs a Catholic wedding ceremony for airline staff as he travels between cities.


Everything flight attendants notice about you when you board a plane

If you're a frequent traveller, don't bother flashing a membership card


Passenger turned away from two flights after wearing 10 layers of clothing to avoid luggage fee

A man travelling from Iceland to London was turned away from a British Airways flight after he wore eight pairs of pants and 10 shirts to avoid paying for excess luggage.


Most outrageous ways passengers have tried to avoid paying airport excess baggage charges

A man travelling from Iceland to the UK became the latest passenger to attempt to get around paying for an extra bag


BA passenger kicked off flight bound for England and arrested for wearing too many CLOTHES

A BRITISH Airways passenger claims he was kicked off a flight to England and arrested for wearing too many CLOTHES. Ryan Hawaii says he tried to get round luggage allowance rules at Iceland’s Keflavík Airport by wearing eight pairs of trousers a


Pegasus Airlines passenger plane skids off Turkish runway and down side of cliff stopping just feet from the sea

All 162 passengers and flight crew were safely evacuated from the plane after the incident at Trabzon Airport in Turkey


Passenger jet skids off runway stopping just feet from the sea… but all 162 on board survive

A FULLY-booked passenger plane came within yards of plunging into the Black Sea when it skidded off an icy runway while trying to land. The jet’s 162 passengers had a lucky escape when the wheels of their Pegasus Airlines flight dug into the freezi


Mauricio Pochettino relaxed over Harry Kane's future as striker closes in on yet another Premier League record

The England striker needs two goals to move past Teddy Sheringham's club record of 97 in the rebranded English top flight


Teenager hauled off flight and questioned for 'filming a video on his phone in mid air'

Taking pictures in a plane is not illegal - but every airline has their own terms and conditions that passengers must follow

TV & Radio

Flight of the Conchords to release new HBO special

Jemaine Clement and Bret McKenzie are to return to television with a new, previously teased Flight of the Conchords HBO special to be released in May.

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Flight problems? AA will give extra miles on the spot

Flight attendants at American Airlines and Delta have the authority to give frequent flyer miles to passengers suffering from service problems.


Ryanair flight diverted to remove 'drunk' Irish couple

The journey from Alicante to Dublin was forced to make an unscheduled stop


Ryanair plane forced to divert to dump ‘drunk and aggressive’ Irish couple causing havoc on flight from Spain to Dublin

A RYANAIR plane had to make an unscheduled stop in northern Spain to dump a “drunk” Irish couple heading back to Dublin from the Costa Blanca capital of Alicante. The pilot of Ryanair flight FR7063 diverted the plane to the port city of Santan


Weirdest new flight routes, from five-hour 'domestic' French flight to Reykjavik-Kansas City

A fragment of French territory deep in the Canadian Maritimes and Missouri's largest city join the route network

United Kingdom

Mum told to fork out £140 to guarantee a seat next to son, 3, on 10-HOUR Thomas Cook flight to LA

A HORRIFIED mum says an airline is “holding her to ransom” after being told she had to shell out an extra £140 to sit next to her young son on a transatlantic flight. Joanne Curren, 44, says she’s worried for her son Noah’s sa


Jet2 passengers sue after Tenerife airport bus crash

Passengers from a Glasgow flight suffered fractured limbs and cuts after the collision last month.

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