Ryanair flight: Passengers suffer bleeding ears after cabin pressure loss mid-air | Travel News | Travel

Ryanair flight FR7312 was flying from Dublin to Zadar in Croatia when the incident occurred. A loss of pressure in the cabin meant the plane was forced to make an emergency landing at Frankfurt airport. Oxygen masks fell as the plane descended thousands of feet, dropping 26,000 feet in just seven minutes according to flight tracking website Flight Radar. According to Sky News, German police explained that 33 of the passengers out of 189 were taken to the hospital. Some suffered from bleeding ears due to the loss of pressure,…

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Flight secrets: Cabin crew reveal passengers who do this before takeoff could delay plane | Travel News | Travel

And now a flight attendant has revealed there is one thing any unsuspecting passenger could do which would delay the plane. But it isn’t sinister behaviour, and in fact is something every does without thinking. Going to the toilet on a plane which is waiting to takeoff will delay the flight. This is because when a passenger gets up to use the bathroom, flight attendants much alert the flight deck. Pilots cannot legally takeoff when passengers are in the bathroom. Explaining why to Business Insider, Robert Bingochea, a flight attendant…

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Flight secrets: Cabin crew behind the scenes reveal dirtiest plane part | Travel News | Travel

A plane brings passengers closer together than any other mode of transport. Up in the air for hours on end, everything from airspace to arm space is shared with strangers. Particularly after a long-haul flight, the chances of catching a bug up in the air are increased. According to the World Health Organisation, you’re more susceptible to getting ill as the cabin air humidity is reduced to 20 per cent down from 30 per cent. Doing more than just drying out your skin, the cabin air quality makes it easier…

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