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Delta charges father $88 to sit next to his 4-year-old daughter

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A dad named Frank Strong is outraged that he paid $88 to sit next to his 4-year-old daughter on a flight. The single dad was flying with his daughter on Delta Airlines last month from Raleigh, N.C., to Montgomery, Ala., to visit his mother. When Strong… [Read More]
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Mom kicked off plane for insulting flight attendant

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A Tennessee mother and her five-month-old son were booted from an airplane after a disagreement with a flight attendant on Wednesday. Nicki Gazlay was boarding a connecting Frontier Airlines flight at Denver International Airport when a crew member a… [Read More]
Categories: babies on planes, Travel

The amazing children who survive plane crashes

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The sole survivor of a small plane crash over Tennessee last Friday was a 7-year-old girl. Sailor Gutzler miraculously walked away from the fallen aircraft with only a broken wrist and trekked nearly a mile through the forest to safety. Her parents, Ma… [Read More]

Delta passengers outraged when child poops on airplane seat

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Passengers on a Delta Airlines flight from Beijing to Detroit last week were horrified when a Chinese child squatted on his seat and proceeded to defecate, World News, a U.S.-based, Chinese-language news site, reports. The child’s parents spread news… [Read More]
Categories: Potty talk, Travel

Severely turbulent flights raise questions around lap babies

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When an airplane encounters turbulence, the captain turns on the seat belt sign and flight attendants walk up and down the aisle to make sure everyone is buckled up—everyone except babies. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) says children under… [Read More]
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Parents face prison time for taking kids out of school for vacation

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Parents in Britain are facing prison time over pulling their children out of school for a vacation. Stewart and Natasha Sutherland took their brood—Rhiannan, 15, Sian, 13, and Keane, 6—on a seven-day trip to the Greek island of Rhodes in mid-Septem… [Read More]
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United plane diverted when parents complain about inappropriate in-flight movie

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Last month an unnamed family of four was onboard United flight 638 from Denver to Baltimore when an in-flight movie with graphic violence and sexually explicit content was projected onto a drop-down screen falling right above their seats. The parents d… [Read More]
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Kids under age 14 can no longer enter Disney parks alone

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If you were planning to visit Disneyland over spring break and let your 13-year-old and his friend of the same age wander the park alone while you sat by the pool back at the hotel, you better rethink your plans. Starting March 23, U.S. Disney theme pa… [Read More]