I tried to stay away from news during my vacation, but now that I’m back I find that the crazy travel stories have been piling up.
Passengers on a British Airways flight from New Delhi to London faced a 13-hour delay as the pilot felt he was too sleepy after a noisy night in a New Delhi hotel. (From Reuters)
An airline passenger died in the restroom during a flight and wasn’t found until the cleaning crew boarded the plane after it landed, a federal lawsuit contends. (From the Associated Press)
A small white mouse running around a Boeing 777 delayed a Vietnam Airlines flight to Tokyo for more than four hours. (From Reuters)
Northwest Airlines canceled a flight with 180 passengers aboard after the pilot began cursing at passengers while the plane was being prepared for takeoff in Las Vegas, airline officials and witnesses said. (From CNN)
Police in a small town in northern France have launched a poster campaign to remind British expatriates and tourists to drive on the right side of the road — literally. (From the Associated Press)