On July 14, 2014, at San Francisco International Airport, 13 veteran United Airlines flight attendants refused to fly on their 747. This flight was going from San Francisco to Hong Kong. Why the refusal? They asked the authorities to properly sweep the aircraft for explosives after finding a threatening message, written on the plane.
The pilot and “someone” from United’s terminal deemed the plane safe for passengers. Flight attendants, with concern for the 300 passengers, asked that the passengers get off and suitcases already on board be properly and safely inspected. United thinks it is to much for safety precautions: Their response: fire all 13 flight attendants.
An insult to not only the people who were murdered on 9/11, but to ALL Americans. This is a hush case and United does not want it to publicized. Well, it is out, and besides the flight attendants, you and I are at stake also –especially if you fly United – as they value the dollar, much more than the safety of passengers. These are flight attendants who made this flight regularly and the reason not to that day was due to a terrorist concern. Gee. We don’t know too much about that, do we?
Shame on United. A Malaysian airliner was blown up three days later on July 17, which happened to be the 18th anniversary of TWA 800’s crash. Fly safely.