Lonely Planet Writer

Cabin crew abandon flight after row with pilot

Norwegian airlines.
Norwegian airlines. Image by Aero Icarus / CC BY-SA 2.0

Norwegian aviation authorities are investigating an incident in which four cabin crew got off a plane scheduled to fly from Stockholm to New York after an argument with the pilot, insisting that it was unsafe to fly through a forecast snowstorm. The pilot decided to undertake the Norwegian airlines flight, carrying 196 passengers, with only five cabin staff remaining. The airline insists that minimum safety standards were upheld. Read more: thelocal.se