I guess Kim Kardashian doesn't read our newsletters, otherwise she'd know not to pack anything valuable in her checked luggage. The Telegraph reports that the reality show celebrity claims that British Airways baggage handlers stole sunglasses out of her luggage at London's Heathrow Airport. The glasses were given to Kardashian by her late father, and had sentimental value. The Telegraph also reports that this is just another black eye for the airport nicknamed Thiefrow, which has a poor history of airport staff stealing from passengers' baggage. Olympians, take note, and don't check your gold medals in your bags here!
At least this next guy didn't need to check a bag. CNN reports that a man was able to board a United Express plane at San Diego International Airport ... without being booked on the flight or going through security. The man allegedly walked through an emergency door (setting off an alarm), onto the tarmac, and sat down on the plane. The man was only discovered after a flight attendant realized there were too many passengers on the plane.
No seat-belt, no flying, as one toddler and his family found out when they were kicked off an Alaska Airlines flight. KIRO 7 Eyewitness News reports that a three-year-old boy was throwing a fit, screaming, and crying, and refused to sit with his seatbelt fastened for takeoff. An Alaska Airlines spokesperson told KIRO 7 that the boy was lying across the seat with the seat belt near his neck, and the pilot decided to kick the boy and his family off the plane for safety reasons.
Did you see anything weird during your travels this week? Leave a comment below!