Details to be confirmed, I should caution, but an extraordinary tale if true.
If you’re quick you can see here that UA 842 from Sao Paulo to Chicago O’Hare diverted into Miami this morning. That’s a pretty serious decision of course – adding an unexpected stop to what is already getting on for an eleven hour flight.
Here’s what United is saying about it on its website:
So what is that ‘customer service’ issue exactly? Well, I’m told it’s the small matter of the captain not liking the attitude of one of the flight attendants. Yikes! Anyone know anymore?