A reality series focusing on the daily pitfalls of a crew of airline workers trying to keep a major airport running smoothly. From lost baggage to delayed flights to unruly passengers these... See full summary »
A reality series focusing on the daily pitfalls of a crew of airline workers trying to keep a major airport running smoothly. From lost baggage to delayed flights to unruly passengers these tireless workers face each problem with cool heads and common sense even as the pressure keeps mounting. Written by
This is very similar to the UK tv show "Airport", and is actually made by the same production company and film crews. The main difference is that Airline concentrates on a single airline (that being Southwest), while Airport was about Heathrow Airport itself.
Airline is at various times: fascinating, boring, hilarious, etc. The vast majority of the time, it is well worth watching, if only for the seeming endless ignorance of so many of today's air passengers. People claiming racism because security won't let them bring more than one person to a gate to meet a friend on arrival, people loudly protesting when desk agents want to inspect a competition firearm, people getting completely belligerent drunk and then complaining when they're thrown off the plane. You really come to sympathize with the poor airline employees who deal with a seemingly endless stream of abuse and stupidity from all kinds of people.
Plenty of nice moments as well, and a great deal of light-hearted humor.
Caution: this show is ADDICTIVE!
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