In a case of unbridled entitlement, a miffed former Israeli president stole the seat of a flight attendant on a latest flight when he was not allowed to sit down subsequent to a colleague.
Former Israel President Reuven Rivlin resorted to huffing across the cabin and taking a flight attendant’s seat when he was unable to sit down subsequent to a colleague on a latest El Al flight from Dubai. Rivlin, who served as Israel’s president from 2014 to 2021, fell sufferer to a collection of scheduling challenges when the Israeli airline El Al consolidated three flights into one.
Apparently, the seating preparations grew to become discombobulated after the airline adjusted flight schedules resulting from ongoing safety challenges in Dubai. Because of this, the previous president, who’d booked enterprise class seats on his celebration’s authentic flight, didn’t find yourself with the seats he desired.
Based on a report, Rivlin behaved childishly, was extraordinarily irritable, and spoke dismissively and rudely in direction of the flight crew. The report famous that after being knowledgeable that he couldn’t sit subsequent to his colleague, he stormed to the again of the aircraft taking the seat of a flight attendant there, earlier than then coming again as much as the entrance of the aircraft to steal that flight attendant’s seat. All of the whereas, his safety element was in tow.
Whereas no official remark from the previous president has been launched but, the aforementioned report stated that somebody near the president believes that whereas he was offended he had behaved in a restrained method.
Over the previous a number of months, El Al, the flagship airline for the nation-state of Israel, has been plagued with safety challenges on flights originating and terminating from Dubai. Earlier within the month, the airline introduced it was scaling again flight operations out of Dubai after disagreements over numerous safety points. The ensuing chaos from these scaled again operations stays a problem for passengers to and from the 2 international locations.