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Passengers steal blanket, duvet, etc. Cabin theft. (Consolidated)

Passengers steal blanket, duvet, etc. Cabin theft. (Consolidated)

Old May 29, 16, 12:56 pm
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Originally Posted by Non-NonRev View Post
My favorite story of this kind was when I completed a transcon in Business - they had the sealed plastic bags with the duvet and large pillow at each seat. As we deplaned, two twin brothers (maybe 18 years old) just ahead of me exited the plane carrying their still-sealed bags. They were making no effort to hide the big plastic bags and in fact walked right past a couple of FAs who said nothing. Oh well .....
Perhaps (just perhaps), it is a misunderstanding. After all, premium cabin pax ARE allowed to removed their amenity kits and PJs (if offered) whether opened or not. Perhaps some think the same of sealed blankets and pillows... Just sayin...
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Old May 29, 16, 8:54 pm
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I have a 4hr overnight layover at JFK in a few weeks on a SFO-LAX-JFK-MIA-PTY-MIA-JFK-SFO MR.

I'm thinking of telling the FA I will be borrowing the pillow-duvet on my LAX-JFK leg for a couple of hours and will drop them at the gate just before the AC opens at 4:15AM.
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Old Aug 31, 18, 11:04 am
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Blanket Thief - AA4606 DCA-PHL 083018

On 4606 DCA-PHL on 083018, this tool in F grabs 2 wrapped blankets on the way off the plane, put them under his arm and politely walks off. The FA and GA both gave him weird looks but didn't say anything. He went to baggage claim, blankets still under his arm, grabbed his checked bag and left. I've seen plenty of people toss a blanket in their bags, but to take two and not even try to hide it?!? And when I finally got a front view of him, he was wearing a "If it ain't Boeing, I'm not going" t-shirt, which was funny because we were on an E175.



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Old Aug 31, 18, 11:12 am
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I really don't see the need for you to post a passenger's face on here. He took 2 blankets - that's an issue between him and the airline.
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Old Aug 31, 18, 11:24 am
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How else are people going to buy them on eBay?
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Old Aug 31, 18, 11:55 am
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If I were this guy, I would ask FT to take those photos of me down. Bit inappropriate and quite unnecessary. The story could have easily been told without the unsolicited photo op. It is hardly a cardinal sin.
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Old Aug 31, 18, 11:59 am
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I bet it’s probably a college kid who needed them. No it’s not right but that’s my best guess.
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Old Aug 31, 18, 12:11 pm
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Originally Posted by asf-07 View Post
I really don't see the need for you to post a passenger's face on here. He took 2 blankets - that's an issue between him and the airline.
He stole 2 blankets.

Theft is a criminal offense.
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Old Aug 31, 18, 12:15 pm
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Originally Posted by catcher1 View Post
He stole 2 blankets.

Theft is a criminal offense.
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Old Aug 31, 18, 12:19 pm
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Originally Posted by catcher1 View Post
He stole 2 blankets.

Theft is a criminal offense.

It's only a criminal offense if AA presses charges. The FA and the GA didn't stop him.
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Old Aug 31, 18, 12:40 pm
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Originally Posted by Uncle Nonny View Post
It's only a criminal offense if AA presses charges. The FA and the GA didn't stop him.
i think he was being sarcastic.

I hope.
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Old Aug 31, 18, 12:53 pm
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Unless the mods have taken down an additional picture I only see the back of a young male. Hard to believe he wasn't stopped by either the FA or GA.
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Old Aug 31, 18, 12:56 pm
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It'd be one thing to whine/complain about a passenger stealing something of value such as a possession owned by a passenger or BOSE headphones/a kettle from the galley. No one, including airline employees, care if a passenger walks off with a cheap blanket. Now if it was a first class duvet/cover on an international flight those cost money so I would expect them to get upset but not over one of those cheap blankets.
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Old Aug 31, 18, 12:56 pm
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Originally Posted by newyorkgeorge View Post
Unless the mods have taken down an additional picture I only see the back of a young male. Hard to believe he wasn't stopped by either the FA or GA.
See the note below the picture.
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Old Aug 31, 18, 2:40 pm
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Reading this thread is better than gossip!
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