Trip Report: Flying on the A380

Trip Report: Flying on the A380

On most of my posts, I spend a lot of time picking apart numbers, doing research, and gathering my thoughts before putting together what hopefully ends up being something you enjoy reading. Today, you won’t see any of that. My post today is one of pure airline dork bliss. Yesterday, …

Passengers First?

Passengers First?

Yesterday, as I was going through my usual morning ritual of scanning airline news and blogs, I came across a press release saying that the “Air Travelers Association” had submitted a “Passengers First” proposal to solve the congestion problems in New York. At first, I thought it was the ATA, …

Just in Time for the Winter Season

Just in Time for the Winter Season

Christmas trees are going up, shopping season is kicking into high gear, and the weather is getting chillier. Ah yes, it’s time for winter. Now, that doesn’t mean much here in LA where it’s a rare cold night when the temperature heads below freezing, but for the rest of the …

Remember Stewardesses?

Remember Stewardesses?

There is definitely something fun about coming home and sifting through some of the old stuff buried in the closet in my parents’ house. I love looking through some of the old National Geographic magazines, because they all have old airline ads. When I picked up the August 1970 issue, …

The True Meaning of Thanksgiving 2007

The True Meaning of Thanksgiving 2007

Once again, we’re at the beginning of the busiest travel period of the year. It’s a time for stuffing yourself silly and watching lots of football. It’s also that time to get stuck in long security lines, bad weather, and to celebrate the tradition of being stranded in the airport, …

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