Monthly Archives: November 2009

What Flying with Cranky Concierge is Like

Let’s face it – this is a slow news week with Thanksgiving approaching here in the US. Though there isn’t much news, it’s a huge week for traveling. I know I promised to write about what’s happening with Cranky Concierge, and I thought this was a good time for …

Air Jamaica is the Saddest Airline Ever

Is there any airline more sad than Air Jamaica these days? I think not. The latest fight for control of the airline shows just how bad things are there and in Jamaica in general.

In case Air Jamaica, Saddest Airline Everyou haven’t been watching (most people haven’t), Air Jamaica has really struggled to find …

What the F*&^ is a Sharklet? (Hint: It’s Good)

Winglets on airplanes are nothing new. We’ve seen them big and small on all kinds of airplanes. The most visible ones these days are the huge ones that you see on 737s, but what the heck is a sharklet? Well, that’s the Airbus-designed winglet for the A320, and here is …

Virgin + Wine = Good Times (Trip Report)

This past weekend, my wife and I were planning on driving up to wine country to spend the weekend with some friends. As the weekend drew closer, I decided that I really didn’t want to drive, so I went to look for flights. Three days before departure, I saw that …

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