Monthly Archives: September 2013

Thanks for Making the 3rd Annual Dorkfest a Success

Saturday was the third annual Crankyspotting Dorkfest, and I had a fantastic time. Judging from the tweets, emails, and Facebook posts I’ve seen, it sounds like the rest of you did as well. For those who missed out, here’s why you need to be there for the 4th annual event …

See You at the 3rd Annual Crankyspotting Dorkfest Tomorrow

The day has finally arrived. It’s time to do a little spotting at LAX for the third annual Dorkfest. I’ve heard from several of you and am glad to see some familiar faces planning on showing up. Remember, the event starts at 11a and goes until 1p. I’ll grab a …

United Introduces a Familiar, Reliable, but Risky Ad Campaign

Throughout history, some of the stickiest advertising jingles and slogans have come from airlines. United apparently likes the nostalgia, because it is pairing its old slogan “Fly the Friendly Skies” and theme music, Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue, once again. This may make you feel warm and fuzzy, but there is …

The Next Thing in Inflight Entertainment? The Second Screen

For a few years, people have predicted the demise of traditional inflight entertainment (IFE) systems as wifi became more widely available on airplanes. But instead of seeing it disappear, we’re seeing IFE manufacturers work on bringing all the technologies together so travelers can get a rock star experience. (Not that

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