Today we can think about whether or not flight attendants should be tipped? If so, why? Read a piece that provides tips on how to carry more souvenirs home and learn about the safety questions recently raised about using personal electronic devices aboard aircraft.
Airline flight attendants are the unsung heroes and frontline foot soldiers in this country’s “war on terrorism.” I’ve said so on every anniversary of the September attacks, and I’ll say it again this year.
This weekend we take a nostalgic look back at flight attendants, enjoy photos of some of the world’s most dangerous roads and take a look at St. Anton, one of the world’s top ski and snowboard resorts, without its normal covering of snow.
Saturday an Asiana Airlines’ Boeing 777 crashed at San Francisco International Airport. Fortunately all but two of the 307 on the flight have survived. Ned Levi has fifteen air crash survival tips for you, if you are unfortunately involved in an airplane mishap.
Boeing/Southwest announce 737 MAX 7, JetBlue to codeshare on Emirates’ flights, DTW to offer free Wi-Fi
We have three different airline quandaries to ponder. How should frequent flier miles be awarded? Can TWA flight attendants have a second chance to get seniority back when AA merges with USAir? And, will the airlines ever start to charge for airline tickets by passenger weight?
TSA has proposed permitting air travelers to bring pocket knives, hockey sticks, lacrosse sticks, ski poles and other previously banned items into aircraft cabins. Aviation and law enforcement officials, and members of the flying public are loudly complaining almost solely about pocket knives. Ned Levi examines potential problems with the new policy which few are discussing.
At some airports, theft of luggage from baggage claim areas is literally out of control. Ned Levi has his top 10 tips to help you to successfully retrieve your luggage at baggage claim and prevent thieves from ruining your journey.
Smile if you are a Bostonian; the world is watching you. Flight attendants list seven reasons they love to fly. And, enjoy some amazing airport architecture.
Delta now allows you to see your journey connected to the places you are flying over. The second post deals with how flight attendants suffer more from delays than the passengers. Finally, we present the ballsy ads from Spirit Airlines that poke fun and run at the edge of social acceptability.