Author: Martha's Whirled News

Based in San Francisco, Martha Stewardess flies frequently for a major US airline. Layover here for airline and travel news, views, and stews! Martha Stewardess, dishing it up one mile at a time!

From PCWorld, The Top 10 Tech-Friendly U.S. Airlines

PCWorld shares the good, bad, and ugly with an informative list of tech amenities offered by the 10 top US airlines. From the article~ Some airlines have become deeply involved in making their gate areas a more welcoming place for…

Are Cupcakes a Security Threat for Airliners?

Airport security confiscates cupcake because icing a security risk TheNewsStar.com PEABODY, Mass. – A woman who just flew back home from Las Vegas says an airport security officer confiscated her frosted cupcake because he thought the icing on it could be a…

A Survival Guide for Flying ‘Village class’

Tips for Surviving 10 Hours in Coach By Michael Martin- TheStreet.com BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (MainStreet) — With the holiday season comes some of the year’s busiest travel days, and passengers face sold-out flights, scaled-back services and inevitable delays that compound…

American Airlines files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

American Airlines and parent AMR will file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy Tuesday, AMR announced. Chairman and chief executive Gerard Arpey has resigned as well. The AMR board picked Tom Horton, currently AMR and American Airlines president. Horton was picked by…

Travel Tips and Forgettable Travel Items You Should Never Forget

It’s here, the holiday travel season. Think (and plan) before you fly! Martha’s top 10 travel tips. In a hurry to pack or just a lousy packer? You’ll regret forgetting items from this list. Replacements are costly, not to mention…