Category: Martha’s Grab Bag

The In-N-Out of ‘Plane Spotting’

What is “Plane Spotting”? Explained by by Matt Tonks and 19 others at WikiHow.com Aircraft spotting, also known as plane spotting, is a popular pastime worldwide. As a hobby, it brings a number of enjoyable elements for the participant, including getting outdoors, making meticulous observations,…

Back to the future of airline travel. Are we there yet?

  Whatever happened to the wonderful future of air travel and how’d we get cheated out of it? This cartoon explains it all. Featuring Chet Chumley and his Chimp soon to be experiencing the best of Vegas thanks to these…

Now anyone can sleep in the cockpit of a Jumbo Boeing 747 !

Where is the last place you’ll want to sleep after a long flight? An airliner right? Well not if your next destination is Stockholm with reservations at the Jumbo Stay Hostel (www.jumbostay.com) . Parked off the runway at Stockholm airport, this…

The answer to breast feeding on a plane, the “Boobie Beanie”

Bust out the ‘Boobie Beanie’ for public breast feeding! Give gawkers and the easily offended something to smile about while keeping your baby’s noggin from exposure. The Boobie Beanie is customized just for you matching your size, nipple color, and…

A peek into the lives of U.S. Air Force Military Flight Attendants

Tech Sgt. Crystal Harshbarger practices giving emergency landing orders as instructor Tech Sgt. Bret Baker listens at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., on Feb. 2. Baker is part of a team of military flight attendants who serve top government officials,…

Message to US Airlines ‘Wake Up and Reduce In-Flight Consumer Waste!’

Join Green America in asking U.S. airlines to recycle As concerned consumers, we believe that it is important for us to know that the airline companies with which we travel help reduce consumer waste by implementing recycling programs. Overall, airlines…

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…