Tag: airline

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…

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…

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…

The debate continues, are cellphones safe on airplanes?

ABC News reports……… Like most airline passengers, you probably have serious doubts about those pre-flight announcements asking you to turn off your cellphones, blackberries, iPods and anything else electronic. The announcements are flat-out ignored by many frequent fliers, who are…

Unbundling, are airlines overdoing it?

Fees, fares and the future of air travel For the airline industry, it seems, profits are in the bag(s). Last week, the Department of Transportation reported that U.S. airlines collected $2.56 billion in baggage fees during the first nine months of…

Let’s Hear It For The Boys! Cebu Male Safety Dance Debut

Cebu Pacific dancing flight attendants: now it’s the men’s turn Philippines airline Cebu Pacific scored a viral video hit when their female flight attendants performed a Lady Gaga dance routine during the safety demonstration – so now the airline have…

Flight Attendants, First Line of Defense? “For many flyers, we are their first contact with a human representing the airline”

Flight attendant’s job: Harder than it used to be? By Matt Rocheleau, Contributor / Christian Science Monitor August 11, 2010 Flight attendants, including JetBlue’s now-famous Steven Slater, often deal with annoyed or irate passengers. But the climate in which they work is…

A New Twist to In-Flight Hook-Ups……….

Social Networking Takes Flight By BARBARA S. PETERSON, NYT, Published: July 12, 2010 On a flight from Newark to the West Coast not long ago, Jeff Jarvis, author of the book “What Would Google Do?” fell into a conversation with a fellow…

P’s and Q’s of Seat Backs, Elbow Room, and Knee Caps

With personal space at a premium, reclining seats isn’t always OK Ed Hewitt, IndependentTraveler.com We’ve all experienced it — mere moments after you fly over your car in the airport parking lot, the seat in front of you slams at…