Tag: airlines

The Lowdown on Airline Crash Pads

When I tell people that I am a flight attendant, they usually clap their hands giddily and tell me how wonderfully exciting my life must be. They will go on about how lucky I am to visit exotic locales on…

The Top 7 Global Airlines

What does it take to be one of the top airlines in the world? To start, impeccable service, low prices, and a high customer satisfaction rate. Skytrax, the World Airline Survey company, compiled the opinions of over 13 million customers…

“Loading the overhead bins on a fully booked airliner is like trying to pull one of your socks over your head while someone else whacks you with a sack of flour”

Airline Baggage Charges: It’s Customer Abuse By Bill Saporito at Time.com It is my fervent wish that the airline industry, particularly the legacy carriers, becomes abundantly profitable in the not-too-distant future. It is the industry’s wish too, I dare say. The…

WSJ Middle Seat~ Airlines Looking to Bump Air Marshals to Coach

“In a recent episode, the Air Transport Association said, a flight from Europe to the U.S. was about to depart with at least six marshals already on board in multiple cabins when a rival carrier canceled a flight. Marshals from…

“Mad as hell about hidden airline fees”, And the survey says…….

New Survey Shows Consumers ‘Mad As Hell’ About Hidden Airline Fees: Two-Thirds Say They Have Been Surprised by Additional Fees at the Airport Consumer and Travel Groups Launch MadAsHellAboutHiddenFees.com, Announce “Mad As Hell Day!” on September 23rd to Give Travelers…

“There was the female passenger who kneeled in front of her middle seat and chewed on the seat cushion”

Airlines rely on ‘sorry’ crews The Dallas Morning News DALLAS — There are some things that Fred Taylor Jr. and his crew at Southwest Airlines Co. just cannot explain. For example, there was the female passenger who kneeled in front…