Tag: passenger

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…

Travel: Adventures in Award-Winning Weirdness

Some folks, it seems, are just fools for travel… Rob Lovitt Travel Writer, MSNBC Contributor It’s that time of year again — time to celebrate baseball, cherry blossoms and, on this page at least, the boneheaded moves and buffoonish behavior…

Five Rules for Being a Good Airline Passenger

“Five Rules for Being a Good Airline Passenger”, by Paul Eisenberg featured on FOXnews.com Flight attendants dish the dirt on what drives them crazy. If you were the world’s most frequent flier you’d likely encounter hundreds of flight attendants over the course…

Deadhead, A View From Seat 25A

The company ‘deadheaded’ our crew from Seattle today. For you earthlings, a “deadhead” happens when Pilots and/or Flight Attendants (must) ride as passengers to satisfy operational scheduling needs at the destination. That’s why you’ll sometimes see us occupying passenger seats…

Boeing 747 Survives Simulated Test With Underwear Bomber

Boeing 747 Survives Simulated Flight 253 Bomb Blast 05 MAR 2010  On December 25, 2009 a passenger on board Northwest Airlines Flight 253 attempted to detonate a small explosive device as the Airbus A330 was descending towards Detroit. The man…