April 2008

I recently flew back to my home town next to a young man that obviously had a cold. To my relief he’d always cough in his sweater. He seemed to have the sniffles. I can only guess he was using his sweater as a giant hanky too. Well, exactly 36 hours later I woke up […]

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American Airlines LGA to West Palm Beach March 27, 2008 Flight #1229 8:25AM Last week I had the misfortune to be on your flight from JFK to WPB. I was seated in seat 23B right behind two men (row 22 seat A & B) that also boarded in NY. They were part of a group […]

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Sometimes cramped conditions on a plane leads to embarrassing situations, such as this one.

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I was invited to my niece’s college graduation commencement ceremony, plus 3 formal dinners. The airline I traveled on lost my baggage. They had me go to the airport 3 different times….no baggage. We went to all the ceremonies. The relatives and friends were dressed to the nines. As for me, well I wore a […]

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2007 was a zany year for travel – read this article about the weirdest travel stories and this article about the strangest travel stories. The 2007 airline news story with the most “legs” was the one about Kyla Ebbert, the Hooters waitress who got kicked off of a Southwest Airlines flight for wearing skimpy attire. […]

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Moscow, Russia The narrow corridors of shops within the transit area offers thousands of copper cylinders on the ceiling peering down with constant video surveillance – the bustling and shuffling of designer footwear resurrects cigarette ashes into the air from the concrete surface. A twelve-hour layover in Moscow’s Sheremetyevo transit area has few advantages. You […]

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