May 2008

I am currently sitting in the Atlanta Airport. It is 6:52 am. Yesterday at 4:30 am I left my house near Boston to travel to Minneapolis. Walking out of my house I sprained my ankle. Needless to say I was a bit late getting to the airport. After hobbling to the airport from the Economy […]

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I was on an eight hour plane ride with a group from school. Our teachers had told us that one or two people wouldn’t be seated with the rest of the group, and of course me and my friend got to be those lucky two. Our seats were the middle two in a row of […]

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The first Southwest flight to Ontario, a weekday morning, was at 6 AM. Sitting in the bulkhead was a man, a woman and a young child. Just prior to the cabin door closing, the man and woman stood up, spread out a rug, kneeled down and prayed. The airline attendants were pleading with them to […]

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  Thirty Thousand Feet is a directory consisting of  thousands of links to everything related to aviation (caution: you can easily spend hours on this ultimate portal to aviation content!). The website’s owner, Max Flight, also operates two blogs – Thirty Thousand Feet Blog and Travel Security. See his posted TSA Gangsta Rap video – […]

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With airlines starting to charge fees for checked baggage, demands for limited overhead bin space will surely increase. Let’s hope that as people try to cram things in, what’s shown on the video below won’t occur!

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Three months ago my boyfriend’s brother…call him “Tom,” calls us to say he is coming to visit for 3 days. My boyfriend….call him “Jerry,” hasn’t seen his brother in 3 years so we are very excited. He gets a flight from Philly PA to Dubuque IA with a layover in Chicago. He leaves Philly at […]

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This happened a couple of months ago. I was flying from Hawaii to Malaysia with a overnight transit in Taiwan. I have a cat, so when I bought my ticket I asked the airline what the requirements were to fly with my cat. It required lots of paperwork and specific measurements of cages allowed on […]

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