Flights From Hell flies you into the crazy skies with stories about the adventures and anxieties of airplane travel.

Commercial airline travel takes us far, far out of our comfort zone. We're herded into cylinders that zip hundreds of miles per hour at 30,000 feet, subjected to security screenings, confronted with delays and lost luggage, rushed to catch connecting flights, constrained to small seats, scrunched up with strangers, and surrounded by pathogens. Is it any wonder we end up becoming a bundle of raw nerves by journey's end?

Cock Gets Clocked

October 3, 2007 Animal Stories

Twenty years ago I took a flight home from the Dominican Republic that was totally full and there was a lot of commotion as people were getting situated. After everyone was sitting and we were preparing to take off, I heard what I thought was a chicken cluck. After a minute or so it got […]

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No Rest For The Weary

October 3, 2007 Senior Stories

I was recently on a red eye flight across the U.S. – after a 2 hour delay we were finally airborne. I proceeded to recline my seat when the elderly man behind me starting throwing a child-like temper tantrum, hitting and kicking my seat complaining that he had no room. I decided to be the […]

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Spewing Green Liquid

June 10, 2007 Weird People Stories

I was waiting in the concourse for a flight out of Miami. I noticed a woman with wild eyes acting fidgety and erratically. I thought to myself that I hoped she wasn’t going to board the same plane. After boarding the plane and after the door was closed, I was relieved that she wasn’t on […]

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