security

This complaint covers all categories – airlines, airports, and personnel. The incident happened at Phoenix. If you have a choice, do not go there. Especially, do not change flights there in the middle of a summer day! We arrived from Seattle on Alaska Air. We were supposed to catch an American Airlines flight onward to […]

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A couple of months ago I was late for a flight from JFK to SJU. I fly almost every month to SJU and I’ve become very familiar with the airport. After I got off the AirTran plane, I started running towards the walkway to the JetBlue terminal. They have moving walkways to go quickly from […]

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Pile Of Puke

June 29, 2010

in Airport Stories

My story is not so much a flight from hell as hilarity. I’m in the security queue at MIA – the usual tedious routine of shuffling forward two inches every 10 seconds, slowly travelling the cordoned zig zag area designed to maximize the walking distance between two points. Behind me a mother and her young […]

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In 2004 we were traveling from Boston to Ft. Lauderdale on American Airlines; my wife, my 4 year old son, and my mom and dad. We had the 3rd row in coach (5 of the six seats across). There was a business class on this flight with 5 rows of 2 seats, and a curtain separating […]

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My story happened several years ago, but it still irritates me. I was flying from New York to Michigan with a family friend who was a minor at the time. We had already had a horrible time just getting to the airport (a transformer overheated and caused a minor blackout in Manhattan, shutting down the […]

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Last year, I sent this email to my friends after an amazing trip from Morocco to Brussels. Don’t get me wrong – I love Morocco. You just have to have a sense of humor sometimes! Went to the airport in Ouarzazate for the 6 am flight. There were 2, both leaving at the same time, […]

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After a nice family trip to Seoul, I was at Incheon International Airport going through security when I placed my bag through the X-Ray machine. The man operating the machine stopped the conveyor belt with my bag in the scanning machine, but after a while it came out. I took my bag and made my […]

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I had an afternoon flight from Denver, CO back to school in Massachusetts last Christmas break. I checked in with plenty of time, carrying on my laptop and guitar case. When I got to the gate to board the plane, the attendants told me that my boarding pass had not been properly stamped, and asked […]

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Story #1 Several years ago, back in my single days, my friends and I went on a trip to Thailand. Our flight out of Minneapolis was cancelled, and we were put on a connecting flight to Seattle, then Tokyo, then on to Bangkok. The flight from Tokyo to Bangkok was the one that made me […]

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This here is the story of my flight from h*ll which I took on some dumb bargain basement cheap excuse for an Airline called AMERICAN AIRLINES. One day, I went to go fly on their airplane. I was leaving from SEA TAC airport in the town of SEA TAC, WASHINGTON. When I get to the […]

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I was flying from Anchorage to Seattle in 2003. The plane had maybe 30 people on it, so there was at least one row per person. I was in row 9, against the right window. Just before we pushed back from the gate, I overheard a bit of a commotion in row 6, the bulkhead […]

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We were traveling from Las Vegas to Pittsburgh in 2002. While waiting to go through security, I was behind a young man who had been in a car accident and was on crutches. And his right leg had external pinning, that is, his leg had an outside metal pin system holding his broken bones in place. […]

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