July 2012

A few weeks ago I was flying to Seattle for work, out of Raleigh, NC. I had a connection in Dulles International Airport (IAD). It was the worst flying experience of my life.


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Let’s go back to the early seventies – when air travel was then a pleasure, be it business or otherwise. The ad agency art director where I worked (oddly enough, his first name was Art) and I occasionally flew together to service client accounts in distant cities. Canadian-born, Arthur was himself a veteran aviator, having […]


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For many years I traveled frequently from my home base in Colorado to the Orient. I flew United Airlines (UAL) in order to grow my Mileage Plus account. I occasionally flew other non US flag carriers. I was always in international first class. Here are my observations:


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