Non-Story Archives

Below are comments and advice about flying submitted by others, and blog posts from the administrator. The pieces are archived since only stories are now posted on the website.

Millions of men have fantasized about flight attendants. Much of it probably has to do with the sexy appeal that the airlines portrayed about FAs during less politically correct times. The instructional video below is designed to give guys a better chance of making their dreams come true. Whether or not following the advice would […]

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Heard about the most recent case involving a family that was ejected from their flight for having unruly kids? You can read about it in Harriet Baskas’ Well Mannered Traveler column, and watch a news clip below. There was also a recent incident involving an autistic child and his mother who were kicked off of […]

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Air France introduced cell phone service on its aircraft, and other members of the European Union might follow suit. Concerned about cell phones becoming an in-flight annoyance, U.S. Rep. Peter DeFazio introduced a bill called the Halting Airplane Noise to Give Us Peace (HANG UP) Act which would prohibit voice communication use of cell phones […]

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I want to say a few words to the people who fly. An airplane is a BUS that takes people and their luggage, from point A to point B. That’s all ! I’m tired of flying with people that think an airplane is some kind of resort, just for them. If you drive your car […]

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Airlines continue to raise fees for services. Many are now charging for excess baggage, meals, curbside baggage checks, and better seats. Unfortunately this is a trend that is likely to continue as the airlines struggle to stay in business. Below is a Mad TV spoof about the topic:

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

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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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To: United Pilots From: MEC Communications Re: Profiles of Leadership As we celebrate Presidents’ Day, we should all take a moment to reflect on what makes great leaders — not only the leaders of our nation, but those leaders who make a difference in our everyday lives. At United Airlines, there are managers and there […]

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Anymore, I think the “Flights From Hell” have more to do with fellow passengers than the airlines themselves. As a former airline employee of the big UA, I have endured years of complaints about service, delays, food, etc. The funny part, passengers want first-class service and smiling employees, but they want to pay bus-fare for […]

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