food & beverage

Airplane Restaurant

March 22, 2009

in Non-Stories

How many times have you wished that you could board a plane without security hassles, or without the worries of missing your flight or the plane having to land on the Hudson River? And how many times have you desired a decent meal on a flight? In Taipei, Taiwan you can have all of the […]

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In 1993 I was headed from Tucson to the American Library Association conference in New Orleans. I was ticketed on a flight that stopped at DFW where I was to change planes on to New Orleans. About an hour after takeoff from Tucson the captain announced that because of severe weather surrounding DFW the airport […]


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Mr. Mutter

August 21, 2008

in Passenger Stories

Right before boarding a flight from SEA to PHX, my daughter handed me a sub sandwich and a bag of chips for the trip. Once on board and seated next to the window (I usually request an aisle seat, but the aircraft type had changed), I dug out my book and began to relax. A […]


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We flew to Hawaii to attend our son’s wedding on American Airlines. Since the flight home was over 7 hours, we decided it would make sense to purchase the sandwiches that used to be free. We were seated in row 40, so when the flight attendant got back to us, she informed us with a […]


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I travel weekly for work and also several times a year (domestic and international), and will never travel AA again if I have a choice – I would rather take multiple connections than AA straight thorough, and as far as international flights – NO WAY! To date, I have yet to get my miles for […]


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Hubby Dearest

November 29, 2007

in Couples Stories

About six years ago, I traveled with the passenger from hell. The problem was, it was my husband. We were going from New York to Sacramento, CA to visit my relatives. I should have known the trip was doomed when he forgot his insulin (hubby dearest was diabetic) and didn’t remember until we were almost […]


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I was returning from Rome to Arizona in July of 2007. I chose Lufthansa because I had flown them many times before, and they’re one of the most consistently good airlines I’ve flown. I flew a connecting flight from Rome to Frankfurt at 8:30 am. I got to the airport at 5:00 am. The computers […]


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Well let me preface this with the fact I am a vegetarian. I know well ahead of time that most airlines have a problem accommodating us, so I always get something to eat before boarding. On a flight from SFO to Denver, I sat next to a young woman who was also a vegetarian. She […]


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