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Stone Age Travel

Sometimes looking in the rear view mirror is interesting. These are some of the rules and regulations about flying and about Flight Attendants (FAs) that were common in the airline … Continue reading

March 29, 2015 · Leave a comment

Seat Pitch Seat Pinch

Originally this post was going to be titled “I can’t fly like Cathy Rigby”, but I did not mean that in the Peter Pan sense, with wires and a harness. … Continue reading

March 15, 2015 · 5 Comments

The Million-Mile smile

On a flight to Manila with United, I passed a passenger (pax) milestone. 600 miles into flight UA1224 LAX/HNL, I crossed the UAL 1,000,000 mile frequent flier threshold. Of course … Continue reading

October 9, 2014 · 9 Comments

Bumpy Ride

It’s really bumpy back here. Or is it? One of the more common suggestions given to people who are worried about flying is to select a seat near the middle … Continue reading

April 18, 2014 · 10 Comments

FA Paxview Humor

Recently on Twitter I got involved in a conversation with someone who was sending out some pretty funny passenger observations from the flight attendant perspective. I said we need some … Continue reading

March 21, 2014 · 4 Comments

The Tower of Babble

One of my habits when I travel is that I do not like to be easily ‘pegged’ as an American. I am not the least bit ashamed about being a … Continue reading

February 7, 2014 · 6 Comments

Sorry about that

If you are one of the several thousand people who were delayed on arrival in Shanghai airport a few weeks before the Olympics in 2008, that was my fault. And … Continue reading

October 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

Flying with Frank

Although I enjoy being light hearted, there are also times to be serious. And there are times when something serious turns into something light hearted. Maybe those are the best … Continue reading

September 25, 2013 · Leave a comment


Ever been on a flight with a bad landing gear? It’s the end of a business trip with a week in Taiwan and another week in Singapore. Now it’s Saturday … Continue reading

September 21, 2013 · 1 Comment

Does your FA like you ?

How can you tell if a flight attendant likes you? I have been asked this question more than once, and the person asking has invariably been a much more junior … Continue reading

September 1, 2013 · 5 Comments

Being the Perfect (?) Passenger

I am a frequent flier. Actually I am a very frequent flier with close to 3 million actual air miles, mostly in Coach. And yes, it is true, the service … Continue reading

August 11, 2013 · 15 Comments
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