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Will buying an airline ticket soon be as personalized as buying a suit from a sales person? Probably, as trends go.
It's no surprise that airlines want to personalize their relationships to their customers. If they can figure out how, it would be a huge step toward…
Added by Kaleel Sakakeeny on March 20, 2013 at 4:46pm — No Comments
It's an axiom among those of us who fly: You never know whom you'll be sitting next to.
Could be a fascinating character from some terrific movie, your next love or, more likely, someone you really, badly want to get away from.…
And, yes, we told you so.
In a New Media Travel article we discussed the low-to-no threat that cell phones pose to navigation, and why some many other airlines like …
Added by Kaleel Sakakeeny on December 8, 2012 at 3:41pm — No Comments
According to a recent article posted on the economist.com, the perfect airline passengers are single European men, in their 30s traveling for pleasure.
Once he’s got his…Continue
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Why Does Airline Food Taste so Awful?
(Listen to the 1-minute Travel Audio PostCard)
Is it actually the food the airlines serve (when they do)…Continue
Note to Airlines: Skip the Passengers, Just Fly the Bags
Absurd as it may seem, it's very possible the airlines are making more money on the persistent and aggressive fees they're charging than on ticket sales.
A report from the …
Added by Kaleel Sakakeeny on October 1, 2012 at 11:11am — No Comments
One of the dreads of air travel is sitting next to someone who is either crazy or can drive you crazy with annoying habits, non-stop chatter or just plain old boorishness, resulting in impulses to jump out of the plane or slowly throttle your seatmate.
Added by Kaleel Sakakeeny on June 10, 2012 at 9:49am — No Comments
The FAA gets it wrong again.
When Virgin Atlantic announced recently that passengers could make calls on their cell phones on VA’s Airbus A330 and Boeing 747 between London and New York, it was another wake up call to the Federal Aviation Administration to face reality.
Added by Kaleel Sakakeeny on May 25, 2012 at 3:08pm — No Comments
Flight attendants are not inherently anti-romantic or anti-social, they’re just brainwashed when it comes to using cell phones in the air.
“Please switch off all mobile phones as they can interfere with the aircraft’s rafts navigation system,” is the flight attendant’s…
Added by Kaleel Sakakeeny on April 27, 2012 at 9:14am — No Comments
Patrick Smith’s column, Ask the Pilot is almost always an acerbic look at the airline industry with its many foibles and Alice in Wonderland rules and regulations.
But the regular contributor to…
Added by Kaleel Sakakeeny on June 9, 2011 at 6:43pm — No Comments
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And The Best AirlineTravel Sites Are?
We’re suspicious when research shows this or that airline, web site or hotel was voted the best, because we know people and statistics don’t tell the truth.
On the other hand, when results jibe with what we know and…
Added by Kaleel Sakakeeny on April 21, 2011 at 8:54am — No Comments
You have to see it to believe ii.
The brand new, much touted new Terminal 2 that just opened at San Francisco’s International Airport.
Added by Kaleel Sakakeeny on April 18, 2011 at 10:57am — No Comments
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