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  • Wing Tips
    How to be a happier airline passenger
    Airline travel these days can be stressful, especially during a holiday season. But there are things you can do to be a happier airline passenger. Here are some to consider:DON’T LET ANYTHING RUIN YOUR DAY“You can't control the...
  • Seat kickers: Passenger complaint number one, above crying infants and boozers
    Seat kickers: Passenger complaint number one, above crying infants and boozers
    As an airline passenger, name the number one thing that ticks you off. If you said “seat kickers,” then your response is in line with the majority of Americans, according to a new poll. Real estate between your kneecap and seatback is...
  • Airline executive: Nuts for nuts? Bonkers airline exec busted, bagged-nut blowup
    Airline executive: Nuts for nuts? Bonkers airline exec busted, bagged-nut blowup
    An airline executive, brought down over a bag of nuts? The little peanut idioms and nutty jokes about airlines and their incessant need to roll out their tiny bags of snack nuts has been the fodder for comedians for decades. Comedy Central’s...
  • Airline's "Cover Greetings" program leaves passengers in tears!
    Airline brings passengers to tears: Airline seat covers conjure up crying jags
    An airline reducing its passengers to tears? Most airlines strive to put a smile on the face of their passengers, but this airline is happy that it brings on the tears because it means their new program is a success! Amsterdam’s Schiphol...
  • Airline brings passengers to tears: Airline appeals to passengers' mushy sides
    Airline brings passengers to tears: Airline appeals to passengers' mushy sides
    An airline brings passengers to tears, and no, we’re not referring to tears of grief for suffering through a delayed flight, or to sniffles coming from frustration because our luggage took a wrong conveyor belt turn, or even to outright...
  • Heathrow
    To fly or not to fly to ebola virus infected regions
    The question is to fly or not to fly: The current Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak is believed to have begun in Guinea in December 2013. This outbreak now involves community transmission in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone and recently an ill...
  • Business class bargain
    Business class bargain
    By David Stewart WhiteA new all business-class airline is offering a New York-Paris roundtrip flight for two for $2,014. The bargain fare can only be booked through August 30 for travel ending by September 15.After the introduction, fares will...
  • Transportation Security Administration
    TSA orders more safeguards
    The Transportation Security Administration has just announced some changes to airport security. The press realizes issued today, states that, the TSA will require passengers to power on electronic devices as they enter their security checkpoints....
  • A fear of flying course participant covers her face.
    Useless and Useful Advice for Fear of Flying
    The first fear of flying programs were started in the mid-1970s. One was at Pan Am, by Captain Truman "Slim" Cummings. Another was offered at US Air by Captain Frank Peete. These courses offered reassurances and relaxation. Reassurance...
  • Strike threats at Aer Lingus
    Irish air not smiling
    By David Stewart WhiteIrish airline Aer Lingus faces possible labor unrest after a vote by its cabin crew union. A May 9, 2014 statement by the IMPACT union claims 97 percent of its cabin crew membership voted for job actions, including strikes,...
  • Panic On The Plane
    Panic Hits Anxious Fliers When Breathing Exercises Fail To Work
    ABC News video shows a fear of flying course offered in Phoenix, Arizona by a retired Air Force pilot. Though the statistics about airline travel are reassuring, anxiety persists. How is the anxious flier to know that one plane in millions that...
  • SOAR: The Breakthrough Treatment for Fear of Flying
    Protect Yourself From Junk Psychology
    Anxious fliers need to protect themselves from junk psychology. The advice offered in most internet articles about fear of flying is junk psychology. Most of the books on fear of flying are junk psychology. The same is true of most courses on fear...
  • HBO on British Airways
    Binge watching on British Airways
    By David Stewart WhiteBritish Airways and HBO have joined forces to keep passengers entertained on long-haul flights. A new dedicated on demand channel features Game of Thrones, Boardwalk Empire, True Blood, Girls, True Detective, Looking, and...
  • Delta's upgraded 767 business cabin
    Delta business class
    By David Stewart WhiteLast week I flew business class on a Delta Boeing 767 jet from San Francisco to Atlanta. This was a plane with a newly upgraded cabin and we were treated to oodles of legroom and seats that converted to lie-flat beds.A bit...
  • air travel
    Air travel tips; use a travel agent or consultant
    Travel agents are experienced in booking airline travel and providing the best service and pricing available to their clients. There was a time when it was beneficial for individuals to book their own travel using the internet. In a few cases that...