…Get Uncomfortable

The ethical question — to recline, or not to recline — has been around since airlines introduced coach seats. Since that time, fliers have been divided on this issue.  Some opt to spare their fellow passenger the discomfort of having to sit in the fetal position, and others, I can only assume, think they are the only…

…stow away

Last week it was ruled that the FAA would officially be allowing passengers to keep their electronic devices on through takeoff and landing…and cries of joy were heard across the land. Because what’s worse than being forced to momentarily abandon your epic game of “Words With Friends” for a few minutes?  

…Get Carried Away

With summer quickly coming to a close, a lot of us are taking to the skies for one last getaway. When it comes to air travel, there is no shortage of things to complain about. Bring up delays, and you’ll have people sharing their own personal inconveniences and horror stories for hours. Dare to mention…

…Travel Well

It’s officially here, Thanksgiving week. Time for turkey, dressing and, of course, traveling. Whether you’re going by plane, train or automobile there’s no getting around the fact that holiday travel is stressful. By train you get to deal with crowds and delays.  By car or bus you get to deal with weather and traffic. By plane,…

…Hold The Phone

June 2012, mark it in your calendars.  That’s when you’ll want to start looking into alternatives to air travel, or possibly purchasing your own private jet. Emirates Airlines just announced that their entire fleet will be outfitted with in-flight Internet and mobile phone technology by June 2012. This isn’t exactly anything new.  Airlines in Europe…