No More Stinky Toilets?

Not any more! It really is about time. There’s a new law that protects passengers who are grounded on the tarmac – no more hostage taking and the passengers have to be freed after 3 hours. The airlines are of course complaining that this will only make...

Mr. Harper Sues the Airline

I saw an article in the Huntsville Times by David Holden about a couple who are suing the airline for turning their 8 hour trip into a 28 hour trip. According to Holden, lawyers from three states have jumped on board intending to make this a class action lawsuit. From...

I’m Back! Dumping Snow on the Tarmac

Well, here we go again. Apparently, it snows every winter in parts of this country. Someone should tell the airlines because it seems as though they are taken by surprise every year. I think it’s worse this year because, with so many planes taken out of service,...

Urination Forbidden On This Flight

Though an airline Captain may forbid a passenger to pee, the Bladder very often has a mind of its own. Despite what we know about the Call of Nature, it’s clear that some folks, including the airlines, don’t quite understand the process. Some poor guy got...

Jim Nearly Got Stranded

Jim called. “Jet Blue screwed me,” he said. I couldn’t believe it.  I love Jet Blue. Although I was very annoyed at their complete lack of judgment in the snowstorm I did enjoy the San Jose to Boston route that doesn’t exist anymore. That was...

Stranding Passengers- Stellar Performance

I thought we would be done with this by now. I thought that the federal task force created last December to address the issue of stranded passengers would decide something. They had nearly a year and all they could accomplish in that time was well, nothing. According...