Posts tagged "flight"

Frisky Rant: Hey Airlines, Stop Overbooking Flights On Purpose

If you work for American Airlines, or any airline for that matter, buckle up. You’re in for a bumpy ride.

I booked and paid for my flight months…

Katie Oldenburg | April 21, 2014 - 9:00 am

It’s Time To Cry: Airline Delays Flight So Man Can Say Goodbye To His Dying Mother

When Kerry Drake found out his mother was dying from complications from rheumatoid arthritis, he booked the first flight he could from San Francisco to Lubbock, Texas. The only problem?

Julie Gerstein | March 8, 2013 - 9:20 am

Passenger Flies Plane Because Pilot Has A Migraine — Or, Why I Am Not A Pilot

There are many reasons why I am not a pilot. I don’t like flying that much. I have poor sight and coordination. And also, I get mind-squeezingly bad migraines. And…

Julie Gerstein | November 25, 2012 - 4:00 pm

Actually, Penguins Can Fly

Well, isn’t this quite a little riddle. When can a penguin — a bird that absolutely can’t normally fly — take to the sky? When it’s on a plane, silly.

Julie Gerstein | March 11, 2012 - 4:00 pm

Flight Attendants Rally Against Pervy Passengers

There’s a new terror in the skies: pornography! Recently, American Airlines began offering passengers internet access on cross-country flights. Guess what fliers were found watching mid-air? Suffice to say, it…

Simcha | September 17, 2008 - 2:30 pm