I wonder if that’s why Eastern went out of business.Also on:
If we could travel by helicopter, it would save us time and lessen the need for building large, expensive airports. So what’s stopping us? Stephen Dowling investigates.
Flying in the 1970s, even in coach, was nothing like today, as many airlines add lounges for all passengers. Here are some of the most glamorous lounges!
They’ll keep doing it until we get another American 191, JAL 123, ValuJet 592, or worse.
In the last decade, most of the big U.S. airlines have shifted major maintenance work to places like El Salvador, Mexico, and China, where few mechanics are F.A.A. certified and inspections have no teeth.
The image above, published in 2014 in this Herald.net story and credited to The Washington Post, showed the keying patterns for all of the TSA-complaint “Travel Sentry” luggage locks.
Researchers can sequence DNA from airplane toilets to trace resistance genes and potential pathogens.
This airline seating arrangement could be a nice alternative to the middle seat… or a new form of hell.
Sounds advice for the friendly skies.
Things are getting bleak in the skies. See this article in the New York Times about swapping seats on a flight:
More than four years have passed since Dallas-based Southwest Airlines struck a deal to acquire AirTran Airways. With balloons, a photo booth and DJ at the gate area, Southwest officials said the event commemorates AirTran’s departure and the nearly complete integration of operations into Southwest.