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I recently received an email from TPTP reader Martin from Spain who had some unpleasant experiences with the airport security procedures during a trip in the United States. Martin explained that on three different occasions he had been pulled aside … Continue reading
When I was a young child my Grandfather had a job that took him all over the world for work. I always begged to go along to the airport to drop him off or pick him up for flights. The … Continue reading
If you have done any flying recently, this very funny routine from comedian Iliza Shleshinger will certainly have resonance. Having recently succumbed to bribery to escape boarding zone purgatory, it certainly hit home for me.
Whether you’re traveling for fun or work, travel is never stress-free. This hilarious graphic from the British travel website Just The Flight illustrates just how frustrating travel can be.
Unless you’ve been on a digital detox for the last 48 hours, you’ve seen the horrible images of a United Airlines passenger being brutally removed from a flight after refusing to be bumped. It should be shocking that a major … Continue reading
During the past month, I’ve taken six flights. Three were in Economy and three were upgrades to Business Class. I was able to upgrade on two of those flights with minimal bids on empty seats. The last upgrade was a … Continue reading
This sweet little film was shot to mark the 70th anniversary of Heathrow Airport. Titled “First Flight”, it explores the airport through the eyes of a child taking their first flight. The David Bowie sound track is icing on the … Continue reading
These wonderful graphic representations of air travel routes were based on 600,000 flight routes from 3,200 airports around the world. Swiss programmer Martin Grandjean utilized data from OpenFlights.org to create the graphics. Check out his fascinating website to learn more.