Archive | Airlines RSS feed for this section

10 Most Ridiculous Travel Accessories Ever Invented

Every once in a while someone comes up with an idea so useful that it’s hard to believe no one thought of it before. Wheeled luggage, for example, was the result of a simple premise and has since saved the backs of countless travellers. Unfortunately, in keeping with the law of averages, for every brilliant […]

Read full story Comments { 1 }

Top 10 Ways Airlines Piss Off Their Passengers

A few weeks ago we posted an article highlighting  The 15 Most Annoying Things People Do On Planes , so now it’s the turn of the airlines themselves. Technology and fierce competition have improved the experience somewhat in recent years, mainly by putting the worst offenders out of business. Even so, few people manage to fly without encountering at […]

Read full story Comments { 5 }

The 15 Most Annoying Things People Do On Planes

In an ideal world there would be no need for airlines and we’d all be flying our own private jets. Alas, the world is far from ideal and so there are two choices – go with an airline or don’t go. The experience is rarely a pleasant one, but would be nicer if everyone showed […]

Read full story Comments { 28 }

8 Crew Members From Hell You Don’t Want On Your Next Flight

One of our recent blog posts, Don’t Drink And Fly, showcased several passengers who found themselves in plenty of trouble because of alcohol. These were extreme examples, of course, but disruptive behaviour aboard aircraft is increasing at an alarming rate. Because the police have serious problems getting their cars up to 30,000ft, flight crews are […]

Read full story Comments { 1 }

Don’t Drink & Fly: 9 Passengers Who Prove Alcohol And Airplanes Don’t Mix

According to the latest IATA statistics, unruly passenger incidents increased more than tenfold between 2007 and 2011. The total number worldwide was just over six thousand, but at that rate airlines will soon have to turn their planes into commercial Con Airs. Barely a week goes by without some drunk causing a flight to divert, […]

Read full story Comments { 0 }

A Guide to WiFi in the Sky

Updated 29 January 2015 Travellers are demanding more from airlines these days and nowhere more so than with wifi during their in-flight experience. So here’s an update on the wifi and costs offered on airlines. Gogo One company that dominates the airways in the US is Aircell’s Gogo service. Aircell sets the pricing strategy so […]

Read full story Comments { 4 }