This is Virgin America’s vision of budget, yes, budget, air travel. And you can’t go on it.
The dumpster near the George Bush Intercontinental Airport contained dozens upon dozens of suitcases. Many were rifled through and missing valuables, including presents, camcorders and computers.
A reader received an apology and a $100 travel voucher in response to his complaint we cross-posted.
United Airlines is a big meanypants, but we have to wonder, why didn’t she just pay the cat fee in advance?
Inside, our airplane travels today departing Charlotte. Highlights include: Popemobile, dangerous grandmas, and entertaining oneself in the lavatory….
A Cleveland airport considers pie filling a dangerous liquid, while at JFK the pie loses its incendiary properties. TSA employees seized at least a dozen of the baked goods from travelers.
UPDATE: Cleavland confiscates traveler’s pies.
Our favorite airfare search site has just unveiled an exciting new service called Fare Guard.
AirTran’s got a 48-hour sale going on right now with tickets as low as $19 one way.
Mellisa May attended an AIDS conference and stuffed her luggage to the brim with free condoms. Disaster struck at the airport, as she tells the New York Times.
Spirit Air has got some groovy travel deals in their “Ocho De La Hoya to the Rescue!” package, but they turn into a pumpkin after midnight.
Our favorite predictive airfare search engine just keeps getting better (being in Beta will do that for ya). Farecast today announced the addition of airfare search for all of America. You can now search for airfare for any airport in the nation.
A man missed his flight last Saturday after an airport worker overheard him speaking Tamil, a South Asian language, on his cell phone. The worker reported the “suspicious” behavior and airport security held the passenger was for questioning.
Wanda flew Southwest Airlines to Pittsburgh to see a Mets game. The departing flight was delayed four and half hours and the return, a half hour.
Everyone with any sense knows that flying is dehydrating. Oh, sure, airlines and the TSA disagree, but a parched throat and dry, crackling skin is par for the course of most of our catapultings across the stratosphere.