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Flight Crew Dirt #6: “Oh, Miss…”

It is time for another installment of flight attendant & pilot dirt. Robin, our very own flight attendant, is retired from service.  Her husband, Berry, a retired pilot, also chimes in with antics that will leave you laughing. What, exactly, do those uniformed folks do on the plane…well, beyond what you see? Remember, read this […]

Airline news: Star Alliance growing

AIRLINES 2 Latin carriers to join alliance Latin American carriers Avianca-Taca and Copa Airlines will join Star Alliance, the network that includes Continental Airlines. The airlines should completely join the alliance by mid 2012. Star Alliance passengers will in the future have access to flights connecting through the Copa Airlines hubs in Panama City, Panama, […]

Continental Airlines club says buh-bye to Amex Platinum Cardholders

The Sky Steward thinks there may be much more room to relax at the President’s Club Houston Chronicle Continental Airlines’ decision not to renew its partnership with American Express is not related to the carrier’s merger with United Airlines, Continental spokeswoman Julie King said Thursday. Effective Sept. 30, 2011, American Express’ most elite customers — […]

Tampa International lands flights to San Juan from 2 airlines

TBO.com TAMPA – Two airlines announced today they are adding service from Tampa International Airport to San Juan, Puerto Rico. Long criticized for not having enough non-domestic flights, Tampa International will now have competitive service to San Juan, which should lead to lower air fares. JetBlue airlines, which had previously cited a lack of community […]

Bomb Explodes at Buenos Aires office of American Airlines and Alitalia

From Momento24 Buenos Aires, September 16, 2010.- An attack against the offices of American Airlines and Alitalia had this morning in the neighborhood of Recoleta. The Chilean anarchist group “Vandalicia Teodoro Suarez” was responsible for the attack, according to leaflets found at the scene of the explosion and where they ask “Freedom to political prisoners.” […]

Smelly Passengers Foul Up Flights

Follow along as we review some of the various reasons why someone may “fly while smelly”: * Unaware of their body odor * Their 24 hour deodorant is in its 25th hour * Flatulence or “Sh-arting” (sometimes this develops as a result of eating airport food-court fare or buy-on-board snacks) * Incontinence (don’t confuse this with travel from one country to another–that’s intercontinental)