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Why Your Next Holiday Should be in Russia

They’re going to need a bigger beach.


Don’t You Wish He was Your Boss?

Virgin Airlines CEO , Sir Richard Branson made a bet with Air Asia owner Tony Fernandes.


Christmas Flash Mobs

If these do not tear you up, it sucks to be you. Merry Christmas.


Good Things About 9/11

There are many Good Things that happened on September 11th, 2001.


Your Job Does NOT Suck

Do you ever wonder where your poop goes when you go on an airplane? In the good old days it went “out”. Dumped in mid air. After more than a few people being bombed by frozen poop, the airlines decided to keep it. So the next time you’re boarding, please note that someone is under the aircraft emptying the shitter.


Boeing’s Gear Won’t Go Down Again

Right on the heels of the 767 gear mishap in Poland, now the Boeing 787 Dreamliner is having problems. The pilots flying the two 787’s delivered to All Nippon Airways had to extend the landing manually when normal hydraulic systems failed. Boeing and ANA reported the glitches today just two weeks after the aircraft entered service in Japan.


Polish 767 Lands with the Gear Up

Warsaw- Polish Airlines Flight 016 from New York City bound for Warsaw, Poland landed with the gear up today. After circling Warsaw and failing to extend the landing gear the LOT airline pilot brought her on in.

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Haven’t Flown for a While? Me Too.

Right up front, let me tell you that I LOVE to fly. Whether it’s a jumbo jet or a teeny, tiny prop job….yeah…LOVE IT.

With that out of the way let me tell you I got to fly last week. From Las Vegas to Charleston, South Carolina with a short howdy in Houston. It had been a couple of years since I’ve flown and a lot has changed.


“They Think You May Have Hit Somebody”

JFK Tower: “Air France, they think you may have hit somebody, so hold there and we’ll get back to you. Stand by.” You think? Watch this video. The Air France Airbus 380 (Flight AF007) hits the tail of a Comair Bombardier CJR-700 (Flight 6293). Watching the video I thought of two things. “Please remain seated [...]


Tower Asleep at the Switch

When American Airlines Flight 1900 could not raise the tower at Reagan International Airport, the controller at the Potomac Terminal Radar Approach tries to help. Here are some highlights…. Potomac: “Just so you’re aware, the tower is apparently not manned. We’ve made a few phone calls. No one’s answered. … So you can expect to [...]