Upgraded: Our understanding of why airline food sucks Until now, I’ve always thought the dry cabin air, high salt content, and reheated-ness would have been the primary reasons for the typically underwhelming flavor in inflght meals, but...

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Domestic lounges are generally nothing to get too excited about, but American Airlines is taking a step to raise the bar on its Admirals Clubs in the USA: They’re adding free cocktails. Beginning Oct. 1, American Airlines is offering travelers...

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Peter Sagal, the host of NPR’s “Wait, Wait, Don’t Tell Me,” offers this tweet from the airport: Another day, another Red Carpet Club, another shocking number of bananas stuffed into my bag. Next time, perhaps some Tupperware...

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16
Feb
2009

Air Canada baffles me. They have been very innovative (for better or worse) in pushing the a-la-carte model of airfare, but when presented with some seemingly simple opportunities to collect a few bucks, they decline. What I’m talking about...

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Downgraded: Air Marshals In a series of sting operations, several air marshals who were supposed to be protecting passengers inflight were using their free pass in American airports to smuggle cocaine, drug money, and child pornography. Lovely. My...

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12
Dec
2007

I logged into my credit union’s website, just looking to transfer some cash between accounts, when I noticed this posted on the homepage: The survey asks if you’re interested in having airport lounges exclusively for credit union...

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