Archive for: November 2013

Flying Stories
THE Jamaica trip
November 22, 2013
9
THE Jamaica trip
I am not a fan of waking early.  But, I will admit there’s a certain appeal to flying early in the morning.  Without the normal daytime background noises, airports are quiet at the break of day.  Every once in awhile, the calm is disrupted by a departing or arriving aircraft.  Jets sound better slicing through […]
Aeronautical Randomness
A special kind of celebrity
November 1, 2013
25
A special kind of celebrity
“We’d like to start boarding a little earlier than usual.  We have eighteen wheel chairs on this morning’s flight.” With that statement, the agent upped my personal record for the amount of passengers requiring a wheelchair on a flight.  I believe the previous record was nine… undoubtedly involving a departure or arrival somewhere in Florida. […]