what exactly was i served with my in-flight meal?

On my American Airlines flight from Tokyo Narita to Chicago O'Hare, about an hour or so into the flight the usual meal service began....

at the brussels airport: dual passports, a ticket kiosk checkpoint charlie and an almost...

After a long weekend at the Flyingnorthblog Brussels Bureau, it was time to head back to the Flyingnorthblog International Headquarters in New York.  Fortunately...

16 hour non-stop flight: new york to hong kong on cathay pacific cx831 [video]

                    This is a video blog of my epic flight journey on the sixteen hour non-stop New York JFK to Hong Kong HKG airport. The...

a child-free section on airlines?

As I've said on many an occasion, airline travel is often like a social experiment. We are packed into a flying tin can like...

i’m never flying through texas again: texas passes an airport anti-groping law

I ASK YOU, what is the point of getting pat-down by a Transportation Security Administration agent if you don’t get a little something-something...

how a gas station in oklahoma got me a hotel upgrade in rwanda

Thirty minutes before I was to leave for the airport to begin my journey to Rwanda, I received a text from Chase Visa. "Did...

where can I fly to in five hours from new york city?

When most people contemplate air travel, they tend not to take into account the varied options at their disposal for the same flight time....

travails, dogs and blue eye shadow on the way to paradise

According to many sources the origin of the word travel is likely connected to the French word travailler which means "to work." Other sources...

the view from my window in sofia and my airport detention

I finally made it to central Sofia – and this picture is the actual view from the window of my hotel.  The city is...

again i faced the wrath of the airport travel gods, and again i emerged...

Eight months ago, I wrote about my first encounter with the vengeful airport travel gods in “A Mere Mortal vs. the Airport Travel Gods.”...

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