Posts tagged "airports"

The three ounce rule: What's the worst thing you've had to surrender?

A Fage yogurt with honey. A plastic container of cut up honeydew and cantaloupe. Those are my most recent victims. I saw the TSA agent pluck the yogurt from my bag.  ”This yours?”  I nodded.  Yogurt?  Really?  Yogurt?  Fine. As we head to our gate, I see another security check. What?  Another one?  I guzzle... Read more »

I was just groped by a TSA Officer

Welcome to Newark Airport!  Two drink minimum.  No cover charge. The place is full of comedians … well, mainly my husband.  It happened like this ~ I’m walking through security and I’m deliriously tired (and a little hungover after attending a fabulous wedding the night before where I thoroughly enjoyed myself) and I’m asked to... Read more »

JetBlues ~ part 2

Thank G0d for ~1/ Twitter2/ and the instant reply 3/ of @JetBlue, which was “the flight returned with a maintenance indication that our JFK team is better prepared to handle.”Huh. Ok. Hmmm.Well, as Al Capone didn’t say, better safe than sorry.

What's the point of checking in for your flight online ...

the day before, as I did last week before my trip, IF when you get to the kiosk, it says to see an agent.  And you try five other kiosks and it’s all the same.  And then you wait in line for 45 minutes to see an agent – even though, while you’re in line,... Read more »

Overheard in Chicago

Woman on phone with Continental Airlines: Well then what was the point of using my miles if I have to pay now? But I used all of my miles! 25,000 miles. That’s all I had. I wiped it out! Wait, but wait…now, I have to pay $100 to get on this flight and $1000 to... Read more »

Airline karma is a bitch

Three years ago – I was sitting in the exit row, making myself comfortable for the five hour flight from NYC to LA to visit H, who was already there.  Anyone who flies regularly knows that the exit row is the cream of the crop for us bottom feeders in Coach.  It’s First Class leg... Read more »