Should there be a dress code when flying?

Because airlines don’t publish dress codes, what’s appropriate is subjective. Not only is freedom of dress at stake, but First Amendment rights come into play. Who should have the final word as to what you (and others) wear?

In a world of computerized rebookings, humans save a vacation from Isaac

The family had planned a late summer getaway to Turks and Caicos before school started after Labor Day. They were flying from Washington, D.C., and they were careful enough to book flights with plenty of connecting time in Miami in case of weather issues. Tropical storm Isaac still caused problems.

Is it time for airlines to take a stand on breast-feeding?

Splitting up his family wouldn’t normally be a problem, said Madrid, an account manager for a health products company in Minneapolis, except that his wife, who was still nursing the baby, needed a little help. Couldn’t Delta just seat them together? “This is so irritating,” he said.

Surprise! All airlines don’t have policies about how to deal with nursing mothers.