As the space between one airline seat and the seat behind it continues to get smaller and smaller, and as the space between the armrests gets smaller as well, passengers have been asking themselves, “How small can this space get?” Being confined in airplanes has safety and health consequences. The Federal Aviation Administration has been […]
Airline seats shrinking, Flyersrights.org calls for transparency in merger, new pilots making near minimum wage
This weekend we get to see beauty in the San Francisco fog and learn about TripAdvisor’s list of top sights. And, finally, we look at flying while sitting backwards — does it provide more safety?
Seat review sites take gamble out of flying, Delta passengers not exposed to bat rabies, Boeing makes design changes to 737 MAX
Even cheaper seats come with a fee, holidays to Spain gain popularity, IAG agrees to buy BMI
This weekend we take a look at sandwiches across America, Priceline’s new last-minute booking tool and Lufthansa’s new thin coach seats. Guess you can say we are covering news about eating, sleeping and sitting; that covers a lot of travel activities.
Delta starts unionization voting as union flight attendants from Northwest are merged with the non-union Delta folk. FAA orders airline to inspect Japanese-made seats. Secrets of getting upgraded.
Short of politics, and perhaps children on planes, few topics seem to get frequent travelers more at odds with each other than what to do about very large passengers on planes.
Jules and Effin Older take you into the woods of Mendocino County, California, for a train ride and unexpected tango dances. Learn how to shave costs off travel and Peter Greenberg reveals secret seats on airliners. And Chris Elliott tells us the future.
An airplane seat is one of the most unique spaces in the world — a collection of strangers fit into their stationary positions, so close to one another that they literally are sharing the same oxygen, occupying that same space for hours on end. The travelers with whom we share an armrest all have their own stories.