United Airlines flight 1031 was about 80 miles east of Cancún, on its way from Panama City’s Tocumen International Airport to Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport, when it encountered turbulence earlier this summer — severe turbulence. “Why you should take air turbulence seriously”
When it comes to air travel, maybe good really is bad.
That’s not airline industry doublespeak. You know, as in: Surprise fees and sky-high fares, which passengers consider bad, are actually good for you because they’re good for an airline. I mean it literally. The increase in bad behavior by your fellow passengers is good. “Why bad passengers are good for you”
The aftermath of the Emirates Airlines Flight 521 crash in Dubai on Aug. 3 was one of this summer’s most shocking visuals.
“Improving travel, one good idea at a time”
Airline passengers are pushing each other’s buttons more than ever, mostly because there are more buttons than ever to push — literally. “How do fellow fliers annoy each other? Let’s count the ways.”
Don’t miss the boat. “Should cruise lines take a hard line on late customers?”