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Entries by Christine Negroni from 03/2012

Your Cracked Skull Is Someone Else's Brilliant Idea

| Posted 03.09.2012 | Travel

At first glance it might not seem that President Obama and kid-rocker Justin Bieber have much in common. But both men had just a tad too much altitude going through the doorway of aircraft and -- boom! -- the celebrity noggins got a good crack while the paparazzi snapped photos.

Throttle To Bottle At A Chilean Winery

| Posted 03.18.2012 | Travel

Whether you're flying or not, the 18-year-old, 2000-foot airfield -- on a parallel path with grape laden vines and framed by boughs of blooming wisteria -- is 100 percent in keeping with the romance of aviation.

A Bumper Crop Of Reasons To Visit Chile

| Posted 03.28.2012 | Travel

Here, with no particular relevance to how much I enjoyed each one, is a list of the things I did while not drinking wine in Chile.

JetBlue Captain Mayhem Caps A Busy Day In The Skies

| Posted 03.28.2012 | Travel

This story strikes me as terribly tragic and eerily reminiscent of what happened to a friend of mine, an experienced airline pilot.

JetBlue Event Raises Question Of Unstable Approach To Hiring

| Posted 03.29.2012 | Travel

Is the process of hiring pilots sufficient to assure that they have the required mental stability for the job?