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The Cranky Flier

The Airplane Experiment: Role Reversal Gone Awry

Lisa Earle McLeod | Posted 05.27.2014 | Parents
Lisa Earle McLeod

The two women in front of me spent the entire flight speculating as to why that "sweet man" was traveling alone with that baby. "Should we offer to help him get his stuff off the plane?" they asked. As the plane went up, my jaw continued to drop.

Southwest To Attack Rivals' Flight-Change Fees

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

DALLAS — Southwest Airlines is giving its "bag cops" a break. Southwest has been running a heavy dose of TV commercials boasting that unlike mo...

The Insufferable Terror of Economy Air Travel, Featuring Delta Airlines

Ed Zitron | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Ed Zitron

Economy travelers pay to be treated at best like idiots, and at worse like prisoners, and it's only getting worse.