After reading story after story about travel rage and how airports are completely unprepared to deal with severe weather conditions, Mate Tokić's travel saga was a refreshing reprieve. It even left me feeling a little, what's that word... hopeful?
When planes were at a standstill in Europe, the pilots of an Iceland air plane about to take off were informed they could not do so. Rather then facing an overnight stay, they took matters into their own hands.
I am returning to Tel Aviv in nine days, and already worried about having to go through the unreasonable Israeli security. But one thing is clear, I am not traveling from Tel Aviv again if I can help it.