See the controls in this airplane seat armrest? Do you know what used to be embedded there before there was any kind of in-flight entertainment? Behold the airline seat ashtray. Used to be absolutely standard, whether you were in the smoking section or not.The smoking section, incidentally, was simply marked by a plaque on a seat back indicating that it started at such-and-such a rowRead More »
This answer is not applicable to most people, though. Most people are probably worried about flying, about space, and about the whole confusing process and just wait in line because the feel it's the most likely way to get where they're going without a mistake.Note that on United (my main airline), "Premier 1K" fliers like me get to board in "group 1" which is the second set called. United policyRead More »
How much money will United Airlines likely pay the passenger that they forcibly dragged off their airplane?
Now that that is out of the way, I find it hard to believe that the passenger has any real legal recourse. For one, the passenger wasn't dragged off by United Airlines agents, but by actual police. It is against federal law not to comply with crew instructions. The man refused to comply with their instruction and hence broke the law. The officers were called because he broke the law and when he diRead More »
Who doesn’t like vacations? Everyone does, yeah! All of us have dream destinations to visit and we keep saving money to spend some day on our dream vacation. However, at times planning a trip can be extremely stressful and can turn out to be disaster, due to multiple reasons. At times, we don’t choose the best destination, or we don’t select the best hotel, or we don’t find the best fligRead More »
Common reasons are technical glitches, and bad weather situation. So, if you’re on a flight, specifically EU flight, you have a right to get compensated when your flight is delayed for more than three hours. The flight delayed compensation is provisioned under EU rule 261/2004. Whether the flight was last week or six years ago, EU rule 261/2004 means if you’re delayed over three hours or yourRead More »
Your phone will probably annoy a few pilots and air traffic controllers. But, most likely, not badly enough for them to take action against you, if that’s what you want to know.You may have heard that unpleasant noise from an audio system that occasionally happens when a mobile phone is nearby A phone’s radio emissions can be very strong, up to 8W; they cause this noise due to parasitiRead More »
It looks like most of the current suggestions aren't very high in protein, which is really important for kick-starting your metabolism and helping to keep you full. Cottage cheese with some berries (which are higher in fiber, vitamins and antioxidants than most other fruits) would be a good bet. You could also have oatmeal, as suggested, but I would look for a high-fiber variety and have a hard-Read More »