Monthly Archives: June 2011

Rock Diaz? You’re a dick

That’s all I got to say about it.  Today In The Sky has the story of a guy who impersonated a soldier just to get a fucking free upgrade.

Dickhead.

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Hey Delta – want to make us happy?

I understand the Middle East is a hotbed of religion and stuff nolvadex tablets online.  But religion and business should never mix.  Ever.  That’s why I think Delta should tell Saudi Arabian Airlines to FOAD, then not enter the joint partnership.  Let me explain.

Delta is the main carrier for Skyteam in the US.  It’s a huge global network.  And Delta’s new partner in Skyteam is Saudi Arabian Airlines.  But what’s coming out now is that, while the article states “Jews” can’t fly to Saudi Arabia on Delta nor bring in any Jewish items, it should really say that any religious symbology isn’t allowed.  Other than Islamic.

Delta agreed to this.  And that’s wrong.

I know that I would never go to Saudi Arabia, though I’ve A) been to the Middle East many times and B) been requested to go to Saudi Arabia.  (Instead of traveling there, I made my Saudi Arabian customers come to me in Abu Dhabi).  But still; it’s the principal of the thing.  And companies still have principals besides the all mighty dollar, don’t they?

So Delta?  Dissolve your relationship with Saudi Arabian Airlines.  For the good of us all.  It’s the right thing to do.

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There’s a reason they’re called “You Suck Airways”

Jesus Christ on toast.  So US Airways gets their panties in a bunch because one of their PAYING passengers boards one of their planes with his pants saggy.  He wasn’t uncovered; he just had the stupid-ass style of having baggy pants hanging off his hips so you could see his underwear.  No skin showing – just his underwear.  So he gets pulled off the plane and arrested.

Days before, however, US Airways had welcomed aboard a guy who flew wearing little more than women’s underwear.  No problems.  This man, like the man before, wasn’t showing any inappropriate skin.  Actually, he was showing more skin than the baggy-pants guy.  But no problems with him.

Either way, US Airways should have STFU and stayed out of people’s business.  What’s unwritten?  The arrested guy was a young black male.  The women’s underwear guy was an older white male.

But there’s no prejudice there.  No.  None whatsoever.

Right.

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A New Reason To Hate Southwest Airlines

Okay, so Southwest doesn’t have the absolute best reputation out there.  Sure, they’re the low-cost carrier of choice for cattle-car service.  But they’ve had quite a number situations that’ve left them with a bad taste in travelers mouths.  You know.  Like the whole Kevin Smith “too fat to fly” controversy.  But his was just the latest of Southwest’s crappy behavior.

There is, however, a silver lining.  It may not be that passenger next to you that Southwest threatened if they encroached on your seat to beware of.  It may be your pilot.

Seems some pilot who A) is a pig and B) obviously hasn’t been laid in years and C) has such an ugly personality that I don’t care if he looks like the lovechild of Brad Pitt and Hugh Jackman, he has such an ugly soul, went on the radio – you know, that little communication device that pilots use to talk to the control towers so they don’t, I don’t know – run into each other on the ground and in the air – and went on an anti-gay, anti-anyone who isn’t a bimbo tirade, complaining that Southwest isn’t hiring enough bimbos for him to date.

Seriously.

So yeah, he didn’t do it on purpose.  He just accidentally kept his microphone keyed so that others couldn’t use his frequency.  I know I do that whenever I want to go on an anti-gay, anti-anyone who isn’t a bimbo tirade.

Good news is Southwest figured out who he was and suspended him.  Bad news is, he still actually has a job.  You think this guy is going to keep it?  He probably will, though really he shouldn’t.  Southwest calls the situation “a family issue”.  Yeah, well, you got a sick fuck in your family, Southwest.  Time to dump his ass.  Besides him being an idiot, he endangered anyone who was in the air departing or landing at Houston Hobby, and anyone on the ground.  Why not – I don’t know – fire him and give him to some misogynistic republican candidate for President to fly for?  At least there he’ll be flying with “family values” people who actually believes the same things he does.

And a shout-out to any Southwest flight attendants out there: Fly with this guy, and give him a cup of scalding hot coffee from me.  In his lap.

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Are you f’ing kidding me?

So yesterday, they announced Spirit Airlines was going to start coming to my home airport, Portland, Oregon.  Okay, so now I get to make fun of them in person.

But this new news is beyond crap.  Now they’re going to start charging a fee to check in at the airport.  $5 to check in with a person, $1 to check in at one of their kiosks.  That’s just insane.  Nickel and diming people on bags and shit, that’s one thing.  But charging you to check in?

I have one thing to say: FU, Spirit Airlines.  I’ll take my business elsewhere.

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