Category: F’d Up Issue of the Week

In which I have NO compassion for airlines
By: Date: February 11, 2011 Categories: Air Travel,F'd Up Issue of the Week Tags: , ,

There’s a headline out today that screams, “Airlines Say Fee Boost Considered by Obama Would Raise Fares, Hurt Demand“.  I went into it with a clear mind wondering what all this would entail.  So, reading the article, I thought the proposal must be ungodly. It’s $2.50. Yes, the airlines and the ATA are up in…

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Security is a JOKE
By: Date: December 20, 2010 Categories: Air Travel,Airports,F'd Up Issue of the Week Tags: , , , ,

With all the headlines going on about security, invasive TSA pat-downs (where a lesbian friend of mine has commented she’s had her labia touched – TWICE), and the like, what exactly is this getting us?  Where are we, as a nation, going?  Are we any safer?  I think the words you’re looking for are “HELL”…

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In which I bid AVIS adieu
By: Date: October 25, 2010 Categories: Car Rental,F'd Up Issue of the Week Tags: , ,

I’ve rented from AVIS almost exclusively for the last many years.  And as I said in a previous post, I’ve not always had the best experience.  But now, this is a new low, even for AVIS. Every few weeks, I get an email from AVIS saying, “Enjoy a free weekend rental!” along with a coupon…

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When you can already tell the future
By: Date: April 27, 2010 Categories: F'd Up Issue of the Week Tags: ,

I know I’m going to go out on a limb here, but I’m already nominating, voting, and sending off the award for “F’d Up Issue of the Week”.  And who does that go to?  None other than giant mega corporation, BOEING! Now why, you may ask, does a company like Boeing deserve such an honor,…

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F’d Up Issue of the Week ending 04/24/10
By: Date: April 26, 2010 Categories: Air Travel,Airlines,Airports,F'd Up Issue of the Week Tags: , , , , ,

This week’s winner for f’d up issue of the week is actually something behind the scenes.  Let me paint the picture, using my own horror stories from the past weekend, and you’ll understand what I mean. Chicago O’Hare. Famous for delays and such, right? Move in a little bit of weather, and one of the…

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Leveling the playing field
By: Date: April 12, 2010 Categories: F'd Up Issue of the Week Tags: , , , , ,

So we’re going to hit a new feature here called “F’d Up Issue of the Week”, and will be honoring some sort of travel related news story *the* most fucked up in all of traveldom.  But before we can start looking at this week, I want to honor three exceptionally stupid things that travel companies…

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