Tag: aviation safety

Dissing the safety briefing
By: Date: January 28, 2013 Categories: Air Travel,F'd Up Issue of the Week Tags: , ,

The New York Times put together an article that goes into the dissing of the standard safety briefing.  Yes, it’s something that we all know.  And yes, it’s something that we should do. But when you consider how many people ignore the “turn off your electronics” pleas that are said at the same time as…

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Pinching pennies, costing lives?
By: Date: June 27, 2012 Categories: Air Travel,Airlines Tags: ,

Well this article sure isn’t one you want to read on an airplane. There’s a new book out by author (and former airline-insider) William J. Mcgee called “Attention All Passengers” that calls into question the practices of our modern airline companies, and the sometimes scary job they’re doing as part of their day-to-day business.  Yes, overbooked flights…

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