"Look at me at the picture and you will see that i am not an overweight person, we should think the overweight people never expected to be overweight, they just like to be in a good size like all of us, i am just sick with people who do not know of…"
"I work hard to stay a size 8 but that doesn't help me when overweight people spill into my space. Somethings gotta give. The airlines must either make them buy two seats or just give them a second seat. Or give me a discount for my discomfort. Don't…"
"I don't think you will ever get Iberia to be this rational, but here is my plan: Passenger boarding should start with passengers whose seats are in the rear so there is no blocking in the aisles. The information on the internet booking site (for ex.…"
""Boarding should be arranged in such a way that everyone spends as little time on the plane as possible" [my italics]. This is the smartest commentary I've read on boarding, bar none.
Note to Tripatini members: How would you structure boarding? "
"Look for more of this in the future, not less of it. I have no love for the airlines, but we have to remember that most of them are making so little money that their primary revenue stream comes from surcharges. The ticket sales are a wash. "
"Not only has Allegiant gone too far, but I can't figure out how it will enforce it. Will flight attendants go down the aisle and check every overhead bag for a special tag? And what about my trenchcoat: Must I stuff that under a seat? "
"I remember People Express, and I even remember Freddy Laker. Back then we raised our eyebrows at People Express's rough-edged service, but that was when flying was still a gracious activity. Now we would not even bat an eyelash! "