I just got a text from a friend who's waiting for a connecting flight at Sky Harbor Airport here in Phoenix. The flight he's waiting for is -- I'm not kidding -- the 3:10 to Yuma. Even though I've never read the short story nor seen either of the film adaptions, the reference wasn't lost… Continue reading 3:10 to Yuma: Does someone at American Airlines have a sense of humor?
This is the point in my travels where I usually go on a rant about the TSA. Today, I can't. Every TSA agent I interacted with today was pleasant, courteous, and professional. I've heard and read a number of horror stories about checking in firearms at the airport, concerning both the airlines and TSA. This… Continue reading My customary airport rant has been canceled for lack of outrage
We're still in Louisville. Our American Airlines flight to Chicago has been delayed, guaranteeing we'll miss our connection to Phoenix. There is a later flight to Phoenix, and we were able to get seats on it, so I guess that's a good thing. However, American Airlines is playing a game they already played with us… Continue reading Flight delayed out of Louisville, prompting a dubious American Airlines “upgrade”
The flights today were largely uneventful, although I will say the American Airlines cabin crew from Philadelphia to Phoenix was one of the worst I've ever experienced. My sister and her husband gave us a ride home from the airport. As soon as we got inside the house, I realized we had no beer in… Continue reading And we’re home again
Our flight to Charlotte arrived early, meaning we didn't have to rush between gates on different concourses. We also had some time to check out the dining options, and for the first time in the United States, I saw a Brioche Dorée. The Brioche Dorée in Montpellier used to be my go-to for breakfast on… Continue reading Seeing a Brioche Dorée in Charlotte while awaiting flight to Manchester