Category Archives: airlines

Misplaced compassion … kills


One of the most obvious things I assert is also the thing that bothers people the most.   It’s that most of us tend to fret or show  compassion over trivial or questionable things while we ignore the catastrophic circumstances … Continue reading

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Airport Blog


There’s some tweaking and LOTS of changes needed for old pages, but I’m getting happy with the new look of the Airports Blog and Airport and Airlines Directory I’m trying to resurrect after many years of neglect and abuse. QuickAid.com … Continue reading

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American Airlines to pull all AA Flight listings out of the Kayak.com waters


Although it’s too early to know if this is a significant trend, American Airlines decision to pull all their Kayak.com listings – reported here by TechCrunch – should be cause for great concern among the online flight ticking agencies like … Continue reading

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DEN Denver Airport Free WIFI Rocks


DEN Denver offers free WIFI at the Airport Continue reading

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PEK Airport – Beijing China. Know Your Terminal! Hint – it is probably “3″


PEK Beijing – Know Your Terminal! When travelling to or from Beijing’s Airports, keep these items in mind: BCIA stands for “Beijing Capital International Airport” and is commonly used when referencing the Beijing Airport even though PEK is the same … Continue reading

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Ramona and Jenn


Earlier here at Joe Duck there was a discussion about “chat bots” and how they differ from humans.  I reproduced my exchange with Palm’s support guy “Silas” in a post below.    He was a human, tut I like  Alaska Air’s Jenn much better.    At least her grammer stays intact, and she’s … Continue reading

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Check your airline mileage program for major rule changes!


Over the years we fly several different airlines and if you are like us you have mileage programs for the family on each one. That makes tracking them hard enough, but rules appear to be changing as the airlines are … Continue reading

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