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American Airline NEW Baggage Fees

American Airlines has a new baggage fee hike as of January 2010. 1st Checked Bag is now $25 2nd Checked Bag is now $35 People, this will never end. One day we won’t remember when carrying items with us on a trip was free.

NAACP sues US Airways

US Airways is being sued for discrimination by the NAACP and three former employees of US Airways. The suit seeks damages for all African American employees and the reinstatement of the three employees named in the suit. An immediate ban on “racial code words” is also called for, as well as the placement of a […]

Cruise Ship Passenger Overboard

A 23 year old cruise ship passenger jumps overboard on a Royal Caribbean’s Monarch of the Seas headed from Nassau to CocoCay. WTF?!

Terrorist Attempt on NWA Jet Christmas Day

A dummy tried to blow up a Northwest Airlines jet landing in Detroit early this Christmas Morning. He says he was on direct orders from al-Qaida. A Nigerian passenger was able to stop the dummy’s attempt. Thank Goodness for Heroic People!

American Flight Misses Runway in Jamaica

Late last night 12.22.09 an American Airlines flight going into Kingston Jamaica carrying 148 passengers and 6 crew members. 40 people were seriously injured and 2 hospitalized, but no one died! Whew!

Flyglobespan Goes Bust

In what seems to have becoome a sad trend Flyglobespan, Scotland’s largest airline has gone out of business effective immediately leaving firing 800 employees and leaving 3,400 PAID passengers straded internationally – left to find their own way home. UGH! I would be having the ugliest fit right now. If you are currently stranded you […]

American Airlines Fires Web Designer

In what I assume is another step in controlling and cutting budgets. American Airlines has fired a web designer for responding on a customers blog about the current state and future of AA’s website. Apparently, defending the company violates a Non-Disclosure Agreement. Message: Keep your opinions to yourself! (It will give you ulcers, but keeps […]

Contest for Wannabe Travel Writers

Travel Writing Scholarship 2010 from WorldNomads.com offers chance to explore and cover Tokyo for Rough Guides. Reward: An all-expenses paid trip around Tokyo writing for rough guides! Deadline for applications is Dec. 21, 2009 for more details visit WorldNomads.com. Happy Writing!

$1 Car Rentals

Thrifty Rental Car has the deal of the century for anyone driving to one of 9 airports in Florida from certain U.S. cities. The car rental company is offering the rock-bottom-rate of $1 per day for renters willing to pick up the car at Houston Hobby, Houston International, Corpus Christi, Boston, Burlington, or Providence airports […]

Couple Sues Over Cruise

Heterosexual Couple sues travel agent for booking them on an all gay cruise. Not a typical post by us…but this is kinda funny, but NOT.