Well it's nearing that time again! With a few hours to go at work and the last minute, comes the joy of last minute packing, repacking and the new languages I'll invent. People may wonder why I curse when I pack - this should be a hint... Travelling light - I've heard of it. More tonight... … [Read more...]
XKCD sums up the War on Liquids….
From the highly entertaining and geek friendly xkcd.com - it's view on the war on liquids, laptop batteries and a few other wonders that keep us travellers in constant pain... … [Read more...]
Airplane p0rn – Dash8-100
It's Sunday, and as usual, it's time for some Airplane p0rn. This week as I'm in the run up for a Chicago trip, it's got to be something different from the norm, so it's a US Airways Express (Piedmont Airlines) Dash8-100 More airplane p0rn of course - next week! … [Read more...]
The News Roundup
Sorry I haven't had a chance to do this this past two weeks - life at Kevin Towers has been close to a living hell. Those who know the words "Exchange Server Migration" will know where I'm coming from. As last weeks news is more or less irrelevant like any news (ask the The Daily Mail after this weeks furoiri over the death of Steven Gately commentary piece by one of their … [Read more...]
KLM offer free Personalised luggage tags… for US Residents only :(
One of the best promotions is thankfully back again - alas for US Residents ONLY :( We all like luggage tags... yes? Well now you can have some custom design ones with your own photos on them - thanks to KLM. Oh - and it costs nothing! http://baggagelabel.klm.com/ is the magic link - however as stated - it is for US Residents only. Now KLM... show some love to us in … [Read more...]
Madness is a trip like this….
Once again, I'll be taking my own advice and be on my travels soon But surely - even this is madness (within 8 days!)? See - The Great Circle Mapper for the breakdown on my flights. More to come on this over the coming days! … [Read more...]
The Kiwi’s throw down the challenge to Southwest….
It seems Air New Zealand is once again out to cause a little mischief with music, rapping, safety videos and of course... body paint. I'll let the cabin crew say their words... A safety video mashup. Oh well. Anything for a bit of fun... So how about it then Southwest? Are you free to roam to New Zealand and play this game? ;) … [Read more...]
United upgrades all Domestic sectors… Seat Bunfight ahead!
United seems to be getting creative with their Elite policy as Continental rears its head into Star Alliance. This little thing popped up in the United Forum on FlyerTalk with the announcement from United: "Hello all, We want you to be among the first to know that Mileage Plus will be introducing Unlimited Domestic Upgrades in the second quarter of 2010. All members … [Read more...]
BMI “trys” practices double entendres
Oh dear. It seems BMI is getting into the viral advertising and practising its double entendres (Safe for work) ... Of course.. they're talking about Rugby. Why... what did you think they were talking about? ;) Seems as though BMI need to get a bit further from the playground to do their advertising though.... … [Read more...]
Once again – BBC and Odius Little Man Lock horns
It's turning into straight BBC vs O'Liar fight now, thanks to the growing spat. For those in the UK - watch http://news.bbc.co.uk/panorama/hi/front_page/newsid_8285000/8285260.stm. Of course, there's arguments of editorial bias, and downright arguments - FT Alphaville posted a wonderful transcript of the letter which Ryanair posted themselves (PDF)... One page this … [Read more...]
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