It's amazing how far a little bit of body paint goes. (There's a game here too - called "Spot the CEO"). An excellent bit of advertising - not as viral as the Delta Safety Video, but still pretty good... … [Read more...]
Off to the Streets of Philadelphia
Well this blog has been slightly well timed, as I'm off to Philly next week (my timing is improving), but a post on Flyertalk (see: http://www.flyertalk.com/forum/us-airways-dividend-miles/953330-shouldve-booked-british-airways-london.html) has got me thinking why I didn't go direct and why I've routed myself around the wrekin. And suddenly it came into sharp focus. That … [Read more...]
The Sunday Soapbox – FIX YOUR WEBSITES!
Why oh WHY can't airlines can't do a TINY bit of testing and design work when they build their websites? Today's little rant really is pointed at my "home" airline - BMI, but other companies guilty of such annoyances include US Airways, Alatalia, Ryanair, etc. We all know that data changes, and the way we handle it changes (that includes the dweebs at GCHQ and Jacqui … [Read more...]
So what *IS* Ghetto IFE?
IFE (In-Flight Entertainment) is in so many words something to keep you occupied when you're trapped in a small seat crossing distances far and wide. This is very common amongst long haul and short haul aircraft across the world (well.. except in Short Haul in Europe it seems where the only thing you get is a seat to sit in - and that's if you've been good). But there are of … [Read more...]
So here we go again! (again)
After some attempts at starting a blog (some of which were complete failures, and some of which are still going), I've decided to focus my energies on a new blog that hopefully 1) I'll keep up to date and 2) people might read ;) So what is the point of this blog? I'm still not sure, but I'm covering a few keywords here to start with: Getto IFE (In-Flight Entertainment … [Read more...]
Welcome to GhettoIFE.com! I'm your host - Kevin - and I'll be here to guide you through the maze of modern travel, and hopefully add some insightful comment and humour. With GhettoIFE getting on for 2 years old, I've had a bit of a design refresh, and tidied up, so for older viewers who make it here - yes, it's the same content will all the usual sarcasm as always. As … [Read more...]
Trip Report – Long Haul Commute with United – LHR-IAD-ORD and Back
Long Haul Commuter Run with UA (LHR-IAD-ORD and back again) (Redux and Revisited) -- This trip report was originally posted on Flyertalk. However as it's now come over to GhettoIFE.com there have been some major changes - so even if you've visited this report before, have a read again. This version of the report contains new images and a bit more commentary. --- By … [Read more...]