Richard Simmons Air New Zealand Safety Video
If you thought Deltalina was entertaining, you should check out the new Air New Zealand Safety Video starring Richard Simmons! Air New Zealand is notorious for their saucy safety videos, particularly the one where the crew are dressed in body paint. If you’re sick of the #RickRoll, how about you do a #RichRoll?
Ode to a Certain Irish Airline
No airline is perfect, but a certain Irish airline tends to live up to all these cliches. Enjoy!
Ignite Salt Lake Video – Enjoy Your Time at the Airport, Whether or not your Junk is Touched
For those of you who missed my #IgniteSaltLake presentation, here’s your chance to watch me stumble over my words about how to enjoy your time at the airport. Many thanks to Jesse Harding, the main event organizer for Ignite Salt Lake, the sponsors, the other speakers, and all those who attended the event and encouraged […]
Pilots, Patdowns, and Rest Rules
Just wanted to put my two cents in on two aviation topics that are currently in the news: “naked body scanners” at TSA security screenings, and FAA reform of pilot rest rules. Wednesday, November 24, 2010 is National Opt-Out Day. It is an awareness campaign, cleverly planned for the busiest travel day of the year, […]
Airline Mergers and Acquisitions
I can hardly keep up with all of the recent airline mergers and acquisitions. Aviation tends to be in the news fairly frequently, last year being particularly eventful. I’m not sure if more is going on than in past years, or if I’m just paying more attention. Twitter keeps me pretty connected to the latest […]
The Bachelor Finale: Jake and the Skank
“This is the life I’ve always wanted. This is the guy I’ve always wanted. This is the fairy tale I thought I’d never have.” Vienna Girardi So…Jake chose Vienna. Vienna Marie Girardi Born in Geneva, Florida May, 1986 (23-years old) Currently resides in Sanford, Florida Graduated from the University of Central Florida Bachelor’s degree in […]
The Bachelor: Jake’s an Okay Guy
The Reality Show I Love to Hate A few weeks ago, I wrote a blog post about Jake Pavelka, AKA “The Bachelor.” I’ve only watched a handful of seasons of The Bachelor, so I knew the basic premise, the cattiness of the girls who “really think they’ve fallen in love,” and the awkward situations that […]
Flying Cheap …The Regional Lifestyle?
The CRJ-200 – My husband’s birdie My pilot wife friend Melissa tipped me off on this upcoming Frontline special: Flying CheapQuoting the Frontline website: From producer Rick Young — The crash of Continental 3407 outside Buffalo last year, killing all on board, was big news, as any commercial crash is. But like many who were […]
Apology to those who think I hate Embry Riddle
Just to clarify: I meant no disrespect for Embry Riddle in my previous post regarding “The Bachelor – On The Wings of Love.” Personally, the only exposure I’ve had to ERAU is listening to the cockpit experiences of my husband and his pilot friends. When they hear about how “Grandpa Moneybags paid for my training […]