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The 15 Longest Flights in the World by Distance flown

// // I've been very fortunate to be able to fly almost at the drop of a hat.  I love very long flights (my friends think I'm weird, you may too) and have taken some of the longest flights in the world including the no longer being operated Newark, NJ (EWR) to Singapore (SIN) on Singapore Airlines (SQ) using an Airbus A340-500 (345). This was the world's longest at one point. I've also flown...
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Top 23 Things That Annoyed Me During My Travels In 2016

23 Things That Annoyed Me During My Travels in 2016
In 2016, I traveled 116 segments on eight airlines including a helicopter, a bus and a few rented cars. In total, I visited 13 countries. I enjoy people and how we interact with each other. But I must be getting old as there were certainly some unusual behaviors in 2016. So here are the top 23 things that annoyed me during my travels in 2016. Maybe you can relate :-). 1. People who don't use to...
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18 Airline Industry Facts You Perhaps Never Knew Or Cared About

18 Airline Industry Facts You Never Knew Or Cared About
It's tough being in the airline industry. Working for an airline is all I ever wanted to do. I got my feet wet in 1995 with Delta Air Lines (DL) as a ramp agent and a gate agent in Washington National Airport (DCA) and never looked back. Yup, it was not always called Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport; that happened in 1998. Some people are still not happy about that, but I digress. I se...
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I flew the Air France Airbus A380 from London Heathrow to Paris, France

Every now and again, I get to do something really cool and when I flew the Air France Airbus A380 from London-Heathrow to Paris, France. This is no ordinary flight, afterall, it is the shortest flight of an Airbus A380! I first flew from Houston, TX to London-Heathrow arriving on Saturday, June 26, 2010.  I was accompanied with my travelling buddy from work.  We are kindred spirits and love to do...
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What's the longest you've ever waited to be picked up at an airport?

San Antonio, TX 14 Nov. 2009.  I'm waiting to be picked up by a friend of mine in San Antonio, TX.  He texted me to say that he is on his way and will be here in twenty minutes.  That was 15 minutes ago.  I'm surfing the free WiFi compliments of Google while I wait.  The longest I've waited for a pickup is about 2.5 hours in Los Angeles, CA (LAX).  My cousin is notorious for making people wait whe...
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