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Someone once told me there are only two kinds of people on planes: angry and nervous. I’ll go along for the sake of argument because it allows me to bring up about two issues in the news about flying with kids. Listen to analyst Rick Seaney and editor Anne McDermott on the agony and ecstasy of kids … Read Screaming Kids on Planes: How to Keep Them Quiet and SafePosted In: Multimedia, Podcasts, Rick Seaney on ABC News
Most of us are used to the long lines at the airport security checkpoints – some can probably even recite the TSA’s banned items list by heart (“No liquids over 3.4 ounces”). Listen as Rick Seaney tells editor Anne McDermott ways to make security easier (he says it can be done!): We understand the mission … Read 5 Ways Airport Security is Getting BetterPosted In: Multimedia, Podcasts, Rick Seaney on ABC News, TSA Security
I’ve written about air travel codes before like the incomparable SUX (for Sioux City’s airport), and that’s no dig – I admire how those scrappy Iowans take advantage of an unfortunate code by slapping it on souvenirs. And maybe you saw my take on stock ticker symbols which included Southwest’s LUV. What’s LUV Got to Do with … Read LOL Airline Codes: OMG, WTF and Much, Much MorePosted In: Airline News, Rick Seaney on ABC News
Mileage runners are a breed apart, willing to hopscotch around the world to build up miles for coveted elite status in airline loyalty programs. Listen as Rick Seaney tells editor Anne McDermott about his own mileage run – to Beijing – for dinner: Best Airlines for Amazing Luxuries Why They Run So Hard It’s all … Read The Death of Mileage Running?Posted In: Airline Fees, Airline News, Multimedia, Podcasts, Rick Seaney on ABC News
With apologies to Alex Trebek Answer: November, 2012 Question: What time period will be covered in the following geek-style airline statistics quiz? That’s right – the following questions all pertain to a single month’s worth of U.S. government transportation statistical analysis of the airlines. Don’t be fooled into thinking any of this represents a trend … Read Airline Quiz: Winners and LosersPosted In: Airline News, Rick Seaney on ABC News