Economy class airline seats are small and getting smaller — of that there is no doubt. But if you do have doubts, consider what happened to Deana Worth on a recent American Airlines flight from Los Angeles to Miami.
Worth purchased her economy class seat, believing she’d have an adequate amount of legroom, as she has in the past. But times change. She found herself on a Boeing 777 with about 31 inches of seat “pitch” — a rough measure of leg room.
It starts with a pop-up window, usually on the help forums.
Maybe it’s an error message that says your version of QuickTime is out of date.
Believe me, it isn’t.
It’s open season on the Open Skies talks in Washington. Emirates Airlines has put together a team from its legal, strategic and financial departments to fight back ‘the slings and arrows of outrageous fortune’ charges from the US airlines that it used unfair business methods to become one of the leading airlines in global aviation.
When was the last time you boarded a plane knowing full well that you’d be served a delicious meal?
I’m not talking about a three-plus hour flight in first class. I’m talking about the tourist class, economy, coach — whatever you want to call it. Despite what most airlines are saying, meals onboard are skimpy; that’s IF they even exist.
So, what’s your plan to fend off hunger during a long flight?
What happens when there’s a fundamental disconnect between a customer and a company? You end up with a case like Maria Mendoza’s, where everyone is right — and everyone is also wrong.
Kristen West paid $4,163 for two “very expensive” tickets to visit Brazil for the World Cup last year.
She never made it.
“I was denied entry [to Brazil] because of visa issues,” she says.