By Marshall H. Massengale
February 20, 2012
Perhaps familiarity breeds contempt but as an aviation enthusiast, former frequent flyer and airline employee myself, I always find Dave's columns on the subject irresistibly entertaining. Of course, this article, like all the others of his columns I have read, are written from his own point of view--that of a passenger--but he might want to try to write one perhaps the other side of a ticket counter for a change. Weather delays, equipment delays, etc. are frustrating for everyone including airline people. Been there, done that, and got the tee shirt myself on that score. But a good sense of humor, regardless of one's point of view, is always a plus no matter what side you're on. Gotta wonder, for instance, whether the airline folks in Sitka or Juneau ever try to make book on whether after wheels up a flight will go on to the next stop or turn back so that they'll have to face the same ornery folks they thought they'd just got off.
Marshall H. Massengale
Received February 20, 2012 - Published February 20, 2012
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