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Skip the Long Security Lines at the Airport with a Wheelchair

Long wait at the airport security line? Savvy travelers know the shortcut: simply request an airport wheelchair, no proof of disability required! The practice, tacitly endorsed by a “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy [...]

Early Airline Customs

Minnesotastan’s mother was a member of American Airlines first graduating class for the new profession called “stewardess” in 1941. She passed along some interesting tidbits about the business in those days, such as how the pilot communicated with the passengers: with handwritten notes! You’ll find some of those notes in a post at TYWKIWDBI. Link