Airplanes

I’m Probably Not Getting On Another Plane In 2020

How did it get to be September?  I’m sure many of you have gone through something similar.  Time seems to be crawling along, and yet it’s September.  The last time I got on a plane was in mid-March.  I haven’t checked my records, but it’s been at least 10 years since I’ve been home this long.  I’m guessing another month or so will be my longest streak since I was in college. You probably think I’m desperate to get back on a plane.  While I do love to travel, I’ve […]

Should The Government Control Whether You Can Make A Phone Call On Your Next Flight?

It’s been almost a year since the FAA officially said it was okay to use electronic devices from gate to gate on flights in the United States. Late last year, the FCC proposed overturning the ban on in-flight cell phone calls.  At the time, I was strongly opposed to allowing phone calls on planes. And, I think I’ve changed my mind.  I’m trying to reconcile my philosophical view of the industry and my own personal desire to want to call my kids and say good night when I’m on a […]