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Forum: TravelBuzz
Sep 5, 09, 8:35 pm
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Views: 770
Posted By flymeaway

But then you'd just see increased fares as a...

But then you'd just see increased fares as a result.

Oh. Wait. I forgot...airlines these days don't seem to know how to charge customers what it actually costs to fly a plane. :rolleyes:
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Jun 21, 09, 11:01 am
Replies: 5
Views: 751
Posted By flymeaway

What do they then do with their personal...

What do they then do with their personal cylinders when they board the plane? Does their oxygen supplier pick them up from the airport?
Jun 21, 09, 9:04 am
Replies: 5
Views: 751
Posted By flymeaway

I'm quite surprised by this, but a quick reading...

I'm quite surprised by this, but a quick reading of the tsa's site lends the impression that pressurized oxygen cylinders are permitted through the checkpoint.
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Jun 15, 09, 11:33 am
Replies: 85
Views: 21,631
Posted By flymeaway

My daughter is about the same size as your's at...

My daughter is about the same size as your's at 22lbs, and she's a bit froggy-legged in her Boulevard as well. The car seat gurus all say that's fine, that it's still better to keep them rear...
May 23, 09, 5:44 pm
Replies: 104
Views: 9,693
Posted By flymeaway

So I completely understand the fear of liability...

So I completely understand the fear of liability in these situations....and also understand feeling reluctant to get involved if one's area of expertise has little or nothing to do with emergency...
May 21, 09, 11:34 pm
Replies: 104
Views: 9,693
Posted By flymeaway

Why not? There's no reason a healthy woman with...

Why not? There's no reason a healthy woman with a low-risk pregnancy shouldn't fly at 7.5 months!
May 21, 09, 11:29 pm
Replies: 104
Views: 9,693
Posted By flymeaway

I have only ever had to ask for assistance once...

I have only ever had to ask for assistance once (knock on plastic o/h bin), but asked for a licensed medical professional. I'd have to check to be sure, but I think that's what our manuals suggest...
Forum: TravelBuzz
May 14, 09, 11:21 am
Replies: 23
Views: 1,602
Posted By flymeaway

You will have to clear customs and immigration on...

You will have to clear customs and immigration on any itinerary that takes you through the US first.
Forum: TravelBuzz
May 11, 09, 10:48 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 2,030
Posted By flymeaway

How bizarre...in all my years working the aisles,...

How bizarre...in all my years working the aisles, I've never had anyone decline to assist in an emergency. Strange.
May 11, 09, 10:35 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 9,438
Posted By flymeaway

We recently used the Peapod Travel Bed on a trip,...

We recently used the Peapod Travel Bed on a trip, and I can't rave enough about it! It is incredibly lightweight and easy to carry. The small version will fit inside a standard roll-aboard...
May 10, 09, 5:13 pm
Replies: 649
Views: 62,899
Posted By flymeaway

I've been through a few European airports that...

I've been through a few European airports that request that shoes not be placed in the bins. I suppose it is because no one wants their nice handbags and baby's toys, etc, getting grimy from what's...
May 4, 09, 7:23 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 23,115
Posted By flymeaway

Firstly, I'm sorry that your baby was...

Firstly, I'm sorry that your baby was sick....it's awful to see them feeling bad, and of course just makes the job of parenting that much harder. Perhaps it was coincidence or perhaps she did pick...
Forum: TravelBuzz
May 3, 09, 1:21 pm
Replies: 53
Views: 5,930
Posted By flymeaway

in my experience, it depends on the plane. Some...

in my experience, it depends on the plane. Some carry potable water and some do not. Those that do not carry potable water (usually smaller jets or prop aircraft) have different types of coffee...
May 3, 09, 11:36 am
Replies: 18
Views: 1,404
Posted By flymeaway

Now that you mention it, knowing the loads that...

Now that you mention it, knowing the loads that she's left me in the past, she could fit a big ol' wallop of C4 in her diaper. I think we should bring this to the TSA's attention and demand, for our...
May 3, 09, 11:34 am
Replies: 18
Views: 1,404
Posted By flymeaway

Oh. My. God. You're so right. I don't know how...

Oh. My. God. You're so right. I don't know how I missed it. She fits the profile.

My baby is a terrorist!
Replies: 18
Views: 1,404
Posted By flymeaway

No...when she was really small, she wore only...

No...when she was really small, she wore only socks when traveling. Since then she's been through in hard-soled mary janes, wool-lined mocs, and sandals. It was the sandals that had to be removed...
Replies: 18
Views: 1,404
Posted By flymeaway

TSA absudity...infants at the checkpoint

My infant daughter has flown quite a bit in her short life, but only recently have we been asked to remove her shoes at the checkpoint. We're usually ushered right through without a problem, but...
Apr 30, 09, 2:57 pm
Replies: 41
Views: 2,428
Posted By flymeaway

I went to Sydney pre-kids, so not a lot of...

I went to Sydney pre-kids, so not a lot of specific info for you kid-wise....but we had a great experience staying at the Holiday Inn in Darling Harbour. The reservation we'd made with another hotel...
Apr 27, 09, 4:01 pm
Replies: 47
Views: 3,611
Posted By flymeaway

I think most of us do what we can to rearrange...

I think most of us do what we can to rearrange the overhead bins first, before asking people to stow things at their feet. And yeah, I suppose it does nothing to deter people from bringing on too...
Apr 26, 09, 5:37 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 4,657
Posted By flymeaway

:confused: I'd like to see that FA work the...

:confused:

I'd like to see that FA work the OSL flights...:cool:
Apr 26, 09, 5:33 pm
Replies: 47
Views: 3,611
Posted By flymeaway

Yeesh...do you guys really think this would...

Yeesh...do you guys really think this would happen if the passenger's response is civil?

Seriously...we're all working together here. We don't want to gate check anyone's things if there's a...
Apr 26, 09, 2:30 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 2,358
Posted By flymeaway

You give some good advice here, but I have to...

You give some good advice here, but I have to respectfully disagree with a couple of things...



This is actually not true. It's true that it's not necessary to nurse/etc on the way up, but it...
Apr 20, 09, 9:25 pm
Replies: 137
Views: 9,088
Posted By flymeaway

You're absolutely right. I've had pilots tell me...

You're absolutely right. I've had pilots tell me during the briefing that they'll just leave the seat belt sign on on those flights so that they won't wake anyone up with the 'ding' if they have to...
Apr 19, 09, 5:30 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 1,651
Posted By flymeaway

Punta Cana has a cash-only ENTRY tax (in addition...

Punta Cana has a cash-only ENTRY tax (in addition to their departure tax, of course) to be paid prior to going through the immigration line.
Apr 19, 09, 5:23 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 2,358
Posted By flymeaway

I think the first step is not to get stressed. ...

I think the first step is not to get stressed. If you're stressed and anticipating problems, your baby will be stressed and give you those problems you've been dreading! In my experience flying,...
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