Perhaps you remember a time when traveling by plane was something you looked forward to. Flying etiquette prevailed. People dressed in their “Sunday best”. Passengers didn’t bite, claw and scratch their way through lines. Seats were spacious and comfortable. You chose a window or aisle seat based on whether or not you wanted to check
With the holidays upon us, more than a few people will be taking to those formerly friendly skies to visit family and friends or perhaps to take a special vacation. Wherever they are headed, one thing is for sure—their air travel will have its share of challenges. British Airways has unveiled an unofficial rulebook on
A young girl annoying the passenger in front. The recent unfortunate scuffle on United Airlines involving a passenger who was “reaccommodated”–whatever that is—has brought the focus squarely back to the issue of air travel. Perhaps you can still remember a time when traveling by plane was actually something you looked forward
Carry-on luggage in overhead storage compartment on commercial airplane. When was the last time you flew? I just returned from a cross-country trip from Savannah to Spokane where I presented a four-hour seminar to an engaged and engaging audience of paraeducators. I flew diagonally across the United States. To get to
Tipping can be challenging and confusing. AWN and Marriott International have partnered on a initiative that will remind hotel guests that housekeepers deserve a monetary show of gratitude in addition to the doormen and bellmen. These "tips" will help you sort through whom to tip and how much.
I just came across a delightful article about airplane etiquette, or perhaps the lack of it, written by Scott McCartney for the Wall Street Journal. His research and comments struck a major chord with me as someone who finds herself in the air more than on the ground. Anyone who flies and finds himself in economy
It was the last leg of a long journey home from my most recent trip to Bangalore where I have been offering seminars and individual coaching sessions on global etiquette to an international client. After almost 30 hours en route, I was exhausted. As I boarded my final flight for Savannah, the mere thought of