The Lonesome Traveler Gets Grounded (or United Airlines Sucks)

Thursday, October 22, 2009


Do you remember the old United Airlines slogan “Fly the Friendly Skies”?  It was the tagline on most of the company’s advertising from 1966 to about 1996. They promised an idyllic in-flight experience comparable to what you might encounter at a 4-star resort.  Take a look:

Doesn’t that look like fun?  I don’t know about you, but I sure want Nancy as my flight attendant the next time I fly anywhere!

Well, let me tell you something, people.  United’s skies may be friendly, but here on the ground the airline is anything but!  In fact, this next video is a much more accurate representation of the treatment I received a few days ago when I attempted to fly to California from the Tampa International Airport.  read more >>

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