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Fabulous Friday’s this week visits something that I have yet to see other airplanes to implement at their main hub besides KLM.

Fabulous Fridays Flying Blue Service Desk At Schiphol's KLM Crowne Lounge

I took couple of KLM flights last week and again early this week. I didn’t have my Flying Blue number on the reservation because I was not quite sure where I would credit the miles. At the end, I decided that I may as well credit them to Flying Blue (other options were Alaska, Delta or Alitalia). [click to continue…]

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This week the Whine Wednesdays visits the premium boarding chaos apparently affecting some European airlines and flights.

Whine Wednesdays Boarding Chaos In Europe

Business class passengers and elite travelers usually board first (some airlines board families with children and wheelchair passengers before others) but it is impossible to get through the hoards of people if you haven’t positioned yourself an hour earlier in case of KLM! [click to continue…]

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An Air France Passenger en route to Paris was caught during the flight while smuggling her baby in a carry on bag all the way from Istanbul, obviously without a ticket for the infant.

Air France A330 BabyThe woman managed to go through all security checks undetected (says a lot about the safety standard at IST) but a fellow passenger noticed the duffle bag moving and alerted the cabin crew. [click to continue…]

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Here are six reader questions from the past week (so many good questions coming in!) that I have decided to reply to publicly. You can always email me, leave a note or private message on Facebook, or Tweet me with your questions.

Reader Questions December 26

Note that I can shorten the emails and edit them for clarity. I always remove the personal information of both the reader and front line employees. If there are managers involved, I may leave their names intact, however. [click to continue…]