It’s not war, it’s just the Middle East: Tel Aviv flight patterns again altered due to risk of rocket fire

Swiftly following on the heels of an Israeli security operation inside the Gaza Strip late Sunday night in which a senior Hamas terrorist commander and one Israeli officer were killed, the IDF (Israel Defense Forces) ordered changes to flight patterns … Continue reading It’s not war, it’s just the Middle East: Tel Aviv flight patterns again altered due to risk of rocket fire

On Losing My Ryanair Virginity

My principal fear is that it will never be as good as the first time. True, I never intended to fly Ryanair, the Irish low-cost carrier that has generated more passenger horror stories than perhaps any other airline today barring United. Recent work assignments tethering me to Greece, I had sworn silent allegiance to Aegean Airlines, which is now more or less the official carrier of Greece. Supporting the Greek economy, yadda yadda. But after flying Ryanair #3565 non-stop from Thessaloniki (SKG) to Copenhagen (CPH), I’m not so sure. After all, mistaking brand loyalty for a virtue is slightly un-capitalistic, no? … Continue reading On Losing My Ryanair Virginity