Boeing 737 MAX (Would you Fly?)


Boeing’s 737 is by a wide margin the most popular commercial plane on the planet.  The short to medium range plane dates back to the sixties.   The stubby plane uses less fuel than similar aircraft and can carry  from 130 to 190 passengers.    It is the back bone of many discount carriers like SouthwestContinue reading “Boeing 737 MAX (Would you Fly?)”

Picture Vs Policy: Virginia Governor Ralph Northam Does the picture represent the man?


So quick we are to judge. Who needs facts or details? One blip ,one bump and your career in over.   When my children were growing up, I would tell them its not what your say, its what you do. Virginia Governor Ralph Northam was young when he took a picture in Blackface standing next toContinue reading “Picture Vs Policy: Virginia Governor Ralph Northam Does the picture represent the man?”

Traveling during the Shutdown (Suggestions)


  Its not business as usual at the nations airports. Including Sacramento International.  Some 51,000 TSA officers, along with air traffic controllers, are among 420,000 federal workers required to work through the shutdown, but without pay. The Transportation Security Administration plans to begin closing a handful of security checkpoints at airports around the U.S. theContinue reading “Traveling during the Shutdown (Suggestions)”

merry STUPID christmas (self inflected wounds)


  Its 2018, another year filled with stupid adults who shouldn’t leave their homes without professional supervision. _____________________________________________________   Despite all the warnings, every year shoppers fill the cars with gifts and return to the mall to shop.  Once their shopping is completed they return to an empty car with a broken window.   At anContinue reading “merry STUPID christmas (self inflected wounds)”

Gay Couple Had to give up their plane seats to a Straight Couple


The CEO of the Abbey, David Cooley: “I have never been so discriminated against while traveling before.” By: Bobby Schuessler/Gay Star News Last weekend, the founder and CEO of The Abbey David Cooley, and his partner were told to move seats on an Alaska Airlines flight in order to make room for a straight couple,Continue reading “Gay Couple Had to give up their plane seats to a Straight Couple”

$49 to Denver or Las Vegas “Frontier Airlines Returns to Sacramento International”


Killer Diller Low Airfares are coming to Sacramentio After a five year absence Frontier Airlines is returning to Sacramento International August 1.   With four week daily flights to Denver and Las Vegas beginning August 12th. When Frontier left Sacramento, they were a discount Airline, similar to Southwest. What is returning is a different airline anContinue reading “$49 to Denver or Las Vegas “Frontier Airlines Returns to Sacramento International””

Early Morning Flight out of Sacramento International Airport? Plan Ahead!


For years, flying out of Sacramento International was simple.  There was no reason to show up a couple of hours ahead.   The traffic WAS minimal.   Well that was so 2016. For years, there were few non stops east of Denver.  Today there are non stops to Charlotte, Orlando,  Newark and Houston.    Southwest plans nonContinue reading “Early Morning Flight out of Sacramento International Airport? Plan Ahead!”

UK airport launches hotel room with runway views, butler service and spa treatments – and you can stay for FREE


It’s the ultimate pre-flight stay offering spa treatments, butler service and even fine dining . (Image: Virgin Atlantic/Onefinestay) By: Julie Delahave/Uk Mirror When it comes to airport stays, most people immediately think of budget hotels with the bare essentials for getting a good night’s sleep pre-flight. However, a new luxury hotel room opening up atContinue reading “UK airport launches hotel room with runway views, butler service and spa treatments – and you can stay for FREE”

Puerto Rico By the Numbers


  Home to 3.4 Million Americans Iowa 3.1 Million Americans Utah 3 Million Americans Mississippi 2.9 Million Americans Arkansas 2.9 Million Americans Nevada 2.9 Million Americans Kansas 2.9 Million Americans New Mexico 2.1 Million Americans Nebraska 1.9 Million Americans West Virginia 1.8 Million Americans Idaho 1.7 Million Americans There are more Americans In Puerto RicoContinue reading “Puerto Rico By the Numbers”

SMF Reset: 10 million passengers needs a full service airport hotel


If you flew into Sacramento International Airport monday night and needed a hotel room you soon discovered there weren’t any hotel rooms available within a six mile radius of the hotel. This isn’t uncommon. There are nearly 1300 rooms south of the Airport.  Many of those hotels  are full Monday through Thursday. Nationally the averageContinue reading “SMF Reset: 10 million passengers needs a full service airport hotel”