Early morning, up with the roosters!
🛫 🛩. 🛬
I love to fly.
Times sure have changed since the 80s, 90s or even 10 years ago.
What is going on with some of these airlines?
Yes, I understand budget cuts, and that economical changes needed to be implemented “LEAN”, multi-tasking personnel- etc etc.
What HIGH PAID CFO/CEO BRAINSTORMED – load by THE GROUP METHOD?
Breaking into small groups IS an excellent idea.
The fact they have found a way to utilize it to nickel and dime a person, abhors me.
(These days nickels and dimes are equivalent to $25 – $100+).
If you want “the privilege” to board earlier than the rest, (NOT First class), you can pay $39 or more to get on the plane with the first, second, third or fourth group. This guarantees that you will not be part of the lowly groups 6, 7, 8 or 9!
Due to this option, the latter groups, board and trip, excuse themselves and finally sit amongst the people already settled in, (supposedly), our seat assignments are no different.
I bought MY ticket 2 1/2 months in advance, shouldn’t I get a bonus for planning ahead?(smile)
To check a bag it’s 25 dollars, that’s okay until you get to the gate and they make the announcement, “It’s a full flight” (lately, it always is), anyone who wants to volunteer to check your luggage, please come to the podium, it well be complimentary” – aka FREE!
Really? (I hear the guy behind me growling, because he checked his bag in before he arrived at the gate).
I see it every time I fly.
NEXT I contain my groan as the flight starts descending, after 2 hours of playing my sardine role,
THE ANNOUNCEMENT comes over the speaker, about signing up for THE credit card. “Earn free 60k miles, simply -PAY THE ANNUAL FEE- to earn those first free miles, start accumulating new AND for special privileges like – YOU GUESSED IT- being one of the first to board!
My thoughts? BITE ME!
Personally, I believe it should be people that need a little extra help first, any member of the military, then everyone should board based on their seat assignment, starting from the back and working forwards.
OH wait, that makes sense….
BUT, HOW can you make those extra nickels on that??
Can someone tell me what happened to “THE FRIENDLY” skies?
Going forward, wouldn’t it be great if we all pulled together,
SAVED OUR NICKELS AND DIMES, and boarded with Group 7, 8 and 9.
Before we know it, 7, 8 and 9, might become 1, 2 AND 3!!!
The best part of my trip?
Seeing the little munchkin, that’s looking up at me from my left.
Kind Regards and saving my nickels – K
Photos compliments of K and
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