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SNL Aer Lingus sketch: Video

Tonight’s episode of Saturday Night Live was hosted by actress Saoirse Ronan, with U2 as the musical guest. Needless to say, it was a very Irish show. The final sketch of the night was about a flight on Ireland’s Aer Lingus. Now traditionally this last sketch is known as the “10 to 1” sketch. Since […]

Fart forces passengers off American Airlines plane

If thin news reports can be believed, American Airlines passengers had to flee a plane earlier today due to a fart. The flight in question had traveled from Charlotte to Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina. According to CBS North Carolina, “passengers on the flight became ill with nausea and headaches. The flight, which was not identified by […]

Air New Zealand releases new inflight safety video “A Fantastical Journey” starring Katie Holmes & Cuba Gooding Jr

Air New Zealand has released their newest inflight safety video titled “A Fantastical Journey”, starring Katie Holmes (“The Gift”, “Dawson’s Creek”) & Cuba Gooding Jr (“The People vs. OJ Simpson”, “Jerry Maguire”). It also features music from New Zealand’s Gin Wigmore. The video has an “Alice In Wonderland” theme. Like previous inflight safety videos from […]

Fun at every speed in Tooele County, Utah

Interstate 80 is one of the great road trip highways in the United States. Stretching from San Francisco to just outside of New York City, it was one of the original routes of the Interstate Highway System. Prior to that, it was roughly the route the original Lincoln Highway. As such, it plays an important role in […]

SNL: Customs “Welcome to the USA” Video

Last night’s episode of Saturday Night Live had some great sketches (including the fantastic Melissa McCarthy as Sean Spicer), but one of the best was their new “Welcome to the USA” video for Customs & Border Patrol. If you’ve ever flown into the United States, you’ve been shown a video that welcomes you to the […]

Air New Zealand releases new inflight safety video – Summer of Safety

Once or twice a year, Air New Zealand refreshes their inflight safety video. Usually these videos relate to New Zealand’s culture & include several Kiwi celebrities. Their newest video is no different. The video is called “Summer of Safety”, and it features celebrities including Jayden Daniels, supermodel Rachel Hunter, actor Joe Naufahu from Game of Thrones, […]

A visit to the KLM pop-up in San Francisco

KLM has opened a pop-up in San Francisco to promote the Dutch airline’s transatlantic service. The pop-up is only open from Friday, October 14 to Saturday, October 22nd. Visitors can potentially win flights to Amsterdam. Since the pop-up is located not far from my work, I stopped in for a visit today. Although I had pre-registered with […]