We've all been through it! You thought crying babies was the biggest problem when flying. Here are some of the real issues that commercial airlines and travelers are facing on a daily basis. Now remember, you could avoid all of these issues by Flying Wings Up (www.flywingsup.com) #privatejet
Weather-related issue change lands at the airport. Low lying airports may become increasingly vulnerable to storm surges. Hotter temperatures may restrict take off weights.
U.S. carriers are reaping more revenue per customer, a metric previously constrained by a price war. U.S. airlines are making more from each mile they fly a passenger for the first time in years.
The space between seats on the U.S. commercial flights has never been tighter, though some carriers are resisting taking more legroom away.
Basic economy fares save a few dollars, but those tickets put you at the end of the boarding line, prohibit use of overhead bins and travelers could get burned paying extra to check a carry-on bag. American Airline says it is "simplifying" it's boarding procedure this week by dividing passengers into nine groups. Ten if you count the one it doesn't count.
Travel restrictions such as laptop ban.
Tighter security measures and getting ready to unpack for manual checks at airport security.
U.S. carriers have cushioned schedules to account for delays.
Basing awards upon ticket price and class, rather than distance traveled.
Last year: Airports Around the World Delay Flights as Software fails. Problems were reported at airports in Asia, Europe and the Americas.
Airline's elite fliers find fewer perks. Flying 100,000 miles a year on one carrier won't guarantee regular upgrades to business or first class anymore.
Customer incidents like American Airlines employee accidentally hitting a baby while grabbing a stroller, United Airline ejecting a passenger from a flight to accommodate an employee.
Flight checklist includes: boarding pass, ID, stress. eg: will one be hauled off the plane because of overbooking?
An extra surprise fee at the airport such as "gate-service" fees.
The middle seat! No middle seat in a private jet.