Monthly Archives: December 2013

To Wheel or Not To Wheel

“To Wheel or Not To Wheel, that is the question……” Not really. The two questions I most often get asked about wheeled bags are: 1) Why don’t we discuss wheeled bags? 2) How light would a wheeled bag have to …

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I’m Still Here

Hi, I know it’s been quiet here at OBOW and I just wanted to let everyone know that although I haven’t posted much lately, there has been a lot going on. Besides trying to get through the holidays, a couple …

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Saturday Night Live Airport Sketch

Not too far from the truth: Thanks to reader Neil for sending me this.

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To Call or Not To Call at 30,000 feet?

The Federal Communications Commission voted 3-2 today to consider lifting its ban on cellphone use in flight. That doesn’t mean the ban is automatically lifted. It just means that the agency approved a months longĀ  public comment process to remove …

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American Airlines and USAir Merge

As of this morning, American Airlines and USAir have merged to form the world’s largest air carrier. But don’t expect any major changes overnight. For the time being, the two airlines will be run separately– separate reservation systems, separate websites, …

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Ryanair Gets Customer Friendly?

Ryanair, the Simon Legree of European budget carriers, has announced major changes to its carry-on and fee policies. As of yesterday, passengers may bring a personal item no bigger than 13 3/4″ x 7 7/8″ x 7 7/8″/35cm x 20cm …

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Skookum Dog

I know, this is a travel website, and you’re asking why am I writing about dogs. You see, our good friends at Tom Bihn have started a new company manufacturing items for dogs. It’s called Skookum Dog. Like all travel …

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