As a non-rev, I enjoy traveling. They say we have jet fuel in our veins, and I epitomize that. I’ve wanted to do this site for a long time as I feel there is no one place out there that gives us all the tools we need to plan our trips. Enter passrider.com in April 2002!
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I’m an early-retired airline employee and a commercial aviation enthusiast who is focussed on making your passrider trips more enjoyable. I’ve worked in the airline industry for 16.5 years and hold a Masters degree in Aeronautical Sciences from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University known as the “Harvard of the Skies.”
I still remember my first airplane flight in the summer of 1974 as if it were yesterday. My flight was on a Cessna SkyMaster from the Tinson Pen Aerodrome inA Cessna SkyMaster is seen here parked at the Pima Air Museum in Tucson, Arizona USA (TUS).
Kingston, Jamaica, to Boscobel, Jamaica, lasting a little under two hours. I was elated as his dream to fly on an airplane had finally come true!
My first commercial airplane flight was during the summer of 1980 on BWIA (now Caribbean Airlines (BW)), from Kingston, Jamaica (KIN) to Fort-de-France, Martinique (FDF). I spent 17 days there as a French Exchange student. On my way back, I stopped in Port-Au-Prince, Haiti, for two days.
Today, I fly as often as I can visiting friends and family all over the world. I am a nomad and love it. If you see me in your travels, please do not hesitate to say hello.