Have you ever gotten bumped because your flight was weight-restricted? I’m sure you have. Do you know what all this means? Here’s my attempt to explain it. The aviation industry started with cargo and then people were added. So as much as we think that people are the reason for flying, its really cargo. More money is usually made from cargo and it does not complain . An airplane is designed with what’s called a maximum takeoff weight (MTOW). This is the combined weight of everything, the plane, baggage, fuel, cargo, people, food, etc., everything.
Top 10 Reasons You Know You Are An Airline Geek
Are You An Airline Geek? Originally published May 15, 2012 I’ll admit that I’m an airline geek. I’ve been all my life since I discovered airplanes. So I thought it would be fun to write this list. You Know You’re an Airline Geek When: 1. You get in your car, buckle up and wait for the safety video to …
New York vs Paris: Which One Would You Choose?
Paris, France vs. New York, NY USA I’m torn. If I had to choose between New York, NY and Paris, France, to visit, I’m not sure which one I’d choose. I love Paris for all it has to offer, but I lived in New York for six years and visit often and still love …
ZED Fare: Passrider.com Q&A – What is a ZED Fare?
What is a ZED Fare: A ZED Fare is a special fare/agreement between airlines to allow employees to travel on a space available basis.
15 Tips Every Buddy Passrider Should Know
Here are 15 Tips Every Buddy PassRider Should Know when they travel. It’s not always fun out there so you have to be prepared.