Tag Archive | air travel

AA & A- American Airlines and Apple

AA & A- American Airlines and Apple

American Airlines customers will have access to Apple Music to stream more than 50 million songs, playlists and music videos on any domestic fight equipped with Wi-Fi starting in February. American is the first commercial airline to provide exclusive access to Apple Music. The catch is you have to have an Apple Music subscription. If […]

Smile and Say Thank You

Smile and Say Thank You

You read this travel blog because you travel. And you probably often travel by air. If you travel by air you have experiences, some good some bad, with the Transportation Security Administration (TSA). The TSA is often maligned and makes many of us frustrated as they are a barrier to where we want to go. […]

PreCheck Is PreCheck

PreCheck Is PreCheck

We hear it all the time: “the TSA line is slow and long.” We even allot extra time to get to the airport in order to get through the sometimes torturously slow lines in time to get to our gate. We submit to a background check and pay a fee so we can avoid the […]

Flying in the Modern Age

Flying in the Modern Age

In the past year the airline industry has come under increasing scrutiny. We know they brought just about all of the pressure on themselves with high-profile (and ugly) PR nightmares. The U.S. Congress even dragged airline CEOs and other industry leaders before a committee to get their side of the story. I think that many […]

The Art of the Carry-On

We here at No Kids like to think we have mastered the art of the carry-on. We know there are those who hear our words of advocacy and will never know its truth, but we promise the word of the carry-on is less is more. More time, less hassle, fewer fees. I can’t remember the last time we went […]

We’re Doing The Bump…

We’re Doing The Bump…

Our most recent trip ended a little differently than we had planned. I found myself spending the night in Fort Lauderdale and Amanda was at home in our own bed in Pittsburgh. This little story began with airplane that couldn’t fly, and was replaced by a smaller plane. The problem is when you use a smaller plane for […]