Originally Posted by Nzoner
Last year early flight back to KC from Vegas and feeling like total crap after six days of partying.Vegas was clear but we were aware there were storms pretty much everywhere ahead of us and shortly before flying over Denver the pilot came on and said,"sorry to have to report this folks but we have some nasty weather from here on in and there's no way around it so I'm going to do my best to go thru it.From here on everyone needs to stay buckled in including attendants and I'll make our ride as comfortable as possible."
Within the next few minutes it got real rocky,bins never flew open but there were more than a few puckered aholes on the flight.The captain actually was very good about updating us every five to ten minutes but imo it was overkill and made for even more of a scary flight.
On a different topic, I'm really getting annoyed at the constant and increasing loudspeaker gabbing on airlines. I want an update from the pilot if something is going on, but I need the airlines to stop gabbing at me over that thing. It's annoying.
It seems like recently the plane will land and my wife and I will start to figure out our plans. The conversation goes like this:
Me: Okay our rental car is at -
Airline: WE HAVE NOW LANDED THE PLANE. KEEP YOUR ARMS AND LEGS INSIDE THE WINDOWS AT ALL TIMES. IF YOU HAVE TRASH, TAKE IT WITH YOU.
Me: It's at Thrifty. I got us a full-
Airline: WE WANT TO THANK YOU FOR FLYING WITH NOLEGROOM AIRLINES. WE REALIZE THAT YOU HAVE A CHOICE AND APPRECIATE YOU FLYING WITH US.
Wife: Do you want to go to lunch first or -
Airline: FEEL FREE TO TAKE YOUR INFLIGHT MAGAZINE IF YOU LIKE. ALSO, SKYMALL IS HAVING A SPECIAL PRICE ON GLOW IN THE DARK ASTRONAUT PENS.
Wife: So anyway, Chili's or that little restaurant down the -
Airline: THE GLOW IN THE DARK ASTRONAUT PENS ARE ON PAGE 56 OF THE SKYMALL CATALOG. THE TEMPERATURE OUTSIDE IS 56 DEGREES, AND THE RELATIVE HUMIDITY IS 30 PERCENT. THE WINDS ARE 5 MILES PER HOUR FROM THE NORTH/NORTHWEST.
Me: I'd like to stop and get a souvenir magnet before -
Airline: I KNOW I MENTIONED THIS BEFORE, BUT WE'D LIKE TO THANK YOU FOR FLYING WITH US. IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO ORDER OUR CREDIT CARD, YOU'LL GET 8,000 FREQUENT FLYER MILES AND THE TERMS OF CREDIT ARE 36 PERCENT PER YEAR WITH FEES ON VIRTUALLY EVERYTHING YOU DO.
Wife: Let's just wait and talk once we get off the pl-
Airline: THE QUICK BROWN FOX JUMPED OVER THE LAZY DOG. HAVE I MENTIONED THE CREDIT CARD THING YET? IF YOU HAVE EARPHONES, GIVE THEM BACK NOW OR YOU CAN PURCHASE OUR EARPHONE PLAN FOR ONLY $3.99 PER MONTH. YOU CAN ALSO PURCHASE OUR EARPHONE PLAN INSURANCE FOR AN ADDITIONAL $0.99 PER MONTH. I WILL NOW TURN THE MICROPHONE OVER TO OUR CAPTAIN SO HE CAN UPDATE YOU ON HIS PROCESS OF SHUTTING DOWN THE ENGINES.