Tag Archives: Delta

The Pensacola Trip

…I couldn’t believe my ears when the flight attendants told us that two volunteers on the flight would fly the plane!…


The ISJL Conference

I knew something was wrong when Delta called me at 10:30 in the morning to tell me that my flight from Atlanta to White Plains nine hours later was delayed by 75 minutes due to a “late inbound aircraft.” It was the second leg of my journey home from Jackson, so a delay would just […]

Stewart International Airport

I’m off to lecture in West Lafayette, Indiana, leaving, for the first time from Stewart International Airport. And so far it’s a great way to travel. I’ve mentioned before that the major New York City airports strike me as islands of the Third World right here in the middle of the First, so I took […]

The Europe Trip: London (Day 1)

We’d already been sitting motionless at the departure gate at JFK for an hour when the garbled announcement from the cockpit came: “Well, ladies and gentlemen, this is your captain. We’re going to try one more time to start the engine…” Leaving JFK Did he really say try to start the engine? I was sure […]