Sunday, July 5, 2015

Why flying is no fun anymore (and may be dangerous)

A longtime professional colleague, Bill McGee, former editor of Consumer Reports Travel Letter and widely respected for his aviation expertise, has just published an important book for anyone who travels on commercial airliners. The work, Attention All Passengers: Why flying is no fun anymore (and may be dangerous), is getting good reviews. I haven't read a copy yet but you can hear what the author is telling reporters in interviews, including one by NPR "Fresh Air" co-host Dave Davies, that aired today and can be found at this link.

Why flying is no fun anymore (and may be dangerous)

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A longtime professional colleague, Bill McGee, former editor of Consumer Reports Travel Letter and widely respected for his aviation expertise, has just published an important book for anyone who travels on commercial airliners. The work, Attention All Passengers: Why flying is no fun anymore (and may be dangerous), is getting good reviews. I haven't read a copy yet but you can hear what the author is telling reporters in interviews, including one by NPR "Fresh Air" co-host Dave Davies, that aired today and can be found at this link.  

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Tom Belden has been reporting about Philadelphia International Airport and other air travel subjects for more than 20 years, writing columns for The Inquirer's Travel and Business sections. His reporting (with colleague Craig McCoy) on baggage handling problems in Philadelphia have been credited with helping to improve the system. His previous blog was called Road Warrior. He can reached at tbelden@phillynews.com. Reach Tom at tbelden@phillynews.com.

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