I know you would never do that but in the heat of the moment, when you are stuck in Helsinki, Finland and you watch the last A340 leaving for home without you, you might do some crazy shit. The gate agent feels bad that you didn’t make the flight – they may not seem it at that moment – but they do. When you have composed yourself return and ask them: If you are finally assigned a seat and make it on do not act like you own the airplane.You are not Paris Hilton so don’t bring negative attention to yourself.In the short run, it allows you to pretend that you have superpowers and can act in defiance of the way things really are.In the longer run, your view of the world comports so poorly with the facts of the world that things stop working.
Almost nobody in this country believes we can manage our affairs anymore. One of the hallmarks of an imploding culture is that people lose a sense of consequence.
I can see him now walking with his head down cursing me for even offering him a buddy pass.
Bags are loaded onto the aircraft before you are assigned a seat so get everything you need into a smaller carry on. I’d just buy the essentials at your destination and then leave them for the housekeeper when you are done.
The airport is a cruel and unfriendly place to spend the night. His bag had a wonderful flight from Orlando to New York.
Unfortunately, he sat at the airport all day and then got dismissed by the gate agent like a second class citizen.