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Category Archive for 'Virgin Atlantic'

Well, this is a first. I’m writing this blog post on a Virgin Atlantic flight somewhere over the UK. Our family vacation around the world–which isn’t a first–was scheduled to start this upcoming Thursday for all of us, but I’ve departed a bit early in order to spend a couple of days in England with […]

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Well, our departure from Orlando wasn’t as seamless as I’d hoped. While we were boarding the plane, thunderstorms swallowed the airport. As a result of the lightning, the airport authorities “closed the ramp” for ground staff, thereby effectively ceasing all aircraft preparation movement. Worse, unlike typical Florida thunderstorms that quickly move in and then out, […]

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Day #1: Orlando, FL

Ok, I’m wildly behind with posts, but I’ll catch up. That said, this summer starts now. Off to London for our connecting flight to Turkey. Flying on the upper deck of this bad boy tonight:    I’m not sure that it’s a great experience for a Delta Diamond Medallion, but the miles (lowest possible) were […]

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