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Business changes expense policies, loyal employee gets to take cabs everywhere: 'The company just had to pay double'

Business changes expense policies, loyal employee gets to take cabs everywhere: 'The company just had to pay double'

Traveling for work is a way of life in many careers. Jobs often tell you this when you apply for the role, specifying what percentage of the time you'll be on the road. For many workers, this setup is a great way to see a little bit of the world, or just keep them from getting bored of their hometown. This person, u/Bibby_M, has a great setup with their job. Though they live about 38 miles from their job, they only live about 5 miles from the nearest airport. That means that even though they tr…
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'I plunked down my credit card and bought the last seat': Entitled airline flyer berates customer, not knowing he's actually a pilot

'I plunked down my credit card and bought the last seat': Entitled airline flyer berates customer, not knowing he's actually a pilot

This is your captain speaking… get out of that seat! Working as an airline pilot does have that fun perk: the pilot gets to say, “This is your captain speaking,” and then they tell you about the weather and how long it'll take to get to your destination.
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'Entitled business class ticket holder Karen spotted my service dog': Woman fakes dog allergy, insists airline move her seat

'Entitled business class ticket holder Karen spotted my service dog': Woman fakes dog allergy, insists airline move her seat

This woman claimed she had allergies , but only when it was seemingly convenient to her travel plans. If you have allergies yourself or know someone who suffers from bad reactions, you know how serious these things can be. That's why in some schools, peanut butter and jelly sandwiches are banned. If even one kid is seriously allergic to peanut butter, it's not worth the risk for any other kid to bring any peanut products. That's why it's so wild that this “ entitled business class ticket holder…
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'For the first time... he had nothing to say': Entitled passenger whines for an entire flight, gets confronted by fed-up passenger

'For the first time... he had nothing to say': Entitled passenger whines for an entire flight, gets confronted by fed-up passenger

Look, none of us wants to be at the airport , but if we have to be there, we may as well try to relax. You already know you might be delayed for four hours, so bring a book. If you don't want to be bored in the long TSA line snaking around the building, best to bring a podcast or some good music. U/traveler-veil did just that when they were traveling , and it helped them a little bit. It would've been a more effective distraction if someone could manage to shut their yapper for more than five s…
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'So much drama on the plane right now': Couple shares text messages about their plan to annoy dude on their flight

'So much drama on the plane right now': Couple shares text messages about their plan to annoy dude on their flight

This couple posted all over social media about their recent flight , and they're getting plenty of backlash over it. There's never been a crazier time to fly than the 2020s. Airline incidents have risen significantly, and since everyone has their phones in their hands 24/7, there are endless recordings of these incidents. Some people get on planes and get too tipsy, then start drama with other passengers or the flight attendants. Other passengers start yelling at each other over seating issues…
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'She won...': Passenger on a short flight is sat next to woman who proceeds to portray the epitome of ‘bad’ airplane edict

'She won...': Passenger on a short flight is sat next to woman who proceeds to portray the epitome of ‘bad’ airplane edict

If the airline industry needed a poster child for what “bad airplane edict” looked like, they found one. Sometimes it is simply mindblowing how impolite and utterly repulsive someone can be. Like, can you not see what you are doing? You are very obviously acting like a child, but you are a grown adult. Do you not know that you are a grown adult and are expected to act as thus? What a world…
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'I politely told her [no]… She kept yelling:' Karen mom thinks son is entitled to window seat during flight, demands unwilling woman switches with her, flight attendants put her in her place

If you have ever flown before, then you should be well aware of the in-flight edict. You can try and pull the ‘ole switcheroos with seating, nobody is really against that. But you need to approach it with zero expectations. You are not entitled to that seat switch. And if you are considering asking someone to switch seats with you, then you have to come to them with an upgrade, not a window seat for a middle, or ask for a front seat with more legroom and offer a middle seat by the bathrooms. Li…
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Mom insists business traveller give up her first-class seat: 'I didn't think it was fair'

Mom insists business traveller give up her first-class seat: 'I didn't think it was fair'

Bringing a four-year-old on a flight with you will require some planning in advance. At the tender age of four, most kids just cannot sit still for the duration of a plane ride . At that age, children want to run around and play until they drop. Sitting still and being quiet aren't usually in a kid's skill set at that age. That's why many parents find themselves stocking up on snacks and charging up their iPad before they head to the airport. At least a lot of planes nowadays offer personal TV…
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'Pilot: "I'm not flying this"': Airline industry workers share the wildest things they've ever seen

The ordeal of air travel opens the doorway for some insane behaviors. You have groups of complete strangers who are collectively sleep-deprived, stressed, and overstimulated, crammed into far-too-small spaces for far too long. Air travelers usually have a lot riding on the success of their trip, too, and literally can't afford for things to go sideways, with holidaygoers having spent their literal life savings and cashed in all of their PTO in order to make this trip work—usually also facing un…
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'One of our pilots landed with passengers at the wrong airport': 20 Airport incidents that only frequent flyers and airline staffers got to witness

'One of our pilots landed, with passengers, at the wrong airport': 20 Crazy airport incidents that only frequent flyers and airline staffers got to witness

We don't think you can top these tales of airport madness . But you're welcome to try! If you work in the airline industry , or you're just a frequent flyer, you're going to witness some crazy moments eventually. From a grandma accidentally smuggling scissors through security, to an escaped pup running around the tarmac, these people have seen some things. Nothing crazy has ever happened to me at the airport, except the time I waited in the security line for three full hours, which was excrucia…
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'Petty airport security overdoes it': Airport security agent on a 'power trip' foiled by quick-thinking traveller

'Petty airport security overdoes it': Airport security agent on a 'power trip' foiled by quick-thinking traveller

Nothing will stop a determined traveller from bringing along all of their belongings. Every friend group has people who under-pack for trips. They're the ones always asking to borrow a phone charger or a pair of socks, because they packed at the very last minute. Then, on the other end of the spectrum, are the over-packers. They want to bring three suitcases for a weekend trip; they're the one who needs to pay extra on the flight so that they can get all their bags back home. Your over-packer f…
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'I'm here to party, not sleep': Traveller ends friendship after a girls trip gone wrong

'I'm here to party, not sleep': Traveller ends friendship after a girls trip gone wrong

Realizing you and a friend are growing apart can be difficult to process. That's why u/IndependentLady22 took some time to write down her concerns about her BFF, who she's realizing she may have to leave in her past. Six years is a long time to be friends with someone. You get to know everything about each other's lives, friends, relationships, family, and even work drama. You probably have tons of memories together as you grow over time. Some friendships last forever… but others are only meant…
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'[She] does not like to wait': Boyfriend asks partner to pick up his mother from the airport, partner arrives late because 'the old lady could've waited a bit'

'[She] does not like to wait': Boyfriend asks partner to pick up his mother from the airport, partner arrives late because 'the old lady could've waited a bit'

If your partner doesn't like your parents, they might not tell you at first, but there will be signs. When you start dating your boyfriend or girlfriend , you're usually so head over heels in love with them that you can't wait to meet their friends and family. After months of getting to know this new special person in your life, you're ready to go to Thanksgiving dinner or a Sunday brunch to get to know their family. Of course, this doesn't always go so smoothly. Sometimes you just don't end up…
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'People turn crazy at the airport': Entitled passenger refuses to store their bag in the overhead bin, getting himself arrested and forcing the entire plane to disembark

he last place you want to push the limits on security protocol is the airport. Yet, for some reason, people still feel entitled to their own comforts. Sorry Bub, but if we're all taking our shoes off and being patted down by an angry TSA agent, you gotta do it too.
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'I just want what I was promised': Airline offers a passenger $700 to give up his seat then tries to dupe him into accepting 20,000 sky miles instead

Waiting around in the airport is a lot like getting stuck in purgatory. Time comes to a standstill, nobody makes eye contact with you, your body aches for no reason, and even if it's 7AM, someone's at the bar drinking a beer. And when you're waiting at your gate in your terminal, nothing matters except getting on your plane and heading to your destination– anything to get you out of this grey, timeless dump.
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Coworker Gloats About His Luxurious Airport Lounge Access, So His Colleagues Humble Him by Sharing the Wrong Gate Number; He Misses the Flight

Even the most experienced traveler gets stressed out about a lot of things at the airport: boarding times, your luggage's weight, TSA scanners, and the classic worry of going to the wrong gate for your flight. These are all things that most people check (and re-check) diligently, that is, of course, unless you're a little too loosey-goosey at the luxury airport lounge.
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