Mom Air A320neo
MOM Air: Iceland’s New Joke Of An Airline

There are a couple of low cost carriers that are already in the process of being formed in Iceland, and now there's a third one. Well, at least that's the claim. A website was recently published for MOM Air, which claims to be a new Icelandic super low…

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Ryanair 737
Ryanair Trolls US Presidential Election On Twitter

Obviously the presidential election has been dominating the news the past few days, and my hope is that this blog can be a distraction from all that's going on (but, like, also... wow). Anyway, understandably we haven't seen many travel brands chime…

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Ryanair Mocks Irish Government With Fake Job Posting

You've gotta hand it to Ryanair -- the airline has a sense of humor, and isn't afraid to share how it feels... Ryanair claims it has been retained by the Irish government in the search for a transition year student who will solely be responsible for…

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United 737
Guy Flies United Airlines With Massive Boarding Pass

A TikTok user posted a "life hack" about how to never lose your boarding pass. Apparently the method is to show up at the airport with your boarding pass printed on a five foot piece of paper. Surprisingly he seems to have no issues at any point of the…

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Safety Video
Hah: University Creates Airline-Style Safety Video

This is kinda cool... As many schools restart in-person classes, there are updated health and safety protocols. Well, Yeshiva University seemingly decided to have a bit of fun with this. The school has created a video highlighting what's being called…

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Travel Influencers
Hilarious Video: “Travel Influencers Be Like…”

I figure we could all use some travel humor at this point. Check out this hilarious video just uploaded by a YouTuber that has some pretty spot-on observations about the world of "travel influencers." The video gave me a good laugh, and I'm sure it's…

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Munich Airport’s Epic Statue Of Liberty Impersonator

This is probably my favorite thing I've seen all week... This week United Airlines resumed nonstop flights between Newark and Munich, after the route was put on hold due to the coronavirus pandemic. For the most part there's not much fanfare associated…

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Frontier A321
These Airline TikToks Made Me Laugh Out Loud

I'll be the first to admit that I know almost nothing about TikTok. I'm getting old, and the whole concept seems confusing to me. However, a friend linked me to some airline TikToks, and they cracked me up. I figure we can all use some airline humor…

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Crabs
Video: Crabs At Baggage Claim

I think we can all use a good laugh at this point, so take a look at the below video of what happens when you check a bag with crabs, and that doesn't end well at baggage claim...  As it turns out, the video is from 2017 in Nassau. I hadn't seen the…

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Flight Attendants Work From Home
Video: When Flight Attendants Work From Home

We could all use a good laugh right about  now. Check out this hilarious skit of what it would be like if flight attendants worked from home: Well played!

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Thai Airways First Class Lounge – 51
10 Of My Funniest Travel Memories

I feel like we could all use some humor at this point, given that many of us haven't really left our homes in over two weeks. I figured I'd dig through the over 13 years or archives here at OMAAT to bring you some of my most amusing firsthand travel…

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Snl Airline Pilots
Saturday Night Live’s “Airline Pilots” Skit

Saturday Night Live has airline-themed skits with some frequency, and they had their latest such skit yesterday. On last night's SNL there was a skit called "Airline Pilots," starring Harry Styles and Mikey Day. The nearly five minute skit is about two…

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Airline Twitter Humor: Lexus & Poppers Edition

I don't envy those who work in airline social media. I sort of feel like it has become a necessary evil for airlines. Many airlines decide that they need to provide customer service there, though I find that they largely do a poor job: -- It seems their…

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Warstories
Amazing: #RevolutionaryWarAirportStories

I don't remember the last time I've laughed as hard as I did today. I actually have tears in my eyes as I scroll through Twitter. During President Trump's July 4th address yesterday, he said something that raised a lot of eyebrows. Specifically, he talked…

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Thai Airways Spa
Marriott Spa: “Release Your… Feelings!”

I'm staying at a Marriott (which shall remain nameless for the moment), and on the side of the hotel is an ad that's maybe four feet by six feet, which looks as follows: In fairness, I feel like this would be quite appropriate at some Marriott hotels…

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Westjet Flyre Festival
EPIC: WestJet Announces Flyre Festival

I try to live without regrets, though if there's one regret I have, it's that I didn't have the opportunity to attend Fyre Festival. I might be an introvert, but it just seemed like such a pleasant group of likeminded people, and I can't help but think…

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Air France First Class 777 – 27
Hilarity Ensues As Man Takes Off Pants On Air France Flight

We see all kinds of stories of people doing weird things on planes. In most cases I avoid sharing them, either because the person being talked about can be identified, or because it’s clear the person doing something might have mental issues. But…

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Snl Atc
Video: SNL Parodies Scottish Air Traffic Controllers

Saturday Night Live seems to have air travel themed skits with some frequency nowadays. I'd say they're mostly pretty funny, though I think generally the more you know about a topic, the less funny these skits become. For example, in the past couple…

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Air New Zealand 777
Just For Laughs: The Seven Emotional Stages Of A Mistake Fare

The last week has seen a flurry of activity with several amazing 'special'/mistake fares coming and going. Each time a fare like this comes along, there's usually a roller coaster of emotions. Way back in 2005 a list of the various stages of these fares…

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United Polaris Cookbook Kitchen
Choose Our United Polaris Cooking Adventure!

United hilariously released their Polaris Cookbook a few weeks ago, because we clearly all want to replicate tasty partially-frozen paninis and other such delicacies in the comfort of our own kitchens. Joking aside, this is actually a decently organized…

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Filed Under: Humor, United
Popeyes Chicken
Popeyes Sold “Emotional Support Chicken” At Philadelphia Airport Yesterday

This year US airlines have started to crack down on emotional support animals, with Delta (for example) introducing restrictions on them three separate times. This followed airlines seeing a huge increase in both the number and types of emotional support…

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Air New Zealand 777
Air New Zealand’s New Safety Video Is A Rap

Air New Zealand is hands down the most innovative airline when it comes to their safety videos. Some of my favorite safety videos have been from Air New Zealand, and they’ve typically introduced at least two new safety videos per year. Their safety videos…

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Kenya Airways Planes
Getting A Kenyan Visa On Arrival: A Comedy Of Errors

Yesterday morning I landed in Nairobi on Kenya Airways' first nonstop flight from New York. We got an incredible welcome from hundreds of people, including the country's vice president, and I was in disbelief at just how much effort they put into welcoming…

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