I’m not sure that meeting season ever ends for scholarly publishers these days, but one certain constant is lots of time spent in airports and on planes. With that in mind, one can’t help but fantasize about a time when air travel was glamorous and exotic. From the Smithsonian Channel’s series “I Was A Jetset Stewardess” comes the video below, on the decadence that once was:
5 Thoughts on "The Jetset Lifestyle"
Or when air terminals looked like this: http://ny.curbed.com/archives/2015/06/30/explore_the_twa_terminal_a_pristine_time_capsule_from_1962.php
Indeed, the views of Eero Saarinen’s landmark terminal is one of the joys of traveling out of JFK via JetBlue. But to correct that linked article, they open the terminal up once a year for those interested to wander around and enjoy it.
And speaking of the JFK TWA Terminal, this news just out:
the best flights were the MATS flights from Ft. Campbell to Okinawa. Lets see:
1 Campbell to Las Vegas 4 hour layover
2. LV to San Fran 8 hour layover
3. SF to Hawaii 8 hour layover
4. Hawaii to Midway 6 hour layover
5. Midway to Tachikawa Japan 8 hour layover
6. Tachikawa to Okinawa trip done
Hard boiled eggs and soggy toast breakfast
Baloney sandwitch with carton of milk lunch
Who knows what it was with cold mashed potatoes and some kind of green vegie dinner
Now that was flying in a Constellation decked out with canvas seats!
Forgot for recreation there was push ups in the aisle along with running in place!