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Archive for January, 2010

When is a WiFi not a WiFi network?

By on January 25, 2010 in USA

The answer:  When you are using the one at Boston Airport WiFi. At Boston Logan Airport they have a supposedly free WiFi network.  However, it is so crippled and throttles back on activity with such aggression that it is useless….  Why bother installing something that doesn’t work? So, if you are skiing in New England and […]

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American Airlines – do they know the meaning of customer service?

By on January 24, 2010 in USA with 0 Comments

Here is a fair question: Does American Airlines understand the concept of customer service?  I would have to say NO. The Story The Flight Out: On the way out from London to Boston my original flight was cancelled.  No reason was ever given, and I was transferred to a flight 6 hours later.  The result of this was […]

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Day 1: Skiing in the US – Okemo, Vermont

By on January 20, 2010 in USA with 0 Comments
Day 1: Skiing in the US – Okemo, Vermont

The first day of skiing…. The first part of the morning was spent buying replacement ski clothing that had been lost by American Airlines…. Thanks American Airlines! Finally, I arrived at Okemo around 10 am and found that the ski area was very quite. Where was everyone? The weather was mixed, I have had fog, snow […]

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Day 1: US ski trip – the flight with American Airlines

By on January 19, 2010 in USA with 0 Comments

American Airlines… Two words to describe them – quaint and retro…. I can’t remember the last time I was on a long haul flight that didn’t have seatback screens, and you had your own movie choices. None of that fancy modern stuff on American Airlines. In fact, we had a good old large (my computer […]

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