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Airline Confidential: Lifting the Lid on the Airline Industry
This book will lift the lid on the airline industry and the world of aviation, highlighting the humorous and the sometimes downright alarming business of air travel. It avoids the question of fatal accidents and concentrates on stories, trivia, and salacious gossip that will make it an ideal read for the seasoned air traveler and an indispensable handbook for anyone workin ...more
Paperback, 280 pages
Published May 1st 2007 by Sutton Publishing
(first published 2007)
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Awful. Boring, boring, boring. If you love planes and want to know every detail about them, airports, flying, and being a pilot this book is for you. Otherwise run the opposite direction. It is not what the description says, it's stuff like "how to tell 2 different size planes from the shape of their air intakes" and "What is the pay raise structure for commercial pilots" and "What is the complete history of every obscure small airline that I have never heard of and no longer exists". There is n ...more
This was an easy read. The type of book you can put down and pick up often, as it is a collection of short pieces. Some were amusing, some insightful and some rather worrying! Employees may get to fly around the world, but the abuse they cop from idiots on planes...well, you could not pay me enough!