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Airline travel is hours of boredom interrupted by ...
by Al Boliska

Airline travel is hours of boredom interrupted by moments of stark terror.
- Al Boliska

Related topics: Travel

Have you ever noticed what golf spells backwards?
- Al Boliska

Do you realize if it weren't for Edison we'd be watching TV by candlelight?
- Al Boliska

Put on your own oxygen mask first.
- Airline companies

 

The scientific theory I like best is that the rings
of Saturn are composed entirely of lost airline luggage.
- Mark Russell

I technically have two last names, which is a lot of
fun when you're making airline reservations.
- Mackenzie Astin

I don't enjoy traveling in America.
I don't like the food, the cars.
It is not exotic enough.
It all tastes a bit like airline food.
- Carla Bley

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A lot of faith is placed upon the airline itself.
The FAA has never and will never have enough resources
to completely monitor the airlines.
- Wayne Williams

This airline is grateful for his extensive contributions
and we will miss his friendship and support.
We extend our deepest sympathies to the Casey family on its personal loss.
- Gerard Arpey

We've got fuel prices coming down and good travel numbers coming out,
so it's not surprising airline stocks are going up.
- Andrew Sullivan

Americans have an abiding belief in their ability to
control reality by purely material means...
airline insurance replaces the fear of death with the
comforting prospect of cash.
- Cecil Beaton

I have to say that flying on Air Force One sort of
spoils you for coach on a regular airline.
- Ron Reagan

Let me be very honest and just say that if any airline
would let me take the violin and the laptop on board
I would fly that airline all the time.
- Lara St.
John

Juan Tripp was a friend.
Good name for an airline man, huh? Juan Tripp after another?
- Fay Wray

As the head of security for an airline,
I can't ask my passengers to risk their lives and jump on a terrorist.
This is why we need air marshals on every flight.
- Isaac Yeffet

Running an airline is a normal job.
Racing is more.
- Niki Lauda

The guest gets at least as much service with us as
with some established airline,
if not even more.
And at by far a favourable price.
Thus the passengers remain gladly with us.
- Niki Lauda

The alliance with air Berlin is attractive for me.
I can use the whole sales network of the air Berlin
and 24 percent of my own airline at air Berlin sold.
- Niki Lauda

I had some airline stock, but the airlines tanked.
I didn't have a lot of money in them,
though.
- Mickey Gilley

You can't be a real country unless you have a beer and an airline.
It helps if you have some kind of a football team,
or some nuclear weapons, but at the very least you need a beer.
- Frank Zappa

One very clear impression I had of all the Beautiful
People was their prudence.
It may be that they paid for their own airline tickets,
but they paid for little else.
- James Brady

Many of the critics today get airline tickets,
hotel accommodation, bags, beautiful photographs,
gifts and other expenses paid by the distributors,
and then are supposed to write serious articles about the movie.
- Wim Wenders

Check bags are fun.
I just make sure there won't be anything illegal in
my check bag which is forbidden at a cabin of a plane.
Just leaving things like scissors and such out of my
carry-on things in order to avoid troubles with some certain airline,
y'know.
- Kerry King

The whole world loves American movies,
blue jeans, jazz and rock and roll.
It is probably a better way to get to know our country
than by what politicians or airline commercials represent.
- Billy Joel

In 1975 I decided that there was no future in flying
(airline jobs were impossible to get,
and who wants a job where you are judged only by seniority?)
and headed off to grad school.
- W. Richard Stevens

These are times of unprecedented challenge and change in the airline industry,
and the appointments we are announcing today will put
American in an even stronger position to continue the
substantial progress that has already been made under
the tenets of our Turnaround Plan.
- Gerard Arpey

So I've seen life as one long learning process.
And if I see - you know, if I fly on somebody else's
airline and find the experience is not a pleasant one,
which it wasn't in - 21 years ago, then I'd think,
well, you know, maybe I can create the kind of airline that I'd like to fly on.
- Richard Branson

The traveler sees what he sees,
the tourist sees what he has come to see.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton

Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful,
we must carry it with us or we find it not.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

I did not wish to take a cabin passage,
but rather to go before the mast
and on the deck of the world,
for there I could best see
the moonlight amid the mountains.
I do not wish to go below now.
- Henry David Thoreau

We travel, some of us forever, to seek
other states, other lives, other souls.
- Anais Nin

It is better to travel well than to arrive.
- The Buddha

Airplane travel is nature's way of making you look
like your passport photo.
- Al Gore

My parents and my grandfather on my mom's side would travel the earth.
They went to Australia and China, and they went to
probably every soccer game I ever played.
- Brandi Chastain

It is not fit that every man should travel;
it makes a wise man better,
and a fool worse.
- William Hazlitt

No one realizes how beautiful it is to travel until
he comes home and rests his head on his old,
familiar pillow.
- Lin Yutang

Travel teaches toleration.
- Benjamin Disraeli

Certainly, travel is more than the seeing of sights;
it is a change that goes on,
deep and permanent, in the ideas of living.
- Miriam Beard

People travel to wonder at the height of mountains,
at the huge waves of the sea,
at the long courses of rivers,
at the vast compass of the ocean,
at the circular motion of the stars;
and they pass by themselves without wondering.
- St. Augustine

Travel can be one of the most rewarding forms of introspection.
- Lawrence Durrell

I travel not to go anywhere, but to go.
I travel for travel's sake.
The great affair is to move.
- Robert Louis Stevenson

In America there are two classes of travel -
first class,
and with children.
- Robert Benchley

To travel is to discover that everyone is wrong about other countries.
- Aldous Huxley

If you travel first class, you think first class and
you are more likely to play first class.
- Ray Floyd

Travel, which was once either a necessity or an adventure,
has become very largely a commodity,
and from all sides we are persuaded into thinking that
it is a social requirement,
too.
- Jan Morris

Travel is glamorous only in retrospect.
- Paul Theroux

We wander for distraction, but we travel for fulfillment.
- Hilaire Belloc

Travel, in the younger sort, is a part of education;
in the elder,
a part of experience.
- Francis Bacon

The hardest part is to travel, and to be away from your family.
- Glenn Tipton

To travel is to take a journey into yourself.
- Danny Kaye

My wife and I have so much fun when we travel and find anything...
like stray cats and squirrels.
- Eric Roberts

Traveling is seeing; it is the implicit that we travel by.
- Cynthia Ozick

The World is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page.
- Saint Augustine

Our deeds still travel with us from afar,
and what we have been makes us what we are.
- George Eliot

Travel becomes a strategy for accumulating photographs.
- Susan Sontag

The world is a country which nobody ever yet knew by description;
one must travel through it one's self to be acquainted with it.
- Lord Chesterfield

The trouble with travelling back later on is that you
can never repeat the same experience.
- Michael Palin

Travelers repose and dream among my leaves.
- William Blake

You get educated by traveling.
- Solange Knowles

Traveling is the ruin of all happiness!
There's no looking at a building after seeing Italy.
- Fanny Burney

Tourists don't know where they've been,
travelers don't know where they're going.
- Paul Theroux

On long haul flights I always drink loads and loads
of water and eat light and healthy food.
- Lisa Snowdon

You know more of a road by having traveled it than
by all the conjectures and descriptions in the world.
- William Hazlitt

When I'm in London I do have the convenience of being
close to St James Park which is also good for me because
it gives me an excuse to get out and get some much needed exercise!
- David Blunkett

I am not a great cook, I am not a great artist,
but I love art, and I love food, so I am the perfect traveller.
- Michael Palin

He travels the fastest who travels alone.
- Rudyard Kipling

Well excuse me - we've got something
a little unusual going on here -
time travel, parallel universes,
or just a little common ordinary insanity.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

In both business and personal life, I've always found
that travel inspires me more than anything else I do.
Evidence of the languages, cultures,
scenery,
food, and design sensibilities that I discover all
over the world can be found in every piece of my jewelry.
- Ivanka Trump

No matter where I've been overseas, the food stinks,
except in Italy.
- Carmen Electra

You define a good flight by negatives:
you didn't get hijacked,
you didn't crash, you didn't throw up,
you weren't late, you weren't nauseated by the food.
So you are grateful.
- Paul Theroux

Everyone carries his own inch rule of taste,
and amuse himself by applying it, triumphantly,
wherever he travels.
- Henry B. Adams


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