Passengers move through Ronald Reagan National Airport, in Washington on November 21, 2018, a day before the Thanksgiving holiday. The normal numbing reality of air travel haunts deep parts of every air traveller’s brain. Photo: Getty Images/AFP
David Dodwell
Opinion

Opinion

Inside Out by David Dodwell

Who are airlines kidding with their unrealistic ads when air travel is mostly a nightmarish experience?

  • Airline travel is not what it’s made out to be by marketing and advertising wizards, as all of us have been scarred by many painful experiences
  • Surely airlines will be respected much more if their messages resembled their practical efforts to manage the painful reality of long-distance travel

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Passengers move through Ronald Reagan National Airport, in Washington on November 21, 2018, a day before the Thanksgiving holiday. The normal numbing reality of air travel haunts deep parts of every air traveller’s brain. Photo: Getty Images/AFP
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