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Old Posted Dec 25, 2016, 3:33 AM
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Originally Posted by ssiguy View Post
One thing is for sure, air travel is a terribly painful and uncomfortable experience compared to what it was a generation ago and far more time consuming due to endless security checks, pay extra for absolutely everything, too few staff, no meals, having to arrive at your flight 3 hours early as opposed to 40 minutes like it use to be, and being crammed in like a bloody sardine.

Air travel use to be so pleasant and now it's a painful and exhausting experience that only Chinese Water Torture could match.
Maybe true in North America, but in Asia it's still pretty tolerable. They even still give meals in coach on short haul flights on Chinese airlines!
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