Transworld, 2011/09/30 - 416 ページ
Heard the one about the airline that has introduced 'corpse cupboards' on new planes to cope with the number of people who die in the air? Heard the story about the First Class air hostess who got fired for sitting on the face of a passenger during a long haul flight? Heard about the amount of knickers and false teeth that are left behind in the body of the plane? Heard how pissed-off stewards put laxatives in your drinks? Heard about the pilot who ran out of runway? Heard of the disabled passengers who miraculously walk again?
No? Then you haven't read Air Babylon.
Do you know the best place to have sex on a plane? Do you know how to dress for an upgrade? Do you know that one drink in the air equals three on the ground? Do you know who is checking you in? Who is checking you out? Do you know exactly what happens to your luggage once it leaves your sight? Is it secure? Are you safe? Do you really know anything about the business that you entrust your life to several times a year?
Air Babylon is a trawl through the highs, the lows, and the rapid descents of the travel industry. It catalogues the births, the deaths, the drunken brawls, the sexual antics, and the debauchery behind the scenes of the ultimate service industry - where the world is divided into those who wear the uniform and those who don't...
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Review: Air Babylonユーザー レビュー - Bookworm - Goodreads
This was an easy read that brightened up my commute to work. I did enjoy it but I doubt (as other reviewers have said) that everything noted in the book happened in the same 24 hour period and some of it did seem a bit far fetched. A light hearted read nonetheless. レビュー全文を読む
Review: Air Babylonユーザー レビュー - Joao - Goodreads
If you are amazed about everything what has to do with the airline industry, PLEASE READ THIS. It is such an funny book. Must read. レビュー全文を読む