Your Flight Attendant Jokes Do Not Amuse JetBlue

Travel Blog  •  Eva Holland  •  08.11.10 | 1:06 PM ET

The airline’s been objecting to cracks about Steven Slater’s infamous emergency chute escapade via its official Twitter account. Of course, this only inspires the tweeting jokers to new heights; here’s comedian Andy Borowitz’s response: “At @JetBlue you have to pay $5 extra for a sense of humor. Exact change, please.”

Meanwhile, the New York Times has unearthed the 1947 story of a Bronx bus driver who got fed up with his job—and took his rig on a 1,300-mile joy ride. That sounds even better than a trip down the inflatable slide, no?

Eva Holland is co-editor of World Hum. She is a former associate editor at Up Here and Up Here Business magazines, and a contributor to Vela. She's based in Canada's Yukon territory.

2 Comments for Your Flight Attendant Jokes Do Not Amuse JetBlue

GypsyGirl 08.26.10 | 7:48 PM ET

Sounds like a road trip book to me ;) Much more fun than the slide!

Flight Suit 09.27.10 | 3:16 AM ET

That is really much better, I would also love to to travel when I retire

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