Murphy’s Laws For Frequent Flyers

Murphy’s Laws are Almost Always True!

Whenever I go travelling, it’s uncanny how many times I come across some bizarre scenarios for Air Travel that seem to repeat themselves.

I call them Murphy’s Laws for Frequent Flyers.

Murphy's Laws for Frequent Flyers

Sometimes they happen to me, sometimes they happen to others!

Here are my Murphy’s Laws for Frequent Flyers:

  • There’s no such thing as a bloody Gate Number One at any terminal in the world, not even in the smallest airport that has only one gate;
  • If you arrive early, your flight will be delayed.  If you arrive late, your flight will depart early;
  • Turbulence will only occur when eating the filthiest, stickiest airline food/pigswill expressing itself as a Picasso masterpiece on your white shirt;
  • The hottest woman on the flight is never, ever seated next to you; and
  • The amount of carry-on luggage space available on an aircraft is inversely proportional to the carry-on luggage idiot passengers bring aboard.

What about you?

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What other Murphy’s Laws have you come across when flying?  Share the love and comment!

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7 Comments

  1. Daniel Rose Daniel Rose
    May 14, 2011    

    Can’t agree more with the last one!
    I often wonder how those people manage to get great big suitcases past security, yet they try and stop my little cabin roller…

    • May 14, 2011    

      yep, that’s one of my pet peeves!

  2. May 31, 2011    

    If you have a very close connecting flight, there will not be an open gate available for the plane you are arriving on.

  3. Ben Ben
    December 28, 2011    

    Hi there. Auckland international airport has Gate 1. There you go!

  4. Chris Chris
    February 16, 2012    

    Kraków Airport has gate number 1…and two others :))

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