US Airways - December 2013 - (Page 132)
Window or Aisle?
Chatting with a
after retiring from a career as
a teacher, Lee edgerton has
plenty of hobbies - including
lots of flights on Us airways.
How did flying become a hobby?
After my wife passed away I decided to try
something different, so I started flying. I had
never done much traveling, so I started going
to different places and spending two or three
nights at each one.
How often do you fly?
trips, i LikE
FOr a FEW
tHEn gEt up
I like to make thirty trips a year. For the last
two years, I've had nineteen trips finished by
the end of February, and those were mostly
just day trips down to Jacksonville or up to
Hartford, my original hometown, to visit
friends. The rest of the year, I travel to places
for other things I enjoy, like skeet shooting
competitions throughout New England. That
usually takes up the last ten trips that I make.
Jacksonville, and that's the last trip I need to
reach thirty. And next Monday I'm flying to
England. I used my Dividend Miles to book
When is your next trip?
When you're not flying, what are you doing?
Tomorrow I'm heading from Newport News to
I volunteer at Colonial Williamsburg as a
hotel concierge. My wife and I started visiting
there in the early 1980s. We became members
of the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation,
and when she passed away I made donations,
which the foundation used to plant daffodils
in her honor. Then I started volunteering, and
now I work there five days a week.
dividend miles Insider
it's better to be Preferred
dividend Miles preferred
members get more
of the good stuff like
to First Class, priority
checked bags, and bonus
miles for flights.
/buyupnow to learn
Every time a plane takes off, I shake my head
and say, "This is amazing." And every time it
lands, I say the same thing.
Window or aisle?
For a long time I was a window person, but for
the last five or six years I've preferred the aisle.
I've seen enough of the ground.
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of preferred status and
enjoy all the benefits
through February 2015.
Do you have a favorite part of flying?
Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of US Airways - December 2013
Table of Contents
From the Editor
Did You Know?
Making It Happen
Hot Spots: Vacation Memories
Hub Crawl: Miami International Airport
Wine & Dine: Holiday Fizz
Diversions: Going Whole Hog
Diversions: Time Travel
Style Spotlight: Holiday Bling
Adventure: North Carolina's High Country
Adventure: Arizona Story
Adventure: Sled Dog Racing
Gear Up: Stocking Stuffers
Great Escapes: Charleston Place Hotel
Great Escapes: Hotel Palomar in Washington, DC
Travel Feature: Costa Rica
US Airways: Tower Talk
Celebrate Tucson, AZ
Health Matters: Miami Foot and Ankle Surgery
Must Read: I Got Schooled
Readers Resource Index
Your US Airways Guide
U.S. and Caribbean Service Map
International Service Map
Airport Terminal Maps
US Airways Fleet/Customs & Immigration
Passenger Info/Contact US Airways
US Airways MarketPlace®
Window or Aisle?
US Airways - December 2013