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A&E's Airline Coming Out On DVD  
User currently offlineWhyWhyZed From Canada, joined Jan 2005, 914 posts, RR: 14
Posted (11 years 4 months 3 weeks 3 days ago) and read 3267 times:

Airline - A&E's reality show gives us a behind-the-scenes look at the flying biz
Posted by David Lambert

Take off on the hit A&E reality series Airline, where every flight is a guaranteed trip to the land of zany human behavior. Travel has never been so much fun!

Everyday the hard-working and harried employees of Southwest Airlines interact with thousands of weary, giddy, fussy, confused, grumpy, and sometimes genuinely nice travelers. The results are pure entertainment, full of all-too-real drama and unexpected comedy. From smelly passengers, weather delays, and gospel singers to tired executives, howling children and celebrity sightings (including Randy Travis, Sisqo, and American Idol's William Hung), each fast-paced episode of Airline captures the unforgettable and oh-so-familiar realities of flying. At the same time, the behind-the-scenes views of America's fourth largest carrier bring a truly new appreciation for getting there at all.

Culled from nearly 5,000 hours of footage at two of America's busiest airports - Los Angeles International and Chicago Midway - Airline features all 18 episodes of its debut season on DVD for the first time.

Airline - The Complete Season 1 touches down on March 29th in a 2-DVD set for $29.95 SRP ($39.95 in Canada). Running time is 6 hours, 36 minutes. Here's the cover art:


I think it's well worth the price, although only squeezed on to 2 discs. I wonder if there will be any sort of special features to be included in the package!

-Jason DePodesta

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User currently offline10MID From Singapore, joined Aug 2004, 198 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (11 years 4 months 3 weeks 2 days 22 hours ago) and read 3231 times:

Is the UK version and also the UK "Airport" available on DVD?

User currently offlineReady4Pushback From United Kingdom, joined Dec 2004, 364 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (11 years 4 months 3 weeks 2 days 22 hours ago) and read 3224 times:

Is this the one where they follow WN mainly? Does anyone know if this series is shown in the UK?

User currently offlineWhyWhyZed From Canada, joined Jan 2005, 914 posts, RR: 14
Reply 3, posted (11 years 4 months 3 weeks 2 days 18 hours ago) and read 3169 times:

Yes, I do believe this is the one where they follow WN around. I don't if the UK version is coming out, as I don't know too much about it.

- Jason DePodesta

User currently offlineCcrlR From United States of America, joined Aug 2001, 2336 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (11 years 4 months 3 weeks 1 day 10 hours ago) and read 3102 times:
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Finally it's out on DVD. I was waiting for this anyway but it is finally here. Hope to see the UK version here too.

"He was right, it is a screaming metal deathtrap!"-Cosmo (from the Fairly Oddparents)
User currently offlineNewark777 From United States of America, joined Dec 2004, 9348 posts, RR: 27
Reply 5, posted (11 years 4 months 3 weeks 1 day 10 hours ago) and read 3101 times:

I don't know how many times I can watch a drunk passenger get denied boarding, it seems that is all that happens in this show. I love it, though, so I will probably end up getting the DVD.

I never really got into the UK version. I could never understand what they were saying.  Smile


Why grab a Heine when you can grab a Busch?
User currently offline717-200 From United States of America, joined Oct 2000, 601 posts, RR: 2
Reply 6, posted (11 years 4 months 3 weeks 23 hours ago) and read 3053 times:

The UK Easyjet version is much better than the US Southwest version b/c
the UK version delves more into behind the scenes like a segment where
Stelios is picking up a new 73G from BFI versus the endless parade of
pax behaving badly on the WN version.

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