i understand what you and Charlie are saying and agree. But one doesn't have to go as far back as Edwardian era. When I was young lad and up thru my time in the Navy when people got an airliner they usually were dressed in their best. Coach service in those days were almost always and in someways even better than first class today. Today its almost unbelievable the stuff I've seen on airliners. But a lot of that falls on the airline industry itself when they switched to the cattle car buisness model. But in those days if you showed up in pajama tops, flip flops and spandex pants they would say get lost. I remeber the first time I was on a flight and the stewardess was some dude. I was like WTH... what has happened to the world.? *L*. You get what you pay for I guess.