(from Mental_Floss Website)
Traveling by airplane is a lot different than it used to be. And we’re not just talking about the elaborate and cumbersome security restrictions that get added every time some wacko sticks a bomb in his BVDs. There used to be a lot of amenities, but they were gradually eliminated after President Jimmy Carter signed the Airline Deregulation Act in 1978 and cost-effectiveness suddenly became a corporate concern.
Here are 11 things that we never see on most commercial flights today that were common in days of yore.
For the website that contains photos, videos and explanations of the above list visit: www.mentalfloss.com/article/51270/11-things-we-no-longer-see-airplanes