Air travel can be hell. Thereā€™s a lot of waiting and all you get from it is a cramped seat in a flying metal tube. But sometimes you can fly first class. Mr. Regular recently did just that. Hereā€™s how it went.

For the trip to California for Mr. Regular and The Romanā€™s west coast car review extravaganza, Mr. Regular got the bump up to first class. His first bump up to first class. It went surprisingly well.

Hereā€™s his tale of flying first class as well as the general absurdity of the airport.

Illustration by David Grimshaw