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The Surprises of Airport DiningSpend a lot of time in airports? That’s an unequivocal yes for those of us in the travel industry, along with those lucky people who take vacations—lots of vacations.
Domestic First Class: Who Does It Best?For many years, U.S.-based airlines focused much of their cabin upgrades on their international fleets. Domestic First Class remained feeling like it was stuck in the 1970s, when First Class meant a wide seat that reclined more than the ones in the back. But thanks to the record profitability at many airlines over the past few years, some of that money is being invested into upgrades that will draw elite travelers.
Flight attendants share 11 of their favorite travel hacksFor flight attendants, who often spend more than 80 hours in the air a month, traveling can become almost second nature. So who better to turn to for travel tips and tricks than the people with extensive knowledge on the matter?
Officials confirm Thai King Bhumibol's deathThe Thai palace confirmed the death of King Bhumibol Adulyadej late Oct. 13. The long-reigning king had suffered from ill health for years, and officials had warned that his condition was worsening in recent days.
Hungry times: A taste of Greece's street food revolutionWhen morning coffee is served as thick, dark and potentially brain-exploding as this, we can only be in Athens. We're being served this potent, unfiltered concoction, brewed together with sugar in a traditional brass pot over a gas flame, as fortification for a food tour of the Greek capital.
Jennifer Aniston Takes on the Dreaded Middle Seat in New Emirates AdJennifer Aniston has been the celebrity face of Emirates airline for a while now. In a new ad for the airline, she's not just celebrating the famed First Class cabin set-up—she's also flying economy.
10 Secrets Flight Attendants Won't Tell YouTurbulence is the least of your worries
5 travel hacks the airlines don't want you to know aboutFrequent fliers know that in the competitive world of modern airlines, it takes a skilled player to spot the good deals among the gimmicks.
Meet the 26-year-old airline captain and her 19-year-old co-pilotBritish airliner, Easyjet, has confirmed that a 26 year old captain and her 19 year old co-pilot have become one of the youngest flight crew duos for commercial air travel. The two pilots operated flights from London to Malta, a 3hr non-stop flight.
The Huge Mistakes You’re Making When Booking TravelNot every traveler uses a travel agent to book their trips. Instead, they try to book the entire thing on their own, convinced that they will save money or time, or even get a better deal than a travel agent will get. Some do. Others, unfortunately, make mistakes.
Can An Airplane's Design Mess With Your Mind?Would you believe that aircraft designers and spacecraft designers work together when they consider the comfort of their passengers?
Super Typhoon Meranti Tracks Northwestward in Philippine SeaSuper Typhoon Meranti continues to veer south as it tracks northwestward in the Philippine Sea early Sept. 13. As of 0500 CST, the system's center of circulation was about 680 km (422 miles) southeast of Kaohsiung, Taiwan. The typhoon is forecast to weaken slightly after it passes south of Taiwan Sept. 14, with landfall projected in southern Fujian Province in southeastern China early Sept. 15.
Must-Hit Beer Festivals To Visit This FallIt’s time to grab a glass of your favorite brew and toast the fact that the kids are finally back in school and the cooler weather means the beer world is free to move beyond summer shandies and IPAs. So whether you like a pumpkin ale, a stout, or a lager, today is your day to wear it (not too) loud and proud.
Where to Find the Best Airport SushiWe know what you’re thinking: “airport” and “sushi” are two words that should never be spoken together. We get it, there’s nothing that needs to be fresh more than sushi, and nowhere is known for skimping on freshness quite like airport restaurants.
Getting your vaccination? Hepatitis A OutbreaksThe general rule of thumb was that as a United States citizen, if you planned on traveling to foreign countries you should get your Hepatitis A vaccination. However, it is becoming more and more apparent you don’t have to go outside the United States to be exposed.
Earthquake Safety TipsCentral Italy has been hit by a magnitude 6.2 earthquake in the region of Umbria about 65 miles northeast of Rome. Many roads in and out of towns have been cut off, but it does not appear that there will be any air travel disruptions - flights to Perugia and Rome are both unaffected.
Airport Medical Clinics: A Thorough Exam in North AmericaA boring layover can be a pain, but getting sick at an airport terminal can be even worse. With cases like allergic reactions, dehydration or even heart attacks affecting travelers, having medical clinics at the airport might seem like a no-brainer.
Next Level World Travel: Private Jet Itineraries Are Taking OffAs the demand for bespoke, one-of-a-kind travel experiences skyrockets, luxury trips designed around the use of private jets are becoming de rigueur for granting guests no-holds-barred access to the world at large.
Clear The Runway: The 10 Best Looking Airline UniformsSouthwest Airlines unveiled its new uniforms with none other than an in-flight fashion show.
Coolest travel products on Kickstarter, August 2016 editionWe might be nearing the end of the busy summer travel season, but it’s never too soon to start preparing for the next time you’re holding a boarding pass and running toward your departure gate. The innovators and big thinkers on Kickstarter have some new ideas to keep you comfortable, carry-on sized and – perhaps most importantly – well-caffeinated on your upcoming business trips or on family vacation.
The Surprises of Airport Dining
Domestic First Class: Who Does It Best?
Flight attendants share 11 of their favorite travel hacks
Officials confirm Thai King Bhumibol's death
Hungry times: A taste of Greece's street food revolution
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