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This Will Be the World’s Shortest International Flight

I’ve written about the world’s shortest flight before.  The world’s shortest commercial flight is 47 seconds.  I’m guessing the chances of getting an inflight beverage on that route are low. But that flight is from a location in Scotland to another location in Scotland. What about the world’s shortest international flight? It was ...

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Is It Okay to Do Yoga Mid-Flight?

The other day, I wrote about some pre-flight stretches I found that are supposedly great for you.  And I admitted I did them in the lounge–albeit, in a section of the lounge that was completely empty. But a woman decided to take her stretching onto the plane and did her ...

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My First Flight in the Emirates A380

Due to a last-second flight cancellation on my trip, I unexpectedly found myself on an Emirates A380 flight. Eager to share my experiences with the world, I tweeted out a selfie of me in my seat. My selfie was met with immediate support from the travel blogging community, including Gary ...

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How a Lost Cell Phone Can Be Dangerous in Flight

The FAA is considering banning the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 from flights over safety concerns, but did you know any smart phone could potentially pose a danger inflight? Due to the issues surrounding the Samsung Galaxy note 7’s battery, the FAA is trying to decide whether or not they should ...

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Some Stretches to Prevent Blood Clots in Flight

I’ve been on some really, really long flights, and often find myself walking to the bathroom just to get the blood flowing in my legs. Lifehacker just posted a series of exercises that you can do before your flight to help increase the flow of blood in your legs. From Lifehacker: Sitting ...

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What Happens If You Get on the Wrong Flight?

Even though boarding passes get scanned electronically now, people still end up on the wrong flight. I was on a flight a few months ago where three people managed to board the flight I was on without having tickets for the specific flight.  They only noticed once the actual owners of their ...

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