Rising Temperatures – A Nightmare for Aviation Industry

July 17th, 2017
American-airlines

American-airlines

In the month of June 2017, when Phoenix was hit by a severe heatwave, with the mercury reaching 1200F; the American Airlines had to cancel 50 flights scheduled to depart from Sky Harbor International Airport. The news of the cancellations of the flights spread across the world. To know the reason behind this, one has to understand the physics of air travel and how extreme heat affects flying. Read the rest of this entry »

US to England in Mere 20 Minutes

July 12th, 2017

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Due to the advancement in science and technology, now you can travel from the United States to London in less than 20 minutes. And if you are wondering how will that be possible, then we are glad to tell you that the idea of a jet, called the Antipode, has been conceived by Canadian industrial designer Charles Bombardier. Read the rest of this entry »

Fly Business Class Without Actually Paying For It

July 6th, 2017
Airport

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It’s a fact that flying business class or first class has a lot more benefits and advantages compared to flying economy class. Amenity kits, pyjamas, china crockery and fine wine & dine etc. are provided to the business or first class flyers. More important than these is the passenger’s condition on arrival, especially on long haul flights. The passengers travelling by business or first class arrive relaxed, but the economy class flyers arrive in tired and worn out condition. Read the rest of this entry »

Stratolaunch – The world’s largest airplane by Microsoft Co-founder

June 28th, 2017
Stratolaunch

Stratolaunch – aircraft

Stratolaunch was rolled out of its hangar in the California desert recently, unveiled by Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen. Proudly claiming to be the “world’s biggest airplane”, this aircraft surpasses Hughes H-4 Hercules, also known as  “Spruce Goose”, the enormous wooden plane that made its first and only flight in 1947. Read the rest of this entry »

Know About Aeroplane Features That Save Your Life

June 22nd, 2017
Passengers in the aircraft.

Passengers in the aircraft. Credit: Public Domain/StelaDi

Jetting off on a vacation can be a comforting experience. A quick check, you know there will be food, aisle seats, and ever-smiling air hosts. You know that isn’t all. Aircrafts are packed with features that are surreptitiously keeping you safe. Read the rest of this entry »

Airbus A380 Could Get Even More Bigger with Large Wings

June 15th, 2017
Airbus A380

Airbus A380, Credit: Creative Commons/Rulexip

The Airbus A380 superjumbo, the world’s largest passenger plane, is reportedly all set to get even bigger. The four-engine aircraft currently admeasures 262 feet and this is soon expected to grow by 32 feet by expanding the wing span. Read the rest of this entry »

Why You Should Avoid Drinking Tap Water on a Plane

June 8th, 2017

inside-plane

Do you remember wanting to stay hydrated during a flight? With an increase in altitude and low moisture levels, it is logical to become dehydrated. The probable solution is to want some water during a flight. Sources have revealed some aviation industry secrets recently, which state that cabin crew members would not drink tap water in mid-flight. They would also probably not drink plain tea or even plain coffee, and the reasons are obvious, the use of tap water. Read the rest of this entry »

Smart Ways to Find a Cheap Flight

June 1st, 2017
Planes

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Planning a vacation or a short trip involves finding the right place to stay in, right things to pack, and also booking your flights. Finding a cheap flight that fits perfectly in your budget can curb an expensive trip and helps save money.

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What Food to Eat and Avoid on a Flight?

May 24th, 2017
in-flight-meal

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Are you travelling on a plane and wondering what you should eat and avoid? Here are some scientific insights on in-flight meals which will throw some light on whether you enjoy a meal or stay satisfied for the duration of a particular flight. Keep reading for an enjoyable in-flight indulgence and highlights on choosing the right foods. Read the rest of this entry »

How Much Do You Need To Shell Out To Fly With Your Pet?

May 18th, 2017
Travelling with pets.

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Is it possible to save money when your furry pet friends fly on a Private Jet? The National Pet Week was celebrated from May 7-13, and it is probably the right time to think about pros-and-cons of flying your pets commercially. Read the rest of this entry »