Archive for June, 2010

Dubai opens second airport

Wednesday, June 30th, 2010
Al Maktoum International at Dubai World Central - Ruway

Al Maktoum International Ruway (GFDL/Fatma3298)

Dubai officially opened its second Al Maktoum International Airport on Sunday for cargo operations. Previously known as Jebel Ali International Airport, it is the emirates second airport and supposed to become the world’s largest. (more…)


Wednesday, June 16th, 2010

WN/ Photo

Journeys today are not so easy; but neither was it in the past. Gone are the days when people used to depend on modes of transportation like waterways and roadways. In the present day, travel has seen a remarkable change, where the medium of air travel has overtaken all other alternative modes of transport for the simple reason that it saves time. (more…)

Airport Lounges (Clubs)

Monday, June 7th, 2010
Lufthansa Airport Lounge at Frankfurt Airport

Lufthansa Airport Lounge at Frankfurt Airport (CC/Don Serapio)

Delays in flights, security checks, and arriving too early for check-in are all part and parcel of airline travel. Despite travelers understanding the existence of such and many more unwanted factors in airline travel, it is no wonder they play chaos in executives’ professional lives. (more…)

Aerophobia – Fear of Flying

Tuesday, June 1st, 2010

Passengers in a Cathy Pacific plane.

Fear of Flying or Aerophobia is a delicate medical condition which has raised concerns primarily due to increasing aviation accidents and security issues over the years. Bad experiences of flying need not be necessarily bracketed with aviation accidents, but could also be referred to incidents experienced at airports, or with people whilst traveling. (more…)