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10 Things Passengers Do During The Safety Demo, That They Shouldn’t

10 Things Passengers Do During The Safety Demo, That They Shouldn't I’m always amazed each time I fly as I see passengers doing a ton of thing apart from paying attention during the flight attendant safety demo video. Not paying attention is akin to someone taking to you and you talking at the same time or just ignoring them. Would you do that?   [caption id="attachment_4014" align="...
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Why Do Flights Get Delayed – 15 Reasons Why Your Next Flight May Be Delayed

Why Do Flights Get Delayed Flight delays are inevitable. After flying my share of airlines (172 so far), I've seen many flight delays. When you fly using that great travel deal, most of the flights are ontime about 80% or so of the time, the other 20% or so of the time the delays are due to several reasons. In the U.S. ontime is counted as any departure/arrival within less than 15 minutes of the ...
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The Middle Seat Memoir: It Doesn’t Always have To Suck

Air France (AF) Business Class Middle Seat
The Middle Seat Memoir I know most complaints about the middle seat, but as an ex-airline employee, I’ve flown the middle more than most. Here's my middle seat memoir. As a perk for working for an airline, we get to travel for free or for a deeply discounted price; for that we have to wait until the very last minute to get a seat that's not otherwise occupied by a paying customer or a fellow emp...
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The 16 Longest Flights in the World by Distance flown

// // I've been very fortunate to be able to fly almost at the drop of a hat.  I love very long flights (my friends think I'm weird, you may too) and have taken some of the longest flights in the world including the no longer being operated Newark, NJ (EWR) to Singapore (SIN) on Singapore Airlines (SQ) using an Airbus A340-500 (345). This was the world's longest at one point. I've also flown...
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