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The 14 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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Computer outage disrupts operations at United Airlines

If you were flying on United Airlines today, June 17, 2011, you more than likely had some issues due to a computer outage.  Here is what their Web site is reporting: This evening, United Airlines experienced a computer outage interrupting the airline’s flight departures, airport processing and reservations systems. As a result, customers may experience difficulties completing transactions at unite...
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It's time to head back home from Las Vegas, NV (LAS)

Las Vegas, NV (LAS), 17 Oct. 2009.  I got checked in  and headed to the gate.  Security lines were almost non-existent so it was smooth sailing.  At the gate I got connected to the complimentary airport WiFi, thanks McCarran and caught with e-mail, etc.  Soon, I got a window seat and boarded. There was someone sitting in my seat when I got there, so I offered a trade.  It was funny as the ladies ...
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Heading out to Las Vegas, NV for BlogWorld Expo 2009

Houston, TX 17 Oct. 2009.  I arrived at the airport in Houston-Intercontinental, Houston TX (IAH) at 6:20a and cleared TSA security without any issues, then headed to the Presidents Club for breakfast.  I tell you this membership does pay off, I highly recommend getting some kind of airport lounge membership.  After a much needed breakfast, it was soon time for boarding so I did. The flight was q...
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Off to an early start this morning as I head to Austin, TX

Houston, TX 26 Sep. 2009.  It was 5:00a when the alarm clock went off, I had only been asleep since 1:48a.  I wanted to ignore it, but I knew I had a long and exciting day ahead so I got ready and headed out. The bus came three minutes late and the driver did a Metro-directed detour as he said the road was blocked due to an accident.  Except he took a wrong turn despite us telling him where he ne...
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