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The 17 Longest Flights in the World by Distance Flown

Cathay Pacific (CX) Nonstop Washington-Dulles to Hong Kong (HKG) Airbus A350-1000 Arriving in Washington-Dulles (IAD) on Its Inaugural Flight
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 recently announced (May 30, 2018) re-launch of Newark, NJ (EWR) to Singapore (SIN) on Singapore Airlines (SQ) using an Airbus A350-900ULR. I've also flown San Francisco, CA (SFO) to Si...
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7 Reasons Why It’s Not Fair To Say That Most Americans Don’t Have A Passport Hence They Don’t Travel?

Guam, USA
A Thing That Bug Me About Travel Stats I see stats all the time saying that most Americans don't have a passport. Yes, international travel is cool and encouraged, but the U.S. has so much to offer and Americans do take advantage of it. Let's look at this for a moment. 1. Passports Are Not Required For Intra-U.S. Travel The U.S. State Dept. Web site says this: In 2017, there were 1...
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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 (173 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 s...
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Travel Tip Tuesday: Always Read and Be Familiar with the Contract of Carriage for your Airline

Contract of Carriage
Travel Tip Tuesday for October 11, 2011 I wanted to update this post in light of recent news as well as my friends telling me about their flight experiences all the time. One thing too is that if you are asked by the airline to leave the flight, just do so. You can argue later, but the flight crew is responsible for the flight and if they ask you to get off, you have to do it. Even if you think...
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7 Things You Must Do Before You Take That Flight

After you've bought that hard earned ticket for your trip, the experience does not stop there. Here are a few things you must do before you take that flight: 1). Download the Airline App - Almost every airline has an App. This where you can view your reservation, make changes, find an airport Club, check-in for your flight, check your flight's status, check if you are on the upgrade list, acces...
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