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Photo Essay: The History of Air Travel

From the first drawings of Leonardo da Vinci to the concept of modern-day space flights, air travel has come a long way.

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Photo Essay: 14 Incredible Airplane Meals from Around the World

Do you hate airplane food? You might be in for a surprise. Check out these delicious airplane meals from across the globe and pray for an upgrade! Do you dread [...]

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The 20 Step Guide to Traveling With Your Pet

Thinking of taking your dog, cat or hamster on your next overseas trip? There’s a lot to know but don’t worry, we’ve got it covered. Read on to be prepared! [...]

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9 Easy Ways to Boost Your Frequent Flyer Status

Frequent Flyer, Michael Freedman, is an upgrade expert. He’s agreed to share his frequent flying secrets with us. Read on for some nifty tips on boosting your upgrade chances. Want [...]

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15 Ways to Fly Like a VIP (Without Paying VIP Prices)

Frequent Flyer, Michael Freedman, never flies Coach. He’s agreed to share his most closely guarded upgrade secrets with us – don’t miss this! Fancy cruising in First Class? Pay close [...]

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How I Almost Always Get a Flight Upgrade

Jonathan Marks, a global investment banker and frequent flier has an envious track record of bagging flight upgrades. He’s agreed to share his secrets, helping us to reach that first [...]

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Why Planes Crash and How Technology is Keeping Us Safe

As we’ve recently witnessed, airplanes do crash. Captain Price reveals the three most common causes of airplane catastrophes and the technology that’s keeping us safe. The recent tragedy of Airbus [...]

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The Truth Behind Aircraft Bird Strikes

Captain Alan W. Price reveals some fascinating facts about aircraft bird strikes and re-creates the terrifying moments leading up to Air Flight 1549’s miraculous landing in the Hudson River. 4 little-known [...]

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Aircraft Safety: Man Versus Machine

Man-Machine Systems Engineering: how humans relate to technology and each other High Expectations Since the dawn of aviation, the prevailing expectation was that better technology would equal lower accident rates. [...]

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Will the Recession Cause More Airline Disasters?

Last month, Capt. Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger (a fine graduate of my alma mater, the USAF Academy) took a very courageous stand in his testimony before Congress following the “Miracle on [...]

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Is Flying Really Safe?

“I always fly safely, knowing  that I will arrive at the scene of the accident a micro-second before you!” Flying is statistically one of the safest ways to travel.  (In [...]

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