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This Is Why You Should Never, Ever Eat Food on Planes (Hint: It’s Not Because It Tastes Bad!)

We have yet another reason why you should avoid those tasteless, frozen meals.


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Here’s Why This Airline Was Named “The Best in the World” for over Two Decades

You should be booking flights on this carrier WAY more often.


Don’t Miss! This Is the Best Date to Get Cheap Airline Tickets This Summer

Never overpay for airfare again with this easy trick.



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This Incredible Plane Could Fly from the U.S. to England in Only 20 Minutes

Imagine going to London in less time than it would probably take you to commute home from work.


Pack Your Bags! Booking a Cheap Flight to Hawaii Just Became Easier Than Ever

Say "aloha" to the vacation of a lifetime… and major savings!


The 10 Best Babymoon Destinations for You and Your Hubby

Before your party of two becomes a party of three, you have one last (alcohol-free!) adventure to experience: your babymoon!...


Pilot Turns Plane Around So Elderly Couple Can Say Goodbye to Their Dying Grandson

They were already onboard when they got the news of their grandson's life-threatening illness.


Flying Economy Class? Get Ready for Some Serious Upgrades

Economy class is going to be a lot more comfortable.


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Here’s the Fastest Way to Board an Airplane (So Why Does Nobody Use It?)

Do airlines literally want boarding to be a pain? The science points to yes.


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6 Facts About Flying that Will Help You Stay Calm on Your Next Flight

For one, more than 95 percent of plane crashes are survivable.


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8 Tips for Falling Asleep on an Airplane

Whether you're in the air for one hour or 10, catching some decent shut-eye doesn't require a first class ticket.


7 Signs of a Well-Made Piece of Luggage

No one wants to be that person at the airport baggage carousel whose suitcase emerges wrapped in airline duct tape...


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Who Should Pay When an Airline Sends Passengers to the Wrong City?

You be the judge: When a passenger's flight gets royally messed up, who's really responsible?


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13 Things Airlines Don’t Want to Tell You (But Every Flier Should Know)

From how to get the best seats to disgusting airplane habits to avoid, get these insider secrets to a safer,...

A Frustrating Plane Delay, and the Simple Baggie of Cookies That Made It All Better

My delayed flight led to to a life-changing interaction.


Inside the Dirty World of an Outlaw Pilot

They'll run food or medicine, guns or drugs, for the highest bidder. They'll fly in planes that are held together...


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7 Hilarious Facts About Flatulence (from One Serious Medical Journal)

File this one under, “and they decided to study this WHY?” In an almost-unbelievably titled new paper in the New


How to Get Rid of Jet Lag

Oh, to travel like George Clooney in Up in the Air: ultracool and unruffled by jet lag, motion sickness, and...