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Passengers Ignore Phone Safety on Airplanes, Survey Shows

Have you ever been on an airplane just before takeoff, as the pilot instructs passengers to turn on “airplane mode” over the PA system, and you notice another passenger engrossed in a video call on their smartphone? This happens too often even though flight attendants always ask travelers to turn off phone connectivity for everyone’s […]

Beat Jet Lag with United Airlines’ Timeshifter App

No matter whether you’re traveling for business or pleasure, long-haul flights can negatively affect your circadian rhythm, a.k.a. jet lag. With various tips on how to beat jet lag found across the World Wide Web, United Airlines has recently found a way to help its passengers beat jet lag in one app. Along with the […]

FAA Downgraded Malaysia’s Aviation Authority

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As of Monday, November 11th, Asia is now the region with the most airlines barred from the United States airspace after the FAA downgraded Malaysia’s aviation authority. The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has reduced the Civil Aviation Authority of Malaysia (CAAM) to a Category 2 rating, meaning the nation‘s aviation safety is “deficient in […]

How to Beat Jet Lag

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Are you packed and ready for your upcoming flight? Whether it’s for business or pleasure, your top priorities are making sure you’ve checked in within 24 hours of departure, all travel essentials have been packed, and double-checking you have your passport handy. However, with the excitement for your trip and checking off your to-do list, […]

United Airlines Is Planning to Fly Larger Jets to Lower Costs

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Investment analysts at United Airlines are paid to worry about the company’s budget, especially if the current rumor of an economic downturn happens sooner than expected. However, after the company’s quarterly earnings call on Wednesday, the higher-ups have come up with a simple strategy to cut down on costs. Executives have confirmed that United Airlines […]

What to Do If Your Flight is Cancelled

You’ve planned to take a vacation months in advance and you book tickets for a great price. In the months leading up to your vacation, you eagerly and carefully put together your itinerary. However, when the big day finally arrives, you experience a sinking feeling in your stomach as you learn your flight has been […]

Flying Solo: Airlines Eliminating Co-Pilots

Back in the day, a flight engineer would accompany both pilots in the cockpit to ensure the function of aircraft systems and diagnose issues. Eventually, in the early 1980s, the flight engineer position was eliminated due to advancements in integrated circuits and computing power. Nowadays, we only see two pilots in the cockpit, however, there […]

Europe to Regulate Boeing 737 Max Safety Tests

There have been plans put in place for Europe to regulate Boeing 737 Max safety tests on its own. Having been on the ground for almost six months since the second tragic crash due to a malfunctioning flight-control system, there’s no exact date set to get the Boeing 737 Max airborne again. The European Aviation […]

Why It’s Not Ideal to Sleep on Airplane Floor

No matter how much you see friends and family traveling on social media, they most likely get tuckered out during the journey. It’s a no-brainer that traveling requires a lot of energy, especially if you’re going on a long-haul flight. A lot goes into traveling like making sure you arrive at the gate on time, […]

American and Southwest Airlines Plan to Upgrade Corporate Travel

Recently, American and Southwest Airlines unveiled plans to upgrade corporate travel to lock in profitable business travelers, which was announced on Monday at the Global Business Travel Association 2019 Convention in Chicago. The announcement comes just two years after Southwest laid down the foundation to accommodate the increase in the number of corporate travelers.

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