airplane travel

High-speed communication technology has improved drastically in recent years, but the Gogo monopoly has not kept pace with dramatically improving technology. And the angry backlash from flyers and airlines is exploding.
Hyongtae Pae, 72, reportedly threatened to kill passengers who tried to get him back in his seat.
Lowering cabin lights and raising window shades are standard safety measures during takeoff and landing--the most critical
So, after logging in thousands of miles, sometimes days in a row on a plane, I've decided to do my own basic list... and I can tell you this.
Aisle Person Archetype: - You have to pee a lot. - You have to pee even more often (or feel like you do) when your access
And the same way you can be standing at the edge of the high dive one second thinking to yourself, "Man, that's pretty high
Travel is inherently riddled with setbacks, disappointments, and annoyances so how you react to these will determine the outcome of a trip. You have to train yourself to think and react differently. By doing so, you'll enjoy yourself and your trip more (as will everyone around you).
I have never been a great airplane passenger. I prefer to be on the ground. Now that I have learned about Aerotoxic Syndrome, a heath issue not in the public domain, I have a new concern.
Staying comfortable in the air is not always easy. Legroom is tight, planes are packed, and comforting extras, like snacks and entertainment, can cost extra. But Hopper is here to help. We found five ways you can stay comfy on a plane -- and unlike that bag of potato chips, these are all free.
There's even spaces designated for notoriously annoying passengers.
This is my call for airlines to make their seats larger, so fat people can travel without experiencing shame, humiliation, or discomfort. Everyone deserves to fly without enduring these hardships and it's time that we start talking about it.
Let's just put it right out there: flying is a king-sized pain in the ass. The cramped seats, the recycled air, the turbulence, the mysterious noises. Determined to conquer my own personal fear, I sought out Tom Bunn -- an experienced airline captain and licensed therapist.
For most people, even a routine flight offers the promise of joining the Mile High Club. But what about fascinating facts you can use to (maybe) woo your attractive seatmate (yeah, we know the best airlines for singles)?
Every traveler has heard of it and everyone fears it: the dreaded jet lag. But for those of us who are constantly on the go, we rely on these top tips for avoiding jet lag and arriving at your destination feeling as fresh as possible.
The world's airlines are buying lots of shiny new planes of all sizes and types, and that's good news for travelers, giving them some sense of justice now that airfares are going up and airlines are raking in profits.
Among the small yet profound joys of flying in a premium-class seat is opening the amenity kit to see what's inside.
In case you missed the media frenzy on the coma box in your living room, Prince William and Kate were in New York City recently to hang out and see a play. But it's not what they did in NYC that was interesting. It's how they got there.
Credit: Shutterstock Stupid Things You Need To Stop Doing At The Airport 40. The endless temptation of Skymall 41. They don't
It's probably safe to say the idea of tipping the flight attendant has never crossed your mind, but apparently a whopping 30 percent of flyers have done it. How do you feel now, cheapskate? We asked national etiquette expert and owner of The Protocol School of Texas, Diane Gottsman, exactly who we should be tipping, and how much.