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Flying Tips

Tray Table Up! Airplane Safety Rules Explained | Posted 03.30.2016 | Travel

By Jason Heidemann for the Orbitz Travel Blog The window shades are open, our trays are in an upright position and the cabin lights have been dimmed...

The Real Dangers Of Flying, According To A Pilot

Supercompressor | Posted 07.01.2016 | Travel

Turns out there are a few. Hoooraaaaay.

In-flight Etiquette: How to Be a Better Passenger

U.S. News Travel | Posted 12.24.2014 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

Flying can be tense, and shrinking seat sizes don't help. In fact, research suggests that crowded flights can lead to a breakdown of normal social functioning among passengers. But flying doesn't need to bring out the worst in you.

6 Ways To Ease Your Fear Of Flying

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 03.27.2015 | Travel

Flying certainly seems scary right now. The recent Germanwings crash has passengers on edge, and why not? It's frightening to board a plane when insta...

Flying Alone Is Actually The Best And Here's Why

Posted 03.09.2014 | Travel

Solo travel isn't for everyone, this we know. Some people prefer a hand to squeeze during takeoff, someone to chit chat with when the movie selection ...

The Flight Attendant's Guide to Hotel Safety

Sara Keagle | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel
Sara Keagle

Airline crews are away from home and family sometimes half the year or more. Staying safe on the road is a priority. Here are the tips I've learned along the way that may benefit you as a traveler as well!

Surviving The World's Longest Flights

Fodor's | Posted 05.08.2013 | Travel

If you're flying 15 to 18 hours, you really should try to get some sleep. Decide if you want to sleep when your body decides it's time or if you're going to try and get on the time schedule of your destination.

Disabled List Flying Tips

Susan Lisovicz | Posted 03.20.2013 | Travel
Susan Lisovicz

I recently subjected myself to flying over the holidays. It made me pine for something supremely masochistic: the return of my to-the-knee non-walking casts.

Surefire Ways to Make Flying a Breeze

Patricia Rust | Posted 03.11.2013 | Travel
Patricia Rust

With tongue securely in cheek, seat up and tray table securely fastened (or was that the seat belt?), I would like to share some tips to make your travels better.

Out of the Boxx: Flights of Fancy

Pandora Boxx | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Pandora Boxx

I decided I should share some things I've learned that will take you from an annoying flyer whom everyone secretly wants to jettison, to a fabulous flyer and pal to flight attendants everywhere.

6 Fantastic Products for Air Travel

Teresa Rodriguez Williamson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Teresa Rodriguez Williamson

At last a website where you can buy your favorite high-end beauty products in TSA approved sizes!