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So THAT'S Why Airplanes Still Have Ashtrays

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 03.10.2017 | Travel

Smoking on airplanes was officially banned on U.S. flights in and out of the country in 2000. But curiously enough, despite this smoking ban, new mode...

How To Adapt And Even Thrive When Things Go Horribly Wrong

Honey Good | Posted 12.06.2016 | Fifty
Honey Good

Our American Airlines flight roared up into the sky over the California mountain tops, its large body seemingly out of control. The plane banked far left and then far right, several times, rocking back and forth, then leapt up into the sky and then, seemed to be falling to the earth

Clean Tech Soaring: An Interview with Solar Impulse Co-founder Bertrand Piccard

The Verb | Posted 11.15.2016 | Green
The Verb

"We need to embrace clean technologies, not because they are eco-logical, but because they are logical" In early March 2015, a new kind of plane took ...

Lost Bag and Flight Delay Rules: A Band-Aid, Not a Cure, for Air Travel Woes

Roger Dow | Posted 10.25.2016 | Business
Roger Dow

White House officials announced new rules last week aimed at mitigating travel headaches such as flight delays, hidden fees and lost bags. That's good...

5 Surprising Facts About Air Force One

Quora | Posted 10.17.2016 | Politics

What are some mind-blowing facts about Air Force One? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answ...

These Spectacular Views Will Make You See Flying In A Whole New Way

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 09.22.2016 | Travel

Traveling at 30,000 feet can certainly have its perks. Christiaan van Heijst and Daan Krans run the photography firm Amazing-Aviation, and have captu...

This Brutally Honest Airline 'Ad' Nails What It's Like To Fly

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 09.12.2016 | Travel

Some airlines are known for their top-notch service and awesome amenities. Most of them, however, aren’t. (We’re lookin’ at you and your “pay ...

Yes, This Is A Head Hammock For Napping On Planes And It's Amazing

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 08.18.2016 | Travel

A hammock for your head sounds like the perfect nap time accessory, especially while traveling. The NodPod, created by Paula Blankenship of Heirloom ...

3 Reasons To Take A Road Trip

Gabrielle Pfeiffer | Posted 08.11.2016 | Travel
Gabrielle Pfeiffer

Road tripping is my favorite form of travel, and I think that the world needs to embrace the beauty of going off the beaten path and finding the well-kept secrets around them.

Our Curative Breath

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 08.09.2016 | GPS for the Soul
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Jane Simon, M.D.

We can wake ourselves up by increasing our oxygen level by breathing deeply. Or conversely, we can put ourselves to sleep with a kind of meditation of shallow breathing, and repeating silently the words to the rhythmic "in" and "out" like a mantra.

In An Aircraft Evacuation? Leave Your Luggage!

Bobby Laurie | Posted 08.05.2016 | Travel
Bobby Laurie

I cannot stress this enough. Leave. Your. Luggage. Can you hear me? Did you read it right? Leave your luggage. Leave it. Go. You’re on an airplane t...

The Most Outrageous Passenger Requests, According To Flight Attendants

The Active Times | Posted 07.28.2016 | Travel
The Active Times

The most annoying passengers on a flight are usually people who talk a lot, fall asleep on you, or have too many bags so you end up checking yours, and they may get lost.

Life-Saving Tips for Long Distance Travel

Maria Rodale | Posted 07.26.2016 | Travel
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Isaac Eliaz, MD, MS, LAc, integrative medicine pioneer As summer hits full swing, many people are packing bags and getting ready for...

TSA PreCheck: Think E-ZPass For Flying

Roger Dow | Posted 07.26.2016 | Travel
Roger Dow

TSA PreCheck is meant to expand along with its enrollment. The more flyers sign up for PreCheck, the more money that saves TSA to dedicate more lanes and personnel to PreCheck.

Girl Terrified Of Flying Gets VIP Treatment From Hero Flight Attendant

The Huffington Post | Hilary Hanson | Posted 07.21.2016 | Good News

A mother is showering a flight attendant with praise after he went the extra mile for her daughter who has diabetes and a severe fear of flying. Jovan...

This Airbus A350's Vertical Takeoff Is Not For The Faint Of Heart

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 07.13.2016 | Travel

A note for those afraid to fly: This video might no be for you. The Airbus A350 made a spectacular near-vertical takeoff at the Farnborough Airshow i...

Why Flying Business Class is Worth Every Penny | Posted 07.08.2016 | Travel

After years of flying economy, we've officially had it. Here are five reasons (besides the extra legroom) that business class is the only way to go. B...

The Best Airport Lounges In The U.S.

Paula Froelich | Posted 06.28.2016 | Travel
Paula Froelich

When it comes to lounges, airports in the United States have historically lagged far (so, so far) behind Europe, Asia and the Middle East -- until now...

Global Entry vs. TSA PreCheck: Which is a Better Investment?

SmarterTravel | Posted 06.10.2016 | Travel

With TSA wait times on the rise and no easy solution in sight, TSA PreCheck--the paid program that gives passengers a fast track through security--loo...

Why I Love Long Flights

Kelly Payne | Posted 05.23.2016 | Travel
Kelly Payne

So many people seem to hate flying, especially on long flights. I've seen a lot of articles lately on how to "survive" a long plane ride. And... I feel you. I can see why people would think that way. But I'm over here, like "10 hour flight?? Oh heck yes! Two hour layover?? Don't mind if I do!"

Free-Roaming Tarantulas Definitely Don't Make Flying Any Better

The Huffington Post | Hilary Hanson | Posted 05.21.2016 | Weird News

Big hairy spiders and flying seem to be two of the world's most common fears. Putting them together? Well, that’s just unspeakably terrifying. Passe...

Now We Want A Flying Dog, Too

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 05.16.2016 | Comedy

Why take a dog for a walk when you can take him for a test flight? In this absurdly delightful fantasy from YouTube user ScottDW, a dog goes airborne ...

The Depressing Truth About Flying While Brown

Priya Kumar | Posted 05.06.2016 | Travel
Priya Kumar

No one, let alone individuals in positions of authority, should let prejudice determine their actions. Speaking the Arabic word "inshallah," wearing a headscarf, or being named Priya are not markers of malice.

What Flying Taught Me About Commercial Real Estate Investing

Michael Episcope | Posted 04.28.2016 | Business
Michael Episcope

Prior to cofounding Origin Investments, I was a trader at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. My greatest strength was being able to set aside my emotions. I never carried large positions overnight, and I never had an opinion about where the market was going, until one day I did.

As They Say in the South, Bless Her Heart

Bil Hitchcock | Posted 04.11.2016 | Comedy
Bil Hitchcock

The last few days have been a marvelous whirlwind! Charlene, my friend and co-worker at Robert F Henry Tile flew from Montgomery to Los Angeles, Calif...