Business class or economy – What is the difference?

Every time I’m booking my next flight, I always think of why I should or should not book business class. The advantages are certainly clear – better meals, more space, generally nicer experience. But is the extra money worth all the comfort for just a few hours? Read the rest of this entry »

Cool Airplane design features

Have you ever wondered why airplane design is so complicated of why there are certain airplane design features? Modern airplane design is a work of art where every detail has it’s purpose. This article will give you overview of the the coolest airplane design features and why we aircraft’s need them for everyday operation. Read the rest of this entry »


Interview with flight attendant Classy Explorer

Looking over my past posts, I realized that airline related articles (airline secrets) are among the most popular ones so far. In order to add some fresh content and mix it up, I asked my fellow blogger and friend – Mirela, The Classy Explorer – to answer a few questions related to her flight attendant career. Here is the full Interview with flight attendant Classy Exlorer.  Read the rest of this entry »

20 Airline Secrets pilots won’t tell you

Let’s talk about flying and airline secrets again. We have discussed both airline facts and myths as well as airline food, how to survive airport layover and long flight. However, there is always more to this amazing topic. Airline industry is holding many secrets. While some of them are well known, others are kept secret and only seldom revealed by pilots or cabin crew members. Read the rest of this entry »
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The truth about airline food and drinks

We all heard that airline food is bad, water hardly drinkable, yet we keep on buying it over and over again, convincing ourselves it can’t be that bad. Perhaps it’s time to look at whether those rumors are true after all. After reading this post, everyone can decide for themselves. Read the rest of this entry »

How to survive long flight

Taking a long flight can be a torture sometimes, especially if you are flying in economy seat. Spending long hours is both physically and mentally exhausting. So what can be done to improve this experience and make it easier next time you step aboard? Let’s look at some suggestions by experienced long flight travelers. Read the rest of this entry »

How to survive airport layover

As someone who’s been to a few places, I’d like to thank Maria for allowing me to share some tips about how to make your trip a bit more enjoyable. If you’re planning a trip on a budget, you may want to consider reading their article 20 Ways to Fly Cheap – How to Save on Airline Tickets? after you finish here. If you’re traveling, it’s inevitable you’ll eventually end up in an airport waiting for your next flight. Read the rest of this entry »


25 Surprising facts about airlines and air travel

Everyone is flying at some point. Okay, maybe not everyone, but most of us. Some have done that numerous times already. Do we know everything about the airlines and air travel? Have you ever wondered why we do certain things before, during or after the flight? Even frequent flyers hardly ever ask themselves why certain procedures are in place. Children are sometimes curious, but get something like “It’s supposed to be that way” kind of an answer. Let’s look at some common misconceptions and urban myths and try to get to the truth. Read the rest of this entry »