Travel Video of the Week: How Emirates Overhauls their A380

A380

You have to love timelapse videos—especially ones set in airport hangars and inside airplanes that give us insight into what takes place behind closed doors in the airline industry. Kudos to Emirates for putting together this under-two-minute video of their A380 undergoing a 3-C Check, the largest maintenance check on any aircraft. In realtime, the overhaul takes […]

Travel Tip of the Day: Shut the Curtain

Curtain

Shut the Curtain If you’re on a night flight and there’s a curtain between your cabin and the galley or bathroom, then make sure to close it after each time you pass through. I know passengers should bring eye masks (like this one), but some forget to, or may read/work/watch a movie instead of sleep, […]

Video of the Week: How Dirty Is Your Plane?

How Dirty Is Your Plane?

This CBS 11 (Fort Worth) investigation will make you think twice about putting your belongings in the seatback pocket of an airplane. Eww! If you need proof that airplanes are breeding grounds for all kinds of nasty bacteria then watch this four-minute video. I think it might be time to buy stock in those antibacterial […]

Travel News: Week of September 3rd, 2012

Domestic routes announced for United’s new 787 Dreamliners

Top Travel News Domestic routes announced for United’s new 787 Dreamliners Virus risk for 10,000 US campers who slept at Yosemite Nat’l Park this summer United flight attendant travels to Guinness book after record 63-year career In-flight Wi-Fi provider GoGo expands into Canada Baby Born On Emirates Plane, Named After Airline Hertz acquires Dollar/Thrifty, and […]