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Lost But Not Forgotten

Amelia Mary Earhart disappeared  83 years ago on July 2, 1937. She was an American aviator, author, and the second person–after Charles Lindbergh–and the first female pilot to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean.  Earhart was also a best-selling author. … Continue reading

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Is it wrong to fly ?

Due to the constant horrific news about climate change, and the dramatic Extinction Rebellion movement, I have been reflecting more and more about my personal environmental impact and responsibilities. As an aging Boomer, I have to accept my role in … Continue reading

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No Need To Fly

Europeans seem to be taking the lead in the creation of new travel paradigms. In Germany, DB, the German Railway Operator, has taken advantage of new attitudes towards responsible travel by promoting their discounted train tickets. Still, 72% of Germans … Continue reading

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There has to be a better way

In the video below,  CGP Grey explores the good, the bad, and the ugly methods for boarding airliners. Generally airlines board passengers using the slow back-to-front method even though other boarding systems would be faster. I have long surrendered to … Continue reading

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Plane Spotting

Lithuanian photographer Mindaugas Kavaliauskas has spent years working on travel’AIR a project about people, planes, and airports, which has taken him around the globe to capture the fascination that air travel still holds for people. The newest series in the ongoing project … Continue reading

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Thank You For Flying…

Warning: NSFW, language and violence (really) H/T to reader K.Singh This way over the top video is a sharp parody of flying today. It’s a biting spoof on the bitter realities of air travel, with a mix of universal truths … Continue reading

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Flyers Choose Lisbon

Airport advertising is usually predictable and boring. But Aeroportos de Portugal, the nation’s airport authority, has been coming up with beautiful graphics for the past five years. This year’s campaign features a series birds that illustrate each of the direct flight … Continue reading

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