Excursions, dancing, massage: 8 of the most unexpected airline services

To make the journey comfortable and memorable, some airlines arrange city tours for travelers waiting for a connecting flight, and massage tired passengers on board. And this is far from the most surprising, according to RBC. There are thousands of flights around the world every day. IN…

Personal experience: I almost got blacklisted by American Airlines for skippling

Skipping, or buying tickets to a "hidden city", is when you book a flight with a transfer, but in fact you need not to the final destination, but to an intermediate one. Thus, you do not fly to the end, but go off the route ...

Delta Airlines plane's engine panel fell off mid-flight

The Delta Airlines flight returned to its departure airport in Salt Lake City. During takeoff, a panel behind one of the airliner's two engines fell off, Stuff reports. The Airbus A330neo flew to Amsterdam from Salt Lake City on March 24, but only reached the Montana border with…

The five most contaminated places on a plane that are best not to touch

For its Marketplace program, the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation examined over 100 samples taken from aircraft on 18 flights by three airlines. Samples were taken from seat belts, folding tables, head restraints, toilet handles, and seat-back pockets. These are the surfaces that we inevitably touch ...

Etiquette rules: when it is possible and impossible to recline the seatback in an airplane

After packing your hand luggage and getting rid of items that might not be missed by security, after all the vicissitudes you get to your plane. Having sat down in a chair, you can’t wait to watch a movie or read a book, but at this time the passenger sitting in front of you...

The passenger was stuck in the plane's toilet for the entire flight: the crew could not get him out of there

A SpiceJet passenger had the worst flying experience ever. He got stuck in the plane's toilet during the flight, reports NewYorkPost. “Unfortunately, the passenger was stuck in the toilet for approximately an hour,” the budget airline said in a statement. It is reported that on January 16, an unnamed passenger went to…

How 379 people escaped from a burning plane in Japan, or Why it is important to listen to the instructions of flight attendants

At Tokyo's Haneda Airport on January 2, a Japan Airlines (JAL) plane collided with a coast guard aircraft. It seems miraculous that the airliner's 379 passengers and crew escaped unharmed. But there is nothing magical about this - it is simply compliance with safety rules, reports the BBC.…

Affordable Luxury: The Cheapest Types of Private Jets You Can Charter

Private jets are certainly a luxury available only to those with deep pockets. But there are, of course, aircraft whose cost you can afford. What are the cheapest types of aircraft you can rent, said Simple Flying. Let's say, renting a single-engine six-seater...

Personal experience: 6 facts that surprised me while flying business class

The Points Guy's Kevin Martinez shares what surprised him on his first business class flight outside the US. Next - from the first person. Before my first trip to Europe, I thought flying business class was overrated. Lying beds, gourmet meals and luxurious…

The pilot answered the questions that most concern air passengers

In the modern world, everyone is already accustomed to airplanes, but the understanding that a multi-ton iron bird soars in the sky, and you are in it, inspires fear and raises a number of questions that need to be answered. The pilot of the plane told what was on ...

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