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iPhone App of the Week : Virgin Atlantic Jet Lag Fighter

Jet lag … no one likes it. The human body clock is easy to throw out of whack when traveling across multiple time zones and waking up around the same time you should be going to sleep. For many travelers, experienced and inexperienced, jet lag can be brutal, and it catches up with even the…

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Spirit Airlines Installs “Pre-Reclined” Seats : Are They Now RyanAmerica?

At the start of April Spirit Airlines reached a new level of unbundling its airfares by becoming the first airlines to charge passengers for carry-on baggage. For many years Irish airline Ryanair had been commonly thought of as the epitome of Low-Cost-Carriers (LCC), but it seems that Ryanair is rapidly becoming eclipsed by Spirit Airlines…

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Once Again Unite The Union Gets The Facts Wrong Regarding The British Airways Strike

Following yesterday’s break down of Unite The Union’s stream of blatant factual errors, I had hoped to see a follow up press release from Unite The Union rooted in fact, with verifiable details. Unfortunately yesterday evening Unite The Union released its press release for Day Two of the British Airways labour strike, it and it…

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The British Airways Strike : Separating Unite The Union’s Fiction From Fact

Yesterday Unite The Union, the trade union representing British Airways’ cabin crew, began the first stage of a two-part seven-day strike against the airline.   While I am not going to delve into the politics of the strike, I do want to address the significant misinformation and massively factually incorrect press releases issued by Unite The…

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iPhone App of the Week : iFly Pro

I have written about quite a few iPhone Apps that are fantastic tools for tracking flights or finding your way through an airport. But this week’s iPhone App of the Week offers such an extensive set of tools for travelers that I put it off for a few weeks because I didn’t even know where…

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A Twin-Aisle Narrow Body Plane? Maybe It’s Not So Strange

No one likes the middle seat on a flight … well maybe someone does, but I have yet to meet them. Airlines need to add as many seats as possible to a flight, and fill them, to maximize their revenue potential, but with more airline options the competition to attract passengers is more challenging than…

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Travel Essentials – InCase Sports Armband

This travel essential is for iPhone and iPod touch users … and given that a quick look around almost any flight will reveal that there are more iPods/iPhones than screaming kids, frequent fliers and Federal Air Marshals … I figured I should add this info the Essentials List. As an iPhone users I do not…

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Manchester Airport Helps Engagement Rings Fly Undetected For Valentine’s Day

A few years ago I saw possibly the worst tourist slogan t-shirt of all time, “London Is For Lovers.” Now granted I love London, but it isn’t a city exactly known for its romance. Despite London’s lack of romantic sense, it seems that a mere 211 miles to the northwest, Manchester may be a better…

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Who’s On Time, Who’s Not…The Numbers Are In…

Its that time of year again, the cold winter chill has lost its charm, the sun is setting later and later allowing you to see the black ice on the road for an extra few minutes at night … and the Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) has released its list of the top (and bottom)…

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Travel Essentials – Swiss+Tech Utili-Key

There are times on the road when every traveller finds themselves needing a screw driver, bottle opener, knife, eye glass screw driver. There are always “I wish I had” moments when opening something, repairing something or any number of other daily situations that require ‘basic tools.’ Given the strict limitations of what travelers can carry…

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