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Physics Revisited : Can A Passenger Open An Airplane Door In Flight?

Given the news that an Alaska Airlines passenger was arrested yesterday at Portland International Airport after attempting to open an emergency exit door on-board Alaska Airlines flight 132, from Anchorage, this seems like a good time to revisit the issue of aircraft doors being opened in-flight. Can a passenger open a jet airliner’s door in…

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Can A Passenger Open An Airplane Door In Flight?

Over the past few weeks there seems to be an unusual frequency of stories regarding airline passengers attempting to open a commercial airliner’s door in flight.  The thought of a door opening in flight is scary, and with good reason … people fear being sucked out of a plane and the rapid decompression causing plane…

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Guest Post : The Jetiquette Message; Keep it Flying

Today’s guest post comes from the author of one of my favourite airline travel blogs … not that I want to play favourites. Gailen David, creator of Jetiquette and author of Dear Sky Steward has a knack of travel and airline etiquette.  If there is an Emily Post for the travel industry, it most certainly…

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Flying With Fish on Dear Sky Steward Talk Radio Show

Web: www.twitter.com/flyingwithfish — E-Mail: fish@flyingwithfish.com 18/11/2009 – Flying With Fish on Dear Sky Steward Talk Radio Show Today has been an interesting day for Flying With Fish. This morning started off with a 1-hour appearance on a live-broadcast show discussing converging trends in the airline industry and this evening finished up appearing as a guest…

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Five Flight Attendant Blogs You Should Read

Web: www.thetravelstrategist.com — E-Mail: fish@flyingwithfish.com 01/09/2009 – Five Flight Attendant Blogs You Should Read Ahhh, the glamourous life of a flight attendant. The joys of effortlessly travelling he world, hob knobbing with interesting passengers and flying when and where you want during your free time…no wait that’s just a really old myth. What is life…

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