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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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Airport Waypoints That Will Make You Laugh

Airline passengers around the world have long since laughed at unusual airport codes, which I previously wrote about here, Reader Mail : What Are Some Funny & Odd Airport Codes? When your airport’s slogan is “Fly SUX,” such as Sioux City’s Sioux Gateway Airport, it is hard not to laugh.   While airline passengers can…

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The Passenger Experience Can Create Friendly Skies Or Unfriendly Skies

Web: www.thetravelstrategist.com — E-Mail: fish@flyingwithfish.com 15/04/2009 – The Passenger Experience Can Create Friendly Skies Or Unfriendly Skies This morning I found an interesting story on The Consumerist, by way of a fantastic airline industry blog Shashank Nigam’s SimpliFlying (www.simpliflying.com). This story details how a woman and her boyfriend were trying to catch a United Airlines…

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