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7 People Who Landed Themselves In A Social Media Mess

One of our recent articles — 7 Ways To Get Banned From Flying — told how United passenger Chris Roberts tweeted his intention to hack into his aircraft’s flight computers. Once alerted to the content of his Twitter feed, the airline promptly informed the authorities and slapped Roberts with a lifetime ban. While he may […]

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7 Ways To Get Banned From Flying

7 Ways To Get Banned From Flying

In January 2016, a woman’s drunk and disorderly behaviour caused her Jet2 aircraft to divert to Ireland. The 42-year old was fined $10,000, and the airline banned her for life, in line with a zero tolerance policy towards disruptive passengers. Since then, their no-fly list has been growing by the week, and other airlines are […]

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Tips for Traveling with Kids

  Family travel is the ultimate dream—parents whisking their kids to tropical beaches, historical landmarks and beyond, creating special memories while simultaneously teaching their children about the world. But it can also be the ultimate nightmare. With tired children, extra suitcases, strollers and snacks galore, keeping track of everything can be tough. Factor in long […]

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Tips to avoid in-flight theft

Keep Your Valuables Safe with these 9 Air Travel Tips

Unfortunately for travelers, pre-flight and in-flight theft is on the rise. Just this month, South African Airways announced that a theft syndicate might be using its airline to run organized robberies. The report was released after R30,000 was stolen from Johannesburg resident Warren Becker as he slept during his flight from Johannesburg to Hong Kong. […]

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Airport Yoga Rooms

Yoga Rooms: 9 airports where you can practice your downward dog

Last week, Jet Blue piloted a series of free yoga classes out of JFK’s Terminal 5, in an effort to keep passengers, happy, fit and comfortable. While this was just a one-week event featuring some of New York’s celebrated yogis and yoginis as teachers, it got us thinking about other terminals where yoga studios are […]

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8 Cool (and Affordable) Airport Hotels

We’ve all experienced the dilemma where we ask ourselves whether it’s better to stay at an expensive (and often outdated) airport hotel, or spend time and money finding cheaper sleeping arrangements elsewhere to avoid the dreaded airport sleepover.   Travelers who value comfort will often choose the airport accommodations, albeit begrudgingly. Luckily, there are quite […]

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Airport Scams

5 Airport Scams To Watch Out For

Last week, we wrote about a scam at Manila Airport that involved planting bullets in the carry-on luggage of unsuspecting travelers. As stories trickled in about individuals who were either detained, arrested or forced to pay large bribes as a result, it got us thinking – what are the other airport-based travel scams that our readers should […]

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