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Fancy sleeping in the cargo hold? Qantas ponders the future of its planes

The A380 first class seat on Qantas. Image: Pascal Parrot/Getty Images It's always fascinating to think about how plane cabins could be more than just hours of sitting, movie-watching, and interrupted sleep. Following its first direct, commercial flight Australia to Europe, Qantas chief Alan Joyce told an audience in London that the airline is thinking… Continue reading Fancy sleeping in the cargo hold? Qantas ponders the future of its planes

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Air New Zealand has a nifty feature that lets parents sleep next to their baby

Air New Zealand's Skycouch has been updated for tinier passengers. Image: air new zealand As many of us know, sleeping in economy seats is a challenge at best. At least on some Air New Zealand flights, the airline has added something it calls a Skycouch, turning a row of seats into a flat-ish bed that's… Continue reading Air New Zealand has a nifty feature that lets parents sleep next to their baby

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United Airlines saves 170,000 gallons of fuel by printing inflight magazine on lighter paper

United Airlines has switched its inflight magazine and seatback service guide to lighter paper, reducing the weight by one ounce on each magazine.  (iStock) United Airlines has lightened the load on its flights – and wallets – by using lighter paper to produce its inflight magazine. The carrier said it has started printing the magazine,… Continue reading United Airlines saves 170,000 gallons of fuel by printing inflight magazine on lighter paper

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Riding a Wild Wind, Transatlantic Jets Fly Faster Than Ever

When Randal Miles woke up from a nap during his flight from Los Angeles to Paris last week, he opened the interactive map on his seat-back screen to see how much longer he'd be in the air. But the number that caught his eye was the jet's speed. The Norwegian jet was flying at 770… Continue reading Riding a Wild Wind, Transatlantic Jets Fly Faster Than Ever

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50 Fun, Cheap Dates That Are Perfect For Winter

iStockPhoto.com / Katie Martynova1. Make your own hot chocolate. Instead of buying the premixed packets at the store make your own from scratch just the way you like it! Add some marshmallows, chocolate syrup, whipped cream and sprinkles, or whatever your favorite toppings are. 2. Sign up for a cooking class. It’s a great way to… Continue reading 50 Fun, Cheap Dates That Are Perfect For Winter

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You Can Travel To Iceland For $99 In 2018, So Get Ready To Book A Trip

If your wanderlust is calling but your wallet is pulling in the reins, you'll be pleased to know that the new year offers some budget-friendly travel options. Get your passport ready — WOW Air's $99 tickets to Iceland are a must-buy. Now is definitely the time to cross a few places off your checklist. WOW… Continue reading You Can Travel To Iceland For $99 In 2018, So Get Ready To Book A Trip

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5 Holiday Travel Hacks That’ll Make Your Life So Much Easier This Season

The holidays are officially upon us, and for many people, that means it's time to travel. Some of you are probably reading this right now from the comfort of your home and already got through the struggle of traveling. If so, I am extremely jealous. Drink some hot cocoa for me. For the others who… Continue reading 5 Holiday Travel Hacks That’ll Make Your Life So Much Easier This Season

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This Video Tour is the Closest Ill Get to Flying Emirates First Class Suite

Love him or hate him, the man knows how to set up a shot! Great editing and energy (as always) from Casey Neistat. Emirates’ First Class Suite looks pretty epic. But unless you’re super wealthy, have elite flights status, or are some kind of ‘influencer’; this is probably as close as it gets.    … Continue reading This Video Tour is the Closest Ill Get to Flying Emirates First Class Suite

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More Americans than ever will travel this holiday season

Holiday travel is expected to be the highest ever with commute times triple what they usually are.  (iStock) Hours of delays and traffic jams are coming to a city near you this holiday season. According to data released by AAA, nearly 107.3 million Americans will travel this year for the holidays. The “highest year-end holiday… Continue reading More Americans than ever will travel this holiday season

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Turning your business trip into a leisure trip

Image: pixabay/skitterphoto   Ah, business trips. Meet-and-greets, business cards, handshakes, conferences, and an airtight schedule keeping you from having any fun. Awesome.  While business travel will never have the same appeal as an honest-to-goodness real vacation, there are ways you can hack your trip to ensure you can enjoy some time to yourself. Here’s how… Continue reading Turning your business trip into a leisure trip