Monthly Archives: May 2011

The Truth About International Airline Tickets

It has been awhile that I am trying to get a word out about the international airfare. What is negotiated fares? Why our fares are not found on major websites like Expedia? I run on this article that I find interesting by Edward Habrouck : “Unlike domestic fares in the USA, international airfares remain regulated, […]

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SFO to welcome first scheduled A380 flight

Lufthansa will begin operating its daily flight from Frankfurt tomorrow with the world’s largest commercial airplane. The A380, which will replace the Boeing 747-400 on the route, will transport up to 526 passengers in three service classes on two levels. The flight time will be about the same (a little more than 11 hours), but […]

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GPS devices allowed on flights?

I have always wondered, can I turn on my GPS while flying on a commercial airplane? I just want to know how fast the plane is going and what city I am flying above. Of course, I will turn it off when taking off or landing. Of the 10 airlines who responded to my query, […]

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Record-Breaking Theme Park Thrills

Cedar Point in Sandusky, Ohio, holds the record for the largest collection of roller coasters in the country, with 17. The park loses its record on Memorial Day, when Six Flags Magic Mountain reopens its 17th coaster (Road Runner Express) and debuts its 18th roller coaster, Green Lantern: First Light. Cedar Point in Sandusky, Ohio, […]

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American Airlines to Offer In-Flight Video Streaming Service

Earlier this year, Delta Airlines and Alaska Airlines announced they were already testing the iPad for in-flight use by their pilots. In addition, Australian airline Jetstar gave the “green light” to the iPad as a in-flight entertainment device for A320 flights in Australia and Asia. Enter American Airlines, which has announced its testing of “in-flight” […]

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