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Airport Accessibility: Special Assistance

Airport Special Assistance Sign | Book FHR Travel Blog

Many of us get to the airport relieved that we have arrived safely. We loaded our suitcases; locked up the house; parked our car in our designated airport car park, and remembered our passports! For some though, around 22% of the population, travelling can be a difficult, even frightening, experience. The airport is viewed with trepidation and Continue Reading »

How the Role of Cabin Crew has Changed Over the Years

British Caledonian Air Hostesses | Book FHR Travel Blog

Back in the 1930’s when commercial flying took off, it was only the rich and famous taking to the skies looking for adventure, this pastime being exclusively for the wealthy. Then came the Package Holiday revolution of the 50s and 60s. Some of us recall our parents suddenly taking themselves off to sunnier climes on Continue Reading »

Airline Flight Ticket Release Dates

Passport ticket and boarding pass

There is no hard and fast rule regarding the best time to book your flights. Prices can go up and down at a moment’s notice. As with most things money related, those people responsible for helping us part with our hard earned cash will want to get the most out of us for the service Continue Reading »

Tips for Getting Seats Together on a Plane

Airplane Cabin Seating | Book FHR

Gone are the days when we paid a ‘one-off’ fee for a package holiday, packed our bags, headed off to the airport and boarded the plane with our families having been allocated a row of seats all together. Life at the check-in desk has become far more complicated for passengers, although the airline doesn’t want Continue Reading »

Why We Are Asked to Do Certain Things on Flights

Airplane Cabin

Most of us now take flying for granted in the same way that our grandparents took a bus or a train. We board with a whole list of dos and don’ts thrown at us without necessarily understanding the reasons behind them. As we fly more and more frequently, many of us possibly become ambivalent towards Continue Reading »