Tag Archives: Flying

The Hidden Costs of Choosing the Cheapest ‘Flight Only’ Option

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There are basically two ways to travel: Book a package holiday including flights and accommodation Travel independently by choosing and booking your own flights and accommodation In the latter case most of us would head for a flight comparison site to get started. With so many flights available on any one day, it can be Continue Reading »

Airport Accessibility: Special Assistance

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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

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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 »

Why We Are Asked to Do Certain Things on Flights

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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 »