Is there a doctor on board? True stories of in-flight medical emergencies

About halfway through a recent overnight flight from Los Angeles to New York, a call went out on the PA: Is there a doctor on board? Read more “Is there a doctor on board? True stories of in-flight medical emergencies”

Can’t sleep on airplanes? These products and techniques can help.

The rumble of a jet engine is a comforting sound to some air travelers, making it easy to sleep on virtually any flight. For others, just the thought of being trapped in a pressurized aluminum tube is enough to send massive doses of adrenaline into their bloodstreams, ensuring alertness for days. Read more “Can’t sleep on airplanes? These products and techniques can help.”

On airplanes, good headphones make good neighbors

You probably have a lot in common with Rick Brunson. Read more “On airplanes, good headphones make good neighbors”

He’s fighting for a little comfort on his next flight, but why does it seem so wrong?

Steven Steinberg doesn’t want to be squished on his flight from Los Angeles to London. But he’s traveling on Norwegian Airlines, and some of their seats can cause … well, squishing.
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Shrinking and unsanitary bathrooms put the squeeze on travelers

At first, David Collins thought it was his imagination. Read more “Shrinking and unsanitary bathrooms put the squeeze on travelers”