Government spies can see everything you’re doing with your phone on a plane

 Posted by on 2016-12-07 at 12:13  airlines, government, government spying, privacy, Reblog, security, spying  Comments Off on Government spies can see everything you’re doing with your phone on a plane
Dec 072016
 

If you like your privacy, don’t fly the friendly skies with your phone connected to in-flight networks.

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6 Google Flights Tricks That Are Better Than Any Travel Agent

 Posted by on 2016-07-12 at 13:52  airlines, google, Reblog, travel  Comments Off on 6 Google Flights Tricks That Are Better Than Any Travel Agent
Jul 122016
 

Chances are you’re familiar with Google Flights. The flight search engine does everything you assume it would, like locate flights based on your ideal outbound time, inbound time and number of stops. After all, it’s the same technology that powers both KAYAK and Orbitz.

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Why Flights Are Longer Now Than They Were 40 Years Ago

 Posted by on 2016-06-06 at 15:57  airlines, aviation, Reblog, travel  Comments Off on Why Flights Are Longer Now Than They Were 40 Years Ago
Jun 062016
 

Did you know that a flight from New York City to Houston, Texas is over an hour longer today than if you took the same flight in 1973? Now it takes about three hours and 50 minutes, but 43 years ago it would have taken 2 hours and 37 minutes. What gives? A few factors are at play here.

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This is the real reason US airlines should be terrified of a European upstart you’ve never heard of

 Posted by on 2016-05-15 at 22:23  airlines, aviation, Reblog, travel  Comments Off on This is the real reason US airlines should be terrified of a European upstart you’ve never heard of
May 152016
 

Norwegian Air International’s expansion into the US has ruffled feathers. It’s a potentially industry changing move that US airlines and unions have vigorously opposed.

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Stuck in a long airport security line? Take a picture

 Posted by on 2016-05-11 at 01:32  airlines, aviation, government, government waste, Reblog, security, security theatre, travel, tsa  Comments Off on Stuck in a long airport security line? Take a picture
May 112016
 


Looking for something to do to help pass the time in a long airport security line? Take a picture. Airlines for America, an airline industry group, is asking fliers to take a picture of long security lines and post it on social media with the hashtag: #iHatetheWait.

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