Aviation, Travel

The Airline Tips They Can’t Officially Tell You

Working in communications at a major airline opened my eyes to so many things. For four years, I had the incredible fortune of getting to see the world for the cost of dinner and a movie. Working behind the scenes also gave me unique insight into how the sausage is made. Ahead, I’m sharing five invaluable things I learned about …


Aviation

After taking a flight on Emirates, I never want to fly a domestic airline again

I recently booked a flight from New York City to Milan for a quick getaway. Faced with the choice of flying Delta or Emirates, both of which had round-trip economy-class tickets for about $800, I quickly opted for the Middle Eastern airline. Emirates, which is owned by Dubai’s government, has exploded onto the US market in the past several years. …


8 Awesome Gadgets Every Female Traveler Should Check Out

For some of us, wanderlust never dies. And whether you are a jetsetter, businesswoman, or nomadic wanderer, having the right tools for the trip can make your travels effortless. There’s a ton of gadgets and apps out there so we’ve sifted through them and compiled a bunch that could serve every kind of globetrotting lady. So here it is, our definitive …

How safe is flying? Take the aviation safety quiz

If you’re reading this, you’re probably interested in aviation or at least riding a commercial aircraft safely from Point A to Point B. Airplane accidents tend to get hyped in the media, generating more anxiety about flying than the facts warrant. Is it safest to fly in the front or back of an airliner? Are some airlines safer than others? …