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Gift Guide: Flight Survival

Frequent travelers will be grateful for any and all improvements to their long-haul flights. Here are some essentials that'll help get them where they're going in one piece...   1. Everlane Men's Midweight Drawstring Pants | $65 | The next best thing to sweatpants, but they looks a whole lot better. 2. Splendid Ridgewood Poncho | ...

NYC –> Guangzhou in China Southern’s Business Class

In Flight Reviews, Flung writers provide key information about flights they take in order to leave the flying public better informed in an age of frustration, obfuscation and increasingly unfriendly skies. JFK –> LHR on Flight CZ300, Business Class Flight: China Airlines CZ300 Date and Time of Flight: Saturday, October 7th at 11:15 ...

What To Expect During a Layover at Heathrow’s Terminal 5

Riding down the escalator into London Heathrow Terminal 5's main waiting and shopping hall, I heard a man behind me quip to his companion, “Can you believe this is the new terminal?” I turned around and said, “This terminal is new?” We shared a chuckle. Nothing about the space we inhabited felt as recent as it apparently was. It felt ...

JFK –> Frankfurt on Lufthansa Flight 405

In Flight Reviews, Flung writers provide key information about flights they take in order to leave the flying public better informed in an age of frustration, obfuscation and increasingly unfriendly skies.   JFK –> FRA on LH405 Flight: LH405 from New York's JFK to Frankfurt Airport Date and Time of Flight: September 16, 2016 at ...

How I Survive Long Flights (After 2 Decades of Taking Them)

The stories are legion, even in the realm of my first-hand experience: The entire economy cabin of my flight once watched the mother of a newborn melt down completely when she found that she didn’t have the front seat with the little detachable crib after all. On another occasion I watched a woman get her carryon bag tested for size at the ...

7 Ways To Lower Your Travel Carbon Footprint

There's something pretty near to a consensus out there that travel in general is great, everyone should do it, etc. But this ignores the seedy underbelly of the industry: Travel is terrible for the environment. It accounts, as Travel & Leisure points out in this month's issue, for 2 percent of global carbon emissions. Kudos to T&L for ...

Fog and the Faroe Islands

At a point midway between Norway and Iceland, where the cold North Atlantic meets the even more frigid Norwegian Sea, a gorgeous huddle of islands sits subject to the vagaries of harsh Nordic weather. The Faroe Islands, 18 of them in all, comprise a self-governing territory belonging to Denmark. Along with their abundant rugged beauty, wild ...

Santorini –> Athens on Ryanair

In Flight Reviews, Flung writers provide key information about flights they take in order to leave the flying public better informed in an age of frustration, obfuscation and increasingly unfriendly skies.   JTR –> ATH on Ryanair Flight FR1233 Flight: FR1233 from Santorini to Athens Date and Time of Flight: June 5, 2015, 8:20 ...

London –> NYC on British Airways

In Flight Reviews, Flung writers provide key information about flights they take in order to leave the flying public better informed in an age of frustration, obfuscation and increasingly unfriendly skies.   LHR –> JFK on British Airways Flight: British Airways Flight 0175 from London's Heathrow Airport to New York’s John F ...

NYC -> Manchester on Thomas Cook Airlines

In Flight Reviews, Flung writers provide key information about flights they take in order to leave the flying public better informed in an age of frustration, obfuscation and increasingly unfriendly skies.   JFK --> MAN on Thomas Cook Flight: Thomas Cook Airlines 849 from New York’s John F. Kennedy Airport to England’s Manches...

NYC –> Salt Lake City on Delta Flight 432

In Flight Reviews, Flung writers provide key information about flights they take in order to leave the flying public better informed in an age of frustration, obfuscation and increasingly unfriendly skies.   JFK --> SLO Flight: Delta Flight 432 from New York’s John F Kennedy Airport to Utah’s Salt Lake City International Airport...