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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 AirportDate 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 ...

Lexington, KY –> LaGuardia on Delta Flight 5252

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. Here, we review the Interjet route from Mexico City to Huatulco, on the coast of Oaxaca and the most convenient gateway to that oceanside ...

On Holiday Travel: A Stumbling State of Mind

At roughly 7:15am, a quarter-mile-long line snaked out from security at La Guardia’s Gate D, turned a corner and continued on almost to the check-in counters, where we joined it. Half an hour later I could see the other side and began feeling the taste of my first coffee in the same way that, at the other end of a day, one might palpably feel ...

Throwback Vibes on Azerbaijan Airlines

The first time I passed through Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan, I spent four hours in its airport waiting for my connecting flight. Heydar Aliyev International Airport was a strange place back in 2011. It was not in fact even named Heydar Aliyev International Airport yet. It seemed frozen in time, and frozen distinctly in what I imagine 1977 ...

NYC –> Athens on Delta Flight 40

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 --> ATH Flight: Delta Flight 40 from New York's JFK to Athens' Eleftherios Venizelos.Date and Time of Flight: May 25, ...