Afternoon Thundershowers

A thundershower is a short storm with heavy rainfall, lightning and thunder, and sometimes strong winds. They begin suddenly and can last anywhere from a few minutes to a few hours. These thundershowers are most common in the afternoon and evening in the summertime. They can form anywhere in…

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Wi-Fi (Updated May 28, 2020)

Everyone is so connected that it is hard to imagine not having access to the internet for a few hours. Some airlines have Wi-Fi available, but it comes at a cost and can be quite pricey. Take a look at the chart below to see which airlines offer internet.…

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A Different Experience

In just 2 months the corona virus has managed to dramatically alter air travel. It has become so different that anyone traveling now would feel like it is a totally new experience. Keeping up to date with all the changes is also difficult since airlines are instigating new rules…

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Masks Are Now Required

With air travel down around 95% year on year, airlines are doing everything they can to encourage people to fly again. One of the biggest problems is how to get consumers confident in the safety of air travel. Airlines have made many changes just to address this. Planes are…

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The End of the Drink Service

Over the past month air travel demand has dropped by more than 90% according to the International Air Transport Association. Airlines have dramatically reduced their flights during this time (anywhere from 70 to 99% depending on the Airline) in response. Empty flights and empty airports have become the norm.…

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Be Prepared for no Drink Service

Most airlines provide some type of beverage and snack service (not always complementary though). Because of this, many passengers come to the airport unprepared for a flight without a drink service. But why wouldn't there be a service on your flight? Turbulence is probably the biggest reason. Most airlines…

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Traveling With a Stroller

Traveling with children can present many different challenges. You'll have to do some extra planning and one thing you will have to think about is bringing a stroller. If you have just one child (and they can sit up by themselves) an umbrella stroller will be easiest to travel…

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How early do you really need to get to the airport?

The following article was written by Meghan Hunter and first appeared on millionmilesecrets.com on November 26, 2019. If you are unfamiliar with millionmilesecrets.com they specialize in credit cards and the benefits of using points to improve your travel experience. They are a wealth of airline travel knowledge and I…

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Using the Lavatory on the Ground

Airlines today run very tight schedules. Everything is taken into account so that each plane spends as little time sitting on the ground as possible. The time between fights when passengers are getting on and off and when the planes are cleaned is called the turn time. A big…

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