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  • Heathrow
    To fly or not to fly to ebola virus infected regions
    The question is to fly or not to fly: The current Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak is believed to have begun in Guinea in December 2013. This outbreak now involves community transmission in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone and recently an ill...
  • Business class bargain
    Business class bargain
    By David Stewart WhiteA new all business-class airline is offering a New York-Paris roundtrip flight for two for $2,014. The bargain fare can only be booked through August 30 for travel ending by September 15.After the introduction, fares will...
  • Transportation Security Administration
    TSA orders more safeguards
    The Transportation Security Administration has just announced some changes to airport security. The press realizes issued today, states that, the TSA will require passengers to power on electronic devices as they enter their security checkpoints....
  • A fear of flying course participant covers her face.
    Useless and Useful Advice for Fear of Flying
    The first fear of flying programs were started in the mid-1970s. One was at Pan Am, by Captain Truman "Slim" Cummings. Another was offered at US Air by Captain Frank Peete. These courses offered reassurances and relaxation. Reassurance...
  • Strike threats at Aer Lingus
    Irish air not smiling
    By David Stewart WhiteIrish airline Aer Lingus faces possible labor unrest after a vote by its cabin crew union. A May 9, 2014 statement by the IMPACT union claims 97 percent of its cabin crew membership voted for job actions, including strikes,...
  • Panic On The Plane
    Panic Hits Anxious Fliers When Breathing Exercises Fail To Work
    ABC News video shows a fear of flying course offered in Phoenix, Arizona by a retired Air Force pilot. Though the statistics about airline travel are reassuring, anxiety persists. How is the anxious flier to know that one plane in millions that...
  • SOAR: The Breakthrough Treatment for Fear of Flying
    Protect Yourself From Junk Psychology
    Anxious fliers need to protect themselves from junk psychology. The advice offered in most internet articles about fear of flying is junk psychology. Most of the books on fear of flying are junk psychology. The same is true of most courses on fear...
  • HBO on British Airways
    Binge watching on British Airways
    By David Stewart WhiteBritish Airways and HBO have joined forces to keep passengers entertained on long-haul flights. A new dedicated on demand channel features Game of Thrones, Boardwalk Empire, True Blood, Girls, True Detective, Looking, and...
  • Delta's upgraded 767 business cabin
    Delta business class
    By David Stewart WhiteLast week I flew business class on a Delta Boeing 767 jet from San Francisco to Atlanta. This was a plane with a newly upgraded cabin and we were treated to oodles of legroom and seats that converted to lie-flat beds.A bit...
  • air travel
    Air travel tips; use a travel agent or consultant
    Travel agents are experienced in booking airline travel and providing the best service and pricing available to their clients. There was a time when it was beneficial for individuals to book their own travel using the internet. In a few cases that...
  • Delta
    Delta Airlines named one of the 50 world's most admired companies
    Big honor for an US airline: Delta has been named in the top 50 of FORTUNE magazine's 2014 World's Most Admired Companies list at number 48. This recognition is made even more significant because Delta was also named the most admired...
  • Laser pointing
    South Texas ranked among highest in nation for laser pointing at aircraft
    Local businesses are working with law enforcement officials to deter the federal crime of pointing lasers at aircraft.The FBI ranks San Antonio among the top U.S. cities in reported air strikes against aircraft. “Shining a laser into the...
  • SOAR G-force Meter
    Can An App Banish Fear Of Turbulence?
    Turbulence is not a problem for an airliner. Pilots, who know the plane is safe, may have no idea anyone is afraid of turbulence. If the plane is safe, why doesn't it feel safe? A part of the brain, the amygdala, triggers the release of stress...
  • Heathrow Terminal 2 opening soon
    London's busiest airport opening new terminal
    By David Stewart WhiteA closed terminal is not what you want when you operate one of Europe's busiest airports. But that is the situation that has plagued London Heathrow since late 2009 when the airport's bustling Terminal 2 was closed...
  • Waiting For A Flight
    5 ways to make air travel easier
    1. Wear shoes that are easy to take on and offWhen it comes time to stumble through the security checkpoint, try to make it as easy as possible for you and for the rest of the line. Don't be that person who is fumbling with their shoe laces...