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PHOTOS: The CONCORDE Experience, Menus + More…

Ladies and Gentleman, this is your captain speaking, we're now cruising at 1200 miles per hour, at an altitude of 65,000 feet. Every traveler loves the view out of their airplane window. Mountains, seas, sunsets, and clouds are wonderful, but seeing the curvature of the earth, from the edge of it's atmosphere, while hurdling through the sky at mach 2, must have been an entirely different feeling. I've never flew Concorde, but I've done my best to simulate the experience, including menus, featuring some of the finest wines ever served in the air...(Continue Reading).

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Airlines That Offer Complimentary In Flight WiFi…

Traveling on an airplane is one of the few places on (or above) earth where we find ourselves without connectivity. For the most part, we can see a map of the world, some Will Smith movies and an ETA to our destination, but wifi is yet to hit it's stride. In the last year, airlines have major made major strides in creating fast, flexible, streaming quality wifi, some even offer it for free...(Continue Reading).

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Amazing LIFETIME Elite Airline + Hotel Statuses Worth Achieving.

What is a lifetime of travel? A million miles in the sky? Five hundred nights in a hotel? For most mere mortals, either number is just about unimaginable. More than an entire year of your life spent in a hotel? More than fort times around the earth? For the greatest lifetime benefits in the world, your'e actually only just about half way there. Here are a few statuses which if you're crazy enough to be close to, are worth powering through to achieve....(Continue Reading).

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The END Of The 747, Queen Of The Skies.

The Boeing 747 will forever remain the Queen of the skies; it just won't grace them as long as some would hope. Sporting four engines and that ever so glorious upper deck bubble, it's almost impossible to miss the distinctly majestic airplane. Has there been a more pivotal or iconic aircraft in history? No. Sadly, like all great monarchs, the fight against time and youth eventually leads to one last great wave before taking a final bow. With lighter, stronger, smaller and more efficient becoming the new norm, the queen of the skies is being asked to step down, rather quickly...(Continue Reading).

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PHOTOS: Swiss Airlines Beautiful NEW First + Business Class…

The Swiss are absolutely legendary for design. Chocolate, watches, schemes for hiding wealth, they are masters of engineering and efficiency. When Boeing delivered Swiss Airlines new 777's, the process of turning an empty metal tube into a brand new flying experience began and it's a lot more intensive than one would think. Everything counts from the lights, seats, fabrics, electronics. Fortunately the job was handled with Swiss precision... (Continue Reading).

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