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Top 10 Airlines for Inflight Entertainment

Voted by passengers, the Skytrax World Airline Awards are a coveted accolade of travel excellence. The following are the top 10 airlines in the Inflight Entertainment category for 2014. 10. Etihad Starting this list and even though at number 10, Etihad are by no means short on in-flight entertainment. With over 100 movies, more than […]

Why do they dim the cabin lights for take-off and landing at night?

Just before take-off or before coming into land during the hours of darkness, the cabin crew will usually dim the lights in the cabin. The reason for this, is that in case of any problems that might involve an evacuation, your eyes will have pre-adjusted to the dark and allow you to see a lot […]

You Don’t Have To Be Rich To Fly First Class

For most people, the chance to fly in first class or even business class is a rare luxury, especially on a longhaul flight, but every now and again there comes the chance of a nice surprise – the upgrade. Since margins in the aviation industry are tighter than ever, airlines today tend not to upgrade […]

7 airlines with free on-board wifi

More and more airlines these days are offering on-board wifi but most impose a charge for the service. Obviously as time goes on this list will grow but at the moment, the only airlines providing free wifi on-board their flights are: 1. Emirates On select 777’s and all but three of their A380’s, Emirates provide […]