Is it time to ditch the scones on flights?

For many years, passengers flying with many airlines from the United Kingdom to a far away destination have been able to experience the delightful treat which is Afternoon Tea. Whether sitting in Economy or in First Class, airlines used to offer sandwiches and scones to every passenger. But now those times have changed. As several […]

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Video: British Airways Explains How an Evacuation Slide Works

Whether you are a seasoned traveller like me or someone who is new to flying, the chances are you have often wondered how the huge inflatable slides fitted to commercial aircraft work. Recently British Airways released a behind-the-scenes video which provides access to routine tests on some of the evacuation slides found on board its […]

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My Experience of Global Entry

I recently took the plunge and signed up to Global Entry, a programme which was created by the U.S. Government that gives pre-approved clearance to low-risk travellers entering the country. Basically, you are expedited through immigration and customers, which we all know can take quite a while at airports like JFK, MIA and LAX to name a […]

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Delta reinvents the international Main Cabin dining experience

Today Delta Air Lines have unveiled a brand new inflight dining experience which will feature in the Main (Economy) Cabin on international flights. The series of investments to enhance the passenger experience are set to debut on board select flights with the U.S. carrier from November and will continue into next year. At a time […]

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Air New Zealand launches first global brand campaign in the UK

Today the small but very well-known airline Air New Zealand has launched its first ever global brand campaign in the United Kingdom, showcasing why the airline is a #BetterWayToFly to Middle-Earth. Setting the scene New Zealand actor Sam Neill takes the stage as the voice of CGI character Pete – a talking Kiwi bird who […]

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Highlights from Sir Tim Clark’s Keynote at the 2017 APEX Expo

During my whirlwind trip to LA this weekend, I had the opportunity to attend the first day of the APEX Expo. The Airline Passenger Experience Association (APEX) Expo is where thousands of airline executives, bloggers and journalists get together with aircraft manufacturers and service providers to talk everything about the passenger experience. The opening session […]

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JetsettingBen’s crazy 3-day adventure to LA and back

Hello Everyone! Today I’ve returned from what one could say is arguably the most craziest and last-minute trip I have ever done before. LA for just 3 days. It was so last minute, that at 12:00 on Friday I was helping to clean the house, then 30-minutes later I had booked a flight. In the […]

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United debut new “Safety is Global” in-flight safety video

Within the past hour, United Airlines have released their newest in-flight safety video. Dubbed “Safety is Global III“, the video is the third instalment in United’s spin on the all-important safety demonstration which takes the audience on a whistle-stop tour of some of the fantastic global destinations served by the American carrier. From the world […]

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British Airways flight updates on Hurricane Irma

As Hurricane Irma continues to affect many islands in the Caribbean and is on-course to make way across the region towards Florida; I thought I would share with you the latest flight information from British Airways. If you are due to travel over the next couple of days, please do check your flight status regularly. Latest […]

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Revisited: A look at some of my favourite airline meals: Breakfast

Airline food is what it is. Some people like it and others find it awful. When it comes to a red-eye flight across the Atlantic; it can often be challenging to start “the most important meal of the day” off right. Unfortunately a lot of airlines have cut back on their offerings for the morning service, […]

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