Flying with kids: A risky business

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Luxurious business class seats in the new Boeing 787 Dreamliner at Singapore Airshow February 12, 2012 in Singapore

Business class travel with children A highly coveted perk among airline families – the holy grail for many, I know – is being able to travel in business class with small children. Yes, your whole tribe, seated at the front of the aircraft, or up top in the case of … Read More

We’re leaving on a jet plane

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Crying toddler on a plane Flying with kids

Plane journey with kids It’s always about this time that the jitters set in. With just two days, five hours to go until our annual summer pilgrimage to the motherland – the packing yet to be tackled, my to-do list still to do, and another day at work to go … Read More

10 tips to help overcome a fear of flying

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Airplane wing seen from inside the plane in flight Tips to help overcome a fear of flying

How to help overcome a fear of flying Flying. I have done quite a bit of it recently. Not that I am proud of that statement – it’s bad for the planet, and it’s not usually that pleasant an experience. But, as I have said before, it’s a part of … Read More

Flying with a baby

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Baby with a pacifier or dummy Flying with a baby Plane journey with baby

How to survive air travel with a baby Flying with children of any age can strike fear into their parents and the other passengers alike. When you arrive at an airport with babies and children in tow, the dismayed looks on the other passenger’s faces says it all – “please … Read More

Flying when pregnant

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Flying during pregnancy. Pregnant woman holding a toy plane

Flying during pregnancy Many women will need to fly when they are pregnant, whether for a wedding, business trip or a well- deserved relaxing ‘baby-moon’. Whatever the reason, you may have some extra concerns or simply would like some practical tips to make your flight as relaxing as possible. It’s … Read More

Quotes about flying and air-travel

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Plane flying into a yellow sunset. Quotes about flying on aeroplanes

Five quotes about travelling by plane The modern airplane creates a new geographical dimension. A navigable ocean of air blankets the whole surface of the globe. There are no distant places any longer: the world is small and the world is one. ~ Wendell Willkie In America there are two … Read More