March 23, 2004 


Airline Meals .net

The Friendly Skies: It may not be as practical as SeatGuru or Sleeping In Airports, but as far as obscure aviation websites go, AirlineMeals.net is probably the most fascinating I've... [read on...]

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 December 21, 2003 


Quieter Jet Landings

Louisville: To be honest, this may make people lose their lunch, but if MIT says so, it's probably worth the study. Anyway, they're testing a quieter way of landing jets... [read on...]

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 November 14, 2003 


TWA Terminal Saved

New York: Earo Saarinen's TWA terminal at JFK is just about the coolest airport structure ever built. It's a relic of the golden age of jet travel, a reminder of... [read on...]

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 August 22, 2003 


Sleeping in Airports

Website: In keeping with theme of interesting aviation websites I've found lately, here's a really fabulous one: www.sleepinginairports.com. A thorough, if crude, database on most of the world's airports, rated... [read on...]

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 May 19, 2003 


Seat Guru .com

The Internet: This is the kind of website that gives me hope for the future of the internet. Seat Guru has meticulously pieced together seat maps for all aircraft currently... [read on...]

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 May 16, 2003 


London City Airport Extension

London: One of London's best kept secrets is London City Airport, a brilliant shortcut for air-travelers heading to the continent. LCY is already faster to get to from east London... [read on...]

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 April 24, 2003 


Dual Jet Bridges

Calgary: A fully packed airliner can take ages to empty. It's especially frustrating when you're stuck in the back. WestJet airlines however, has just introduced second jetways at Calgary airport... [read on...]

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 January 03, 2003 


New Detroit Airport Terminal

Detroit: Well, it's no longer a nightmare to find yourself at Detroit Metro Airport. The new terminal is complete and is truly brilliant. It's spacious, clean, modern, and even has... [read on...]

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 December 10, 2002 


Airborne Internet

The Friendly Skies: [nytimes article] There's a certain regret in seeing one of the last web-free places fall, but honestly, as long as I'm stuck in coach what could be... [read on...]

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 November 20, 2002 


Airborne Trivia

Virgin Atlantic: This is probably the best airborne entertainment since free booze. Virgin Atlantic has added trivia contests to their PTV interface (the little TV stuck in the seat in... [read on...]

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 November 12, 2002 


London City Airport

LONDON: The London Docklands are the site of what is probably by far the worlds biggest industrial reuse project. It's been going on for about 20 years and is... [read on...]

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