Sustainable aviation fuels work. Reducing carbon emissions up to 80%, they are a proven drop-in technology and certified for 50% blends in engines. With 100% carbon reduction and 100% certification on the way, the future from a technology perspective looks bright.
While it's not perfect – jet lag hits everyone differently – these tips and tricks have made it easier to adjust to my new time zones faster both on the way there and returning home. Try out some of these strategies on how to get over jet lag on your next trip abroad and see what works for you.
"As a wellness writer who loves to travel, I’ve made it my mission to figure out the best ways to combat jet lag. While there’s no definitive cure, there definitely are ways to mitigate the negative effects. Read on for 11 products that have helped me feel my best so I can make the most of any trip. "
Controlling your temperature while flying is going to allow you to sleep quicker and have better quality sleep. On a plane, we never know how hot or cold it is going to be, so being prepared and wearing a few yet thinner layers of clothing is going to help us get around this problem," Stevens says
Dehydration is common on long-haul flights. It can explain why your throat, nose and skin can feel dry on an aeroplane. The longer the flight, the greater the risk of dehydration. That’s because of low levels of humidity in the cabin compared with what you’d expect on the ground. This is mostly because a lot of the air circulating through the cabin is drawn from the outside, and there’s not a lot of moisture in the air at high altitudes.
We’re cramped in a tight space. We’re dehydrated and inundated with germs. Let’s face it, no matter how glamorous the resort may be when you arrive, the act of getting there isn’t really glamorous at all. Swollen feet, achy backs, tight hips, and sore necks are simply not anyone’s cup of tea. So, how can we combat the dreaded plane ride while still enjoying all the benefits of the trip? Yoga, of course! And, more specifically, airplane yoga.
Whether you want a power nap on a short flight or you’re aiming to get a full eight hours on a long-haul flight, we’ve asked the experts how to go from wide awake to falling asleep on a plane without even thinking about it. Here, we'll look at the common challenges we face when trying to sleep on a plane, and share tips on how you can overcome them with just a few simple changes.
When airlines measure legroom, they aren't really measuring legroom—what they measure is seat pitch instead—that is to say, the distance from the back of your seat to the distance of the back of the seat in the row in front or behind. It's the best guide to compare seats across airlines—as seats vary in padding and the way they recline.
Between making sure your suitcase isn't an ounce over 50 pounds and rushing to your gate before the doors close, air travel can be a stressful experience — but it doesn't have to be. We've rounded up 25 things you should do before your next flight, so you can relax and know that you're totally prepared.
Qantas will offer non-stop ultra-long-haul flights from Australia to the US and Europe. How will the 20-hour flights affect your mental and physical health? For many people, the idea of getting on a 13-hour flight is bad enough. But some airlines are now gearing up for non-stop flights of 20 hours or more — known as ultra-long-haul flights.
The airline industry has had an impact on how we buy things today, and how those things are marketed. Just a couple of examples: electronic tickets were first developed for fare ticketing, while one of the first online booking systems was built by airline distribution company SABRE. Airline companies were also the first to practice eCommerce by founding and operating online travel agencies.
European activity last month soared 46 percent year-over-year. More than 84,000 business aviation flights were recorded last month in Europe, and large-cabin jet operations led the surge, up 82.8 percent. Small-cabin jets followed in improving year-over-year operation, increased by 37.2 percent, followed by midsize cabins at 36.6 percent, and then turboprops at 31.8 percent.
A new, ultra-low-cost airline has officially opened bookings for flights across Canada — but the base fares won’t give you all the bells and whistles you may see with other companies.
Canadians can book flights to Vancouver, Kelowna, Calgary, Winnipeg, and Toronto for as low as $39 up to around $80.
Canadian airports anticipate passenger numbers will not return to pre-COVID levels until 2025.
At YVR, the airport authority is enhancing air-cargo services for burgeoning, COVID-inspired ecommerce.
This summer, Qatar Airways became the first carrier to successfully verify vaccine status with the IATA Travel Pass. The Doha-based airline was also the first airline in the Middle East to launch the pass, doing so on its Istanbul route on March 11th.
Graham Newton talks to Ajay Singh, CEO, SpiceJet, about the need for continuous innovation as aviation heads toward recovery.
Vaccinated American travelers will get the green light to cross Canada's borders starting August 9th, but the process won't be as simple as it was before the pandemic.
Air Canada is poised to reinstate a number of routes to destinations around the world this month, and they’re adding many more flights as the summer progresses.
With the G7 leadership summit set to begin tomorrow, the CEOs of the world’s three global airline alliances – oneworld, SkyTeam and Star Alliance – are calling on G7 leaders to agree on a common set of travel and health standards that will enable the safe reopening of borders.
Canada’s major airlines noted today’s announcement by the federal government that in early July it will allow fully vaccinated Canadians to be exempt from hotel quarantine, and to end their quarantine upon receipt of a negative molecular test result on arrival.
Passengers also want more control throughout the journey, according to the IATA study. This includes passengers wanting to use their personal devices to control more aspects of the experience - from booking to arrival.