Category Archives: Aviation

Flight Reviews: Sun Air Express, Lancaster, PA (LNS) to Washington Dulles (IAD) to Hagerstown, MD (HGR)

(They are now called Southern Airways Express.) Disclaimer: In exchange for writing a review for the airline Sun Air Express, I was offered a flight between Lancaster, Pennsylvania and Washington Dulles, and a flight from Washington Dulles to Hagerstown, Maryland. Sun … Continue reading

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History Standard Time at Oakland International Airport

Your odd fact for the day: China is officially in one time zone. (Relevant transition, please!) Understood…the governments’ of China and Pakistan have had a good relationship for decades.  Slightly less related, a few years ago, I was flying through … Continue reading

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Flight Review: ViaAir from Farmingdale, NY (FRG) to Niagara Falls, NY (IAG)

Disclaimer: In exchange for writing a review for the airline ViaAir, I was offered a recent round-trip flight between Farmingdale and Niagara Falls, NY. Although I don’t recall how I learned about ViaAir serving the above-mentioned Farmingdale (FRG) to Niagara Falls (IAG) seasonal … Continue reading

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Airline Meals, Part Seven: Burgers for Lunch, Seat Belt Extensions for Dinner

Please pardon my recent absence, as I was on vacation in Indonesia, Narita (Airport) and Jetlagistan. I didn’t even plan to have a night in Japan, but flying seven hours to connect to a 12+ hour flight after a layover … Continue reading

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Airport Spotting

Have you heard of the pastime called plane spotting?  It involves going to various points near an airport to take photos of aircraft and often to log the airplane’s registration number. I like seeing different airlines, but I generally have … Continue reading

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Airline Meals, Part Six: Someone Else Had Too Much to Drink

I was just thinking of how hungry I am not right now.  It’s best that I feel this way when discussing airline meals specifically originating in the US or China.  Here’s an improbable idea for airlines from those two countries: … Continue reading

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In Other Words, An Airport Terminal

I can’t remember exactly which Shanghai, China airport it was where I spotted this dubious “delayed flight lounge,” but you can be sure that it is no different from the rest of the terminal.  Not to mention, when considering the … Continue reading

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