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Entries Tagged as 'airplanes'

Club World Has Ruined Me for Life

April 24th, 2011 · No Comments · Blog posts by Lia, Novelty, Transportation bliss

I am in love with British Airways. There’s no other way to say it. I’m obsessed (having signed up for a credit card with them to get more miles). I spend time thinking about them, and how to fly them next. It’s like the worst high-school crush ever, and all because of Club World. Betty [...]

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Fail ‘o’ the Day: It’s Good to Google

March 25th, 2010 · No Comments · Blog posts by Lia, Fail 'o' the Day, Transportation bliss

Oh, New York Times. You are funny. I really enjoyed your lengthy piece today on appreciating the ground below from the window seat. But probably part of that enjoyment is because I already enjoy the five-year-old book series on this same subject: Window Seat: Reading the Landscape from the Air and Window Seat: Europe. Mark [...]

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Not Flying in the Upright and Locked Position

February 23rd, 2010 · No Comments · Blog posts by Lia, Good design

Unlike guest blogger Betty, who got the hookup through work to fly the swanky skies through Singapore Air, I always wind up in the seating area of the people. And neck pillow or no, you wouldn’t confuse my seating with the treatment you see above.

But I have hope the lying-flat phenom might make it all the way down to my level. Air New Zealand released their new “spooning” seats for couples–basically, buy the middle seat and you have the option of lying flat near the one you love (or loving the one you’re with…in seat 4D).

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