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Turbulence: Everything You Need to Know, Part 1

Turbulence is far and away the number one concern of anxious passengers. Patrick Smith sheds light on the phenomena and how pilots handle turbulence in flight.
by Patrick Smith
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There’s No Flying in Baseball?

Patrick Smith takes a look at the parallels between aviation and America’s favorite pastime.
by Patrick Smith
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What’s Wrong With Airports? 15 Things Every Airport Needs

For a whole host of reasons, airports are often bewildering, maddening places. Here are 15 things no airport terminal should be without.
by Patrick Smith
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COMMENTARY: Economy Class Done Right

When it comes to economy class gripes, it’s legroom, or lack thereof, that most people whine about. There’s less and less of it, as airlines cram in extra rows, eager to squeeze out every last penny of revenue in the face o...
by Patrick Smith
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Flying with the One Percent

A Ride in Business Class on the Airbus A380. Plus: My Strange Childhood of Airlines Real and Imagined.
by Patrick Smith
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