‘Napcab’ napping pods helping you to survive the airport

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The Napcab is the best thing to ever happen to weary travelers (or ones who could never stand the airport in the first place). The luxurious “sleeping cabins,” located right in the middle of the terminal, are tiny private rooms, fully decked out with luggage storage, a bed and a small workspace. Simply walk up and swipe your credit card on a touchscreen to enter your box of solitary bliss — rates are about $12 to about $18 per hour, with a $35 minimum.

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SkyRider – Will This Really be the Future of Air Travel?

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The future of air travel?

On your last flight, did you stare with envy at the people sitting in the exit row? Did you get a charley horse from trying to cross your legs under your tray table? Consider yourself lucky, pal. Your next budget flight might ask you to fly horseback style, squeezed onto a saddle in just 23 inches of space.

 

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Air France Flight 447

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The possibility of Air France Flight 447 breaking up in midair is just plain scary

Air France Flight 447 may have broken apart in the air, new reports indicate.

A Brazilian newspaper cites unnamed investigators who say an examination of some of the retrieved bodies, which were found as far as 85 miles apart, indicates that the plane may have broken apart before it fell into the Atlantic Ocean on June 1. Continue reading… “Air France Flight 447”

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Dubai-Based Emirates Airlines First to Allow Cellphone Calls During Flights

 Dubai-Based Emirates Airlines First to Allow Cellphone Calls During Flights

Emirates said the first permitted mobile phone call was made on a flight between Dubai and Casablanca.

The aircraft, an Airbus A340, is fitted with a system which stops mobiles from interfering with a plane’s electronics.

Emirates plans to extend the system to more aircraft and later this year add BlackBerry and other data services.

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