Wednesday, January 2, 2013

Airline passengers lose it in December

(Source : UT San Diego, January 01, 2013)
From cellphones to prosthetic limbs, passengers have a habit of leaving everything imaginable behind on airplanes and at airports, forcing some airports and airlines to put systems in place to try to reunite lost items with their owners. Full Story

Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Freak Show at the Airport

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Today air travel most likely includes wait time in some way or the other. Whether it be at check-in, security or due to a delayed flight. We all end up waiting at some point.
Turns out when people have to wait they like to watch each other. For this reason FreakJet has created a platform dedicated to people watching. Travelers can upload funny pictures taken at airports. Check it out

Sunday, January 1, 2012

Behind-The-Scenes: Your Bag's Journey On Delta

Ever wondered what happens to your bag once you checked it in?
This clip shows the journey of a suitcase equipped with 6 cameras from check-in, trough the maze of conveyor belts and shoots in the baggage sorting, onto a plane and back to baggage claim. The clip is part of a Delta advertising campaign of a new feature called mobile baggage tracking launched by the carrier last November.

Saturday, December 31, 2011

Happy New Year wishes every one a Happy New Year!

After a long period of absence we will be back in the New Year with frequent updates again.

Please bookmark this page and come and see us in the New Year!

All the best to all our readers out there.

Your Team

Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Airbus A380 clips tail of CRJ @ JFK

"U better send a truck. They just hit us," the pilot of the Delta jet, remarkably calm, called out to controllers over the radio, according to a recording of the airport radio traffic. Luckily no one was injured. The National Transport Safety Board (NTSB) is investigating.

April Fouls Day by West Jet - Very funny!

WestJet today introduced a new state-of-the-art money-saving feature on board all flights aimed at countering the rising price of jet fuel. Effective today, WestJet will be using air mixed with helium in the ventilation system to lighten the weight of the aircraft.

Tuesday, April 5, 2011

Airbus A310 VIP for sale by German government

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The German air force special air mission wing federal ministery of defence (Flugbereitschaft) is auctioning of their Airbus A310 VIP version.The A310 was used by Germany's senior government officials such as Chancellor Angela Merkel. The plane of East Germany's Interflug was redesigned around 20 years ago by Lufthansa Technik into a VIP version. The current Chancellor at that time Helmut Kohl insisted that a shower is available on board. At this time this was not an easy task for the engineers but the request was fullfilled. The complete tender information including interior picture are found here. By the way bidding closure is May 24th. If you have the necessary  spare change to bid then click here.

Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Penguins really can fly on South West Airlines

Recently on a South West flight from San Francisco to San Diego, SeaWorld was transporting penguins back home from a science convention. The waddling, flightless birds were allowed to roam the aisle much to the delights of passengers.While marching down the aisle a tutorial on the species was given over the airplane's passenger announcement system.

Saturday, March 19, 2011

ANA begins relief programme

(Source: ANA has announced a series of initiatives to help with rescue and recovery efforts in Japan.

The ANA Group will donate 100 million yen to aid and support those affected by the earthquake. The Group is also asking for donations from its employees.

ANA is providing transport of relief supplies, at no charge, across all domestic and international routes operated by the ANA until April 15.

The airline is also providing seats on its flights for relief workers. This free transport will be made available on all domestic and international routes until April 15.

ANA has also introduced a donation programme for Mileage Club members until April 15. Members can donate in 1,000 mile increments by filling in the application available at the ANA SKY WEB site ( ANA will donate one yen for every mile donated by its Mileage Club members

Wednesday, March 9, 2011

Space Shuttle Launch: Viewed From an Airplane

The last flight of the Discovery space shuttle into space took off on February 24th 2011. Passengers departing on a commercial flight from Orlando, FL where lucky enough to see the take off from their window seats.
The space shuttle is due to return from the ISS space station for the very last time today.