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More airborne absurdity

If you’re flying on a scheduled airline there are a number of rituals that are religiously adhered to once everyone is seated and the aircraft is pushed back from the gate.  Just preceding this moment, the very smooth talking Captain or First Officer will express their delight at having you on board and tell you… Read More »

The Absurdity of Air Travel

How long does it take to get from A to B and back?  For my last trip ‘B’ was Dusseldorf; ‘A’; is a constant (Home).  Travel time A to Heathrow = 40mins, transfer from car park to terminal = 5mins, flight time = 60mins, transfer from airport to hotel = 15mins.  Adding up, it comes… Read More »