Star Alliance's Round The World Competition
For many, a trip around the world is an ever-present dream forever out of reach. It's come true for our Editor-at-Large Karen Day, who's presently taking a professional gap year-inspired jaunt around the globe— CH Global Spin—with thanks to both...
CH Global Spin: Round The World with Star Alliance and Marriott International
by Karen Day With the quick swipe of a finger we can now easily find out which restaurants are popular in Copenhagen, what’s stylish on the streets of Seoul or which Caribbean island delivers the most epic sunsets. Social media may have put the...
RADEN Smart Luggage
The plot might be familiar: a young start-up disrupts big, sleepy industry that nobody young wants to touch—but the ending is sweet and actually, available to purchase on the day of its launch. Raden is more than a container to hold your clothes...
Dirigible Flying with Hendrick's Gin
There are fewer dirigible and zeppelin pilots in the US (and the world) than there are astronauts. Only seven or eight airships actively chart the skies stateside, and just a handful more globally. It's a near-lost form of travel, yielding a sensation...
Micro Luggage Scale
You probably won't fully appreciate receiving the Travelon Micro Luggage Scale until you're scrambling for your flight, and the handy little tool allows you to rearrange some layers before getting stuck with previously unpredictable baggage fees. You...
Airmail Mighty Passport Cover
Keep your passport and other travel essentials organized in one convenient place with Dynomighty's Tyvek passport covers. The water-resistant case protects against leaky water bottles in your bag, while offering space for credit cards, metro cards...
The airline industry has achieved a new level of universal hatred in recent years, and it has little do with TSA restrictions. Surprise fees, security management akin to cattle herding and consistently poor customer service turns what should be...
Delta Sky Deck
by LinYee Yuan Taxiing planes and a buzz of runway activity at John F. Kennedy International Airport's new Terminal 4 serve as a dramatic backdrop for interior designer Thom Filicia and Architectural Digest's new Delta Sky Deck—the United States...
Whether you're a million-miler or a once-a-year traveler, you'll likely agree that commercial air travel has become a hassle. For those few that can afford it, owning your own plane could be considered the epitome of luxury. That option becomes available...
Boeing Flight Simulators
Always wanted to fly a jumbo jet? British Airways can put you in an actual cockpit with one of their flight simulators. Usually reserved for professional training, British Airways is offering this exciting peak into the life of a pilot.
Eggs on a Plane
On the ground or in the air, properly cooked eggs present a challenge to be mastered. Helen Davey worked for many years as a Pan Am stewardess, and her account of a harrowing experience making fresh scrambled eggs for an entire plane yielded impressive...
Service in the Sky
With a crisp white shirt, pressed navy blue suit, and red patterned tie placed just so, it's always a high-flying day at work for British Airways' cabin crew. While the passengers watch the in-flight entertainment, read, and doze, the hard-working...
Good news for British Airways flyers looking to unwind in the sky: wine is complimentary in every class of all flights. Andrew Sparrow of Bibendum Wine runs the department after cutting his teeth for 30 years on the British Airways team. "While...
Dimming windows, exotic lightweight materials, improved fuel economy, mood-setting dynamic LED lights, massive overhead storage—there is no shortage of impressive amenities aboard Boeing's long-awaited 787. Perhaps our favorite innovation to...