Ever wondered how many flight attendants are required to operate a flight? The minimum ratio of flight attendants to passengers varies by country, but it's generally between 1:36 and 1:50. In Australia, the standard minimum ratio is 1 flight attendant for every 36 passengers. But there are some exemptions. For example, flight attendants are not required on aircraft with … [Read more...]
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With most international travel off the cards for the foreseeable future, many frequent flyers are reminiscing about past trips and longing to get back into the air. At this time, it's easy to think about long-haul travel through rose-coloured glasses. But as any frequent traveller will know, long-haul travel is not always as fun as it sounds. Most of us have experienced … [Read more...]
Some frequent flyers like to collect things like boarding passes, airline amenity kits, business class pyjamas or in-flight magazines. But is it legal to collect the safety instruction cards found in aircraft seat pockets? Last week, Qantas operated three Boeing 747 joy flights before the "queen of the skies" is retired for good. Passengers on these special flights were … [Read more...]
Many aviation enthusiasts enjoy looking out the window during their flight - as evidenced by a recent AFF debate on window shades. But there are certain things that you can't see just by looking out the aircraft window - such as the outside of the plane, and the view in front of you. This is where external aircraft tail cameras can be great. On some planes, passengers can … [Read more...]
Staring out the window and watching the world go by is one of the joys of air travel. But some airlines insist that all passengers lower their window shades to create a dark cabin - even in the middle of the day. There are several reasons that airlines may ask passengers to close their window blinds. But some travellers detest being told to do this as they have specifically … [Read more...]