This week’s topic is not for the easily-dehydrated. Our members spread the Christmas cheer and discuss their alcohol consumption in the air. An urban flying legend has emerged that one passenger managed to down eight bottles of Dom Perignon on a long haul flight. Our members question the veracity of this tale. However, it has stirred some interesting revelations about some … [Read more...]
Travel Health is a popular topic at the Australian Frequent Flyer. Here we provide tips, tricks and chat about travel health issues.
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There is nothing like coming home. That is of course unless the flight getting you home happens to be a famed “red eye” or overnight flight. If you are lucky enough to be able to sleep on a plane then if may not be so bad. For some of our members however, the experience is something best avoided where possible. I've been looking for a way to get back from Asia without enduring … [Read more...]
An unexpected danger to some passengers on board is the dissemination or consumption of nuts. A four year old girl on a Ryan-Air flight suffered an alleged anaphylactic shock after a fellow passenger opened a packet of nuts in another row. This story raised a number of issues with our members and led them to query whether a nut-free airline is the way of the future. Our … [Read more...]
If you’re lucky enough to travel in Business or First, often you can rely on the airline to provide you with a pack of amenities such as toothbrush, moisturiser and toothpaste amongst other things. As each airline varies in what it offers and in some cases offer nothing, asking our frequent flyers what to expect can help with the planning. As I don't want to double up on what … [Read more...]
There are not many activities one does on a regular basis that sees air pressure change dramatically, unless you’re a professional diver or aviator. For the rest of us, day to day changes in our health can go unnoticed, until it comes time to get on a plane Hubby has asked me to post this. He suffers from pretty severe sinus pain on descent when flying. Just really … [Read more...]