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Turkish Airlines provides Business class passengers opportunity to choose meals before flights

AWARDED many times for its in-flight catering services, Turkish Airlines has carried its service a step further and implemented a new project enabling Business class passengers to choose their meals before the flight. With this service, which is applicable to intercontinental destinations departing from Istanbul, Business class passengers can view …

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Handling difficult flight situations, a crew executive perspective

WHILE flying, we all have to deal with different kinds of people and different situations therein. Sometimes there are passengers that are afraid of flying, others are passengers that may get sick mid flight and a whole host of situations. These uncomfortable situations make these passengers sometimes difficult to manage …

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Tips on identifying, combating insider threats in aviation

MOST people pass through airports every now and then and they do not know the level of threats that can take place within the airport’s environment both external and internal. The external threats can be checkmated to a level because of the processes and procedures put in place to wade …

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How to handle dangerous items when traveling by air

WHAT is considered a safe item to travel with when a passenger wants to travel by air? What objects can you travel with on board the aircraft or which do you have to check-in? Or have as carry-ons? These questions are not difficult to guess an answer to but it …

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Why passengers should switch off electronic devices during flights

Many passengers often refuse to switch off their electronic devices, especially mobile phones while an aircraft is about to take off or land when the crew makes the announcement. In this edition of Travel Tips, ANTHONY OMOH looks at the importance of adhering to these rules. AFTER cabin crew demonstration …

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Emirates Airline refreshes spirit offerings across all classes

EMIRATES has refreshed its spirits offering across all classes with a range of premium brands. Spirits on board are served complimentary across all classes and routes and include a range of whiskeys, cognacs, gins, vodka and flavoured liqueurs amongst others. Emirates’ new spirits menu is an extensive offering of over …

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Emirates unveils US$150 million spacious Business Class seats on its Boeing 777 aircraft

EMIRATES has unveiled a brand new Business Class cabin and configuration on its Boeing 777-200LR aircraft, with new wider seats laid out in a 2-2-2 configuration for the first time. The airline invested over US$150 million to refurbish the 10 existing 777-200LR aircraft in its fleet. The newly refurbished Emirates …

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What you need to know about Emergency Exit seats on aircraft

WHY are airlines particular about who sits on their Exit seats? The difference between your survival in an aircraft incident and your doom may be in the hands of a fellow passenger and if that person does not have the character and/or cannot shoulder the responsibility, then it is important …

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Delta introduces auto check-in for Fly Delta app users

DELTA AIR LINES has added automatic check-in to the Fly Delta app to streamline the check-in experience for customers and take the guesswork out of accessing a boarding pass. The new functionality, available on the latest version of the app, automatically checks in eligible customers 24 hours prior to their …

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What passengers need to know about airlines’ obligations to them

LAST week Nigerianflightdeck.com dealt with Passengers’ Obligation and things to know about air travel and this generated some reactions especially from passengers that feel that they have been wronged one way or another by airlines, particularly here in Nigeria and this led to the decision to balance the scales by …

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