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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 is still important to highlight some of these objects you …

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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 of safety procedures, they announce for passengers to switch of …

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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 for him or her to avoid sitting at the exit. …

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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 also exposing the airline’s obligations to the passenger especially where …

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Passengers obligations and things to know about air travel

DO you know that passengers have obligations to airlines and service providers, which in simple terms mean that there are rules to be passengers as it doesn’t end at just paying the fare. One of such obligations to airline is the right for passengers to treat staff of these airlines or service providers with respect and courtesy. A lot of …

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Travel tips on safeguarding baggage and baggage management at airports

TRAVELLING for the first time? I am sure that when doing so one cannot help but try to be nice and courteous, which is in the nature of any well-bred Nigerian. However, one must be cautious in being courteous. Knowing full well that there are predators, opportunists and a whole lot of other dangerous people at airports you have to …

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Organizing Your Travel Plan 101

TRAVELLING is all about fun and fresh experiences. What isn’t fun is getting lost on a trip without a clue of the local language or how to get yourself understood. Imagine being stranded at a train station in Japan with over a hundred persons walking past you, and you can’t even get a direction from one person of the lot …

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