Sunday musings: Transparent trucks, virtual flying, airports as a destination

Samsung makes big trucks transparent in the name of road safety Would seeing around a truck on a country road make passing it easier? Of course. Now Samsung is making that possible. Samsung says it’s now working to obtain regulatory approval for the deployment of its so-called Safety Truck; however, the idea doesn’t appear economically […]

Scenic airports, new mistaken airfare rules, avoid summer delays

World’s 10 most scenic airport approaches I’m sorry, but I still think that flying into Washington-Reagan, landing to the south and taking off to the north, is one of the great scenic experiences. But, everyone evidently doesn’t agree with me. Here is a Top 10 picked by editors at PrivateFly, a global booking platform for […]

Sunday musings: What makes you happy? Worst winter airports, creative brains

The science of why you should spend your money on experiences, not things Dr. Thomas Gilovich, a psychology professor at Cornell University who has been studying the question of money and happiness for over two decades, tells us that things don’t make people happy, activities do. The joy of a treasured item is short lived. […]

Lufthansa pilots strike, 16 amazing airports, AirAsia body search to be called off

Lufthansa pilots strike, no end to dispute in sight Lufthansa pilots started a two-day strike on Wednesday over early retirement benefits and the airline’s cost-cutting plans. Wednesday’s strike, the second this year, affects short and medium-haul operations at Lufthansa with 750 flights canceled out of 1,400 scheduled. Another walkout has been announced for Thursday, hitting […]