United Airlines breaks the binary gender options
Another little step towards LGBT inclusivity. United Airlines now offers non-binary gender options throughout all their booking channels, the company informed in a press release last Friday. But what does that mean in practice? Continue reading “Mr. Ms. and Mx.”
Hi Fly took sustainability in travel to a whole new level
Hi Fly, a Portuguese air carrier, claims they can “no longer ignore” the impact the single-use material have on the environment, and plans to be fully plastic-free on all flights by 2020. It served passengers only with compostable materials in cups, silverware, and containers in 4 flights last December. Continue reading “The first plastic-free flight in the world”
Women’s offenders are not welcome in the country anymore
Last month Australia gave a step forward in the lack of tolerance policy for domestic violence. A new law bans travelers with a history of domestic violence charges against women or children and stops them from entering the country. Hurray!!! Continue reading “Australia bans travelers with domestic violence charges”
This is literally “love is in the air”!
A survey claims that true love can happen, and be lasting, while traveling. According to a survey taken by bank HSBC, one in every 50 travelers has met the love of their life while flying. Continue reading “1 in 50 travelers find love on a flight”
Who was never disturbed by a crying baby during a flight?
But on a recent 10-hour-flight from Seoul, Korea, to San Francisco, California, one mother wanted to make sure no passenger would be disturbed by the first time flight of her 4-month-old toddler. Continue reading “Mom gives flight passengers earplugs. Reason: her baby”