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5 Ways to Fight #LeggingsGate

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This tweet (and subsequent tweets) just lit the entire internet on fire: 1) A @united gate agent isn’t letting girls in leggings get on flight from Denver to Minneapolis because spandex is not allowed? — Shannon Watts (@shannonrwatts) March 26, 2017 Whoa whoa whoa, Internet! It seems like we’ve got a pretty significant controversy on…

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JetBlue Adds New Free Snacks on Flights

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You’re getting more options with those blue potato chips, folks! JetBlue has been one of my favorite airlines for years and a lot of that is thanks to their free snack policy. Just yesterday, the airline announced that they’re adding two great new options to their free snack lineup. You’ll still be able to grab…

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Life Without Elite Status

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It’s a dark day, friends. Actually, it’s a dark week. This is the first time in years that I’ve flown on American without any sort of elite status. It felt really strange. I think I may be developing PTSD (Plane Transportation Status Disassociation). I first earned my Platinum status back in 2012 when I completed…

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JAL Introduces New Meals

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Japan Airlines (JAL) is putting a new spin on the old phrase “I’ll have the fish.” Beginning March 1st, Chef Jun Kurogi of “Kurogi” will be offering a brand new multi-course menu for international business travelers flying out of Japan. The meal begins with an amuse-bouche of sesame tofu, followed by a bento box of Japanese…

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Delta Wants to Be Your Valentine

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If you’re flying Delta on Valentine’s Day this year, you may be in for a very sweet treat. Passengers flying from SFO and LAX to JFK (and vice versa) will be celebrating the most romantic day of the year (according to Hallmark, at least) with a free three-pack of mini cupcakes from Baked by Melissa.…

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Secrets of an Airline Pilot

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Ever wondered how you can be stranded somewhere due to weather when that somewhere has perfectly blue skies? Ever thought about how often turbulence causes crashes? Ever wanted to take a look at the cockpit but figured you’d somehow wind up on a no-fly list? Well, now you can learn the answers to your curiosities…

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Ranking the World’s Best Airline Food

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There are some topics that come up repeatedly in the tiny corner of the world that Fly&Dine occupies. One of them is why airline food tastes so bad. Another is about who has the best airline food in the whole wide world. They both make sense, based on what internet readers gravitate towards. Explanations of…

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