Category: David Pflieger

Dave Pflieger Futuristic Airplane Design Transforms Planes Into a Flying-V

Futuristic Airplane Design Transforms Planes Into a Flying-V

The concept for a V-shaped airplane that was developed back in 2015 may become a reality as the Dutch airline KLM announced that it would begin working on creating the aircraft. Lightweight and fuel-efficient, the flying-V airplane design would theoretically cut down fuel costs by reducing the weight of the aircraft and minimizing aerodynamic drag. According to KLM, this aircraft… Read more →

David Pflieger Secrets of the Airplane

Secrets of the Airplane

For most of us, the airline industry is still somewhat mysterious. We don’t know much about how the industry operates, partly for security reasons and partly out of a need to protect sensitive corporate information. Yet, there are a few secrets that can help you get better rates and service the next time you fly. The Sweet Spot Believe it or not,… Read more →

David Pflieger Don't Take Off Your Shoes! An Airplane Survival Guide

Don’t Take Off Your Shoes! An Airplane Survival Guide

Frequent fliers understand that it just isn’t romantic to fly in economy class. Passengers often experience difficulties when they try to find space for their luggage. Seats are too close together, which makes it easier to catch colds and viruses. Any airplane, regardless of the class, is not an example of cleanliness at its best. According to Heather Poole, an… Read more →

David Pflieger The Heathrow Expansion: What is it?

The Heathrow Expansion: What is it?

European airports are generally busy, but none reaches the number of passengers that annually fly through London’s Heathrow Airport. Located a short distance outside the city center and easily accessible by the London Underground and other public transportation options, Heathrow has needed an expansion for years. That expansion is about to begin. Delays To The Heathrow Expansion A number of groups… Read more →

Dave Pflieger Deciding if ATOL is Worth It

Deciding if ATOL is Worth It

As the summer gears up for many in the United Kingdom, plenty of travelers question whether or not ATOL protection is necessary when booking holidays through various travel agencies in the UK. Since 1973, ATOL, Air Travel Organiser’s License, has helped protect UK citizens when booking holiday travel through UK travel agencies. In 2012, it was expanded to include certain online bookings.… Read more →