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Avoiding flying with Boeing 737 Max

Unfortunately this aircraft is notorious for its safety, with the latest fuselage hole midair incident sparking fear. Online booking systems added a filter to avoid Boeing 737 Max. If I book a flight ...
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Is it worth while to get extra leg-room when travelling on a 16 hour flight, on a 777-300ER?

This is my first time flying from India to Chicago (USA). I am 6’5” so I'm thinking of getting a seat with extra leg room. I have 2 options with where to sit: 17A - The row infront of which there are ...
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How safe is it to fly on a 22 year old Thai Airways Boeing 777-200?

I am travelling to Bangkok and just got to know that I will be flying on a 22 year old Thai Airways Boeing 777-200, how safe is it to fly on a plane this old?
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Under seat hand luggage storage width on Boeing 737-800 [closed]

I'm planning a flight on a Boeing 737-800 and need to consider the width of the under seat space for hand luggage (and this is for a specific reason so no answers/comments about over head bins please)....
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Routes out of Seattle-Tacoma airport (SEA) served by Boeing 747 [duplicate]

I’m looking for routes served by a Boeing 747 out of Seattle. I know Lufthansa has a Seattle to Frankfurt but haven’t been able to find any other ones. Trying to fly on the Queen of the Skies before ...
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Contacts on Emirates Boeing 777-300 flight's headphone jack

I noticed those weird looking contacts on an Emirates Boeing 777-300 flight's headphone jack. Any idea what those additional contacts do?
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Does a USB to UK socket adapter exist?

I hope this isn't too confusing. I'm travelling on Ethiopian Airlines in a few days and I see that the flight has a USB. I know that I can charge my electronic devices however the most important ...
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If I'm on a Qantas 747-400, can I move seats after takeoff?

I'm planning on flying to LA with Qantas soon and the flight planner on the site states that we'll be flying on a Boeing 747-400. I was wondering if i would be able to move seats to the upper deck ...
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How many jetways are used in Frankfurt to deplane Boeing 747-400

How many jetways does United use on Boeing 747-400 flying into Frankfurt? We are seated in row 58 and have 1 hour 25 minutes to connect.
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Is it possible to fly both the Airbus 380 and the Boeing 787 in one trip?

Would it be possible to compare the user experience in both the airbus 380 and the Boeing 787 in one (return) trip? I don't mind making connecting flights inbetween in other models.
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Boeing 787 Dreamliner Headphone adapter

Have any of you traveled on a Boeing 787 Dreamliner? Does the onboard radio/TV connect with an adapter with two 3.5 mm jacks as in the picture below or does it have a conventional adapter?
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How many jetways are used when boarding a Boeing 777 in SFO?

I can prebook a seat on my next flight. I would like to be able to be one of the first passengers to get out on arrival, just to prevent being last on the queue at immigrations. At some airports big ...
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Boeing 787 Dreamliner Routes to Oceania?

I've looked into pre-orders for the 787 Dreamliner before, but so many of them are delayed or not active or not on scheduled routes, I thought I'd ask here. United was meant to have a route from ...
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Will she be able to fit in the Philippine Airline Boeing 777-300er seat comfortably?

So I am going on a trip with my family to the Philippines. The only concern before buying our tickets is our rather large cousin. She stands at 5'6'' and is about 280lbs. She wears as size 24-26 pants....
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What kind of power sockets do Jet Airways' Boeing 777s have?

A set of upcoming flights I have with Jet Airways is on their Boeing 777-300ER planes which offer shared power sockets in economy class. (Yay!) But what sort of power sockets would these be? Jet ...
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When I have the choice should I choose traveling on an Airbus 340/330 or a Boeing 777? [closed]

I am looking for options to travel long distance with the family. I have the choice between an Airbus 330 or a Boeing 777. The Airbus appears to have pitch between 31-33 and the Boeing is stable at 32....
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How to fly on the new Boeing 787 Dreamliner?

Sooo, the new Dreamliner has had its inaugural flight. The first flight was from tokyo to hong-kong. In a bit of competitive fun, a friend and I are trying to beat one another to ride it (he beat me ...