best gadgets to make flying more comfortable

Best Gadgets to Make Flying More Comfortable in 2022

I have flown on many long haul flights, and at 6ft 2in tall, with long legs, I have had to learn to either live with the discomfort or do something about it. I have learned to do the latter with the help of some gadgets to make flying more comfortable always in my carry on….

Can You Take Aerosols on a Plane?

Can You Take Aerosols on a Plane?

One of the most frequently asked questions from infrequent flyers is can you take aerosol on a plane, and in particular, can aerosols go in carry on or checked baggage. TSA rules allow aerosols on a plane in carry on baggage but they must be in containers that are 3.4 ozs (100ml) or less. They…

can you bring hair gel on a plane

Can You Bring Hair Gel on a Plane?

Hair gel is an important part of many people’s hair care routine so if they are going on a trip by plane then it is clear that they will want to find out f they can take it with them. There are different restrictions on taking hair care products that are considered a liquid if…

Can You Bring Matches on a Plane

Can You Bring Matches on a Plane

This is an important question for many smokers who wish to light up as soon as they are permitted when arriving at their destination. TSA rules state that each passenger can take one book or box of safety matches in their carry on luggage or on their person but they are not permitted in checked…

How many seats on a plane

How Many Seats on a Plane?

There are large aircraft and small aircraft so the number of seats certainly varies a great deal but not only amongst different types of aircraft but also within the same type. For example, an airliner can be configured with first class, business class and economy sections or it can be arranged with all-economy seats. Since…

Why do planes leave trails

Why Do Planes Leave Trails?

Everyone, even those living in remote villages in the Amazon, will have looked up and seen white trails across the sky. They can look quite spectacular against a brilliant blue sky. But why do planes leave trails? Why do some planes leave trails and others do not? What are trails made of and are they…

Will areosols explode in checked luggage

Will Aerosol Cans Explode in Checked Luggage on a Plane?

Will aerosols explode in checked baggage is a question many people who haven’t flown before (and some who have) seem to ask quite frequently. But with the increased levels of security that exist in today’s world, it is not surprising that people are unsure. Aerosols will not explode when they are in checked baggage in…

packing toiletries for air travel

How to Pack Toiletries for Air Travel

Toiletry products can be very messy things if they spill so the last thing you want is them leaking all over your clothes and other things in your baggage. There are things you can do to not only ensure that your toiletries arrive at your destination without spilling everywhere but also how you can get…

Can You Bring a Gillette Razor on an Airplane

Can You Bring a Gillette Razor on an Airplane

If you need to go straight to a crucial meeting on arrival at your destination, particularly on a long overnight flight then having a shave can certainly be important. A frequently asked question asked of the TSA is the rule applying to carrying a Gillette razor on an airplane in carry on bags. TSA rules…

How Many Ounces Can You Take on a Plane

How Many Ounces Can You Take on a Plane?

Although the TSA refers to liquids in ounces what they really mean is fluid ounces. Ounces are a measurement of weight and fluid ounces are a measurement of volume. The number of ounces that can be taken on a plane is much more strict when taking them through airport security in carry on bags than…

Can You Bring Chips on a Plane

Can You Bring Chips on a Plane?

Potato chips (or potato crisps if you are from the UK) do make the perfect snack so taking them on a flight with you to eat sounds like a great idea. But can you bring chips on a plane with you in your carry on bag to eat? Taking your own potato chips on a…

Can You Bring Shooters on a Plane

Can You Bring Shooters on a Plane?

When I was first asked this question I thought “of course you can’t take shooters on a plane!” thinking the person was referring to a gun as a “shooter”. But of course, they were actually referring to mini bottles of liquor, also known as airplane shooters, an alcohol nip or just miniatures. Because shooters are…