The effects of air travel on the human body

Is there a human cost to being able to jet off at will? Alas, it’s not exactly the healthiest thing you can do — and it’s worth knowing  the toll it takes on the human body.

The surprising science behind in-flight meals

Malaysia-based airline AirAsia has opened a restaurant in Kuala Lumpur that sells its in-flight meals. But why does food often taste so different in the skies?

Top five Chinese cities to explore with Hainan Airlines

From historical Changsha to the giant pandas of Chengdu, this beguiling country has never been short of adventure

Wining and dining with Singapore Airlines

Singapore Airlines doesn’t do anything by halves. Every detail of its offering is the product of knowledge, research and expertise. We meet Oz Clarke — one of the three experts on the wine panel — to find out just what goes into selecting the wines the airline offers on board

Monaco: Playing it cool

As I walk across the airstrip, the deafening thud from the helicopter’s blades cancels out our pilot’s voice, so I have no idea what he’s saying. I just smile confidently — naturally, I don’t want to be the only person in the country that doesn’t exude coolness from every pore — and hope he’s simply saying ‘Good evening’

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