The-truth-behind-5 travel myths, including why you should always have a shower before the flight

to connectVideo5 things to say about the passenger airplanes that you probably didn’t know

Whether you’re a frequent flier, or have flown at a passenger aircraft once it is in your life, here are five things you need to know about the passenger planes.

There are a lot of myths flying about. On the other hand, some of the stories that seem truly bizarre, may turn out to be true.

Let’s find out a few of the fascinating legends. You never know, it may save you from being asked to leave an aircraft on a given day.

1. Passengers who are required to maintain a standard of cleanliness?

The majority of people would agree with this, but is it true? Yes, a lot of airlines, including Alaska, American, Delta, Southwest, Spirit and United all of the terms of the subject matter in the contract of carriage. According to the American rules, “we respect you, the smell is not offensive.” Delta warned that it is a personal odor “risks causing offence or annoyance to other passengers,” but United doesn’t allow anyone with a “malodorous condition.” A striking exception to the rule: If a traveller, and the distinctive aroma is the result of a qualified disability, the board of directors.


2. Can a person open a door on a plane.

Even though it’s a good idea to keep your eyes on the person who, in an attack on a plane in front of the door, according to the experts, you do not have to worry about that as long as the airplane is in flight because of the cabin pressure, means that the door can not be opened. Note: You may have seen a recent story about a young woman who has in one way or another, I manage to open the door of a Cessna in flight, but it was a small, private plane. It can’t be done on a commercial jetliner.

The experts say that you don’t have to worry about someone to open the aircraft door whilst the aircraft is in flight, since the cabin pressure would keep it closed.

3. Why are the flies always this expensive?

Really? Well, take a look at these round-trip fares to Europe in October:

  • Boston to Madrid $233
  • From New York to Paris, $281
  • From Chicago to Barcelona, for $305
  • Los Angeles to London for $323


True, in October it is a cheap month to fly, but there are also some cheap months: September, January, February, and March), and in a lot of ways to get in to the high season travel is less expensive (fly to the cheaper days of the week, such as Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday). When you buy it, also very important; never wait until the last minute, or the rate will continue to rise. Also, we do not recommend the use of deal-finding tools, just as we did in the oct flights, you can select a range of dates you want to travel, and the tool suggests the very best bargains during this period of time.

4. Carriers must also offer vouchers for delays or cancellations, do you?

I’m Sorry, it’s a myth that all AMERICAN airlines to provide vouchers for hotels and restaurants, and if something goes wrong with the flights. Check out the u.s. Department of Transportation’s publication, Fly Rights, which states that: “Contrary to popular belief, the domestic routes of the airlines are not required to compensate passengers whose flights are delayed or cancelled.” But, what the heck, it can’t hurt to ask whether or not an air carrier, offers, vouchers — just ask nicely, and because of the airline’s sales reps are likely to have to deal with a lot of angry passengers.


5. Do you always have to pay for checked-in luggage.

In general, you have to pay to check a bag, but there are exceptions to this rule: the Bags are free of charge, if you have to have a certain status in your airline’s mileage program (but this will vary depending on suppliers); bags can be free, as a perk, with some credit cards, if you’re not sure, check out your benefits online); and, finally, two checked bags are free on Southwest, so you have to stay within the weight and size of the grants. (Pro tip: I always go with a carry-on, because I’m happy with my bag at my side. Not to be lost, too.)

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