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Malaysia Airlines Plane Down in Ukraine

UPDATE: AIR ALGERIE CRASH IN MALI IS THE THIRD FATAL ACCIDENT IN A WEEK.

Plus: Flying Over Hostile Areas.

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Now and Zen: The Greatest Album of Them All Turns 30

Plus: A New Documentary About the One of the Best Songwriters of our Time.

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Two Planes Nearly Collide in Barcelona! Sort of, Not Really.

YouTube Turns a Minor Incident Into a Global Sensation.

Plus, Runway Incursions for Dummies.

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Remembering Cairo

With Egypt In Turmoil, a Photographic Toast to One of the World’s Most Fascinating Cities.

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Flying With the One Percent

A Ride in Business Class on the Airbus A380.

Plus: Make-Believe Dubai. My Strange Childhood of Airlines Real and Imagined.

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Into the Sea: Love, Death, and Other Near Misses

Remembering the Closest of Calls on its 28th Anniversary

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Have Pillow, Will Travel. So Long as You’re a Girl

I’m vexed and perplexed by the widespread phenomenon of teenage girls carrying giant fluffy pillows onto airplanes.

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Viva Mexico!

Airport Innovations South of the Border.

Plus: Mexico City, More Than Crime and Grime.

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Rummaging Through the Seat Pocket of the Mind

Miscellaneous Musings on Air Travel, Volume 1: Armrests From Hell, ‘Roller Boards,’ and More Annoying Flight Attendant Habits!

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