Best books about air travel

Air travel was once a luxurious adventure for the chosen few, an occasion that called for dressing up and a bit of glamour… now, passengers push and shove rollie carts while wearing words-on-the-butt sweatpants and kick off their flip flips as soon as they barrel their way down the aisle and take more than their share of the armrest, emirate? Below three different books about air travel.

air-travelCockpit Confidential: Everything You Need to Know About Air Travel: Questions, Answers, and Reflections by Patrick Smith
A funny and, at times, personal and revealing look at the misunderstood world of air travel, plus the theater of it all– from airports to inflight service to international travel.

Plane Insanity: A Flight Attendant’s Tales of Sex, Rage, and Queasiness at 30,000 Feet by Elliott Hester
All the horror (read: amazing, scandalous) stories you imagine flight attendants keep stored away, and then some.

Skyfaring: A Journey with a Pilot by Mark Vanhoenacker
The academic-turned-pilot author reimagines our relationship with air travel and consider what we are actually taking on in flight in this look through history, sociology, culture, and science.

Did we skip one? Kindly let us know in the comments section so we can look into it. 


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