Wednesday, January 11, 2012

When a nonstop flight is not nonstop

Article: overseas flights to avoid if you don't want to make a fuel stop

This a very interesting read about transatlantic flights making fuel stops even though they are "nonstop" flights. The flights are mainly from Europe to the US east coast. In the winter, they encounter heavy headwinds on the westbound leg and have to make stops in Canada or Iceland.

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