I was looking for the Las Vegas airport recently. Does it go by a different name?
You have experienced a common problem in the airport world. The official names of airports aren’t always obvious or well known. We have accounted for this in our app by providing search capability at the top of the screen in the airport list. You can search by airport name, city name, or three letter airport… Continue reading
What is the biggest airline in the world?
After merging with Continental Airlines, United Airlines is now the largest airline in the world.
Why do I have to turn off my cell phone in-flight?
Because the Flight Attendant says so! Only kidding. (well maybe only half kidding) The FAA is playing it safe. Their position is that determining the effect of a hundred brands of cell phones operating at one time is impossible to test and certify as having no effect on the plane’s systems. Therefore, this rule is… Continue reading
Hey McCarran, Is There Such a Thing as ‘New Terminal Scent’?
Vegas Baby! Big news, travelers. The McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas has opened their brand new Terminal 3! Alaska, Frontier, JetBlue, Sun Country and Virgin America are all scheduled to move in tomorow, July 31st, 2012. If you are flying on one of these airlines into or out of Vegas on Tuesday, be aware of this… Continue reading
A Word From the Road
Good evening travelers, Captain Dan here. I just landed at the Denver Airport and am headed to my layover. It looks like there is a lot of road construction on the roads around the terminal building so I wanted to send a quick update. If you know someone driving to the airport to drop off… Continue reading
A Report from TechStars
Captain Dan with David Cohen after a Patriot Boot Camp event Good afternoon, Travelers! As many of you know, this week Captain Dan was at the TechStars event, Patriot Boot Camp. Yesterday, I received this note from the Captain about his experience there and wanted to share it with you! It is the last… Continue reading
What is the outside air temperature at cruise altitude?
It is an incredibly cold -30 to -65 degrees Fahrenheit! Cool trivia (no pun intended): The only temperature where the Fahrenheit and Celsius readings are exactly the same is -40 degrees.
Airport Life Selected to Participate in RisingStars Event!
Good afternoon, Friends and Travelers! It has been a whirlwind week for Captain Dan and the crew here at Airport Life. We have stopped for a breather and to share some news with you that we have been bursting to share for several days now. As you know, Airport Life is a new travel application… Continue reading
‘Ask Captain Dan’ has Landed at Airportlifeapp.com
Good morning, travelers! We have some very exciting news to share with you today! Our new website feature, Ask Captain Dan, has finally arrived! We have been very excited to share this new feature with you for a while now but were waiting for just the right time. Last week, we decided it was… Continue reading
What causes in-flight turbulence?
The effect of Turbulence can be described as similar to the effect that rocks in a stream have on the water flowing over them. Air can be thought of as really, really thin water in how it behaves. When air is flowing past mountains, thunderstorms, and other objects, it swirls. Thus turbulence during your flight…. Continue reading