This is sort of a long video, but I couldn’t stop watching these planes be nearly blown over by the strong winds at Birmingham Airport (BHX) in the UK.
The making of Jive as a “language” on Airplane. One of the funniest things in this entire movie. Here’s the clip if you’ve never seen the movie.
It’s an unfortunate accident, but the overall organization and dissemination of information from the Malaysian government is really screwy. I can’t wrap my head around how weird it all is, especially now that it’s in its 5th day of searching for the plane wreckage.
According to flight data from 2013: Fifty-four days before takeoff is, on average, when domestic airline tickets are at their absolute lowest price. And if you don’t hit 54 days on the head, you should usually book between 104 to 29 days before your trip — within the “prime booking window” — for the lowest […]
So scary that the co-pilot was involved in this hijacking. Anyway, here’s a relevant Reddit AMA with a passenger who was aboard this flight.