Don't Let Boredom Take Flight When Flying

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Long trips usually signify total boredom. If traveling by plane, there are only so many shops one can peruse through to keep them entertained. Flight delays make it even harder. Hours pass and just a quick glance around the airport shows people slumping in chairs trying to sleep or sitting there with glazed eyes or trying to get some reading accomplished. Let's face it, no one looks forward to hanging out in an airport waiting to board their flights.

There are those delays that occur for uncontrolled reasons. Bad weather conditions crop up and mechanical difficulties do arise. When these delays happen, no one wants them to be rushed and put an entire flight in harms way. Even if your flight is delayed due to either of these conditions, most people would rather make sure they are flying safely rather than getting to their destinations quicker but with much more risk. Other delays are less tolerated and airline companies should identify ways to minimize these other delays.

Just because you are flying in first class doesn't exclude you from these delays. You are in the same boat as the rest of the passengers. The only thing first class gives you is a roomier seat, the option to board first and individualized attention from the flight staff. However, when delays do occur there are items that can keep boredom to a minimum.

You can pretty much do anything as far as entertainment in an airport or on a plane that you can do in your own home. Besides being able to watch television in your pajamas, which just wouldn't be appropriate on an airplane or in an airport. Almost everybody has some sort of portable device that they can entertain themselves with. Even if you just have a basic cell phone, there are a few options to keep yourself busy.

But most people carry around something a little more advanced and can really have some entertainment power in their pocket. Whether it is a portable video game system or a portable music device, the technology has gotten so small and compact that you literally can fit it in your front pocket. And if you like to read, there are multiple ways to feed your desire for a good book.

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This article was published on 2010/10/26