13 Awesome Airline Facts. - Random Facts

Published : 2014-12-22 (over 3 years Ago) - Last updated over 2 years Ago

13 Awesome airline facts

Enjoy these fun, incredible, interesting, awesome and random airline facts.

1. Weight equals money for airlines, so some pilots claim they feel pressured to fly with less fuel than they’d like in order to cut costs.
2. Wasps have brought down 2 commercial airline flights, killing over 200 people.
3. American Airlines could save $352, 154 in yearly fuel costs by flying without Sky Mall catalogs weighing down its planes.
4. You should delete your browser cookies before buying airline tickets Ticket fares go up when you’ve visited a site multiple times.
5. You can get $100 off any vacation package from Delta Airlines if you book that trip during your birthday month.
6. You are more likely to die from the accidental detonation of a nuclear warhead than you are a commercial airliner accident.
7. 27, 000 pieces of luggage are lost or misdirected every day by U.S. airlines
8. You can use Google as a flight tracker, include airline and flight number and it will pop up where the flight is.
9. An Indian airline only hires women because they are lighter, so they save up to $500, 000 per year in fuel.
10. Delete your browser cookies before you buy airline tickets. Ticket prices go up when you visit travel sites multiple times.
11. A Boeing 747 airliner holds 57, 285 gallons of fuel.
12. In 1987 American Airlines saved $40, 000 by eliminating one olive from its First Class salads.
13. The average coach airline meal costs the airline $4.00. The average first class meal: $50.
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