There are thousands of airlines operating in the skies today; some of them are small independent companies, only flying from local airports. Others are huge international airlines that fly all over the world. In this infographic, Just The Flight investigates the humble origins of the world’s most well-known airlines by the ever-changing and sometimes strange world of the airline logo.
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February, we want to love you, but we just can’t. You spoil us with Pancake Day, and the short-month thing justifies several expensive shopping sprees, but then you have to drag it down a level with Valentine’s Day. So, if you’ve had enough of roses, anything red and giant heart-shaped balloons, why not jet off to Asia for a spontaneous holiday? Home to some of the world’s most beautiful beaches and intricate ecosystems, there’s something for everyone. Whether you’re single and looking to escape the love-fest at home, or simply bored of swapping presents, cards and flowers, Asia will not disappoint.
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Some face January with trepidation – the Christmas festivities are over, and the month holds a 31 days of grappling with new year resolutions, short days and wintry weather. But January does have many plus points, and it can be a great time to take a healthy break to get those resolutions off to a flying start. Why not swap Blue Monday for some blue skies with our ideas for a healthy break to start the year…
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With Christmas and New Year’s Eve well out of the way, it’s time to start thinking about holidays for 2013. While many of you will be dreaming of lying out on a beautiful, sandy beach on a luxurious Caribbean island this summer, others will be pining after a winter wonderland of black diamond ski runs, free styling snowboard half pipes, and the best Après-ski bars and restaurants on the planet. So don’t wait around until July or August to take your well-earned holiday break, there are a plethora of incredible ski and snowboard resorts just waiting for you to hit the slopes this winter!
Read more: 13 Places to Ski and Snowboard This Winter
During the month of December, Christmas markets and festivals have long been a festive tradition in Europe, so much so that they are beginning to pop up with more regularity in the UK. Whether you are looking for handmade decorations, regional delicacies or last minute gift ideas, Christmas markets are the place to go! Check out our run down of the most stunning, must visit Christmas markets in Europe.
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Let’s face it, bungee jumps are not for the faint hearted. Despite the majority of people struggling to see the appeal, ‘adrenaline junkies’ (as they’re known) seem to love the thought of hurtling hundreds of feet through the air towards the ground, relying only on an oversized elastic band to keep them alive! We’ve taken a closer look at this most extreme of ‘extreme sports’ to find the highest bungee jumps in the world, just in case you’d like to incorporate one into your next trip!
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Air travel has dramatically improved in safety over the years, with accidents becoming rarer and aircraft technology enhancing quicker than ever. That being said, there are still some very intimidating environments and locations for aircraft to land in scattered across the globe. The most dangerous airport runways can be daunting for even the most experienced of aircraft pilots.
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Mazes continue to be a thrill for adults and children, and many hours can be spent playing amongst the winding hedges and trying to solve the route to the middle. There are a great number of mazes around the world, with Australia, Hawaii and Northern Ireland all offering exciting attractions.
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Within a few months the ski season will be back and many winter sports enthusiasts are already starting to plan their winter breaks. Europe has a vast number of top resorts to enjoy, but for something a little different, Bulgaria, Slovenia and Russia all offer some stunning slopes.
Read more: Unlikely ski resorts in Europe
Summer 2012 has been the coolest summer for almost 20 years, making many British tourists flock to Europe in search of sun. Now, with the school holidays almost over, many people without children are taking advantage of low prices to indulge in a September getaway.