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Air Transat Returns To St Maarten

Canadian carrier Air Transat has finally returned to St Maarten after a 15-month hiatus in the wake of Hurricane Irma. The airline officially resumed service to the destination this week and is now operating weekly scheduled flights to St Maarten from both Montreal and Toronto, with service every Saturday.

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Paneless Flying – Aircraft Without Windows – Is This Our Future?

The Centre for Process Innovation (CPI) offers a glimpse into what could be the future of commercial air travel … The Windowless Airplane. We all know how annoying it can be trying to peek over someone’s shoulder to catch a glimpse of the outside world through that tiny little scratched up airplane window as you taxi down the runway and glide into the air, but is this really a solution everyone will enjoy? Possibly not, but you have to admit CPI’s concept is pretty intriguing: “Imagine a cabin where the windows are display screens, relaying a choice of views from around the aircraft. If you’re not sitting in a window seat, your large seat-back display becomes your window on the world as well as a source of entertainment. Supplement this with subtle cabin lighting from gently glowing walls and you create a unique travel environment. Screens that are ultra thin, very light and highly flexible are integrated with the fuselage or the seat backs with no unsightly, clumsy or heavy housings.” The CPI estimates that within …