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‘Bright lights, zesty food’: How world’s longest flight aims to beat jet lag

As part of research aimed at reducing jet lag, passengers on board will effectively switch to Sydney time as soon as they leave New York late Friday.
Rather than following the standard practice of serving food and dimming the lights after takeoff, Qantas plans to keep everyone awake for six hours.(Bloomberg image)
Rather than following the standard practice of serving food and dimming the lights after takeoff, Qantas plans to keep everyone awake for six hours.(Bloomberg image)
Updated on Oct 18, 2019 08:28 AM IST
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Bloomberg | ByAngus Whitley

How to never be stranded after a cancelled flight

Travel Tips 2019: If you think a flight is going to be cancelled or it is already cancelled, with these smart tips, you can make the most of your time.
When you’re travelling, the ability to tip everyone you encounter when it’s called for, even in non-tipping countries, goes a long way.(Unsplash)
When you’re travelling, the ability to tip everyone you encounter when it’s called for, even in non-tipping countries, goes a long way.(Unsplash)
Updated on Oct 17, 2019 02:56 PM IST
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Bloomberg | ByMark Ellwood

Human guinea pigs prepare for 20-hour marathon flights

Demand for jet-lag therapies is growing at about 6% each year and the industry will be worth $732 million in 2023.
Human guinea pigs prepare for 20-hour marathon flights.(Unsplash)
Human guinea pigs prepare for 20-hour marathon flights.(Unsplash)
Updated on Oct 15, 2019 09:15 AM IST
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Bloomberg | ByAngus Whitley

How exercise can help you fight jet lag symptoms

Exercise has been known to cause changes to our body clock. But can exercise help jet lag? Here’s why you should work out instead of sleeping it off.
Nothing can throw off the start of a fun trip faster than jet lag. But you can fight its symptoms. Here’s how. (Shutterstock)
Nothing can throw off the start of a fun trip faster than jet lag. But you can fight its symptoms. Here’s how. (Shutterstock)
Updated on Feb 20, 2019 05:10 PM IST
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New York | ByIndo Asian News Service

Now boarding: Passengers ready for world’s longest flight from Singapore to New York

A new Singapore Airlines route connecting the city-state to the New York area goes into operation on October 11, 2018 becoming the longest commercial plane ride in the world.
A picture released by Singapore Airlines on October 9 shows an A350-900ULR Airbus in flight.(AFP Photo/Singapore Airlines)
A picture released by Singapore Airlines on October 9 shows an A350-900ULR Airbus in flight.(AFP Photo/Singapore Airlines)
Updated on Oct 12, 2018 12:09 AM IST
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Singapore | ByAgence France-Presse

Top 5 tips to help prevent jet lag and make you vacation healthy

In order to reduce the impact of jet lag when you’re travelling, it’s important to manage your sleep patterns, eat healthy, exercise and keep yourself well-hydrated.
The key to avoiding jet lag, even before your trip begins is restoring all your energy through good night’s sleep.(Unsplash.com)
The key to avoiding jet lag, even before your trip begins is restoring all your energy through good night’s sleep.(Unsplash.com)
Updated on Sep 20, 2018 04:30 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Delhi | BySaumya Sharma

Housefull 4 actor Pooja Hegde: Mohenjo-daro is something in the past, I’m so far away from it now

Actor Pooja Hegde talks about why she doesn’t want to think about her first film, Mohenjo-daro, which didn’t do well at the box-office, and juggling multiple projects at the same time.
Pooja Hegde will be seen next in Housefull 4.
Pooja Hegde will be seen next in Housefull 4.
Updated on Aug 11, 2018 06:07 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByRishabh Suri, New Delhi

Social jet lag: ‘Night owls’ taking morning classes get poor marks

Students whose circadian rhythms were out of sync with their class schedules - say, night owls taking early morning courses - received lower grades
In addition to learning deficits, social jet lag has been tied to obesity and excessive alcohol and tobacco use.(Shutterstock)
In addition to learning deficits, social jet lag has been tied to obesity and excessive alcohol and tobacco use.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Mar 30, 2018 04:27 PM IST
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Indo Asian News Service | ByIndo Asian News Service, New York
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