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10 horrifying facts about flying

Airlines Are Skimping on Fuel

Airline cost-cutting measures are getting extreme. Some airlines are reportedly flying with less-than-recommended fuel levels in an effort to save money, according to a scary report by Spanish safety investigators. The report focuses on budget airline Ryanair, which is no stranger to cutting corners. Take this case, in which the airline instructed its pilots to fly slower in order to save fuel.

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10 horrifying facts about flying

If you suffer from a fear of flying, you probably shouldn't read this—unless you enjoy having your worst fears validated. Here for your reading pleasure are 10 horrifying facts about flying that you're probably better off not knowing. | Caroline Morse

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