Described as “America’s most powerful flight attendant” and mentioned in the same sentence as “Joe Biden’s running mate” as possible Democratic nominee for vice president, Sara Nelson is a woman making waves. Nelson’s profile rose dramatically when she played a pivotal role in ending the US Government shutdown in January 2019. Now, she’s fighting the largest battle yet – … [Read more...] about Sara Nelson is a woman to watch, but who is she?
In theory, a plane this big should look clunky and ugly. Not the Boeing 747. The wide-body jet that epitomised the dawn of a new era in air travel couldn’t be more beautiful, with its feminine curves, thanks to the upper deck. It remains one of the most recognisable aircraft of all time. Its existence came about because air travel was increasing in the 1960s, and … [Read more...] about Icons of the sky: Why the Jumbo tops my list