Al-Ahram Weekly Online   5 - 11 February 2009
Issue No. 933
Sky High
Published in Cairo by AL-AHRAM established in 1875

As the financial crisis pushes more airlines to cut their prices and drop some fees, the national carrier seems less worried about the impact of the crisis, offering few incentives, Amirah Ibrahim reports
Flight experience: On time yet late
Look twice at the destination board before taking a sip of coffee, waiting for your plane, ignorant of the fact that it is taking off without you being on board. Nesmahar Sayed tells her story
Jumbo Hostel
Do you hate the idea of sleeping on a plane? Try this jumbo

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