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These 13 Certain Things

A flight attendant's love affair.

"Only now, in filling up the legal yellow pads with her memories of Will bent over his maps and her black panties drying on the towel rack and those broken glasses and the plane roar that wakes her up at night, does he seem more lost then her. She wasn’t a bird, not a bit like one. Birds were sharp, had metal in their brains which told north and south apart."

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Game of Thrones

How airlines woo the rich.

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Wake in the Sky

A distraught brother is given a Ziplog bag of his sister's ashes.

"So where should he stow a Ziploc bag of his sister’s ashes? Not all of her cremains, mind you. About a third, according to his father. Noah didn’t like the idea of their dad divvying her up, like a drug dealer, weighing out bags of powder. But more than that he also doesn’t like having that baggie now. On the airplane. Heading back to San Francisco. After the funeral."

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SF Plane Crash: Responders Turned Chaos Into Hope

With the first on the scene of the Asiana Airlines Flight 214 disaster.

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Luv and War at 30,000 Feet

The story of Southwest Airlines.

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Aches on a Plane

On the attempted hijacking of a FedEx flight by a FedEx employee.