Articles tagged “jetlag”

The 20-Hour Qantas Marathon Flight Could Have Barbells and Bunks

The 20-Hour Qantas Marathon Flight Could Have Barbells and Bunks

Angus Whitley, Bloomberg

Qantas' promotional efforts are in high gear even if its marathon flights are several years away. Movies and other in-flight entertainment won't be enough to while away the seemingly endless hours so perhaps flyers will be able to burn some carbs and flex their abs in a gym onboard.

1 year ago

Why Did Qantas Hire a Jet Lag Expert?

Why Did Qantas Hire a Jet Lag Expert?

Brian Sumers, Skift

Few airlines take marketing and public relations as seriously as Qantas. The airline should be commended for its efforts to persuade passengers they want to spend 17 hours on a plane, when they have other options.

1 year ago

Qantas Hired This Professor to Help Flyers Beat Jet Lag

Qantas Hired This Professor to Help Flyers Beat Jet Lag

Brian Sumers, Skift

Travelers can leverage effective strategies to limit jet lag. There's only one problem. Most people lack the willpower to follow advice from the scientific community. That hasn't stopped Qantas, which hired a specialist to help.

1 year ago

Curing Jet Lag Will Be the Secret to Successful 19-Hour Flights

Curing Jet Lag Will Be the Secret to Successful 19-Hour Flights

Angus Whitley, Bloomberg

Curing jet lag sounds impossible. Then again, if airlines want to sell tickets for 19-hour flights, every little amenity that takes the edge off will help.

2 years ago

Scientists Identify the Gene Responsible for Jetlag

Scientists Identify the Gene Responsible for Jetlag

Roya Wolverson, Quartz

Any medication that uses hormones or alters genes to reduce jetlag probably isn't worth the risk. Eating light meals and changing your watch before the flight are safer and possibly more effective tools.

5 years ago

The Math Formula That Promises to Help Defeat Jet Lag

The Math Formula That Promises to Help Defeat Jet Lag

Associated Press

The battle with jetlag is done on a person-by-person basis, but there's no end to opportunities for people who have a clever cure to sell.

6 years ago

VIDEO: The science of jetlag and using light to cure it

VIDEO: The science of jetlag and using light to cure it

Rafat Ali, Skift

Don't expect to come out with miraculous answers to your jetlag after watching this. This is a good primer on the science behind jetlag and using light to help alleviate when traveling east or west.

7 years ago

Can this “Photon Shower” from Delta eliminate jet lag?

Can this “Photon Shower” from Delta eliminate jet lag?

AdAge

It's exciting to see Delta experimenting with ways to make passengers' travels better, but will they find a way for get the increasingly cheap flying public to pay for the benefits?

7 years ago

A simple website to help jet-setting travelers avoid jet lag

A simple website to help jet-setting travelers avoid jet lag

The only problem with Jet Lag Rooster is that the majority of business travelers that fly, and then have to hit the ground running, won’t take the time to adjust their exposure to light before or during a trip.

7 years ago

Jetlag-busting sunglasses to the rescue of weary business travelers, silly looks for free

Jetlag-busting sunglasses to the rescue of weary business travelers, silly looks for free

Awkward looks aside, "curing" jetlag is a huge and growing industry in this globally connected world. Likely the design will get less goofy.

7 years ago