Unlocking the Skies: Your Essential First-Time Flying Companion

Hi, Lykkers! Get comfy and let's explore some exciting topics! When flying for the first time, it's natural to feel a mix of excitement and nervousness. Here are some key things to pay attention to:

Arrive Early: Arrive at the airport well in advance of your flight to allow plenty of time for check-in, security screening, and finding your gate.

Documentation: Make sure you have all necessary travel documents, including your passport (or ID for domestic flights), boarding pass, and any required visas.

Security Procedures: Be prepared for security screening by removing any liquids, electronics, and metal objects from your carry-on baggage. Follow instructions from security personnel and be patient throughout the process.

Boarding: Listen for announcements regarding boarding procedures and follow the instructions of airline staff. Boarding usually occurs by group or row number, so wait for your turn to board the aircraft.

Seat Assignment: Double-check your seat assignment on your boarding pass to ensure you know where to find your seat on the plane. Don't hesitate to ask a flight attendant for assistance if you have any preferences or concerns.

You can select the seat by yourself when buying the ticket. Remember to pick an airline with lower seat selection fees.

Here are the Average one-way seat selection fees by the airline(Referential price):

Alaska: 0

Hawaiian: 0

JetBlue: $4

United: $6

Delta: $15


Spirit: $20

Frontier: $23

In-Flight Comfort: Dress comfortably for the flight and consider bringing items such as a neck pillow, earplugs, and entertainment (book, music, or tablet) to keep yourself occupied during the flight.

Here are some recommended Airlines:

1. Emirates

With its iconic A380 aircraft, spacious seats, and top-notch entertainment system, Emirates is a popular choice for travelers seeking comfort and luxury on long-haul flights.

Customer Service: 1 (800) 777-3999

Hub: Dubai International Airport

Official Website: emirates.com


1. Top-notch inflight entertainment

2. Spacious seating

3. Gourmet dining options

4. Onboard lounges

5. Inflight Wi-Fi

6. Luxurious amenities in First and Business Class

7. Skywards loyalty program with exclusive rewards

2. Qatar Airways

Known for its modern fleet, spacious cabins, and award-winning service, Qatar Airways offers a premium travel experience with a wide range of destinations worldwide.

Customer Service: 1 (877) 777-2827

Hub: Hamad International Airport, Doha International Airport (DIA), Luxembourg Airport

Official Website: qatarairways.com


1. Extra Seat for Personal Comfort

2. Child Restraining Device & Car Seats

3. Carriage of Live Animals

4. Disability & Medical Assitance

By staying informed and prepared, you can alleviate some of the stress associated with flying for the first time and focus on the excitement of your journey ahead. Safe travels!