World’s Shortest Flight to be Continued


Papa Westray © Alan Denney

A new contract has been awarded for the world’s shortest scheduled flight. Flights from Westray to Papa Westray in Orkney, Scotland can last as little as 47 seconds in favourable winds, and the incumbent airline faced competition from two other carriers. In the end the contract for the serves was awarded to Loganair, which has operated this route since 1967.

Read more in The Telegraph.

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Steph Spencer

Steph Spencer is a freelance travel writer from Canada who has been held captive by the travel industry for over 14 years. An incurable smart aleck, notorious purple fanatic, hat person, and ukulele player of questionable abilities, Steph explores the geeky side of travel on her blog A Nerd At Large, and dispenses random quirkiness on Google+ and as @ANerdAtLarge on Twitter. She truly believes that anything is possible with enough determination and copious amounts of chocolate.

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