Tuesday, January 29, 2008

Take Off, Eh ? ? ? ?

The naked truth about flying . . . .

From today's Globe and Mail:

Fly naked on Germany's first nudist holiday flight

Reuters - January 29, 2008 at 5:49 AM EST

FRANKFURT — German nudists will be able to start their holidays early by stripping off on the plane if they take up a new offer from an eastern German travel firm.


The 55 passengers will have to remain clothed until they board, and dress before disembarking, said Mr. Hess. The crew will remain clothed throughout the flight for safety reasons.

Besides making it easier to go through the security checkpoints, there must be other benefits to this mode of travel. Probably the middle seat wouldn't be quite so bad, depending on your seat-mates.

Turbulence while the flight attendant is pouring coffee over your lap might be a bit disconcerting, however . . . .

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