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The budget airlines feel safe because they don’t seem to be implicated in the lethal, glamorous bargain of normal flight. We always knew that the lipstick, the food, the made-up uniforms were there to distract you from the obvious fact that you are hurtling through the air at several hundred miles per hour. 1


  1. 1Even the laws of aerodynamics seem to have cooperated in the sham. Although Bernoulli’s principle was supposed to account for flight; turns out that really, it’s just the fact that you’re sitting in a missile that is throwing itself in the air.