My strategy for taking long distance flights is to sleep. I work long hours the night before to rush out some work, and then board the flight. If the flight is too long, I’ll try to catch a movie or two as well.
In Chinese, taking a flight is commonly referred to as 坐飞机 [zuò fēi jī] (坐: to sit; 飞机: airplane [飞: fly; 机: machine]). E.g., 他明天坐飞机去欧洲. [tā míng tiān zuò fēi jī qù ōu zhōu.] (He’s flying to Europe tomorrow.)
Air tickets, of course, come in different classes. It’s either first class, or 头等舱 [tóu děng cāng] (头: head, first; 等: class; 舱: cabin), business class, or 商务舱 [shāng wù cāng] (商: business; 务: matter; 舱: cabin), or economy class, or 经济舱 [jīng…
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