Military Space-A Flights

How to Choose the Best Sleeping Pad for Space-A Travel

One of the most important items to own as a Space-A traveler is a good inflatable sleeping pad or air mattress. Why? Because on many military cargo aircraft, when the plane reaches altitude, passengers are often permitted to stretch out on the floor or across the webbed seating. This perk …

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Tips for flying Space-A with kids from Poppin' Smoke

12 Tips for Flying Space-A With Kids

Flying Space-A with kids? No problem! It’s actually easier than flying commercial. If you’re new to Space-A flying – or you’re planning your first “military hop” with the kiddos – we’ve got you covered. Here are 12 important things you need to know about how to plan, what to bring, …

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Lessons Learned from Flying Space-A Across the World

In February 2019, we embarked on a journey to fly Space-A across the world. We had lived in Japan for the past 2.5 years and wanted a change. So, next stop: Europe! Our goal was simple: fly Space-A from Japan all the way there. It didn’t matter where in Europe …

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Space-A Travel Packing List: What to Wear and Bring on a Military Hop

Getting ready to take a military hop? Make sure you have everything you need to be comfortable, entertained, and travel-ready! Here’s how you can prepare for your next Space-A flight. If you’ve never flown Space-A, read this Quickstart Guide to Military Space-A Flights to learn the process. Documentation Before going …

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Travis AFB Space-A aircraft

Flying Space-A from Travis AFB: 7 Things You Need to Know

Travis Air Force Base is the biggest hub for Space-A travel on the West Coast. From Travis, you can take a hop in most any direction, but it’s a particularly good starting point if you want to fly to a destination in the Pacific. With three major airports within a 2-hour …

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