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Flight sage

This editor’s comment comes to you from western Crete, a lovely spot I’ve reached via my first flight in two-and-a-half years.

As our markets editor put it so well a couple of months back, people emerging from the pandemic have increasingly come to realise that flights are something to endure, not enjoy.

Stuck inside an aerial metal tube, masked up, wedged between spluttering kids and noisy electronic devices, I spent most of last Saturday shuttling across Europe to get to my eventual hol...

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Sam Chambers

Starting out with the Informa Group in 2000 in Hong Kong, Sam Chambers became editor of Maritime Asia magazine as well as East Asia Editor for the world’s oldest newspaper, Lloyd’s List. In 2005 he pursued a freelance career and wrote for a variety of titles including taking on the role of Asia Editor at Seatrade magazine and China correspondent for Supply Chain Asia. His work has also appeared in The Economist, The New York Times, The Sunday Times and The International Herald Tribune.
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