Blog Author: Alexander Ridgeway

Taking the long way to Asia

Taking the long way to Asia

Alexander Ridgeway - 7/30/2018

As a Systems Engineer in the Singapore office, I travel back and forth from the  United States to Singapore quite often. During trips, I am surprised by the number of times I receive this question, “Why are we flying upwards towards Alaska and Japan to get to Singapore?,” “Why aren’t we flying direct to Singapore?,” or a veiled uncertainty with the comment, “Let’s meet half-way to Asia in Hawaii!"

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