What weighs about 500 pounds and doesn't belong on a plane?
Turns out, it's your in-flight movie .
U.S. Airways plans to remove in-flight entertainment systems on domestic flights in November. Ditching the heavy screens should save the company an estimated $10 million annually in fuel and other costs. We're all for traveling light to save fuel , but a long trip can seem pretty dull without some form of entertainment.
So after you've explored talking, sleeping, and looking out the window (three light-weight sources of fun), consider how four popular boredom-busters rate on the weight scale:
Travel lighter by sharing magazines and books with your companions. To share movies or music, bring an earphone jack splitter and two sets of earphones.
Sources: Associated Press , Ecorazzi