A brave new world in air travel. Not very long ago, I can remember when long airplane flights were really really boring, especially if you were not able to sleep. On my British Airways flights from Vancouver to London, and London to New Delhi, my economy class seat offered a personal screen with access to movies, tv news, sitcoms, documentaries, and games. I played a lot of blackjack, a little hangman, and watched Frazier over the width of Pakistan. A little surreal, but a great way to make a long flight go faster.