Spring Airlines is Selling Special Seats to View the Upcoming Supermoon Above the Clouds
There's a Supermoon coming this weekend, and a Chinese airline is offering the ultimate way to take in the sights: by airplane. (Quick background: A Supermoon is when the moon is at the point in its orbit when it's closest to Earth.) This is the first time in 30 years that a Supermoon will occur on the same day as a complete lunar eclipse, setting the scene for some major photo opps. Spring Airlines—China's budget brand—is offering moon-viewing seats on more than 100 flights between September 26th and 28th for people looking to take the spectacle in from the skies. Just think: a completely unobstructed view of the biggest and brightest moon of the year.
Asia will also be celebrating the country-wide Mid-Autumn Festival, meaning the sights are sure to be stunning closer to the ground, as well. For more information on how to book a seat on one of these flights, head over to Spring Airlines website. For anyone lucky enough to be airborne from Shanghai to Tokyo during the event, sit on the right of the plane for the best views.
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