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Kitzur Shuchan Aruch סימן סח - דין תפלת הדרך ושאר דברים שצריכין לזהר בדרך סעיף י': קְצָת נוֹהֲגִין שֶׁבִּהְיוֹתָם בַּדֶּרֶךְ וְאוֹכְלִים בְּבֵית עוֹבֵד כּוֹכָבִים, אֵין מְבָרְכִין בְּזִמּוּן, מִשּׁוּם דְּלֹא הֲוֵי קְבִיעוּת. וּמִכָּל מָקוֹם אִם קָבְעוּ עַצְמָן שָׁם לֶאֱכוֹל בְּיַחַד, אֵינוֹ נָכוֹן לְבַטֵּל הַזִּמּוּן. וְיֹאמְרוּ, הָרַחֲמָן הוּא יִשְׁלַח ...
A shiur by Rabbi Aryeh Lebowitz that I listened to recently, but can't seem to find just now, notes that one option, recommended by Rabbi Baruch Simon, is that the person can light a flashlight on the plane. It has batteries present, so that is better than the usual electric menorah which relies on a power source that is not present (a power plant far ...
According to Rabbi Shlomo Fisher on ohr.edu, someone flying is exempt from lighting, because the rule is one candle per household ("נר איש וביתו;" Shabbos 21b); and if there's no one at home then there is no obligation to light.
Find a good pair of reading glasses, a comfortable seat and a sense of humor ... made you laugh, already, huh? That was the technical part, because you did ask how to look ... Now, for the practical part or the answer: I would recommend a few strategies: If possible, stick with a place that is certified by a national or well-known kosher company, such as ...
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