Quit it already. The only way to travel medium to long distance is by air. You know it, I know it, we all know it. How'd you get to French Polynesia anyhow? You swam?You people are doomed until you divorce yourselves from your love affair with air travel.
And it's a fact, not a myth, that air travel is faster, with less death per capita than automobile travel, and I don't know, but probably safer than by bus.