Travel | Travel

Are Airplanes in Worse Shape Than Ever or Are We Just Seeing It More Often?

A new study shows that 40% of Americans are more afraid of flying after recent airplane incidents including the Alaska Airlines blowout. Social media amplifies these stories, according to experts.

Travel | Travel

Which U.S. Airlines Offer the Most—And Least—Legroom?

Looking for extra legroom on your next flight? From JetBlue to Spirit Airlines, discover which U.S. airlines and aircrafts offer the roomiest ride, according to this recent analysis.

Politics | Politics

FAA's Insane Diversity Push May Change DEI to DIE

 The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is, remember, the federal agency that oversees commercial air travel, including the airlines, their primary purpose being to keep air travel, above all things, safe. So why, then, has that agency bought into the Diversity, Equity & Inclusion nonsense to the point where their hiring choices have the chance of actually getting American air travelers killed?

Travel | Travel

The Boeing 747 Might Be Gone, but It's Not Forgotten

The last Boeing 747 rolled off the assembly line on December 6, 2022 destined for Atlas Air Cargo Learn the history of the famous airplane, plus where you can still encounter one.

News | News

Flights across the U.S. grounded after FAA experiences computer outage

Flights across the United States were grounded Wednesday morning after the Federal Aviation Administration said it experienced a computer outage.

Travel | Travel

How Flying Went from Luxurious to Lackluster

There was a time in the not-too-distant past when taking a flight on a commercial airliner was something to look forward to, with luxurious meals,

News | News

PODCAST | Biden's Lame Victory Lap & Why Government Shouldn't Pick Winners and Losers

Now that the potential rail strike has been averted, it would seem a perfect time to address the ongoing supply chain issues that the Biden administration has perfectly ignored. The fact that the US Transportation Secretary wasn't even involved in th

Travel | Travel

Budget Airlines Travel Hacks: Tips and Tricks for How to Fly for Cheap

Our team of writers shares tips on flying low-cost carriers like Southwest, Spirit, JetBlue, and Frontier. Here are some travel hacks to save money

News | News

PODCAST | The Biden Price Hikes & The Choice Of A Lifetime

As Joe Biden stupidly saber-rattles war in the Pacific Rim, we here at home are suffering from his i

Travel | Travel

Travel Delays? You’re Entitled to Money and This Is How You Can Easily Get It

Travel delays, lost bags, and flight cancellations can ruin a trip, but you can get compensated for this. One company, AirHelp, makes it particularly easy.

Miscellaneous | Stuff I Like

An Air Stewardess Fell 33,000 Feet And Lived To Tell The Tale 50 Years Ago Today

Yugoslav air stewardess Vesna Vulovic survived a fall of 33,000 feet from an exploding airliner.

News | In The News

Woman refuses mask on flight to London. So, the pilot took her back to Florida

An American Airlines flight from Miami to London this week turned around and headed back to the U.S. after a passenger refused to wear a face mask.

News | News

Airlines warn of 'catastrophic' crisis when new 5G service is deployed | TheHill

U.S. airlines and cargo carriers on Monday warned that the new 5G wireless service set to deploy Wednesday could ground flights, potentially stranding thousands of Americans overseas and delaying the delivery of key goods.

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

How to fly safer this holiday season | CNN Travel

From choosing window seats to holding off on snacks, experts give their top tips on how to safely take to the sky for the holidays with the least amount of risk and stress.

News | News

Airline Industry Insiders Understand COVID Passports Will Kill the Industry

Leaders from the aviation industry representing flight attendants and one of the nation’s biggest air carrier lobbyists testified before...

Travel | Travel

Delta Just Flew Its First 'Covid-Free' Flight. It Could Be A Model for Getting Back to Normal

The airline will offer testing to passengers on these flights to allow them to avoid quarantine requirements.

News | News

FCC Quashes Proposal to Allow In-Flight Phone Calls

The agency cited strong opposition from airline pilots and flight attendants.

Travel | Airlines

Why You Shouldn't Book a Flight Through a Third-Party Travel Site

Last month, scammers posing as Expedia stole thousands of dollars from travelers hoping to confirm or change their bookings over the phone. But booking flights with the real Expedia—and any other third-party site like Travelocity—comes with certain (lega

Travel | Airlines

Remembering U.S. Airlines That Are No Longer With Us

Earlier today the CEO of Boeing said a major U. S. airline might go out of business as a result of the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic. Here's a look at some of my favorite airlines that are no longer with us.

Travel | Travel

American Airlines Just Revealed a Brutal Truth. Here's What It Means for Passengers

A wise person once said: "That's where you're mixed up. You're not the customer. You're the product."

News | News

Airlines ban alcohol on planes in response to Covid-19 | CNN Travel

As airlines resume operations in the Covid-19 era, many major carriers, including Virgin Atlantic, KLM and American Airlines, are suspending alcohol service on some or all flights

Travel | Travel

Why I (almost) always book one-way flights

Here's why I choose to book one-way flights -- and not round-trip -- when planning future travel.

News | News

Hundreds of planes are parked in giant 'boneyard' in the Arizona desert after coronavirus pandemic sees travel plummet by 95% - with some aircraft unlikely to ever take to the skies again

Delta Air Lines, among others, are turning to Pinal Airpark some 90 miles south of Phoenix, to keep planes in good condition while they are not in use during the global health crisis.

Travel | Travel

Southwest, Frontier, and JetBlue are offering insanely cheap flights right now – BGR

If you're a traveler who doesn't mind the risk of exposure to coronavirus, or maybe you're trying to rush home to conclude your travel or you need to fly the friendly skies for any other reason, airlines are desperate for your business right now.

Travel | Travel

I flew roundtrip to Europe on 4 flights in basic economy for under $300 and beat the most limiting fare at its own game just by asking

Despite the numerous warnings about booking the fare, I still ended up with some of the best economy seats on all of my flights.

Travel | Travel

Mind-blowing Delta board shows 100 passengers personalized flight details at the same time

Delta Airlines is using Misapplied Sciences Parallel Reality tech to display flight information for up to 100 people on the same board, at the same time.

Food & Drink | The Cocktail Hour

Can You Bring Your Own Alcohol On A Plane? Here’s A Close Look At The Ultimate Travel Hack

Bringing your own alcohol on a plane might seem like the ultimate travel hack but you could get in more trouble than you'd think.

Travel | Travel

The World's Longest Flight Sounds Absolutely Terrible

Australian Airline Qantas is running tests on a planned direct flight between Sydney, Australia and John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York. If it happens, it’ll be the longest commercial flight in the world, a marvel of aviation engineering and

Travel | Travel

24 famous airlines that have gone out of business

Around a half-dozen European airlines have closed in 2019, and several more ceased operations in 2017 and 2018.

Travel | Travel

Japan Airlines' child icon helps passengers avoid seats near children

Japan Airlines has introduced a new feature on its booking system to tell passengers where young children will be seated during their flight.

Pets & Animals | Animals!

Miniature Horses Now Included on the List of Service Animals Airlines Must Allow to Fly | Mental Floss

Your next flight may include a mini horse riding in coach, thanks to new service animal guidelines released by the Department of Transportation.

News | In The News

What Really Happened to Malaysia’s Missing Airplane - The Atlantic

Five years ago, the flight vanished into the Indian Ocean. Officials on land know more about why than they dare to say.

Travel | Travel

United Flight Hit with ‘Ant-mageddon’ as Bugs ‘Spill Out’ of Suitcase in Overhead Bin, Says Passenger

A United passenger documented her critter-filled experience, which she calls "ant-mageddon"

News | In The News

Boeing Knew About 737 Max Sensor Problem Before Plane Crash In Indonesia

Engineers at the company discovered a problem with a key safety indicator light within months of the first deliveries of 737 Max. But it didn't inform airlines or regulators for another year.

Travel | Travel Tips

How To Get Lounge Access On An Economy Ticket - GQ

Nothing is more enticing at an airport than the thought of escaping chaos and queues of the terminal and relaxing in the quiet and luxurious airport lounge complete with all the free food and drinks to mark the start of the trip.

Travel | Travel

Why Some Airlines Bring Back Classic Paint Jobs Decades After They Vanish From the Skies

Old liveries sometimes give carriers a cool new image

News | News

Capt. 'Sully' Sullenberger Blasts Ethiopian Airlines for Putting Rookie in Cockpit of Doomed Flight | Newsmax.com

Capt. 'Sully' Sullenberger Blasts Ethiopian Airlines for Putting Rookie in Cockpit of Doomed Flight

Travel | Travel Tips

Do Flight Attendants Know When There's an Air Marshal on Their Plane? | Mental Floss

There's not a Federal Air Marshal on every flight, but there is a specific protocol that must be followed when an armed law enforcement is flying the friendly skies.

Travel | Travel

British Airways 1960s-styled Boeing 747 flies to New York

Among the usual traffic taking off at London's Heathrow Airport on Tuesday morning was an eye-catching blast from the past -- a retro-painted British Airways Boeing 747.

Travel | Travel

Discovery of cameras built into airlines’ seats sparks privacy concerns - The Verge

Cameras pointed at passengers have been noticed in the inflight entertainment systems used by some American and Singapore Airlines aircraft. Both airlines have confirmed that the cameras exist, but they say they have not been activated.

Travel | Travel

Discovery of cameras built into airlines’ seats sparks privacy concerns - The Verge

Cameras pointed at passengers have been noticed in the inflight entertainment systems used by some American and Singapore Airlines aircraft. Both airlines have confirmed that the cameras exist, but they say they have not been activated.

Travel | Travel

How to Reserve 'Blocked' Seats on Airplane Flights 

Airlines love to torture us. They trick us with bag fees, delays, and passengers who don’t wear pants. Best of all, even when you’re prepared and organized, there’s nothing you can do to escape their blood thirst for profit. If you’ve ever reserve

Travel | Travel

Flight from L.A. to London reaches 801 mph as a furious jet stream packs record-breaking speeds

The Virgin Atlantic flight peaked at a whopping 801 mph Monday evening 35,000 feet over Pennsylvania, due to the jet stream, the high-altitude air current along which storms travel.

Pets & Animals | Dogs & Other Animals

Large, fluffy emotional support dog melts hearts on plane – and online

Now that's a good dog.

Travel | Travel Tips

Passengers stuck on United flight in frigid cold for more than 14 hours - CNN

Passengers aboard a United Airlines flight from Newark, New Jersey, to Hong Kong were left stuck on the ground for more than 14 hours in frigid weather with a dwindling supply of food.

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

‘You Could See the Hatred’: Eyewitness Alleges Shocking Verbal Assault on Orthodox Jewish Family by Spirit Airlines Flight Attendant

An Orthodox Jew who traveled with his wife and small children on Tuesday on board a Spirit Airlines flight from Newark...

Travel | Travel

These are the best — and worst — times to buy plane tickets if you're trying to save money

If you want to save major cash booking your next vacation, here are the best — and worst — times to buy your plane tickets, according to CheapAir.com.

News | The News

How the Boeing 747 Jumbo Jet Made Air Travel Affordable | Inverse

On September 30, 1968, the first Boeing 747 was built, a wide-body "jumbo jet" that, at the time, became the largest civilian airplane in the world. Most US airlines have retired their 747s, marking the end of an era, but the Boeing helped make

Travel | Travel

How to Avoid Fee on Changing and Cancellation of Airline

Make sure you know the situations which can allow you to receive a refund when booking your next plane ticket. Check out cancellation fee and other charges for cancle or change of airline.

Travel | Travel

How to Avoid Checked Baggage Fees on Major Domestic Airlines

A look at the checked bag fee policies at the major US airlines, along with tips and strategies for how to avoid paying them.

Travel | Travel

Southwest Airlines Phone Number | Call 1-800-758-4017

Travel | Travel

Listen to an Aer Lingus Pilot Argue With JFK Air Traffic Controller

An Aer Lingus pilot operating Flight EI104 from New York (JFK) to Dublin (DUB) got into a heated confrontation with an air traffic controller shortly after taking off on Sunday evening.

Travel | Travel

Delta Airlines Number for Bookings | +1-888-344-9053

Book Delta Flights at cheap rates. Contact Delta Airlines Number +1-888-344-9053 to know about ongoing deals and discounts for destinations around the USA.

Travel | Travel

Delta Airlines Phone Number for Bookings | +1-888-344-9053

Looking for cheap Delta Airlines Reservations? Call Delta Airlines Phone Number +1-888-344-9053 and book your air tickets hassle free and at lowest rates.

News | Interesting Links

Is There a Doctor on the Plane? Airlines Often Hope Not - Bloomberg

In May 2016, Lewis Christman was flying from Chicago to Rome when he suffered a bout of acute pancreatitis. He curled into a fetal position on the floor. He spent the next seven hours in agony while the plane flew on. The next three months, he spent in ho

Travel | Travel

Allegiant Air: The budget airline flying under the radar

Steve Kroft investigates Allegiant Air, a discount carrier known more for its ultra-low fares than its high record of in-flight breakdowns

News | The News

Dad and newborn denied by airline are saved by Good Samaritan | Fox News

A father and his daughter were left stranded at an airport hundreds of miles from home, until an Arizona woman stepped in to help.

Miscellaneous | OTHER STUFF

Riding a Wild Wind, a Norwegian 787 Breaks a Speed Record | WIRED

A 200-mph jet stream has sent several passenger jets to nearly 800 mph, and helped break a (subsonic) speed record.

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

Delta employees detail a pattern of anti-Semitic abuse at airline

  NEW YORK (JTA) — It wasn’t long after Nahum Amir began working for Delta Airlines as a mechanic that he says his manager started calling him “the Jewish guy.” Then Amir says the manager accused him and other Jews of “killing kids in G

Travel | Travel

United Apologizes After Passenger Says it Gave Her Seat to a Congresswoman

The airline claimed the passenger canceled her flight

Travel | Travel

You Could Win a Year of Unlimited Free Flights on JetBlue. This is How.

How to score an All You Can Jet pass with JetBlue, giving you a year of unlimited trips to anywhere the airline flies.

Travel | Travel

TSA-Approved Cocktail Hacks for Your Next Flight

These TSA-approved cocktail hacks will make your next inflight drinking experience so much better. Here’s what you need to know.

Travel | Travel

26 Things Airline Workers Wish They Could Tell Passengers | Time.com

Whether it's to keep their jobs or to maintain the peace, there are some things that airline workers just can't tell travelers.

Travel | Travel

3 Travel Insiders Share Their Secrets to Scoring First-Class Upgrades

While difficult, it is possible to score a first-class upgrade on your next flight. Check out these tips from air travel experts

Travel | Travel

Turns Out, This Is the Smartest (and Easiest) Way to Score Cheap Flights

These are the cheapest airports to fly into that make traveling more affordable than ever.

Travel | Travel

The 21 Unwritten Rules of Flying You're Probably Breaking - Thrillist

The secret to a billion people moving through airports without utter chaos breaking out? A complex, unwritten social code.

Travel | Travel

A Pilot Explains the Truth About Turbulence

A pilot explains what causes turbulence and whether it's dangerous.

Miscellaneous | Other Kinds of Whatnot

Badass Dutch king has secretly been an airline pilot for 21 years

Being a monarch is tough — all the responsibilities and socializing stuff — but one particular king found the time cultivate a secret, part-time job ... for 21 years.

Travel | Travel

Airline pilot reveals the meanings of 11 code words passengers don't understand

For most of us, flying is still an inherently mysterious activity.  To shed some light on the world of commercial air travel, Business Insider turned to Patrick Smith, an author and airline pilot, for some answers.  Smith, who is the author of Cockpit C

Business & Finance | Credit Cards

Best airline cards: Fall 2016

The Citi /AAdvantage Platinum Select card and the British Airways Visa Signature Card tie for Best Airline card of Fall 2016.

Miscellaneous | Interesting & Helpful Information

Use a ‘Fake’ Location to Get Cheaper Plane Tickets

Most people don’t know there is a simple trick to get a cheaper flight on an airline’s website

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

United Airlines takes a new step to make air travel more unpleasant and more expensive

Airlines are even better than banks at squeezing customers with higher fees and lousier service while claiming it’s in the interest of “serving you better.”  

Travel | Travel

Why Don't Airlines Have Parachutes for Passengers? | Mental Floss

Passengers aren't trained to use them, for starters.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

Why Iran is desperate for U.S. passenger planes, but can't have them

Behrooz Ghamari recalled flying in Iran aboard a moldering, Russian-made Tupolev jet, a workhorse of the country’s beleaguered passenger fleet.

Travel | Travel

JetBlue Is Offering $39 Flights In An Epic 2-Day Flash Sale

Flights under $40 for a cheap fall getaway? YES, please!

JetBlue is currently offering one-way flights as low as $39 in an epic 2-day “Autumn’s Up” flash sale

Travel | Travel

U.S. Airlines to Start Scheduled Flights to Cuba

Six airlines won permission Friday to resume scheduled commercial air service from the U.S. to Cuba for the first time in more than five decades.

Travel | Travel

Why Airlines Can Kick You Off a Plane So Easily | MONEY

What are passengers and customers' rights on airplanes, and why it's so easy for airlines to racially profile or kick you off a flight.

Travel | Travel

4 crying babies brought a free flight for JetBlue passengers

JetBlue passengers were recently awarded with a free round-trip flight thanks to four cries from fellow baby travelers.

Travel | Travel

5 Tips for Getting Bumped Up to First Class | MONEY

Knowing how to ask goes a long way. As does being flexible and part of the airlines' loyalty program.

Travel | Travel

A Comprehensive List of Airlines That Offer Free Stopovers

Two destinations for the price of one? Say goodbye to stagnating in waiting areas and hello to a bonus trip.

Miscellaneous | Interesting & Helpful Information

How the Most Experienced Business Travelers Overcome Flight Delays

When your travel plans get disrupted, you don't have to take it lying down. Follow these tips to make the most of an annoying situation.

Miscellaneous | Miscellaneous

Ask the Captain: Why was my plane towed to the gate?

Is this a fuel-saving measure and, if so, why isn't it used all the time?

News | News

Frontier flight attendant gives list of armed passengers to customer

A man traveling on a flight from Chicago to Phoenix this past Sunday got a note from a flight attendant. She thought he was a Federal Air Marshal, and she told him there were two armed passengers on the flight.

Travel | Travel

14 tweets that perfectly sum up the modern air travel experience

It's the paradox of modern transportation: Despite having the ability to fly to most corners of the planet — quickly — there is nothing that elicits more complaints than commercial air travel.

Travel | Travel

Mom of 9-month-old thanks Southwest flight attendant for going above and beyond

Southwest flight attendant who went above and beyond gets Facebook recognition.

Travel | Travel

This 'homeless' guy flies first class for free and says anyone could do it — here's how

Ben Schlappig is a popular travel blogger. He's also homeless because he spends most of his time in first class flights for free.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

Vintage aviation photos: 'Mad Men' meets 'Airplane!' - CNN.com

The staff at AirlineRatings.com have gathered these vintage aviation photos that recall a golden era of aviation.

Travel | Travel

American Airlines accidentally used the wrong plane to fly to Hawaii

This goes without saying, but planes aren't like socks. You can't mix and match them. Each is uniquely identified and has a precise schedule with the airlines. That's why it's pretty shocking to...

Travel | Travel

Airfare Will Drop BIG Time In August, Experts Say

Prepare your mind and wallet, because you're gonna want to buy a flight ASAP. Airfare is predicted to drop sharply in August and continue through the fall, according to industry researchers at Hopper.com

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

As cyber-risks abound, airline industry seeks Israeli help | The Times of Israel

IATA, the largest international airline group, will work with Tel Aviv University to improve on- and off-line security for its members

Humor | Humor

Tips For Cheaper Airfare - The Onion - America's Finest News Source

Whether the busy travel season, fuel prices, or airline collusion is to blame, airfare is currently very pricey, making traveling more difficult. The Onion walks you through some ways to reduce the cost of flying:

News | The News

A United pilot flushed bullets down the on-board toilet

DALLAS — A United Airlines captain threw bullets in a trash bin accessible to passengers and later flushed them down a toilet on board a flight that he was piloting to Germany.

Science & Technology | Cosmic Research

Pilot Who Flew The Airplanes That Crashed On 9/11 Blows The Whistle

Former U.S. Air Force fighter pilot with over 100 combat missions. Retired commercial pilot. Flew for Pan Am and United Airlines for 35 years ...

News | NEWS

Feds Say That Banned Researcher Commandeered a Plane | WIRED

A security researcher who was kicked off a United Airlines flight last month after tweeting a reference to its security vulnerabilities had previously taken control of an airplane mid-flight.

Miscellaneous | Other Kinds of Whatnot

Why You Should Get Free Pizza For Flight Delays

Last Sunday, my cross-country flight got delayed. I was ready to stab someone’s thigh with a butter knife. And then they gave us pizza. Tables and tables, just full of pizza. I became happy, and stabbed nobody.This should happen all the time.

Travel | Travel

Seriously Long-Haul: 10 Longest Non-Stop Flights from the United States | Hopper.com

Since the very beginnings of aviation in America, U.S. flyers have been trying to push the boundaries: Chuck Yeager cracked the sound barrier; Amelia Earhart crisscrossed the Atlantic Ocean, and Buzz Aldrin and Neil Armstrong left footprints on the m...

Travel | Travel

The Curse of the Window Seat | Map Happy

It wasn't until I became a permanent migrant to the aisle that I realized that the person in the window seat is really truly the person that holds the entire power, often in ways that aren't fully appreciated....

Travel | Travel

The simple way to get a good seat on a plane without paying extra

Just because it looks hopeless doesn’t mean you should give up hope for scoring a seat up front. Even if it looks like you’ve got a snowball’s chance in hell...

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

Delta Flight Delay Causes Plane to Take Off With Just 2 Passengers - ABC News

The passenger, a Brooklyn-based man named Chris O'Leary, started tweeting about his amazement before the plane took off, saying how he got a personalized safety briefing.

Style & Fashion | Fashion & Beauty

For Flight Attendants, High Fashion Goes the Way of Free Peanuts - NYTimes.com

Domestic airlines have steadily pared back trendsetting designer looks in favor of uniforms that resemble today’s more utilitarian flying experience.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

How Ordinary Folks Can Cheaply Fly on Private Jets

A lot of private planes are being underused or could fly empty going from one destination to another. That's where you can score deals.

Travel | Travel

The Secret Language Of Flight Attendants Is Your New Inflight Entertainment

Flight attendants are full of secrets. Not only do they nap in a secret cavern and possess the ultimate cure for jet lag, but as we've recently learned, they have their very own language, too. According to real flight crew members, they use a whol...

Travel | Travel

Use a 'Fake' Location to Get Cheaper Plane Tickets!

I can't explain airline pricing but I do know some plane tickets can be cheaper depending on where you buy them or, even better, where you appear to buy them from....

Travel | Travel

How to Find Cheap Flights Online

Booking a flight online can be an aggravating process. After checking for discounts, figuring out the best time to fly, deciding which route to take and making sure the price is right, you're still left wondering if you scored the cheapest fare....

Travel | Travel

7 Gadgets You Should Never Use on a Plane | SmarterTravel

There are some things you just shouldn't bring on a plane: smelly cheese, inappropriate clothing, porn. But gadgets that annoy, intrude upon others, or foster in-flight conflict are at the very top of the list....

Travel | Travel

How to Make Hotel Loyalty Programs Work for Your Family

Family travelers may think that hotel loyalty programs are just for business travelers who log dozens of nights on the road a year. But if you plan even one week-long vacation with your family a year it can pay off to join a loyalty program....

Travel | Travel

15 Delightfully Quirky Airports and Airstrips

Today is International Civil Aviation Day, which makes it the perfect time to celebrate some of the globe’s most amazing places to land.

Travel | Travel

If Gas Is Cheap, Why Are Airfares So Expensive? Good question!

Turns out, a series of industry developments have put airlines firmly in control of prices, in a way they haven't been in perhaps a generation. As a result, fares may be about to rise even more. Fortunately, that doesn't mean travelers have to overpa...

Travel | Travel

8 Travel Hacks for Your Next Vacation | Mental Floss

Contrary to the saying, getting there is not always half the fun. Don’t let airport hassles, dead phones, and suitcase disasters get in your way. Instead, try these convenient travel hacks to make your vacation the relaxing trip it should be.

Travel | Travel

Hawaiian Airlines: 85 years of high-flying fashion - Hawaii Insider

Hawaiian Airlines celebrated its 85th anniversary this week by releasing vintage photos of planes and crews from the decades since Nov. 11, 1929, when it began regularly scheduled service under the name of Inter-Island Airways.

Travel | Travel

The 99 problems with flying!

While there are probably a thousand things that make flying absolutely awful, we narrowed it down to the worst 99.

Science & Technology | Technology

The Airplanes of the Future Won’t Have Windows. You’ll Be Surrounded by Sky.

Vague, over-wing cloud photos are a staple of vacation albums across the Internet, but a British technology incubator wants to do away with them completely. You’ll still be able to see the sky, though. The Centre for Process Innovation is proposing the

Travel | Travel

12 Highlights From Flying First Class on the World's Swankiest Airlines!

This week, a flight from Newark to Denver had to be diverted because two passengers got in a fight over a reclining seat. It's a testament to the state of domestic economy class that most people I talked to about this weren't surprised—this type of thing was bound to happen...

News | Interesting Stories

U.S. tightens security on electronics at overseas airports

The U.S. Transportation Security Administration will not allow cellphones or other electronic devices on U.S.-bound planes at some overseas airports if the devices are not charged up, the agency said on Sunday. The new measure is part of the TSA's ef

Business & Finance | Business

How In-Flight Entertainment Saved JetBlue

What many don’t know about the big JetBlue sale of its LiveTV to Thales in March of this year, which earned the airline $400M, is that it’s actually been a