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- Dec 15 20161 minute
HAWAIIAN’S NEW BUSINESS CLASS CARRIER INSTALLS LIE-FLAT SEATS, ADDS FIRST-CLASS BIDDING TOOL Hawaiian Airlines has debuted a new business class with lie-flat seats for most long-haul routes. The seats were initially available on flights from Honolu
- Nov 25 20163 minutes
You Are 100 Percent Wrong About Boarding Airplanes
The best time to board a plane is last (unless you are rich).
- Sep 1 20162 minutes
Win the New Miles Game
RULE CHANGES HAVE MADE FREE FLIGHTS HARDER TO COME BY. TRY THESE TRICKS TO SCORE NOW.
- Jun 20 20161 minute
Airplane Black Boxes Are Badly out of Date
Vivienne Walt Weeks of hunting for the flight data and voice recorders from EgyptAir Flight 804 have prompted renewed calls to update the way airplanes gather and transmit information. Advocates want to move past an aging black-box system that was i
- Dec 1 20162 minutes
A Brief History Of Gps
Gregory Barber and Alexander Sammon 1956: Sci-fi author Arthur C. Clarke envisions “a position-finding grid whereby anyone on earth could locate himself by means of a couple of dials on an instrument about the size of a watch...No one on the planet
- Dec 15 20162 minutes
New Paths For Pilots
INNOVATIVE NEW AIRLINE PROGRAMS OFFER PILOT CANDIDATES A GUARANTEED SEAT IN THE COCKPIT—WITHOUT HAVING TO ENDURE THE MILITARY OR SUFFER THROUGH CONVOLUTED CIVILIAN TRAINING.
- Jul 1 20161 minute
Clay Dillow WITH NEARLY 2 million lines of code and a host of futuristic technologies, the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter isn’t the kind of product one designs with only a pencil and paper. But Bob Ruszkowski, a longtime aircraft engineer for Lockheed Ma
- Sep 19 20163 minutes
Chesley ‘Sully’ Sullenberger After the Miracle
AS HIS STORY HITS THE BIG SCREEN, THE PILOT WHO SAVED 155 LIVES BY LANDING A JET ON THE HUDSON OPENS UP ABOUT LIFE AS A RELUCTANT HERO
- Feb 1 20133 minutes
The Joys and Pains of Elite Airline Status
Racking up miles to earn elite airline status can be a pain, but the perks are worth it.
- Nov 7 20163 minutes
Private Jets Aren’t So Private Anymore
Services that share planes are hurting sales | “The democratization of private aviation is … here to stay”
- Oct 10 20162 minutes
The Short Flight From Clerk to Cockpit
JetBlue welcomes its first pilot trainees without past experience | “I’m literally blown away by the enthusiasm and raw aptitude”
- Dec 25 20161 minute
No. 25 Because The Universally Acknowledged Dump That Is La Guardia Airport Is Finally Getting An Upgrade.
CHRISTOPHER BONANOS WHEN IT COMES to departure delays, Chicago’s O’Hare International, where 27.5 percent of flights leave late, is actually slightly worse. (La Guardia is at 27.25 percent.) That ranking does not, however, incorporate baggage handli
- Nov 1 20161 minute
Safety Net in the Sky
Technology that tracks aircraft anywhere in the world could boost airlines’ efficiency and make missing planes a thing of the past.
- Nov 1 20153 minutes
How This Private-Aviation Training Agency Takes Service to New Heights
SkyAngels is out to make the skies a bit friendlier for flyers.
- Jun 1 20132 minutes
The Man Making Jet Packs Possible
Flying high with a water-powered jet pack can now be a reality for thrill-seeking tourists thanks to Raymond Li's invention.
- Jan 16 20174 minutes
Lebanon’s Seaside Dump Threatens Not Only the Environment, But Also Airplanes
"To solve this problem they must shut down the Costa Brava landfill and fix the Ghadir River problem from the root. Anything short of that just won’t do."