A Virgin Atlantic flight from Los Angeles to London peaked at a whopping 801 mph Monday evening 35,000 feet over Pennsylvania. "[N]ever ever seen this kind of tailwind in my life as a commercial pilot," tweeted Peter James, a jet captain.
Somewhere near Omaha, Nebraska there sits a fleet of airplanes ready to shepherd the president to safety when the apocalypse comes.
The European plane maker said Thursday that it will stop delivering A380s in 2021 after its key customer, Dubai-based airline Emirates, slashed its orders for the world's largest airliner.
Bargain-hunting travelers beware of this potential trend: Germany's largest airline is suing a passenger who skipped the last leg of a booked flight, a practice called "skip lagging."
We're not exactly sure of the science here, which means we're fairly certain it's magic.
... but perhaps someday an innovative airline will adopt the modified version of this ideal method.
Officials from the Adolfo Suárez-Madrid Barajas airport are trying to find the owners of a plane that has been parked on the tarmac, without moving, for years.
The only thing that's not white is the asphalt of the runway.
Astoundingly, all forms of smoking weren't formally banned on airplanes until 2000.
?In what is apparently?just a practice run?for Tennessee's gubernatorial inauguration, a military C-17 aircraft swooped over Nashville, getting extremely close to a downtown building and scaring the crap out of office workers.
Inside the rise and fall of Trump Shuttle, a very expensive, half-baked business decision.
A troll gives his two cents on an activity that completely miserable until you finally reach your destination.
A spellbinding touchdown at the Zurich Airport.
Flying isn't usually a fun activity, but human moments like this can make all the difference.
"If you think threading a needle is hard, imagine doing it while piloting a $150-million fighter jet."
There is nearly no margin for error here, and they pull it off casually.
We're over drones — we're all about this 6,000-watt model jet now.
These fearless cleaners have to dangle 200-feet in the air to get these British Royal Airforce planes shining again.
While this is reprehensible, we're also wondering?who in their right mind would plonk down fat wads of cash on a security conveyer belt?
It's hard to imagine that a few decades ago flight attendants were required by contract to stay single so they could potentially be the passengers' "next wife."
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