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Surviving A Crash & Avoiding Hypothermia (VIDEO)

Jon Hotchkiss | Posted 04.26.2016 | Travel
Jon Hotchkiss

On January 15, 2009 US Air flight 1549 took off from New York's LaGuardia airport headed for Charlotte, North Carolina. Three minutes into the flight,...

A Drone May Have Struck A Passenger Jet For The First Time

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 04.18.2016 | World

British Airways pilots said their aircraft was hit by a drone while approaching London's Heathrow Airport on Sunday afternoon. Police are investigatin...

Common Myths About Flying You Shouldn't Believe

Thrillist | Posted 03.22.2016 | Travel
Thrillist

By: Nadia Imafidon Credit: IM_photo/Shutterstock Because the dudes on MythBusters can't spend every episode disproving outrageous claims peopl...

Turbulence In The Aisle: Women Brawl Over Boom Box On Plane

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 03.10.2016 | Weird News

Five women brawled over a boom box on a flight to Los Angeles International Airport Wednesday but none -- at least for the moment -- has to face the m...

6 Must Have Accessories for Any Business/Plane Trip

Paula Froelich | Posted 02.17.2016 | Travel
Paula Froelich

So, after logging in thousands of miles, sometimes days in a row on a plane, I've decided to do my own basic list... and I can tell you this.

How to Get to Super Bowl 50 for $50

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 02.04.2016 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

by Brian Sumers, Condé Nast Traveler Photo: Thomas Iannaccone/Courtesy of CNP Montrose On a private jet, no less! Private jet company JetS...

Cell Phone Video Captures Terrifying Flight After Blast Rips Hole In Plane

The Huffington Post | Alexandra Ma | Posted 02.03.2016 | World

Cell phone footage taken inside a passenger plane over Somalia on Tuesday shows a large hole that a mid-flight explosion left on the side of the jet. ...

The Flight of the Concorde: An Analysis

Dane Steele Green | Posted 01.06.2016 | Travel
Dane Steele Green

As with all labors of love, this is one we will just have to sit back and watch while the players maneuver. As a frequent traveler myself, I like the idea of the Concorde flying again. And landing. Safely.

The Most Ridiculous Things That Happened On Planes This Year

Thrillist | Posted 12.11.2015 | Travel
Thrillist

It's scientifically proven that flying makes you look and feel your absolute worst. So it shouldn't shock anybody that it can also make you act your absolute worst too.

The Unwritten Rules of Flying We All Need To Follow

Erin Block | Posted 12.10.2015 | Travel
Erin Block

Traveling can be stressful, but remember these commandments to make your experience as easy as possible.

The U.S. Airlines With The Best Wi-Fi

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 11.24.2015 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

Many airlines are installing faster satellite-based systems with enough capacity to satisfy everyone. So which airline is the best?

Aircraft Laser Strikes Soar To All-Time High

The Huffington Post | Nadya Agrawal | Posted 11.19.2015 | Crime

People increasingly are pointing lasers at aircraft, despite hefty fines and prison sentences for those who are caught. On one night this month, aviat...

This Is What The Inside Of A $53 Million Jet Looks Like

Architectural Digest | Posted 11.18.2015 | Travel
Architectural Digest

By Nick Mafi for Architectural Digest. (photos: Embraer) To step inside the Embraer Lineage 1000E is to enter a world of among the finest amenities...

And The Airlines With The Most Legroom Are...

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 04.08.2016 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

Newer and more efficient airplanes means airlines are offering longer and longer flights, but can you handle 13 hours with only 30 inches of space? Condé Nast Traveler reports which airlines, both domestic and international, offer the best (and the worst) legroom.

These Are The Best Airlines In The U.S.

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 04.08.2016 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

by Barbara Peterson, Condé Nast Traveler Courtesy Virgin America Condé Nast Traveler readers rate America's airlines, large and small. Who h...

Skydiving the Swiss Alps vs. Stairway to Heaven

Stephen Harris | Posted 10.07.2015 | Travel
Stephen Harris

'Stairway to Heaven' and a 'Skydive' seem to reflect opposite directions, but for me they will now be forever linked... I was showered, up for breakf...

Tips For Flying While Fat

Ravishly | Posted 10.06.2015 | Women
Ravishly

When horrifically cruel letters to fat people on planes go viral, and even the occasional attendant can appear to be judgmental, well, flying isn't on the list of "Fun Things Fat People Can Do." But there are tricks that you can utilize to make it less difficult, and, dare I say, fun. I fly A LOT for work and some flights have become enjoyable as I've learned more tricks to keep me comfy.

The Real Cost of the Same-Day Change Fee

Map Happy | Posted 08.31.2015 | Travel
Map Happy

If I had known about same-day change fees then I probably wouldn't have panicked so much. The average change fee costs anywhere from $100 to $200 these days, making it sometimes cheaper to ditch the flight than taking it.

'Just What the Doctor Ordered'

Jerry Zezima | Posted 08.18.2015 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

I began to wonder about my longevity when I read that researchers in the United Kingdom had created a survey that can calculate a person's chances of dying in the next five years.

11 Greatest Sissies Of The Screen

Matt Baume | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Matt Baume

When I was a nervous queer kid in the suburbs, afraid of my own capacity for mincing, I was desperate for a knight in sparkling armor to rescue me. I needed someone to show me that it's OK to lift your pinky, it's safe to swish.

Top 10 Sex and Dating Tips from Airplane! Quotes

Em & Lo | Posted 07.24.2016 | Entertainment
Em & Lo

Earlier this week we celebrated the 35th anniversary of the movie Airplane! with 35 little known facts about the classic comedy. Today, because Airplane! is pretty much the most quotable movie in the entire history of movies, we offer you ten sex and dating tips via some of the film's most (in)famous lines.

Airplane! Is 35 -- Shirley You Can't Be Serious?

Em & Lo | Posted 07.23.2016 | Entertainment
Em & Lo

Here are 35 little known facts about the movie to celebrate this awesome movie's birthday.

See Spot Run Wild

Joseph P. Farrell | Posted 07.15.2016 | Comedy
Joseph P. Farrell

I could describe the shirt if I had to, but I don't know what I spilled on it or where the spill occurred, though we were probably at the airport eating fish tacos an hour after our flight was scheduled to leave, which it did, despite the fact that we weren't on it.

This Airplane Seat Design Will Haunt You Forever

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 07.13.2016 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

Zodiac Seats France has introduced a new seating configuration that should only exist in the darkest of nightmares. The design takes the already dreaded middle seat of the row and rotates it 180 degrees to maximize space, thus establishing the "Economy Class Cabin Hexagon."

5 First Class Airplane Cabins That Are Basically Hotel Rooms

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 07.08.2016 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

With personal butlers and turndown service, it's hard to tell whether you're sitting in a hotel room or on an actual airplane. Here are some of the most extravagant airline suites in the sky.