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Flight Attendants Reveal What's REALLY In Their Carry-On Bags

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 03.30.2017 | Travel

Flight attendants have crazy schedules that can require back-to-back, multi-day trips with limited room for luggage. As a result, they’re known for ...

Airline Passengers Get A Spectacular Show Flying Through Southern Lights

The Huffington Post | Lee Speigel | Posted 03.27.2017 | Weird News

Passengers on a charter flight from New Zealand to the Antarctic Circle had the thrill of their lives when they flew into the heart of the southern li...

A Visual Evolution Of What We Wear On Planes, From Lapels To Leggings

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 03.27.2017 | Travel

United Airlines blocked girls from wearing leggings on their flight Sunday, not only angering Twitter but also amplifying the difference in dress code...

A Lesson For Everyone From Harrison Ford’s Big Aviation Mess-Up

Steve Siebold | Posted 03.28.2017 | Healthy Living
Steve Siebold

Imagine you’re sitting in a commercial jetliner that’s on the airport taxiway holding short of the runway just prior to takeoff. You gaze out the ...

United Airlines Defends Right To Block Girls In Leggings

The Huffington Post | Lydia Oconnor | Posted 03.27.2017 | Business

United Airlines is defending its right to block certain passengers over their attire after it stopped three girls in leggings from boarding a flight S...

Harrison Ford Called Himself A 'Schmuck' After Latest Plane Incident

Reuters | Stephanie Marcus | Posted 03.25.2017 | Entertainment

Harrison Ford is heard calling himself a “schmuck” in an audio recording released on Friday of his exchange with an air traffic controller followi...

Emirates Airline: 'Let Us Entertain' Passengers Who Can't Bring Laptops, Tablets On Planes

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 03.21.2017 | Politics

One of nine airlines subject to a new rule prohibiting some electronic devices in the cabins of flights to the U.S. responded by offering to entertain...

U.K. To Also Ban Large Electronics On Some Flights From Middle East, Africa

The Huffington Post | Willa Frej | Posted 03.21.2017 | Home

The threat of terrorism has prompted the United Kingdom to follow the United States’ lead and ban passengers from having electronics larger than a c...

10 Secrets Your Pilot Has Always Wanted To Tell You

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 03.21.2017 | Travel

We see flight attendants often, but pilots tend to be much more secluded. With so much airtime and so little face time, there are a few things they wa...

Trump Wants To Privatize Air Traffic Control In The U.S.

Reuters | Jade Walker | Posted 03.16.2017 | Politics

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump is proposing to shift oversight of the U.S. air traffic control from the federal government to an indepe...

American Airlines Is Bringing Back The Perk You Once Hated

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 03.27.2017 | Travel

The state of domestic air travel lacks so many perks that we’re now highlighting the return of once-free (and always derided) airplane food. Americ...

Here's What Hawaiian Airlines Is Doing To Help Fight Climate Change

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 03.03.2017 | Travel

Hawaiian Airlines is the first U.S. airline to join an innovative new research project in the fight against climate change. On Monday, the airline ann...

Delta Airlines Has Its First Black Female Captain

The Huffington Post | Zahara Hill | Posted 03.02.2017 | Black Voices

Twenty years ago, Stephanie Johnson became the first black female pilot for Northwest Airlines. And in 2016, Johnson made history again as Delta Air L...

Mothaf**kin' Mouse On A Mothaf**kin' Plane Delays Flight For 4 Hours

The Huffington Post | Steven Hoffer | Posted 03.02.2017 | Weird News

If Hollywood is looking for a “Snakes On A Plane” sequel, this could be it. Passengers on a British Airways flight were forced to call Samuel L. ...

Video Shows Just How Close Harrison Ford Came To Hitting Another Plane

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 02.22.2017 | Entertainment

This is one of Harrison Ford’s most harrowing moments on film ― and it was real. Video obtained Tuesday by TMZ of his recent piloting mishap shows...

The Airlines Are Terrible At Running Their Businesses, So Let's Turn Air Traffic Control Over To Them

Andrew Schmertz | Posted 02.17.2017 | Politics
Andrew Schmertz

What could go wrong? Imagine that you run a troubled business and a group of people come to you and say they can help. You would want to look into the...

Air France Union Urges Members To Refuse Work On U.S. Flights To Protest Trump's Order

Reuters | Eline Gordts | Posted 01.31.2017 | Home

PARIS (Reuters) - The hardline CGT trade union at Air France has called on its members to refuse to work on U.S.-bound flights in protest against the ...

Serial Airline Tweeter Sean Spicer Says Airport Detainees Shouldn't Complain

The Huffington Post | Jenna Amatulli | Posted 01.30.2017 | Politics

White House press secretary Sean Spicer complains about flying and airports a lot. But when it comes to other people’s travel problems ― especiall...

Flights To D.C. Area Are Packed With Women’s March Participants

The Huffington Post | Elyse Wanshel | Posted 01.20.2017 | Women

This is so fly. On Inauguration Day, social media sites like Instagram, Facebook and Twitter are getting flooded with pictures of excited, nasty women...

Baggage Handler Gets Locked Inside Plane's Cargo Area During Flight

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 01.03.2017 | Weird News

United Express is investigating how a baggage handler became trapped inside the cargo area of one of its planes en route from Charlotte, North Carolin...

Amazon's Flying Warehouse Plan Has A Big Catch

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 12.31.2016 | Technology

Amazon’s proposal for a roaming airborne warehouse might sound impossibly futuristic, but it’s not the reason its Prime Air project is still groun...

Climate Action Takes Flight: An Open Letter From the Aviation Sector to Governments

Michael Gill | Posted 10.09.2016 | Impact
Michael Gill

Aviation already supports around 60 million jobs, a third of global trade by value and half of all international tourists. Our mission is to continue to provide these benefits, particularly in the developing world, whilst at the same time cutting CO2 emissions.

John Celock

Lawmakers Take Steps To Protect Drone Economies

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 03.06.2013 | Politics

The introduction of legislation Wednesday to ban drone use in Kansas has raised concerns over the potential impact of a ban on the state's economy, a ...

Eco Etiquette: What's The Latest On Eco-Friendly Air Travel?

Jennifer Grayson | Posted 07.23.2012 | Green
Jennifer Grayson

Send all your eco-inquiries to Jennifer Grayson at eco.etiquette@gmail.com. Questions may be edited for length and clarity. Has there been any progre...

Airlines and Travelers: Will They Ever Find Love Again?

Linda Kaplan Thaler and Robin Koval | Posted 01.17.2012 | Business
Linda Kaplan Thaler and Robin Koval

Many consumers are no doubt looking forward to stuffing themselves full of turkey, but they're probably not quite as eager to stuff themselves into planes to get there during the busiest travel week of the year.