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Length or Duration? The Fight for the World's Longest Flight

Map Happy | Posted 03.10.2017 | Travel
Map Happy

If you have 17 + hours to spare and want to travel on the longest commercial flight, here's the ticket. This post originally appeared on Map Happy. ...

Be Bold. Be Brave. Be You.

Melissa Curry | Posted 03.10.2017 | Women
Melissa Curry

Today is International Women's Day, a day that in so many ways represents the start of our BYOS story. On this day three years ago my little bar of SUCCESS, which has since been shared over 4,000 times across the globe, was unveiled to a roomful of Irish businesswomen.

Travel Blogger Explains Why He Refuses To Eat Complimentary Airline Meals

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 06.23.2015 | Travel

If you've ever taken a long-distance flight, you may be familiar with the items that most airlines try to pass off as food to their unassuming passeng...

The 10 Best Airlines In The World | Posted 06.22.2016 | Travel

We may have the best barbecue ribs and baseball teams, but when it comes to airlines, the United States has fallen slightly behind. The latest Skytrax World Airline Awards, which rank global airlines in a number of categories, are out.

The World's 10 Most Expensive Plane Tickets Will Blow You Away | Posted 05.27.2016 | Travel

They are loaded with luxurious add-ons and bespoke services, brimming with champagne and caviar. But most of all, they have a great big whopping price tag to match.

Seriously Long-Haul: 10 Longest Non-Stop Flights from the United States | Posted 06.17.2015 | Travel

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 moon.

The 10 Airlines With The Best Economy Class Seats | Posted 05.17.2015 | Travel

To help you find the airlines that offer the best bang for your buck in terms of comfort, we've used the World Airline Awards for reference to build this list of the ten best economy class seats. Enjoy!

Richard's Picks: The 8 Great Airlines for 2015

Richard Bangs | Posted 12.02.2014 | Travel
Richard Bangs

Yes, one lone travel warrior can hardly contest with the crowd-sourcing data we've come to expect and rely upon with the likes of TripAdvisor, Yelp an...

The 10 Longest Non-Stop Flights From Los Angeles | Posted 11.29.2014 | Travel

While in terms of total passenger traffic, LAX still sits somewhere in sixth or seventh place globally; it's always claimed the crown for the planet's busiest single origin and destination airport.

Delta to Let Four 747s Fly Out of the Fleet

Christine Negroni | Posted 10.01.2014 | Travel
Christine Negroni

In a startling change of plans, Delta Air Lines today confirmed that it will retire four of its Boeing 747s beginning in September.

Bid On Your Airline Seat The Next Time You Fly

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 05.31.2014 | Travel

Hate your airline seat? Bid higher next time. That's right, it's auction time in the skies as airlines are creating a unique way of determining se...

Flight Attendants Ask For Less Sexy Uniforms

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 05.06.2014 | Travel

Flight attendants from a Chinese union have asked Cathay Pacific for less revealing uniforms, saying the current outfit is contributing to high levels...

Computer Outage Causes Worldwide Flight Delays

Posted 08.06.2013 | Travel

A computer outage is being blamed for causing major delays at airports worldwide, KTLA reported. Sabre, a reservation system used by many carriers,...

How Technology Is Changing Commercial Flight

Erica Swallow | Posted 09.28.2013 | Technology
Erica Swallow

And I can't imagine what it must have been like to be John Prince, a 12-year-old on an old rivet-covered plane, flying high above his Canadian homeland, listening to the flight attendant shout out directions, because there was no PA system.

PHOTOS: Ranking The Best First And Business Class Airlines

Dane Steele Green | Posted 06.05.2012 | Travel
Dane Steele Green

No matter who makes it or who flies it, a plane can be boiled down to this: It's a metal tube with wings on the side, a fin on the back and pointy bit up front.

What I Learned About China and the Environment from Cathay Pacific

Jack Davis | Posted 12.14.2011 | Home
Jack Davis

Traveling to China taught me that though poverty and lack of modernization is everywhere, the people affected most by it are often the ones dedicated most to reversing it.

Traveling to China with the Cathay Pacific Green Explorers

Jack Davis | Posted 12.11.2011 | Home
Jack Davis

This summer I was given the opportunity of a lifetime. It began on Twitter when a travel blogger tweeted, "Looking for high school students in LA for trip to China sponsored by Cathay Pacific." Before I knew it, I was on a Cathay Pacific jet on my way to Hong Kong.

Racy Pics Spark Airline Investigation

AOL Travel News | Posted 10.08.2011 | Travel


..As WestJet Profit Soars

CP | Posted 10.04.2011 | Home

CALGARY - WestJet has seen its second-quarter profits soar almost 275 per cent as higher fares and cost controls helped offset increased fuel prices, ...

WATCH: Pilot Thanks Passengers For Staying Calm During Emergency Landing

AOL Travel News | Posted 07.16.2011 | Travel

The engine of a Cathay Pacific plane caught fire during flight on Monday, forcing a harrowing emergency landing in Singapore, the Associated Press rep...

Airlines: The Best International First Class Cabins

TravelSort | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

While all of my "picks" excel in just about every category, I've broken them down by the four major categories as I see them: best service, food, seat, and entertainment.

Best Airlines In the WORLD: Skytrax

Sara Yin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

From rude stewardesses to plasticine food, flying is a painful experience for a lot of us. As the airline industry struggles to recover from the reces...