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Around The World With The Sun

Joan Z. Shore | Posted 08.10.2016 | Impact
Joan Z. Shore

It will go down in the annals of aviation: A round-the-world flight without a drop of fuel. That was the amazing achievement of two Swiss pi...

Looking Back on 50 Years of Flight

Rob Britton | Posted 06.28.2016 | Business
Rob Britton

50 years ago this week, at age 14, I took my first airline flight. My buddy Greg and I finished Sunday-morning caddying at a country club (earned five bucks for 18 holes!), got on our bikes, rode 9 miles to the Minneapolis/St. Paul airport, and - just for fun -- flew to Rochester Minnesota, 72 miles away. The ticket cost $10.50 round-trip.

On World Oceans Day, A View from the Top

Andreas Merkl | Posted 06.09.2016 | Green
Andreas Merkl

We have regulations for everything, but actually we have no regulation for energy efficiency, which means that we can still put all the CO2 we want in the atmosphere and we have no international regulations for the environment, which means that in international waters, everybody is still allowed to do everything.

A Ride on Qatar Airways Inaugural ATL Flight

Dayvee Sutton | Posted 06.06.2016 | Travel
Dayvee Sutton

courtesy Adam for Decisive Moment There were some complications in the departure of Qatar Airways inaugural flight out of Atlanta to Doha, Qatar on ...

JetBlue's 'FlyBabies' Misses The Mark

Shawna Kaszer | Posted 05.05.2016 | Travel
Shawna Kaszer

Are we beginning to lose our humanity? JetBlue's recent FlyBabies promotion really disturbed me. It seems to me that marketing over the years has t...

What I Learned From 20 Years As A Flight Attendant

Thrillist | Posted 04.05.2016 | Travel
Thrillist

By: Meagan Drillinger Credit: Jason Hoffman/Thrillist You know all those images you have of sexy flight attendants in cute outfits jet-setting...

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...

Pilot Uses GPS Tracker To Draw Picture Of A Plane... With A Plane

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 03.14.2016 | Technology

Using GPS trackers to create pictures of running routes is over. A pilot in Germany has taken the "drawing by tracking your movement" concept to the n...

How to Rock the Redeye

Travelle | Posted 03.11.2016 | HuffPost Home
Travelle

If you travel between the U.S. coasts and Europe, just reading "redeye" probably makes you cringe. But unless you want to kill a big part of your day flying, overnight really is the only way to go East.

The Daddy Diaries. Chapter 47. How to Fly With A Toddler.

Dimitri Ehrlich | Posted 03.10.2016 | Parents
Dimitri Ehrlich

I recently went to Los Angeles on a songwriting trip and halfway through, Michelle and Lev joined me. This meant Michelle had to fly from New York to LA with Lev by herself. She was worried he would be difficult on the flight and so researched all the best ways to fly with a 15 month-old.

The Rules for Swapping Seats on a Plane

Map Happy | Posted 03.09.2016 | Travel
Map Happy

The first rule of trading seats is you don't talk about trading seats. This post originally appeared on Map Happy. The second rule of trading seats ...

Exploding Batteries! What You Can and Can't Bring On Board

Map Happy | Posted 03.04.2016 | Travel
Map Happy

Rest assured that our phones are safe for the time being. Other products, however, may not be so fortunate. Here's a handy chart provided by the Federal Aviation Administration.

A Heart Waits for Her Flight

Laura Lowery | Posted 02.24.2016 | Women
Laura Lowery

Your heart can detect the pulse of other hearts around you and it begins to mimic them. Waves form with every beat, carrying information from one heart to another. Most of the time, without even realizing it, we are talking and listening with our hearts.

CEO Talk: Oliver Dlouhy, Co-founder and CEO, Skypicker

Lan Anh Vu | Posted 02.22.2016 | Business
Lan Anh Vu

In this conversation, we discuss everything from how he, as a young man, started his business to what challenges he faced along the way as an entrepreneur.

OK Go's New Zero-Gravity Music Video Is Out Of This World

The Huffington Post | Samantha Guff | Posted 02.11.2016 | Entertainment

OK Go is soaring to new heights in their latest, atmosphere-breaking music video. The band just released the first-ever video filmed entirely in zero...

This Chart Shows Which Credit Cards Get Free Checked Bags

Map Happy | Posted 01.26.2016 | Travel
Map Happy

There are plenty of credit card/airline combinations that give holders the benefit of one or more free checked bags.

What Does It Take to Be a Favorite Airline?

Map Happy | Posted 01.21.2016 | Travel
Map Happy

It's the little things that matter when it comes to winning over customers' loyalties to become a favorite airline. Like a serving of Häagen-Dazs ice cream.

That One Time You Forgot Headphones for the Plane Ride

Map Happy | Posted 01.20.2016 | Travel
Map Happy

There are a couple of options here for in-flight headphones, one that includes being at the mercy of screaming children. Hmmm. This post originally a...

Why I/We Hate Exercise (And How to Circumnavigate Our Reluctance)

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 01.15.2016 | Healthy Living
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Jane Simon, M.D.

This equation is simple:a few minutes of discipline equals hours of comfort, pleasure, a lengthened lifespan, and less time spent on medical procedures.

These Are The 10 Worst Habits Of Airplane Passengers

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 03.10.2016 | Travel

People sometimes forget how to behave when they're on a flight. But what's the very worst thing a fellow passenger can do? London City Airport surveye...

Nine Foolproof Tactics To Secure Overhead Bin Space

Map Happy | Posted 12.28.2015 | Travel
Map Happy

There's no such thing as fight or flight at 35,000 feet. Suspended in a holding pattern, or stuck on the tarmac, we lose all sense of our former selve...

Watch What Happens When This Cat Slips Its Carrier On A Delta Plane

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 12.21.2015 | Weird News

A curious cat scared an attendant when it sauntered around a Delta Air Lines flight. Video footage shows the tortoiseshell strolling around an aircraf...

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.

A Holiday Flight Booking Guide

Travelle | Posted 12.07.2015 | Travel
Travelle

By Eva Baczynska Seeing loved ones and catching up with friends are some of the things we look forward to when we book those holiday trips. Needless ...