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One Of The Last Original Tuskegee Airmen Instructors Dies At 96

AP | Lilly Workneh | Posted 11.19.2015 | Black Voices

ATLANTA (AP) -- Milton Pitts Crenchaw, a flight instructor who trained the Tuskegee Airmen - the first African-Americans to fly combat airplanes in W...

How To Travel During Thanksgiving And Not Lose Your Mind

Travelle | Posted 11.16.2015 | Travel

Follow Travelle on Instagram and Facebook By Stephanie DeRosa With the millions of travelers who venture out onto the roads and into the air f...

The Only Time You Can Recline Your Seat And Other Travel Tips

Lewis Krell | Posted 11.12.2015 | Travel
Lewis Krell

In regular society, your neighbor does not have the right to any part of your backyard and no man is allowed to purposely block your path to a fire escape in a crowded place. Somehow during air travel all of these agreed upon laws and social customs are completely ignored.

How To Beat Long Flight Blues

Travelle | Posted 11.05.2015 | Travel

Whether you're traveling for work or fun, being stuck in an airplane for hours en route to your destination can be the least fun part of the trip. There is possibly nothing more boring than sitting still in a small space with nothing to do.

12 Things Flight Attendants Want You To Know

Dayvee Sutton | Posted 10.28.2015 | Travel
Dayvee Sutton

Flight attendants are the face of the airlines. It's their job to ensure that your flight is as pleasant as possible. They go out of their way to ensure our travel is uneventful.

What 3,000 Miles Feels Like

Lauren DePino | Posted 10.13.2015 | Women
Lauren DePino

Exactly one month ago, I boarded a one-way flight from Philadelphia to Los Angeles. It was overbooked. When I waited at the gate, an airline attendant offered me a $500 voucher to not take the flight. I considered it. I've never left home in my life.

This Flight Attendant's Note Went Viral For All The Right Reasons

The Huffington Post | Nadya Agrawal | Posted 10.09.2015 | Travel

Taylor Tippett is a Washington, D.C.-based flight attendant and the force behind the project Words From the Window Seat.   It started about ...

Apparently People Still Board the Wrong Flight All the Time

Map Happy | Posted 10.07.2015 | Travel
Map Happy

Ever accidentally pull a Home Alone and get on the wrong flight? It doesn't just happen in the movies.

Airport Wi-Fi Hacks You Need To Know Before You Fly

Thrillist | Posted 09.25.2015 | Travel

By: Joe Oliveto Credit: Shutterstock Airports are the worst. Food is overpriced, people are rude, and the TSA procedures remind you of that ni...

Here's How Much Your Holiday Flights Will Cost This Year

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 09.22.2015 | Travel

Holiday travel may not totally break your bank this year, but you should definitely book right NOW. Travel research company Hopper predicts that holi...

How to Avoid the Heat on Your Next Flight

Christopher Elliott | Posted 09.13.2015 | Travel
Christopher Elliott

When Eric Crusius boarded his recent American Airlines flight from Washington to Dallas, the air conditioning was powered down and the cabin started to heat up quickly, just as you might expect an aluminum tube to do under the heat of the late summer sun.

How I Got Over My Fear Of Flying

Thrillist | Posted 09.01.2015 | Travel

I'm afraid of a lot of things: spiders, rabies, eye contact -- but I once went an entire decade without setting foot on a plane, and that fear practically sucked the air out of my life. Then, last year, I got on a plane and haven't looked back since.

Europe Is Trying To Regulate Drones To Protect Airplanes

Reuters | Alexandra Ma | Posted 08.26.2015 | Technology

BERLIN/FRANKFURT, Germany, Aug 26 (Reuters) -- No-drone zones, software to block flights into sensitive areas and registration rules are among propos...

7 Airport Tech Hacks Every Traveler Should Know

Supercompressor | Posted 08.11.2015 | Travel

By: Alex Bracetti Credit: iStock/scanrail Airports are pretty bad in and of themselves, but the hassles and restrictions they place on our gadgets ...

Five Travel Tips To Help Stop Human Trafficking

Stephanie Hepburn | Posted 08.10.2015 | Impact
Stephanie Hepburn

It's not terribly surprising to learn that many trafficking victims have been exploited in a hotel. An NGO recently launched #DoesYourHotelKnow, a new awareness campaign that alerts hotels and travelers on what to do if we think it's happening (key: you don't have to be certain, that's up to the authorities to figure out).

5 Simple Body Hacks To Avoid Jet Lag

Supercompressor | Posted 07.30.2015 | Travel

It's easy to get pumped about traveling abroad, but if you've ever been punished with a crippling case of jet lag, you know the struggle to reboot your body clock in unfamiliar territory is very real.

12 Ways to Stay Productive at the Airport

Lauren Jessen | Posted 07.14.2015 | Travel
Lauren Jessen

Don't let extra time you have at the airport or on the plane go to waste. Whether you want to sleep to regain energy, make new friends and contacts, catch up with your sister on the phone, or complete your work tasks, there are various things you can do to stay productive.

Calling Millions of Muslims to Secretly Check in for This Flight

Dr. Faheem Younus | Posted 07.13.2015 | Religion
Dr. Faheem Younus

To my Muslim family, you know Ramadan starts on June 18 this year. Many in the West believe it's a month when we abstain from food and drink during daytime. That's true. But in reality, Ramadan is about abstaining from all carnal desires, not just food. It's a spiritual flight requiring us to follow certain protocols.

Why These Flights Were 50% Off (and How to Get One Next Time) | Posted 07.08.2015 | Travel

The Hopper app is perfect -- not only will it watch regular routes and flash sales for you, but we'll also notify you when we see a mistake fare on our radar. Hopper watches billions of flight prices every day, so we spot those mistake fares in real time. Then we pass the savings onto you.

The Scariest Airports To Fly Into

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 07.08.2015 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

Flying might be one of the safest modes of transportation, but you must admit -- landing at one of these airports will make even the most confident flier grip the arm rest.

The Art of Vacationing

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 07.06.2015 | Healthy Living
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

Whether your vacation is for a day or a year. Whether it's on a cruise ship or in a campground. Whether it's on the other side of the world or at a local park, it can be a transformative experience. It can be a work of art. It can be life changing. Take one soon. You can't afford not to.

After 2 Hollywood Stars Fall, the Fourth of July Might Be the Day to Rethink the Freedom of Flying

Ben Hellwarth | Posted 07.06.2015 | Impact
Ben Hellwarth

It usually takes a while for the NTSB to complete its final accident reports, but its preliminary report about Horner's accident, released on June 29, tells a haunting story reminiscent of many other private plane crashes, especially those involving single-engine craft.

15 Photos that Capture the Magic of Aviation

DL Cade | Posted 06.22.2015 | Travel
DL Cade

Human flight is a modern-day miracle. One day we were staring at the birds longing for their high-flying freedom; the next a pair of brothers were...

5 (Totally Free) Ways To Make Your Flight Better | Posted 06.17.2015 | Travel

Staying comfortable in the air is not always easy. Legroom is tight, planes are packed, and comforting extras, like snacks and entertainment, can cost extra. But Hopper is here to help. We found five ways you can stay comfy on a plane -- and unlike that bag of potato chips, these are all free.

Hummingbirds Are All the Buzz

Steve Zack | Posted 06.10.2015 | Green
Steve Zack

Hummingbirds are evolutionary copycats. Some 40 million years ago, they began exploiting a mutually beneficial exchange that bees and flowers had developed 130 million years before: a trade of pollination for nectar.