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WATCH: Denzel Takes 'Flight'

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 06.07.2012 | Entertainment

The "Flight" trailer has crash landed online. Robert Zemeckis' first live-action film since 2000 harkens back to his last one, "Cast Away," as it f...

WATCH: First Look At The Graphic 'Grey's Anatomy' Finale

Posted 05.16.2012 | TV

A big death is on its way to Seattle Grace, and last week's giant plane crash may have something to do with it. The first six minutes of the Season...

How To Miss Your Flight

Sebastian Lindstrom | Posted 05.07.2012 | Travel
Sebastian Lindstrom

A wave of dread washed over me as I scrambled to get dressed, screamed at my friend to call a cab and then prepared myself mentally for an upcoming epic failure.

WATCH: Swat This! (If You Can)

Posted 01.20.2012 | Science

Fly's got skills. The "fly aerial somersault" seen in the slow motion video is actually an escape maneuver performed when a fly is taken by surprise. ...

13 Things To Think About While Flying

Brian Clegg | Posted 11.15.2011 | Books
Brian Clegg

How can being 40,000 feet up in the sky, traveling at over 500 miles per hour, be anything other than amazing?

Passenger: I Was Strip-Searched Over My 'Appearance'

AP | JEFF KAROUB | Posted 11.13.2011 | Travel

DETROIT — An Ohio woman said Tuesday that she endured nearly four hours in police custody that included being forced off an airplane in handcuff...

Man Jailed For Throwing Peanuts At A Flight Attendent

AP | BRIAN SKOLOFF | Posted 09.11.2011 | Crime

SALT LAKE CITY — A Salt Lake City man has been arrested and jailed after authorities say he pelted a flight attendant with peanuts and pretzels ...

Airlines' Newest Threat: Scorpion Attacks

AP | NIGEL DUARA | Posted 11.15.2011 | Weird News

PORTLAND, Ore. — All Jeff Ellis could do was wait as he sat terrified 30,000 feet in the air staring at the wriggling scorpion that stung him on...

Stowaway Found On U.S. Airways Flight, Police Say

AP | Posted 08.15.2011 | Home

PITTSBURGH -- A US Airways employee was arrested in Pittsburgh after allegedly stowing away on an earlier flight from Florida to North Carolina, autho...

Catholic Nun Forcibly Removed From Plane For Wearing 'Muslim Garb'

Jalees Rehman, M.D. | Posted 06.05.2011 | Comedy
Jalees Rehman, M.D.

Sister Cora-Ann, a Catholic Nun from the Our Lady of Grace Monastery in Dayton, Ohio got the surprise of her life yesterday, when she was asked to leave the plane she had just boarded at the Omaha International Airport.

Australian Inventor Of 'Black Box' Recorder Dies

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

SYDNEY — David Warren, an Australian scientist who invented the "black box" flight data recorder, has died, defense officials said Wednesday. He...

DK Matai | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
DK Matai

Editor's Note: This post has been removed from the Huffington Post....

Academy Award Winning Titanic Composer Scores New Heights

Brian Clark Howard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Brian Clark Howard

What do you do after you've won two Oscars? If you're James Horner, you combine your talents for writing emotional music with your love of flying, and you join the P-51 Mustang aerobatic team.

"Leaving on a Jet Plane"

Jerry Zezima | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

My bag was packed. I was ready to go. For the first time I was flying solo. I was leaving on a jet plane, and though I knew when I'd be back again, oh, baby, I hated to go.

Volcano Ash Flights: EU Says Half Of Normal Flights May Run Monday

AP | ARTHUR MAX | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

AMSTERDAM — Major airlines that sent test flights into European air space found no damage Sunday from the volcanic ash that has paralyzed aviati...

Volcano Ash Cloud Flight Disruptions Worsen In Europe: Italy Closes Airspace

AP | SYLVIA HUI and ANGELA CHARLTON | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

PARIS — The Icelandic volcano that has kept much of Europe land-bound is far from finished spitting out its grit, and offered up new mini-erupti...

Massey Energy Arranged Jet For West Virginia Governor's Flight After Mine Blast

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia's governor flew back to the state hours after last week's deadly mine explosion on a jet provided by the mine'...

Solar EMP and the Mystery of Air France 447

Lawrence E. Joseph | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Lawrence E. Joseph

By scientific consensus, solar EMP blasts will next climax in ferocity and frequency late in 2012 or early 2013. Might be a good idea to harden sensitive electronic components before then.

Reading In Public: Not Everybody's Reading The Top Of The Bestseller List (PHOTOS, POLL)

The Huffington Post | Amy Hertz and Jessie Kunhardt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Reading books in public makes a statement, we think, about how someone feels about a particular work. It usually means someone is engaged enough that ...

O'Hare Delays: 50 More Flights Canceled (UPDATE)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

As the entire Midwest recovers from a brutal snowstorm Thursday, flight patterns are returning to normal at Chicago's two major airports. . Four hund...

Air Travel Made Greener: 4 Tips

Avital Andrews | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Avital Andrews

Though air travel is unavoidable at times, there are a few things responsible travelers can do to make flights greener.

Chicago Flight Makes Emergency Landing

Chicago Breaking News | January 10, 2010 7:48 PM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A United Airlines jetliner damaged its right wing when the landing gear failed to fully deploy today at Newark Liberty International Airport -- making...

Study: Pilots On Fattiest Diets Performed Best

AP | DAVE KOLPACK | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Running a marathon, grab a carbohydrate bar. Lifting weights, gulp a protein shake. But climbing into a fighter jet? Butter-...

Flight Fracas: A Dad Gets Mad

Rob Morrison | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Rob Morrison

I was an enraged and protective father and husband who placed himself between his family and a rude individual who came perilously close to receiving a fat lip.