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Delta Wants to Upgrade Frequent Flyers to Private Jets

Travel + Leisure | Posted 07.31.2015 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

Airlines have already put resources in toting important passengers from flight to flight in luxury cars (think: Mercedes and Porsches) -- this is just the next step in adding an extravagant option every step of the way.

5 Simple Body Hacks To Avoid Jet Lag

Supercompressor | Posted 07.30.2015 | Travel
Supercompressor

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.

Improving Your Flight Plan

Joseph Grant | Posted 07.20.2015 | Travel
Joseph Grant

Summer is a time for leisure and travel. To escape the daily grind and take that lone vacation that we've strived for the other 51 weeks out of the year. Many people fly to these destinations.

Meet the Man Who Flies Around the World for Free

Rolling Stone | Ethan Fedida | Posted 07.20.2015 | Travel
Read More: Flying, Travel News

Ben Schlappig is a master of flying around the world — at no cost to himself....

5 First Class Airplane Cabins That Are Basically Hotel Rooms

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 07.08.2015 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

With personal butlers and turndown service, it's hard to tell whether you're sitting in a hotel room or on an actual airplane. Here are some of the most extravagant airline suites in the sky.

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 Day the Turbulence Was Inside the Plane

Chris Bohjalian | Posted 07.07.2015 | Travel
Chris Bohjalian

Travel has always been a little perilous. Think of those long ocean voyages or stagecoach journeys from centuries past. The world is a messy place. There have always been dangers - and, yes, there have always been those "away" toilet situations.

The History of In-Flight Peanuts and Snacks (and Which Airlines Offer Great Selections)

Hipmunk | Posted 07.07.2015 | Travel
Hipmunk

Airplanes and peanuts: The two go together like movies and popcorn or ball games and franks. But how (and why) did those free baggies became such an airborne institution?

8 Ways to A Painless Long Term Flight

Hipmunk | Posted 07.07.2015 | Travel
Hipmunk

Whether flying for pleasure to Bangkok or taking a regular business trip to Sydney, the long term flight can be hard on the body, mind, and soul. Though the thrill of adventure might keep things interesting for the first few hours, eventually, things are going to get boring and uncomfortable.

Love at First Flight: The Story of Ammed and Estefani Tuniziani

Johnathan Lee Iverson | Posted 07.07.2015 | Arts
Johnathan Lee Iverson

Of all the many trapeze artists I've had the pleasure to present, not a single one ever considered such a career in flight as a plan B or something to hold them over until their real dream kicked in. The trapeze is either for you or it is not.

The Real Dangers Of Flying, According To A Pilot

Supercompressor | Posted 07.01.2015 | Travel
Supercompressor

Turns out there are a few. Hoooraaaaay.

Washing Machine in a Bag and Other Tools for Travel

Christine Negroni | Posted 06.24.2015 | Travel
Christine Negroni

When I travel I am often on my own so compact is best, especially since my Lenovo laptop and assorted techie accoutrement is one entire (albeit small) backpack unto itself.

9 Ways Flying Is Doing Serious Damage to Your Health

Thrillist | Posted 06.16.2015 | Travel
Thrillist

By: Matt Meltzer Credit: Flickr/Roger Schultz While waiting in airport security sucks almost as bad as the people you're waiting in line with, you ...

9 Ways To Be A Decent Human Being On Your Next Flight

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 06.16.2015 | Travel

Whether it's a weekday or the busiest weekend of the year, flying can be a terrible experience. There is one easy way to make the process a little bit...

The Nervous Flier's Guide To Mid-Air Bumps And Glitches

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 06.12.2015 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

Despite the reassurance that you're more likely to win the lottery or be struck by lightning than end up in an aircraft accident, you still can't brush off all nervousness when it's time to board and news headlines of tech glitches and turbulence don't help the cause. Here, we explain a few bumps that may cause flying anxiety.

Flying Re-Imagined: My Experience With Etihad

Eduardo Garcia | Posted 06.08.2015 | Travel
Eduardo Garcia

Now that I'm back after a short hiatus of blogging, I decided to give it a shot at travel blogging, starting with my most recent transformative experience: flying on a middle eastern airline during a 2 week business trip in India.

What It's Like to Ride in a Blimp

Kristan Lawson | Posted 06.09.2015 | Travel
Kristan Lawson

These days, everyone rides on planes. But have you ever ridden in a blimp? Although we often see blimps gliding gently over cities and football stadiums, vey few people have ever flown in one.

9 Reasons You Should Never Drink On A Plane

Thrillist | Posted 05.28.2015 | Travel
Thrillist

Yes, when done properly, drinking on an airplane is the best. Emphasis on "done properly". A lot of times, though, it's not a great idea.

The Best Airlines That Fly to Hawaii

Hopper.com | Posted 05.22.2015 | Travel
Hopper.com

Not only will these airlines fly direct and provide codeshare flights, but several offer multiple flights a day for the same price as a domestic flight in the U.S. And the options keep growing.

The REAL Reason Airplane Wi-Fi Costs So Much

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 05.20.2015 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

Gogo -- not the airlines -- have control over prices, and consumers are already accustomed to paying high rates

Flying With My Toddler

Kaitlyn Jones | Posted 05.20.2015 | Parents
Kaitlyn Jones

The passenger sitting in front me decides even though he isn't sleeping, he is going to take whatever legal space he can get in economy. My injured child wails from the pain of the seat pushed on her head while my bladder lets loose from the pressure of her cranium in my pelvis.

To the Mom Whose Autistic Daughter Was Kicked Off Plane

Julie M Green | Posted 05.15.2015 | Impact
Julie M Green

You don't know me, but I've been thinking about you ever since I read about your family's experience on that United flight. I wish I had been sitting in the aisle across from you when you tried to explain to the crew about Juliette -- about how she needed to eat something hot because when she's hungry, she gets distressed.

Mom: United Airlines Kicked My Family Off Flight Because My Daughter Has Autism

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 05.11.2015 | Parents

An Oregon woman says she plans to sue United Airlines after her family was kicked off a flight last week during an unscheduled landing, which the woma...

My Grandmother and the Barnstormer!

Bil Hitchcock | Posted 05.08.2015 | Comedy
Bil Hitchcock

All families should be lucky enough to have an 'Oma', a character, full of talents that makes us ordinary mortals feel somewhat...well, ordinary.

How Much Does A Flight To Hawaii Cost From Your State?

Hopper.com | Posted 05.08.2015 | Travel
Hopper.com

The faraway Hawaiian Islands, surrounded by endless Pacific Ocean, are not always cheap to reach. Do you know how much it costs, on average, to fly from your state to Hawaii? How about if you're getting a good deal?