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This Is What The Inside Of A $53 Million Jet Looks Like

Architectural Digest | Posted 11.18.2015 | Travel
Architectural Digest

By Nick Mafi for Architectural Digest. (photos: Embraer) To step inside the Embraer Lineage 1000E is to enter a world of among the finest amenities...

Germs on a Plane! It Pays to Be a Total Hypochondriac

Map Happy | Posted 11.11.2015 | Travel
Map Happy

I think morphing into germaphobe is just something that comes with the territory... the territory of an airplane. I'm generally pretty relaxed...

My Dad Was A Ball Turret Gunner In World War II

Iris Ruth Pastor | Posted 11.11.2015 | Fifty
Iris Ruth Pastor

I wasn't the brightest kid. I grew up believing the tale my father told me -- that I had spent World War II being toted around on his back. It wasn't until I was about 9-years-old that I realized the impossibility.

No, Airbus, I Don't Want to Be Stacked

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 10.12.2015 | Travel
Magda Abu-Fadil

I don't fancy sitting on top of other passengers in an A380 or larger plane, and worrying about more people breathing the same recycled, often staler, air pumped into the cabin.

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...

A Look Back At The Long And Difficult Search For MH370

The Huffington Post | Charlotte Alfred | Posted 08.06.2015 | World

After an international search spanning 17 months, Malaysia said on Wednesday that the first piece of debris from missing flight MH370 had been fo...

Man Tries To Set A Fire Aboard Plane In China

AP | Nick Robins-Early | Posted 07.26.2015 | World

BEIJING (AP) — A man attempted to set a fire on board a Chinese flight early Sunday, but was restrained by passengers and crew members and take...

Small Plane Crashes Into Tokyo Neighborhood

AP | Nick Robins-Early | Posted 07.26.2015 | World

TOKYO (AP) — A small plane crashed into a quiet neighborhood in Tokyo on Sunday, killing the pilot, a passenger and a woman on the ground, whil...

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.

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...

The Newest Way To Find The Best Airfare Deals

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 06.19.2015 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

ExitFares could revolutionize the hunt for airfare deals by mining social media updates, message board posts, e-newsletters, and more to compile the best values anywhere.

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.

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

When Lightning Strikes Airplanes

Map Happy | Posted 05.12.2015 | Travel
Map Happy

Before anyone starts to freak out about lightning striking them clear out of the air with the force of God, having lightning hit a plane is really no biggie.

Every Question You've Ever Had About Flying, Answered By A Pilot

Supercompressor | Posted 10.20.2015 | Travel

Let's just put it right out there: flying is a king-sized pain in the ass. The cramped seats, the recycled air, the turbulence, the mysterious noises. Determined to conquer my own personal fear, I sought out Tom Bunn -- an experienced airline captain and licensed therapist.

The 6 Freakiest Things Smuggled Through Airport Security

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 05.19.2015 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

While TSA agents were checking baggage at Fort Lauderdale in 2013, they came across clay pots containing fragments of an actual human skull. The security lines were slowed down tremendously as the area had to be treated as a crime scene.

8 Ways to Zap Your Fear of Flying Forever

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 05.06.2015 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

I can't remember the order in which things happened, but there was a tremendous crackling noise, a burst of light, and what felt like the snap of a whip across the plane. People screamed. We stared at each other wide-eyed. What the hell just happened?

9 Ways To Get Over Your Fear Of Flying

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 04.27.2015 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

Feeling stressed about a trip? Follow these expert tips for easing your fear of flying. If you become an anxious mess every time you board a plane, you're not alone. "It's a fear that's particularly difficult to tackle because we need repetition to overcome our fears," says Reid Wilson, Ph.D.

The Curse of the Window Seat

Map Happy | Posted 04.28.2015 | Travel
Map Happy

It wasn't until I became a permanent migrant to the aisle that I realized that the person in the window seat is really truly the person that holds the entire power, often in ways that aren't fully appreciated.

What Flying Used To Be Like... And What We Hope It's Like In The Future

The Huffington Post | Kate Auletta | Posted 01.22.2015 | Travel

We all know air travel has changed significantly over the years, but did you know that planes used to cruise at 100 miles an hour back in the day? ...

Civilized Travel by Rail

Minnesota Historical Society | Posted 03.18.2015 | Travel
Minnesota Historical Society

As the icy winds of winter continue to make their presence known, many Minnesotans are headed to warmer climates for a welcome getaway. At the airp...

From Planes to Show Boat, Fernwood 2 Night to The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Fred Willard looks back on his storied career

Jim Hill | Posted 01.06.2015 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

This fall has been full of firsts for Fred Willard. Take -- for example -- last month, when Willard made his daytime drama debut on The Bold and the Beautiful. Fred appeared in four episodes of this long-running CBS soap opera back in October and loved every minute of it.

Spruce Creek, Florida -- A Fly-In Private Gated Community

Sidonie Sawyer | Posted 11.14.2014 | Weird News
Sidonie Sawyer

Look left, look right, but mostly look up. The former WWII Navy airfield found itself recycled into the largest residential fly-in community in America, with 5,000 permanent residents in 1,300 homes and 700 hangars used to park the villagers' favorite mode of transportation: airplanes.

Disneytoon Studios worked closely with CalFire to make "Planes: Fire & Rescue" as authentic as possible

Jim Hill | Posted 09.14.2014 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

"Do your research." That is the lesson that John Lasseter -- Chief Creative Officer of Walt Disney & Pixar Animation Studios -- has repeatedly drille...