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The 10 Best Airlines In The World

Hopper.com | Posted 06.22.2015 | Travel
Hopper.com

We may have the best barbecue ribs and baseball teams, but when it comes to airlines, the United States has fallen slightly behind. The latest Skytrax World Airline Awards, which rank global airlines in a number of categories, are out.

The World's 10 Most Expensive Plane Tickets Will Blow You Away

Hopper.com | Posted 06.04.2015 | Travel
Hopper.com

They are loaded with luxurious add-ons and bespoke services, brimming with champagne and caviar. But most of all, they have a great big whopping price tag to match.

10 Coolest Airline Amenities

Hopper.com | Posted 05.04.2015 | Travel
Hopper.com

With all the airline fees adding up, it's hard to remember what perks you get as a passenger. However, there are still some airlines that show their appreciation for customers, dishing out amenities that make them stand out from the rest.

Lessons for Entrepreneurs From Lee Kuan Yew

Shastri Purushotma | Posted 05.30.2015 | Business
Shastri Purushotma

While there is much to learn from this remarkable statesman and the transformative experience of Singapore that could fill many volumes, I would like to focus in the short space here on a few key lessons that entrepreneurs and companies can take from the founding and rapid growth of Singapore.

How to Get a First-Class Seat On One of the Most Coveted Flights

U.S. News Travel | Posted 05.27.2015 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

Singapore Airlines' Suites Class product, available on the Airbus A380, made headlines in 2014 after a blogger published his review of the lavish, first-class experience.

The 10 Airlines With The Best Economy Class Seats

Hopper.com | Posted 05.17.2015 | Travel
Hopper.com

To help you find the airlines that offer the best bang for your buck in terms of comfort, we've used the World Airline Awards for reference to build this list of the ten best economy class seats. Enjoy!

Nine Rules for Effective Online Content

Tom Doctoroff | Posted 02.22.2015 | Business
Tom Doctoroff

Design improvements are usually implemented incrementally, even granularly. Over time, however, the look and feel of advertising can evolve significantly when based on data that fuel content optimization: test, learn, apply.

Why I Left Delta and Took My Diamonds Elsewhere

John Nicholson | Posted 02.07.2015 | Travel
John Nicholson

In this traveler's eyes, American air carriers generally, and Delta specifically, have slipped from atop the quality and service rankings. They have gone from diamonds to diamonds in the rough. And with a good bit of polishing, we may both one day be Diamonds again.

15 Things You Could Buy Instead Of This Airplane Seat

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 10.10.2014 | Travel

Our minds were simply blown when we stumbled upon these stunning wide-angle photos of airplane suites, the majorly glammed-up version of your typical ...

Get Free International Stopovers on These Airlines

Hopper.com | Posted 11.23.2014 | Travel
Hopper.com

For adventurous travelers, a free trip to an exotic city is a mouthwatering prospect. Stopovers -- connections between flights of more than 24 hours -- provide a sneaky way to do just that, giving travelers two holidays for the price of one.

Who's First in First? Best in Business?

George Hobica | Posted 10.18.2013 | Travel
George Hobica

There's no such thing as "pure" business class or "pure" first class anymore. Which airlines? Which routes? Which planes? On some airlines, business class is better than first class on other airlines. Some routes have fancier business and first. It's hard to keep up.

Airfares Higher, But New Planes Take Out Some Sting

George Hobica | Posted 07.17.2013 | Travel
George Hobica

Airfares are higher than they've been in years, but there's some good news: airlines are at least putting your money to good use, buying new planes with the latest in-flight entertainment systems, seats that maximize knee-room if not hip room, and inflight connectivity.

World's Longest Flight Ending

AP | SCOTT MAYEROWITZ | Posted 10.26.2012 | Travel

NEW YORK -- The world's longest commercial flight – Singapore to Newark, N.J. – is being cancelled. Singapore Airlines announced Wednesda...

World's Longest Flight Gets Wi-Fi

Posted 09.06.2012 | Travel

Long considered by business travelers to be an 18-hour respite from emails and conference calls, the long-haul aircrafts that fly between Newark Liber...

Minimalist Art by David Mitchell

J. Michael Welton | Posted 06.25.2012 | Arts
J. Michael Welton

Minimalist David Mitchell creates works of art that are almost architectural, then photographs them.

PHOTOS: Ranking The Best First And Business Class Airlines

Dane Steele Green | Posted 06.05.2012 | Travel
Dane Steele Green

No matter who makes it or who flies it, a plane can be boiled down to this: It's a metal tube with wings on the side, a fin on the back and pointy bit up front.

Ask Airfarewatchdog: Your Airline Conundrums Answered

George Hobica | Posted 04.24.2012 | Travel
George Hobica

Answering an interesting question about frequent flyer miles -- and is China really worth a trip?

Singapore, I Love You. Here's Why.

George Hobica | Posted 04.16.2012 | Travel
George Hobica

While the world was making fun, Singapore became an amalgam of an Asian Las Vegas with a bit of Manhattan, Sydney and Los Angeles thrown in. Watch out Macau, Hong Kong and Dubai.

Singapore Airline's World Class Service

Yvonne Yorke | Posted 03.13.2012 | Travel
Yvonne Yorke

The gracious "Singapore Girl" flight attendants in their custom-made, sarong kebaya uniforms -- a traditional Malaysian style of long dress -- were rarely without a smile on their faces.

Airline Passenger Faces Caning For Groping Flight Attendant

Posted 12.22.2011 | Travel

A Ukrainian man is facing punishment for allegedly groping a Singapore Airlines flight attendant last month, The Straits Times reported. Sierkov S...

The Passenger Aircraft Caste System

Dane Steele Green | Posted 01.28.2012 | Travel
Dane Steele Green

As the lines to the back of the jet get backed up with people, the commoners get a glimpse of what is offered in front of them. They are teased as the upper class fidgets with their electronic massage seats while sipping on cold red wine and munching on salted nuts.

Plane Slides Off Munich Runway

AP | Posted 01.03.2012 | World

BERLIN — A spokesman for Munich airport says a Singapore Airlines flight with some 200 passengers aboard slid off the runway just after landing ...

Airlines That Charge for a "Civilized Experience"

Christine Negroni | Posted 11.06.2011 | Travel
Christine Negroni

I learned how to open the airplane door in an emergency, help a handicapped person into a seat, take down a disruptive passenger and deploy the evacuation slide.

Showering at 30,000 Feet: Aboard the Super-Jumbo A380, Life is Large

Peter Mandel | Posted 08.01.2011 | Travel
Peter Mandel

The plane I'm about to board, the super-jumbo Airbus A380, has brought a certain excitement back to air travel since its debut in 2007.

Fasten Your Seatbelts and Turn on Your Magazines

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

According to Innovations in Magazines 2011 World Report, Singapore Airlines converted three of its publications to digital in July 2010 when two Boeing 777-300ERs began offering the new version in non-paper form.