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The 10 Longest Non-Stop Flights From Los Angeles

Hopper.com | Posted 09.29.2014 | Travel
Hopper.com

While in terms of total passenger traffic, LAX still sits somewhere in sixth or seventh place globally; it's always claimed the crown for the planet's busiest single origin and destination airport.

Get Free International Stopovers on These Airlines

Hopper.com | Posted 09.23.2014 | 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.

The 10 Longest Non-Stop Flights from New York

Hopper.com | Posted 09.10.2014 | Travel
Hopper.com

The team at Hopper has put together this list of the 10 longest non-stop flights from New York City; the ones that take passengers further afield than anywhere else, from the bubbling bazaars of Indian Mumbai, to the seething streets of China's megacities.

Subsidies for Big Business: Why Are We Doing This Again?

Mike Lux | Posted 10.14.2014 | Politics
Mike Lux

One area where a lot of us populist progressives agree with at least the rhetoric of the Tea Party is the issue of subsidies to big business. Case in point: the Export-Import Bank.

What Is the Deal With the Export-Import Bank?

Mike Lux | Posted 07.23.2014 | Politics
Mike Lux

By receiving financial subsidies from the Export-Import Bank of the US, an airline with antiquated laws is getting unfair competitive advantage over American companies. American taxpayers should no longer be giving their money to foreign companies whose principles run contrary to ours.

'The Shawati' Interviews': When I Saw You Filmmaker Annemarie Jacir

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 03.24.2014 | Arts
E. Nina Rothe

"Listen to your heart. If my films can touch one person and maybe give them the feeling that they don't have to be swallowed up by this world."

At the Helm of an Emirates A380

Jay Cheshes | Posted 03.08.2014 | Travel
Jay Cheshes

Emirates trains its real pilots on a much more complex piece of equipment, where all the knobs and levers actually work and the cockpit shakes on its hydraulic lift. For most of us who've dreamt of earning more than our plastic wings though, this pared-down version is as close as we're likely to get to taking charge of an actual jumbo jet.

Aim for Global

Scott Goodson | Posted 11.16.2013 | Media
Scott Goodson

Successful global brands realize that as consumers naturally wander across the digital media landscape, an inconsistent brand from market to market will be noticed by consumers and lose value in their eyes.

What Airline Takes Care Of Infants?

George Hobica | Posted 04.05.2013 | Travel
George Hobica

Flying internationally? If there's a choice, you definitely want to choose a foreign-based airline over a U.S.-based one.

12 Things To See Before The Apocalypse

U.S. News Travel | Posted 02.13.2013 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

With the Maya apocalypse fast approaching, now is the time to start crossing some things off your bucket list. If you've ever wanted to stay on a private island, gamble with your life savings, or treat yourself to the best meal on Earth, you've got less than two weeks to do it.

Baby Born On Emirates Plane

Posted 08.30.2012 | Travel

Little EK is going to have quite the story to tell when he grows up. That's because he was born aboard an Emirates plane somewhere between Dubai and M...

America Needs A Five-Star Airline

John Nicholson | Posted 10.24.2012 | Travel
John Nicholson

Why harp on one tiny aspect of airlines' customer experience? Because it's illustrative of the overall trend of poor product and service outputs by all major U.S. airlines.

Passengers Get Into Fight Mid-Air

Posted 01.12.2012 | Travel

Two passengers got into a mid-air fight over a reclined seat aboard an Emirates flight from Dubai to Manchester, England January 10. The fight sta...

GADLING: Emirates, Virgin America Win Passenger Choice Awards

www.gadling.com | Melanie Renzulli | Posted 11.13.2011 | Travel

Window or aisle? Coffee or Coke? Choices for airline passengers are shrinking faster than the on-board snack. But there are some airlines that are sti...

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.

Lightning's About To Strike Plane

AOL.Com | Posted 07.12.2011 | Home

Stunning video shows multiple bolts of lightning striking a plane as it descends into London. Luckily, no one was hurt -- and plane didn't even have a...

Why Emirates Airlines' Ambition Scares Its Competition

nytimes.com | JAD MOUAWAD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

Emirates is pressing ahead with an ambitious expansion, despite the city's financial near-collapse in 2009. Its executives, with the help of Dubai's r...

Mubarak Takes Flight

Mark Steinberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Mark Steinberg

"Mr. President, it's time to leave for the airport." "Never happen. Not going to let him take a picture of my junk. As it is, that's all they're letting me take with me."

Meeting the UAE Halfway

Sultan Sooud Al-Qassemi | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Sultan Sooud Al-Qassemi

There seems to be a misconception in Canada that the UAE is happy to sit on its laurels while the Canadians do the dirty work in Afghanistan. That is untrue.

Losing Weight Easily at Sri Lanka's Ayurveda Paragon

Margie Goldsmith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Margie Goldsmith

Ayurveda, which dates back 8,000 years, is Sanskrit meaning "the science of life."

Forget the Terrorists: Fear Is Our Real Enemy

Fernando Espuelas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Fernando Espuelas

Said in another time and different context, Franklin Delano Roosevelt's exhortation that "we have nothing to fear but fear itself" holds true today, more than ever, in our fight against terrorism.

iPad Sets Sales Record for Totally Unnecessary Item

Andy Borowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Andy Borowitz

"As amazing as these numbers are, it's even more impressive when you realize that no one actually needs this thing," Mr. Jobs chuckled while crowing to reporters on a recent conference call.

Emirates Offers In-Flight Showers

Crave | Kent German | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

I've already raved about the prospect of relaxing in a posh first class on the new Airbus A380, but now Dubai-based Emirates Airlines seems to have ra...