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Celebrate Flight During National Aviation Week

Tracy Christoph | Posted 08.14.2014 | Travel
Tracy Christoph

This National Aviation Week, take a moment to glance up at the sky and reflect on the past, present and future of air travel and all those who make it possible.

Scared Of Flying? Watch This Gorgeous Sunrise And Fear No More

The Huffington Post | Tyler McCarthy | Posted 07.15.2014 | Travel

What a view! This time-lapse video lets you see the sights on a flight from Tokyo to San Francisco in less than 90 seconds. Posted July 10 by ...

How This Female Pilot Is Flying Through The Glass Ceiling

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 07.15.2014 | Women

Nearly 80 years after Amelia Earhart attempted to circumnavigate the globe, another Earhart is taking the reins. Although pilot Amelia Rose Earhar...

Two Search Teams Spot Objects

AP | ROB GRIFFITH and SCOTT McDONALD | Posted 05.24.2014 | World

PERTH, Australia (AP) — A Chinese plane crew spotted a white, square-shaped object in an area identified by satellite imagery as containing possible...

American Tourists Among 45 Killed In Laos Plane Crash

AP | JERRY HARMER | Posted 10.17.2013 | World

PAKSE, Laos -- PAKSE, Laos (AP) — Rescuers in fishing boats pulled bodies from the muddy Mekong River on Thursday as officials in Laos ruled out fin...

Door Falls Off Plane In Flight, Lands On Motel Roof

AP | Posted 10.13.2013 | Weird News

MONTEREY, Calif. -- MONTEREY, Calif. (AP) — A door that fell off a small plane has been found on a Monterey motel roof. The Salinas Californian rep...

Namaste

Hilary Walke | Posted 10.23.2013 | Travel
Hilary Walke

As I packed my backpack with wanderlust in my eyes and adventure in my heart, I dreamed of all the places I could bring yoga on my eight-month trip across Asia.

Does Your Airline Really Love You?

Christopher Elliott | Posted 06.14.2013 | Travel
Christopher Elliott

Keeping a plane at the gate may be the ultimate way to say, "We care." It requires that an employee ignore years of training and be willing to face real consequences on an upcoming performance review. The message is unmistakable: You're important to us.

United Airlines Holds Plane So Passenger Can Say Goodbye To His Dying Mother

Christopher Elliott | Posted 05.06.2013 | Travel
Christopher Elliott

As it turns out, United flight 667 was delayed leaving San Francisco. Drake was visibly distraught. You can't prepare for a moment like this, but now came the very real possibility that he wouldn't have chance to see his mother before she passed away.

Can A Fart Crash A Plane?

www.newser.com | Posted 02.19.2013 | Weird News

A new study addresses our flatulence issues while flying. As passengers we have nothing to worry about. But the study shows that our pilot's farting c...

Astoria Characters: The Man Whose Hobby Is Working

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 12.16.2012 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

Rudy's is the only extensive, eclectic hobby shop left in Queens, and surely it is the only one in the world that sells crosses and holy water right alongside jigsaw puzzles and plastic toy soldiers.

Plane Makes Emergency Landing En Route To Tel Aviv

AP | Associated Press | Posted 10.02.2012 | World

MONCTON, New Brunswick -- A U.S. Airways jet travelling to Tel Aviv from Philadelphia has made an emergency landing at a Canada airport after smoke wa...

WATCH: Man Skydives 70 Times On His 70th Birthday For Charity

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 08.16.2012 | Impact

Larry Ekstrom could have hosted a bake sale or something to raise money for charity. But the Madison, Mich., senior just isn't the type. Instead, E...

When Good People Behave Badly

Sam Sommers | Posted 08.11.2012 | Science
Sam Sommers

The psychology of fraud shares a lot in common with the psychology underlying another of society's most pressing ills... the combover.

Massive Solar-Powered Plane Lands In Morocco

AP | PAUL SCHEMM | Posted 08.07.2012 | Travel

RABAT, Morocco — An experimental solar-powered plane landed in Morocco's capital late Tuesday after a 20-hour trip from Madrid in the first tran...

Helicopter, Plane In Mid-Air Collision Over Calif. City

AP | Posted 04.20.2012 | San Francisco

RIO VISTA, Calif. — Authorities say two pilots were taken to hospitals with minor injuries after a small plane clipped a helicopter in the air o...

Fighter Jets Scrambled After Plane Loses Contact

AP | Posted 03.03.2012 | Travel

SAN FRANCISCO -- Federal authorities say fighter jets were scrambled to intercept a small plane that had lost contact with traffic controllers over Ca...

Amelia Earhart Retraces Namesake's Flight

Posted 12.21.2011 | Miami

Named after the pioneering female pilot, Amelia Rose Earhart is constantly asked whether she flies planes. So the Denver 9News reporter finally decide...

WATCH: Cop Car Stops Plane Filled With Stolen Electronics

Posted 01.02.2012 | World

Well, you don't see this everyday (unless you have an unhealthy daily addiction to action movies). Jalopnik uncovered amazing video of a cop car in...

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...

TSA Catches Smugglers With Birds, Snakes And A Turtle (PHOTO)

Posted 10.30.2011 | Travel

TSA agents at Los Angeles International Airport discovered two birds while patting down a passenger planning to board a China-bound flight last week, ...

Andrew Cuomo Flies Home In State Jet After Calling For Budget Cuts

AP | MICHAEL GORMLEY | Posted 10.14.2011 | New York

ALBANY, N.Y. — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo used state aircraft for 16 flights to or from his home following statewide tours in which he called fo...

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...

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.

Plane Makes Emergency Landing On New Jersey Highway

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

HACKENSACK, N.J. — Authorities say a federally owned plane being used for local homeland security training made an emergency landing on Intersta...