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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.

Drunk Passenger Causes Hijacking Scare

The Huffington Post | Jade Walker | Posted 04.25.2014 | World

An intoxicated and unruly passenger on a Virgin Australia flight caused a hijacking scare on Friday, The Associated Press reported. About an hour b...

When Your Flight Gets Delayed or Cancelled in the Cocos Islands: Marooned on the Looney Front

Mike Arkus | Posted 03.08.2014 | Travel
Mike Arkus

Sometimes when your flight to 'there' is delayed or cancelled, you still get 'there,' albeit a few hours, even a day or so, later because the airline...

WATCH: Single Dad With Cancer Gives Son The Ultimate Gift

Posted 09.18.2013 | Divorce

This might just be the most heartwarming thing you see all day. Adelaide resident Sam Arnold is a single dad to an adorable 5-year-old son named Sy...

Computer Outage Causes Worldwide Flight Delays

Posted 08.06.2013 | Travel

A computer outage is being blamed for causing major delays at airports worldwide, KTLA reported. Sabre, a reservation system used by many carriers,...

A Frequent Flier Program... For Pets

Posted 07.01.2013 | Travel

On Monday, Virgin Australia announced that pets would now be included in the airline's Velocity frequent flier program. In a press release, the air...

Is Delta About To Get A Lot Sexier?

John Nicholson | Posted 12.18.2012 | Travel
John Nicholson

Even if Delta retains its corporatist image and mediocre product quality, though, the prospect of being able to accrue, redeem and enjoy benefits on Virgin Atlantic makes Delta's frequent flyer program, SkyMiles, and its alliance network, SkyTeam, much more attractive for transatlantic fliers.

WATCH: Dancers Perform Kanye's 'Runaway' Mid-Flight

Posted 08.19.2012 | Travel

Kanye West's dancers from his Australia tour decided to give the singer a present when they took to conducting a flash mob on a Virgin Australia fligh...

WATCH: Virgin Australia Considers Allowing Men To Sit With Children

Posted 08.13.2012 | Travel

Virgin Australia has announced that it will rethink its policy of not allowing men to sit next to unaccompanied children in the wake of a public outcr...

Virgin Australia Cabin Crew Told To Get Away From 'Sex' Look

Posted 07.22.2012 | Travel

The cabin crew of Virgin Australia--formerly Virgin Blue--has been asked to participate in a program called Elevate, an etiquette, wine-appreciation, ...

Virgin Pilot Blown Over By Nearby Plane, Suffers Injuries

Posted 12.20.2011 | Travel

A Virgin Australia pilot was thrown off his plane's aluminum staircase and suffered extensive injuries after a nearby Qantas jet thrust its engine. ...

Mother Sues Virgin Australia Over Unborn Baby's Food Poisoning

AOL Travel News | Posted 07.23.2011 | Travel

A mother filed a claim in Australia's Supreme Court on Friday that states her unborn son suffered food poisoning on a Virgin Australia flight in May 2...