Aviation

Sensory isolation helmets: Is this next for plane passengers?

Sensory isolation helmets: Is this next for plane passengers?

Airbus patent proposes using special headsets to control the sights, sounds and smells to reduce in-flight boredom and stress
World's best first-class perks

World's best first-class perks

From a three-room apartment to a Michelin-starred meal, many airlines are offering services you won't even get in some top hotels
Flying colors: Airlines show off their new livery designs

Flying colors: Airlines show off their new livery designs

Bear on the tail and heart on the underside -- it's been a big week for makeovers in the world of aviation
More cash for world's biggest airport project

More cash for world's biggest airport project

Dubai's appetite for construction continues with multi-billion dollar boost to Al Maktoum International Airport expansion
World War II pilot, 99, reunited with historic plane

World War II pilot, 99, reunited with historic plane

The only two surviving pilots of the wartime China National Aviation Corp celebrate after an historic Douglas C-47 flight
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Custody battle diverts United flight bound for Beijing

Custody battle diverts United flight bound for Beijing

Flight 897 turned around five hours into journey at request of federal law enforcement
Is 'gate-to-gate' phone usage really necessary?

Is 'gate-to-gate' phone usage really necessary?

Just because you can, doesn't mean you have to
Pilot diverts plane to give passengers better volcano view

Pilot diverts plane to give passengers better volcano view

Passengers get a second look at eruption that nearly grounded flights earlier this year
Seat recline fight diverts another flight

Seat recline fight diverts another flight

In the third serious airline legroom incident in two weeks, an angry passenger caused yet another flight to divert Monday night
'Star Wars'-inspired 'flying motorcycle' set to launch

'Star Wars'-inspired 'flying motorcycle' set to launch

A helicopter-motorcycle hybrid is being developed that could help farmers and emergency workers
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