Aviation

Emirates announces world's longest flight

Emirates announces world's longest flight

Emirates will take the title from Qantas with a new route in 2016
How to fly first class, for free

How to fly first class, for free

A dedicated group of frequent fliers have mastered the art of scoring travel freebies. Here's how they do it
Airline begins weighing passengers for 'safety'

Airline begins weighing passengers for 'safety'

Uzbekistan Airways wants to know how much weight passengers will be adding to its planes
Do commercial spaceports have a future?

Do commercial spaceports have a future?

Governments across the globe have announced plans for the facilities. But is space travel advanced enough to support them?
Report: Air traffic controllers dangerously tired

Report: Air traffic controllers dangerously tired

Many of America's air traffic controllers suffer from chronic fatigue, according to a study conducted by NASA.
Hail cracks plane's windshields, forces emergency landing

Hail cracks plane's windshields, forces emergency landing

Delta Flight 1889 was headed from Boston to Salt Lake City when it flew through storm
Changi Airport may temporarily close runway

Changi Airport may temporarily close runway

One of the busiest airports in the world may close down one of its runways for a massive construction project
These are the greenest airports on the planet

These are the greenest airports on the planet

Airports are notorious for leaving a disastrous carbon footprint. Galapagos Ecological Airport, however, runs on nothing but wind and solar power
Inside the extreme world of aerobatic pilots

Inside the extreme world of aerobatic pilots

Pilot Sean Tucker explains why he risks his life for the "art form" of flying
Etihad sued: Obese neighbor 'injured me'

Etihad sued: Obese neighbor 'injured me'

Middle Eastern carrier faces Australian court battle after over alleged back injury sustained during Dubai-Sydney flight