Air travel

Why India has the cheapest flights on Earth

Why India has the cheapest flights on Earth

Price conscious-consumers and airlines locked in price wars have made India the cheapest place to fly on Earth.
Heathrow, Gatwick: 2014 'busiest ever'

Heathrow, Gatwick: 2014 'busiest ever'

73.4 million passengers at Heathrow. That's more than 200,000 per day!
Flight attendants spooked by 'menacing' aircraft images

Flight attendants spooked by 'menacing' aircraft images

Thirteen former United Airlines flight attendants say they were fired for refusing to work a commercial flight after discovering threatening words and images on an aircraft
9 ways travelers are handling Ebola anxiety

9 ways travelers are handling Ebola anxiety

With ebola fear spreading, travelers have adopted various coping strategies
Future of flying: Family table seats and couple pods?

Future of flying: Family table seats and couple pods?

Thomson Airways' face-to-face seating plans could help parents or deprive them of movie-watching marathons
Travel industry urged to focus on Chinese tourists

Travel industry urged to focus on Chinese tourists

Experts say sector should adapt to cash in on boom in Chinese business and leisure travel
Dreampoop! 31 most outrageous travel stories of 2013

Dreampoop! 31 most outrageous travel stories of 2013

Craziest year in travel history? This hilarious recap provides a compelling argument for 2013
How do you change a tire on an Airbus A330?

How do you change a tire on an Airbus A330?

They weigh 220 kilograms and there's 10 of them on one plane. Roadside saviors -- you may need a bigger wrench
Your say: Reaction to airline pay-per-weight proposal

Your say: Reaction to airline pay-per-weight proposal

Is it discrimination? Counter-discrimination? An outrage? Pure economics? Readers share their polarizing opinions on the concept
German airline offers comet-gazing flight

German airline offers comet-gazing flight

Astrophiles are being given the chance to get their heads above the clouds for a better view of 2013's first comet
Extreme makeover: LAX gets dolled up

Extreme makeover: LAX gets dolled up

Los Angeles International Airport's upgrade, including more than 60 restaurants and shops, could herald an end to its rep as one of the world's worst airports
World's 10 most innovative airlines

World's 10 most innovative airlines

Absolut Vodka-branded bar areas, women-only bathrooms and an organic farm for in-flight meals make an Asian airline No. 1
Best of Boeing: 10 revolutionary aircraft

Best of Boeing: 10 revolutionary aircraft

As Boeing launches its new 747-8 Intercontinental, here's a look at the company's passenger planes through the years
Fun suitcases for every type of traveler

Fun suitcases for every type of traveler

Some are fabulous. Some are functional. And some cost more than your airfare
Samantha Leese: Air travel needs to get its groove back

Samantha Leese: Air travel needs to get its groove back

Don't let cattle-class destroy our innate capacity for patience and wonder
Thai Airways launches Asia's first commercial biofuel flight

Thai Airways launches Asia's first commercial biofuel flight

Part of the airline's "Travel Green" initiative, the Bangkok-Chiang Mai flight takes off next week
Meat-eaters revolting over airline baggage policy

Meat-eaters revolting over airline baggage policy

Scheme "banning" Jet Airways passengers from carrying weeping flesh in the hold somehow proves unpopular