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Would you stand on a plane for a cheaper ticket?

Would you stand on a plane for a cheaper ticket?

A new report says "vertical seats" could cut air ticket prices. But would anyone be willing to stand on a plane?
Why Farnborough Airshow is a game changer

Why Farnborough Airshow is a game changer

Editor of Royal Aeronautical Society's Aerospace magazine highlights themes and players to watch at this year's Farnborough International Airshow
Eco breakthrough: Airbus unveils electric airplane

Eco breakthrough: Airbus unveils electric airplane

Electric hybrid motors signal a greener, quieter flight path
Airbus concept plane: See-through cabins and passenger pods

Airbus concept plane: See-through cabins and passenger pods

Parts of the futuristic vision are already being implemented in the current fleet
Look inside: Airbus unveils new A350 XWB passenger cabins

Look inside: Airbus unveils new A350 XWB passenger cabins

Including: Eighteen-inch seats, near-vertical walls, bigger overhead bins, more foot-space and LED lighting
First look inside the Airbus A350 XWB

First look inside the Airbus A350 XWB

Packed with computers and 400 kilometers of cables, the test plane was put on display for the first time at the Singapore Airshow
What planes endure during extreme weather testing

What planes endure during extreme weather testing

From -42 to +46 C -- how manufacturers ensure their planes don't freeze up or overheat
Meet the jet fuels of the future

Meet the jet fuels of the future

Boeing's latest advancements in sustainable aviation biofuel include green diesel, biofuels made from desert plants and a supply chain in the United Arab Emirates
The world's strangest-looking airplane turns 20

The world's strangest-looking airplane turns 20

This aging cargo work whale makes more than 60 flights each week, carrying parts for all of the Airbus programs
2014: The year ahead in air travel

2014: The year ahead in air travel

Seats will get smaller, fees will get higher and company rivalries will get more heated
The airplane of the future

The airplane of the future

How water lilies, slime molds and bird bones could help create the airplanes of tomorrow
'Zero-G' flights now cheap enough for the public

'Zero-G' flights now cheap enough for the public

Open to the public, seats on Novespace's "zero-gravity" flights cost a relatively reasonable $7,932.
Why Airbus will dominate the Paris Air Show

Why Airbus will dominate the Paris Air Show

Intense ambition and competition get ratcheted up this week at the world's biggest aviation event
Future of flight: Shape-shifting engines and body-heat power

Future of flight: Shape-shifting engines and body-heat power

Future planes could run on batteries, body heat and cow manure, if these ideas from engineers, Airbus and UNESCO come to fruition
Airbus sends first A350 XWB into the sky

Airbus sends first A350 XWB into the sky

Super-efficient plane designed to go head-to-head with rival Boeing's 787 Dreamliner and 777s
Airbus rolls out new wide-body plane

Airbus rolls out new wide-body plane

Painters hard at work on A350 XWB for aircraft's debut
Dreamliner, A380: Cutting-edge headaches?

Dreamliner, A380: Cutting-edge headaches?

"Teething problems" are part and parcel of groundbreaking technology, reports CNN's Jim Boulden