Airlines

Remote Atlantic runway to open up Napoleon's secret island

Remote Atlantic runway to open up Napoleon's secret island

Five days at sea is the only way to reach St. Helena. That's set to change thanks to an ambitious new aviation venture
The turbulent world of airline Twitter accounts

The turbulent world of airline Twitter accounts

Handling customers' emotional baggage in 140 characters is no small feat
6 airline fees you didn't know you were paying

6 airline fees you didn't know you were paying

It seems even the most generous carriers are done absorbing the costs of things like printing out boarding passes or supplying meals
Airline fees we love to hate

Airline fees we love to hate

Now that JetBlue started charging for bags, Southwest Airlines will be the only major U.S. airline not tacking on additional luggage fees
Coming soon: Remote-controlled passenger flights

Coming soon: Remote-controlled passenger flights

FAA allows four-seat, remote-controlled plane to fly at drone test site
They'll book longer flights for a better wine list. Meet the oeno-fliers

They'll book longer flights for a better wine list. Meet the oeno-fliers

For some travelers, it's not the route the airline flies that matters, but the brand of champagne it serves
Hackers successfully ground 1,400 passengers

Hackers successfully ground 1,400 passengers

LOT Airline says hackers infiltrated one of its systems, but passenger safety was never at risk
Nervous flier? There's always inflight yoga

Nervous flier? There's always inflight yoga

Prayer and meditation can also create personal space -- inside your head
Airlines consider smaller carry-on size standards

Airlines consider smaller carry-on size standards

Some airlines may soon adopt a smaller size standard for carry-on luggage, shrinking the current size by 21%
Delta prohibits carry-on breast pump, apologizes later

Delta prohibits carry-on breast pump, apologizes later

Nursing mother Lauren Modeen has taken to Twitter to ask why Delta Air Lines forced her to check her breast pump
World's most punctual airlines and airports named

World's most punctual airlines and airports named

Anyone stuck reading this while waiting for a delayed flight should take note: next time fly via this airport
Worst celeb in-flight meltdowns

Worst celeb in-flight meltdowns

In the world of celebrity air travel, you're nobody until you've been kicked off a plane
Ebola fears hurt airline shares

Ebola fears hurt airline shares

Major U.S. carriers see share prices fall after first U.S. case of virus is confirmed
And the world's best airline for 2014 is...

And the world's best airline for 2014 is...

Emirates airline loses its crown as UK-based airline consultancy Skytrax names a new top commercial carrier
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?
Wrong way! Grenada vs. Granada and other flight mix ups

Wrong way! Grenada vs. Granada and other flight mix ups

A passenger is suing an airline for flying him to the wrong continent
Do airlines have an image problem?

Do airlines have an image problem?

Public opinion of the airline industry in the U.S. is a little better than that for banks or the tobacco industry. What's to be done?