Airplanes

Aviation milestone as Boeing delivers 747 number 1,500

Aviation milestone as Boeing delivers 747 number 1,500

Latest model of aircraft affectionately known as the "Queen of the Skies" gets fanfare welcome, but jumbo jets are facing tough times
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
Flight crew helps man stun girlfriend

Flight crew helps man stun girlfriend

Passengers and crew help out with a proposal at a Missouri airport
Flying the flag: Great World Cup airplane paint jobs

Flying the flag: Great World Cup airplane paint jobs

Footballs, flags and famous faces now festoon the planes dedicated to flying the World Cup teams
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
How airlines make 'less than $6 per passenger'

How airlines make 'less than $6 per passenger'

There's a mismatch between the value that the industry contributes to economies and the rewards that it generates, says IATA head
Why China's airports suffer more flight delays

Why China's airports suffer more flight delays

Approximately 80% of China's airspace is controlled by the military, causing restrictions for comercial flights
New airline tries to raise money through crowdfunding

New airline tries to raise money through crowdfunding

Odyssey Airlines hopes to fly nonstop from London City Airport to New York starting 2016
Can these new airplane seats make economy class bearable?

Can these new airplane seats make economy class bearable?

Battles for armrest hegemony may be a thing of the past if these new seat designs are adopted
Finally! Airplane armrest for two unveiled

Finally! Airplane armrest for two unveiled

Hong Kong's Paperclip Design claims its innovation solves the "perennial problem of fighting for elbow room in high-density seating"
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