Aviation industry

Warp speed: 100 years of commercial air travel

Warp speed: 100 years of commercial air travel

It's been a century since the first scheduled commercial flight. Here's how we got from the Wright Brothers to in-flight showers
Gallery: Sexy flight attendant uniforms of the past

Gallery: Sexy flight attendant uniforms of the past

Whither the years of "charm farms," little black books, hot pants and go-go boots? Come along with us for a groovy trip in time and style
World faces huge pilot shortage

World faces huge pilot shortage

Airlines want to go places -- but they might not have enough pilots to get them there
What you should know before your next flight

What you should know before your next flight

Ever worry about someone opening an aircraft door at 30,000 feet? A robust Reddit thread addresses that and other inside airline wisdom
2013: The year ahead in air travel

2013: The year ahead in air travel

"Will they or won’t they” might be the theme of a dicey year in commercial aviation. Here are 10 stories to watch
AirAsia inks huge Airbus deal

AirAsia inks huge Airbus deal

Malaysia-based low-budget airline the largest customer for A320 aircraft
Airbus calls for what we all want: wider seats!

Airbus calls for what we all want: wider seats!

Is there a petition anywhere?
Iraq's flagship carrier picks up its first Airbus widebody jet

Iraq's flagship carrier picks up its first Airbus widebody jet

Iraqi Airways beefs up fleet with new Airbus A330-200, plans expanded international service
One step closer to space travel: UK company claims rocket engine breakthrough

One step closer to space travel: UK company claims rocket engine breakthrough

The new Sabre engine is expected to have "transformational impact" on space travel market
Jet sale boosts China's rivalry with Airbus, Boeing

Jet sale boosts China's rivalry with Airbus, Boeing

With a GE subsidiary and Chinese carriers signing deals for C919 passenger aircraft, China's Comac sharpens its aim on aviation's big players
7 of the best frequent flier programs

7 of the best frequent flier programs

The best deals are sometimes hidden in the most obscure air miles programs
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