Future aviation

Spaceport wants to revolutionize travel

Spaceport wants to revolutionize travel

Despite a recent test flight tragedy, you can still buy a ticket to the edge of space at this New Mexico spaceport
Future of Travel: See how 3D printers are building jet engines

Future of Travel: See how 3D printers are building jet engines

The coming generation of engines is quieter, cleaner, cheaper ... and incredible to watch being put together
Japan to launch new commercial passenger plane

Japan to launch new commercial passenger plane

The Mitsubishi Regional Jet, aka the MRJ, is Japan's first new commercial jet in over 50 years
12 in-flight innovations that will make your trip better

12 in-flight innovations that will make your trip better

Finalists of the Crystal Cabin Awards offer glimpse of air travel future
Sun-powered plane can 'fly forever'

Sun-powered plane can 'fly forever'

After 12 years of complex designs and intense training, aviation pioneers Bertrand Piccard and Andre Borschberg are set for the first solar flight around the globe
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
Flying cars move closer to reality

Flying cars move closer to reality

A Jetsons-like flying car could be in, and hovering over, driveways within two years
Triple-decker 'Sky Whale': Is this the future of flying?

Triple-decker 'Sky Whale': Is this the future of flying?

Equipped with self-repairing wings, vertical takeoff ability and room for 755 passengers, the “AWWA Sky Whale” is the newest outlandish concept for a future plane
Inside the airport of tomorrow

Inside the airport of tomorrow

High-tech scanners and car park pods. We've compiled some of the most exciting airport projects in progress to create one awesome air hub
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
Solar-powered plane flies over U.S.

Solar-powered plane flies over U.S.

First manned plane to fly for 24 hours on nothing but solar-powered batteries is flying from California to New York
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Destination Berlin

It's crowded and outdated, but Berlin's hexagon-shaped Tegel air hub has won a place in the city's heart