Japan says chasm measuring 310 miles long and 100 yards wide could be used as a base for astronauts and their equipment
Saint Helena is one of the most remote islands in the world. The only way to access the island previously was by sea, "a five-night voyage from Cape Town." The new airport, servicing the 4,500 island inhabitants with flights from South Africa, was built at a cost of $374 million.
Takeoff is at 2:27, but we enjoy watching the methodical setup nearly as much as the actual flight.
In case you weren't sure why people become airline pilots.
According to the uploader, back in 2012 when this was shot, the two aircrafts were due to land, but one was signaled to stay in the air and circle again to retry later, causing this dangerous close call.
They even rigged it up with seats and handles before leaping out of a plane with the thing.
Don't waste precious carry-on space on this useless accessory.
The whole flight between the islands of Westray and Papa Westray in the United Kingdom lasts for a mere 80 seconds.
Elon Musk’s proposed Earth transport system better stock barf bags.
If it were -40 degrees out, we'd also want to get out of there as fast as possible.
How passenger airplanes started making room for freight service as the routes went global.
The United States remains an easy mark for drug dealers, terrorists and others who prize anonymity when registering aircraft or getting licensed to fly. So much for the lessons of 9/11.
A woman on a Southwest flight with 2 dogs also on board reported a "deadly allergy" to dogs, and was forced to leave the flight.
Passengers on an Allegiant flight from Las Vegas to Fresno, California got an unpleasant surprise as the flight landed: dark smoke filling the cabin.
When you miss your connecting flight, there is only one solution, and that is to dance.
It’s the cheapest it’s ever been, affordable for the majority of Americans. It’s safer. Your bags are less likely to get lost. On-time arrivals are up. So this is a conundrum. How can flying be both the best and the worst it’s ever been?
Welcome to 2017. Donald Trump is president and laser guns are real.
A conversation with Ian Sears, a flight meteorologist at NOAA.
We know people like to get comfortable on airplanes, but, no, this is just too much.
The future of air travel involves new, mid-sized planes on long-haul flights between smaller markets, plus electric planes on shorter routes. This video explains why these developments are more exciting than they may sound.
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