That all seemed just way too casual. Way, way too casual.
Beyond simply showing where passengers could fly, route maps made travel look easy, appealing and luxurious. Geographic barriers? Long distances? No problem. Sit back and enjoy this complimentary beverage while fantasizing about your next journey.
Eero Saarinen's iconic Jet Age terminal at JFK Airport has been transformed into a truly cool hotel.
It's never made more sense to dress like it's 1994 — and you're a movie star headed to LAX.
A damning investigation revealing the many small failures that led to 346 lives being lost.
The Verge tours a prototype jumbo jet that — if all goes well — is primed to shoot satellites into space.
Print this out and bring it with you on your next flight. Just in case.
It's basically only applicable to a very narrow window between "normal flight" and "exploding flaming death all over the sky."
Flying used to be more luxurious, but it also used to be much more expensive. Which is perhaps why America saw so many strange airlines crop up in the 1980s after the airline industry was deregulated in 1978, abolishing government mandates on the price of fares and the kinds of routes that airlines could fly.
Whatever your opinion on airplane food, the Emirates facility in Dubai — which happens to be the largest catering facility in the world — operates like a very impressive, well-oiled machine.
Welcome to Singapore's Jewel Changi Airport. It has everything you'd expect from an airport and some features that, um, you would not.
Boeing rushed through new features to compete with their biggest competitor, Airbus, without fully preparing pilots.
Recline seems like a feature designed to make fliers more comfortable. Research — and personal experience — suggests they do anything but.
In 2017, not a single passenger jet was involved in a fatal accident despite four billion passenger journeys — we have radar, the technology that helps pilots avoid midair collisions, to thank for that.
Built for the Cold War, the Tornado remains a prime example of what happens when European engineering minds come together.
The baby of one of the passengers was feeling a bit angsty, and so this flight attendant decided to step in and help out.
Looks like there's some choice Concorde jet memorabilia on eBay right now, including a few coffee cups and plates from the galley. Also: a Rolls-Royce Olympus Turbo-Jet 593-610 engine, for about a million bucks.
According to this year's Airline Quality Report, a study comparing nine of the largest US airlines, you now have good reason to re-think your travel plans when booking a flight through certain airlines.
Ever wondered why flight times seem to be getting longer? It’s called "padding", a phenomenon that helps airlines arrive on time – but at a cost.
When the flying car finally glides into our lives, it will not have jets or rotors, but paddlewheels — at least according to Russian engineers.
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