All sorts of things get found in luggage and even make it on to planes, despite the fact that most airports blast you with radiation while you’re standing in your socks. All the searches feel unnecessarily invasive, but still—hats off to the custom agent who discovered human intestines in a lady’s bag before she could…
How many deodorants have we lost to the whims of the dedicated public servants at the Transportation Security Administration? How many bottles of water, how many large knives, how many loaded guns and severed heads we just honest to God forgot were in there? Today, at last, all that is going to change.
An Alaska Airlines flight from Portland to Anchorage was diverted yesterday after a man attempted to kiss a sleeping 16-year-old girl.
I don’t know about you, but if I’m paying $38,000 for the world’s most expensive in-flight suite, I expect the entire experience to be positively slathered in luxury, dripping from every gold-plated surface like sweat should be dripping from the temples of my cadre of hustling servants.
An 81-year-old attorney who was forced to move seats because an Orthodox Jewish man objected to sitting next to her is suing the Israeli airline El Al. Renee Rabinowitz, backed by an left-leaning religious advocacy group, is accusing the airline of illegal discrimination against her.
A British Airways plane was taken out of service last week after bed bugs were discovered when the crew tried to stuff extra large carry-ons into an overhead compartment.
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In news that will scarcely impact how miserable it is to fly, United States airlines are reaching their destinations on time more often than ever before. In fact, the second half of 2015 saw performance records that were “among the best ever.”
Six months ago, Harrison Ford crashed a World War II plane on Los Angeles golf course which was a monumental bummer. But, much like Star Wars, Ford is back—and now he’s restricting himself to crashing weddings.
Are you one of those people who white-knuckles your way through a 30-minute flight, afraid that if you stopped thinking about keeping the plane in the air for even a minute that it would immediately drop out of the sky like a useless aluminum can? If so, we’ve got some sexy news for you.
There are two parts to this travel nightmare: being weighed, and also being in and around Uzbekistan.
I’m 5’2”. Overhead bins often present a problem for me.
During a conversation with Vulture at this week’s Time 100 gala, Serial host Sarah Koenig revealed what she does at 30,000 feet to reduce her fear of flying.
Saudia, Saudi Arabia's national airline, is reportedly planning to begin segregating their flights by gender. The move, first reported by Arabic-language news agency Ajel, is in response to male passengers complaining about their wives and daughters being seated next strange men.
United lands at the bottom of the list. The only surprise here is with myself; I've somehow resisted the urge to call Delta to ask if I can transfer my United miles/status to Delta's frequent flier program. But trying to switch your frequent flier status and miles from one domestic airline to another is like trading a…
A woman was sexually assaulted by a flight attendant on a Malaysian Airlines flight.
The Transportation Security Agency has long been maligned for making us take off our shoes and go through a metal detector fifteen times before someone is finally happy. This Instagram won't make up for all that, but it's probably the most amusing/informative thing you will see today.
The key to a successful business, as I understand it, is finding some shit nobody needs and then filling it in the most inconvenient possible way (I am not great at business). Which is probably why Jay Z is opening a nightclub at the Atlanta airport—because lots of people NEED to voluntarily go hang out at the worst…
In new reports that may or may not be true, the Daily Mail says that Nigella Lawson attempted to go on vacation Sunday but was barred at the airport because of her recently admitted past drug use. Hmmm.
It's hard on the ultra-rich when they're forced to fly commercial. In consideration of their delicate sensibilities, airlines are increasingly pampering first and business-class passengers on international flights. The new hotness: Keeping them far, far away from the wretched, seething crowds of coach.