This holiday season, as you prepare for the hell that is an airport in mid-December, warm your heart with these stories of rich people’s insane requests while flying private.
Just months after some investigators claimed a photo proved Amelia Earhart and Fred Noonan ended up in the Marshall Islands after their disappearance in 1937 (they didn’t), the internet has provided us with the latest theory about what happened to the famed pilot. But this one’s a little different: it’s about giant,…
United Airlines has reportedly been reviewing several of its policies after a video leaked six days ago of officers violently booting a passenger from one of its flights. Now the airline has come to the conclusion that it’s not going to forcibly remove boarded customers from overbooked flights so that staff can take…
Following several instances of reported harassment on their flights, Air India is implementing a plan to mark two rows on every flight as “women only.”
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.
Flatulence is common when you're flying. The BBC explains the science of why we fart more on airplanes and offers some tips on reducing this discomfort and avoid being that person passing gas on the plane.
Not all of us can or are willing to pay to sit in the more roomy seats at the front of the plane. But that doesn't mean you have to be uncomfortable when you fly. Some airlines have at least decent economy (coach class) options.