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Transatlantic In A 737: The New Trend Of Narrowbody Airliners Flying Long Haul [Infographic]

More often than not, short flights within Europe and the United States involve narrowbody twin-engine airliners such as the Airbus A320 or Boeing 737, as well as a myriad of smaller regional types. Long haul trips of 4,500 kilometers or more differ significantly in that the aircraft on the route is …

Long Haul

Despite challenges, interesting times ahead for India's aviation market

When foreign direct investment (FDI) in airlines was cleared to 49%, a cash-starved Jet Airways chose to find its 'future' in the hands of a joint …

Jet Airways

Engineers in the U.K. unveil the world’s first graphene-skinned airplane

Graphene, the versatile miracle material that can be used for everything from creating better speakers for hearing aids to body armor that’s stronger …

Engineering

This flight-sharing service is like Uber Pool for private planes

No shoes were removed, no toiletries put into separate clear bags, and there was no need to arrive two hours before the flight.<p>As part of …

Blackbirds

How a Rigid Mountain Bike From a Dead Brand Made Me a Cyclist

The bike is old now and not much to look at. The white and gray paint is scratched and gouged in too many spots to count. The parts are a curious mishmash of swish upgrades from 15 years ago, and secondhand near-junk bought at the local nonprofit bike shop. That dashing red chevron on the top and …

Bicycles

Watch a Massive C-5M Super Galaxy Land Without Its Nose Gear

An extremely skillful landing.<p>A C-5M Super Galaxy landed without its nose gear at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland a few months ago, the first incident of its kind in years. Now, there's footage of the incident.<p>The C-5 was on a routine training mission over the Alamo City when it came in for a …

San Antonio

This Cyclist Became Disillusioned With Racing—So He Created His Own Event

“As I’ve come to learn, racing your friends up a steep climb without a moto or bib number makes you dig even deeper”<p>Five years ago as a new transplant to New York City, I spent every summer weekend traveling and racing bikes. I chased upgrade points, getting mediocre results at races all over the …

Roads

Tour de France bikes: Roglič and Groenewegen's Bianchi Oltre XR4s

Three stage victories and two riders in the top-five on general classification capped off a successful Tour de France for the Dutch-registered …

Tour de France

Breezer Radar Expert Review - Best Gravel Bikes

<b>Price</b>: $1000<b><br>Weight:</b> 28.5lbs<b><br>Style:</b> Gravel road riding, commuting, bike packing, touring<b><br>Material:</b> chromoly steel<b><br>Drivetrain:</b> Shimano Deore/Sora Mix 2x9<b><br>Tire Clearance:</b> 52mm (2.1 inches)<b><br>The right bike for:</b> Adventure oriented rider looking for a no nonsense, reliable, and versatile bike to get away …

Road Bikes

Japan’s Famed Fried Chicken Shop Does Crispy Karaage in Little Tokyo

One of Japan’s best fast casual fried chicken chains has expanded to Los Angeles. <b>Karayama</b> is hosting an official opening party this week in Little Tokyo, unveiling a menu of <i>karaage</i> offered as bowls, set plates, and even as a sandwich on airy <i>shokupan</i> bread.<p>Karayama is a well-known name for much of …

Texas

I've spent 6 months traveling the world on business, and I've found the perfect way to make airports less miserable

In the last six months, I've taken upwards of a dozen flights.<p>That sounds fun, until you realize how much time that requires in the hostile and utterly exhausting environment of the world's airports.<p>Factor in that I'm the kind of traveler who always gets to airports early — no amount of travel …

Airports

A Day With the Priority Classic Plus Commuter Bicycle

The Classic Plus is a great example of how commuter bikes are getting more stylish, more affordable and more reliable.<p>Here at ASN, we’ve taken an …

New York City

NFL Legend Emmitt Smith Loves Cycling (and He’s a Total Power Geek)

The three-time Super Bowl champ shares his killer climbing interval workout, and why he's never had a bad bike ride<p>Hall of Fame running back Emmitt Smith doesn’t run anymore. Not even around the block. “I’ve ran enough in my lifetime,” he says. Now the three-time Super Bowl champion proudly calls …

Cycling

Get To Know the Restaurants Headed to the Cosmopolitan

Right in time for Labor Day weekend, the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas unveils its new dining hall with restaurants and a bar on the way. <b>Block 16 Urban Food Hall</b> takes over the second level of the resort, near Marquee, with a roster of dining outlets new to Las Vegas.<p><b>Hattie B’s Hot Chicken</b> from …

Las Vegas

It's Troublingly Common for Ground Crew Members To Steal Planes

Richard B. Russell reportedly stole a Horizon Air plane for a joyride before crashing and killing himself near Seattle.<p>The joyride started just before sunset.<p>On Friday, Horizon Air ground service agent Richard B. Russell got in one of the airline’s Bombardier Q400 aircraft and took off from …

Air Traffic

Why it’s Time to Can the Restaurant Spokesperson

div class=field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hiddendiv class=field-itemsdiv class=field-item evenpLatching your brand to …

Digital Age

Testing the Orange Stage 6 Mountain Bike

Many American riders have never heard of Orange. The British brand builds its aluminum steeds in a factory in Halifax and only recently started selling online in the U.S. But don’t let its lack of name recognition fool you. It’s venerated overseas, especially among enduro riders, and it’s helped …

Mountain Biking

Airport food guide: Where to eat at JFK and LaGuardia

Don't get stuck with a sad wrap.

New York City

Kuss set to make grand tour debut at 2018 Vuelta says LottoNL DS

Sepp Kuss is bound for Spain after his dominant overall win this week at the Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah. While the rest of his LottoNL-Jumbo squad …

Grand Tours

Chinese Hypersonic Aircraft Can Launch Missiles At 6X the Speed of Sound

China tested a hypersonic aircraft that can fly at 4,563 miles per hour and switch trajectories on the way.<p>China just tested a hypersonic aircraft that could fire nuclear missiles at up to six times the speed of sound. The aircraft, called Starry Sky-2, can zoom across the sky at speeds of up to …

Aviation

This startup is raising $750 million to outmaneuver Domino's and Pizza Hut with pizzas made by robots — check it out

Robots could kill off jobs in the future — but at least they come bearing pizza.<p>Founded in 2015, Zume Pizza uses robotics and artificial intelligence to make pizza more quickly. Machines press mounds of dough, squirt and spread sauce, and lift pizzas in and out of the oven, in a fraction of the …

Pizza Hut

The Finer Points of Greg Minnaar's Bike Setup in 'Between Two Puzzlers'

'Between Two Puzzlers' is a new tech series, featuring Fox Suspension's very own internet personality, Jordi Cortes and the eclectic bunch that is …

Mountain Biking

First Impressions: Aeromexico 787 Business Class

My 11-hour flight from Mexico City to Paris aboard the Aeromexico 787-9 in business class was superb. Boarding began late, but due to favorable …

Aeromexico

An airline employee crashes an airliner in Seattle

THE skies above Seattle-Tacoma International Airport were closed on August 10th after an airline employee stole an empty 76-seat plane and performed …

Airplanes

Tips from a pro: How to get better results on your road bike

The Tour of Utah has been called "America's toughest stage race." Taking place this year from Aug. 6 to Aug. 12, it's one week of riding up and down …

Alaska Airlines plane stolen from SeaTac airport: What we know so far

“This is not a terrorist incident.”<p>An airline employee stole an empty Alaska Airlines Q400 passenger airplane from Seattle–Tacoma International Airport (Sea-Tac) late Friday night and has since crashed on Ketron Island in the southern Puget Sound. No passengers are believed to have been on board …

Puget Sound

What 7,000 items are on board a typical Boeing 747 flight?

The Boeing 747 is the undisputed Queen of the Skies and it takes a lot of items to service a typical flight. One of the largest operators of the …

British Airways

Bianchi Methanol CV RS & S reshape lighter, faster bump-eating XC hardtails

In the latest revamp of World Cup level XC race bikes, Bianchi has renewed their Countervail vibration eating carbon Methanol hardtail into two …

Methanol

Yamaha Introduces New Range of E-Bikes

There’s a new Yamaha in town and it doesn’t have an engineUrban mobility is an increasing concern for OEMs. From ride and vehicle-sharing programs to …

Electric Vehicles

Plainclothes police on bicycles are catching drivers who don’t give cyclists enough space when overtaking

Plainclothes police around Wales are taking to the saddle to catch drivers who don’t give cyclists enough space when overtaking, after a low-key …

Cycling