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Flights diverted away from Manchester Airport after plane landing system fails

Three planes attempting to land at Manchester Airport have been diverted away to other British cities because of technical problems.<p>A Lufthansa …

Air India pilot and co-pilot removed from duty after cockpit fight

A pilot and co-pilot have been removed from duty after a dispute in the cockpit that witnesses said involved physical violence.<p>The co-pilot …

Aviation

Will This Plane Let China Control the South China Sea?

China is building the world’s largest seaplane, the <i>Jiaolong</i> (Water Dragon) AG600. Capable of landing and taking off on water (and land), the …

The world’s most extreme runways

From the Himalayas to the Maldives, some landings can inspire awe – while others bring about terror.<p>Long lines, terse agents, overpriced food and delays – in the world of travel, airports are notorious for being necessary obstacles standing between travellers and their final destinations. But …

Airplanes

The Future of Greener Air Travel

Last year, Finnair flew a demonstration flight from Helsinki to New York using a new jet fuel containing 10 percent recycled cooking oil; Lufthansa took off on Europe’s first scheduled commercial flight powered partly by sugar-based bio-kerosene; and this year British Airways embarks on Green Sky …

Jetfuel

This Video Of A 6-Foot-8 Guy Boarding A Plane Perfectly Captures The Struggle Of A Tall Person Traveling

The struggle is truly ~real.~

Two Air India pilots grounded following cockpit row

Heated exchange on board plane, but airline denies reports they came to blows<p>Two Air India pilots have been grounded following a row on board an Airbus shortly before it was due to take off.<p>The airline has ordered an inquiry into the incident which took place on Sunday as the crew prepared the …