Ari Holmes

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'Aviation dork' captures a day's worth of planes in single photo

During the summer peak there can be as many as 16,000 planes in the air at the same time, falling to around 13,000 in winter months.<p>Each will have a flight path that ensures it stays clear of all other aircraft while off the ground, and of course their destinations may be thousands of miles apart. …

Technicalities: Strange Wings

In 1909, the French experimenter Louis Bleriot made the first crossing of the English Channel by airplane. The aircraft he used, his Model XI, was …

Everything Explained: VASI Light Systems

The visual approach slope indicator (VASI) and precision approach path indicator (PAPI) are light systems on the side of a runway threshold that …

UI Design

A Look Inside Airbus’s Epic Assembly Line

<i>The following photographs show an Airbus A321 being assembled over the course of six months in a new facility in Mobile, Ala.</i><p><b>T</b>he ships from Hamburg steam into Mobile Bay several times a month. Loaded upon them are the titanic parts of flying machines: tails, already painted; wings, already …

Aviation

First Class Recap: Betsy Beer, Lilium Jet, and Boeing 787s

Posted By Kat Le on Apr 30, 2017 | 1 comment<p>Welcome to the First Class Recap. We’ve scoured some of the highlights from the travel world for you and …

Leaked A350-1000 Configuration on United Airlines - Live and Let's Fly

A tweet allegedly reveals how United will configure its new A350 aircraft.<p>Via @A350_Production on Twitter, United’s A350-1000 (on order) will be …

US airline pledges to reduce overbooking

The CEO of United Airlines has apologised again for the violent ejection of a paying passenger from a flight in April. Oscar Munoz was speaking at a congressional hearing into the airline industry.<p>The CEO of United Airlines has apologised again for the violent ejection of a paying passenger from a …

American Airlines Reveals Plans to Offer Worse Seats Than Ever Before

I wrote last week that American Airlines told investors they had opportunities to add seats and reduce legroom. I initially assumed this applied to …

American Airlines Flights Are About to Get Even More Cramped

Goodbye, legroom.<p>Attention passengers: Prepare to be even less comfortable on your next flight.<p>CNN reports that American Airlines is adding more …

WATCH: Seth Meyers explains how air travel got to be this bad

<b>(NBC)</b><p>“I would say the whole industry is being dragged down the aisle with its belly exposed”<p>Taylor Link<p>May 3, 2017 12:26pm (UTC)<p>Congress issued a stern warning to the airline industry this week: Improve customer service or the government will be forced to intervene. "Late Night" host Seth Meyers …