Sasha Marcotte

3,758 Flips | 10 Magazines | 6 Following | 292 Followers | @DaDonOne | Keep up with Sasha Marcotte on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Sasha Marcotte”

Airbus to sell three A380 superjumbo jets to Japan's ANA Holdings: Nikkei

NEW YORK (Reuters) - European planemaker Airbus (AIR.PA) has won a deal to sell three A380 superjumbo jets to Japan’s biggest carrier ANA Holdings Inc (9202.T) in a deal valued at about 150 billion yen ($1.25 billion), the Nikkei reported.<p>An Airbus A380, the world's largest jetliner, participates …

Apple Loop: New Leaked iPhone Design, Apple's Disappointing Year, Christmas Win As iOS Beats Android

Taking a look back at another week of news from Cupertino, this week’s Apple Loop includes the leak of three new design changes for the iPhone 7, some new screen technology for the iPhone 7S, a debate on Apple sucking or not in 2015, iOS’s success in mobile activations over Christmas, an analysis …

IPhone 7

PlanetSide 2 review: tipping the scale

Though it struggles with scale, Planetside 2 provides a unique, fascinating view of war<p><i>PlanetSide 2</i> captures the drama of war better than any Call of Duty or Battlefield ever has — a feat accomplished with brute force and big numbers. Soldiers storm sci-fi encampments instead of the beaches of …

Pentagon Preps for Orbital War With New Spaceplane

The XS-1 could replace satellites lost in battle—fast and cheap.<p>Aerospace giant Boeing just snagged a $6.6 million contract to design a cheap, …

Delta Air Lines To Offer Upgrades To Private Jet Service

Getting upgraded to first class is perhaps one of the biggest perks of earning elite status with an airline. But a new plan by Delta Air Lines may take that perk to a whole new level. Last week, the carrier announced that it would team up with Delta Private Jets (DPJ), its subsidiary, to offer the …

UN stills pays million to Russian aviation company responsible for sex attack on teenage girl

Senior UN officials considered terminating the company UTair's contract after concluding that the incident, in which the girl was dumped naked and unconscious inside the helicopter base, was indicative of a wider culture of sexual exploitation at the company.<p>Internal UN documents, marked "strictly …

Corruption

Video Of Cathay Pacific's Terrifying Diversion Over The Pacific

Flight diversions are rather common, so in and of themselves aren’t really noteworthy. If anything, a lot of the attention from diversions seems to …

The 2 Best Air Travel Search Engines Right Now

Summer travel's on all of our minds. So, here are my latest favorites for finding the best airfare prices online right now--after all, there's more to travel search than Orbitz and Priceline.<p><b>Google Flights</b><p>It wasn't until I saw Google Flights (simply: google.com/flights) mentioned in a recent New …

Engines

Beyond New Horizons: could LightSail be the answer for affordable space travel?

The Night Sky in August 2015: A crowd-funded project plans to use the sun’s energy as a method of propulsion - flight by light<p>A device by which a spaceship could be pushed ever further and faster into the skies by the Sun’s radiation, just as Earthly winds push a sailing ship across the seas, …

Jetstar edges towards all-Boeing 787 long-haul fleet

by Chris Chamberlin | July 30, 2015<p>Jetstar is close to having an all-Boeing 787 fleet to cover its longer international flights as the date of its …

First Class on a Delta 737

Based on their loyalty program and hard product, many consider Delta to be a strong contender for the best business carrier.

Columbia oceanographer on plane debris that could be missing Flight MH370: 'This is it'

They think it could be from the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, which disappeared more than a year ago.<p>Multiple oceanographers have said it is plausible that part of the debris from the missing plane could have made its way into the area in which the wreckage was found. On Thursday, Arnold …

Airplanes

Terrafugia's TF-X brings flying cars closer to reality (no airport needed)

When was the last time you were stuck in traffic and wished you could press a button on the dashboard, turn your car into a helicopter and soar away from the rush-hour snarl at, say, 200 miles per hour? Yesterday, perhaps?<p>With so much talk these days about the seemingly imminent arrival of …

Flying Car

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Travel & Eats<p>Skip Cape Cod this summer.<p>By The Editors of GQ2 days agoView More<p>Entertainment<p>At 25 tracks long, there’s at least one banger on there.<p>By …

MH370 search: Réunion island debris 'almost certainly' from Boeing 777 – as it happened

Officials examine aircraft part washed up on island in the French Indian Ocean as possible clue to fate of missing Malaysia Airlines plane<p>8.11am AEST<p>It’s just after 2am in Réunion, an island off of Madagascar where a piece of plane debris has been found – possibly an important breakthrough in the …

Pilot who died in light aircraft crash 'sent mysterious text message minutes before death'

Muhammad Naviede may have been killed unlawfully, lawyers suggest at pre-inquest hearing<p>A businessman who died when his private aircraft crashed had been receiving death threats and sent a mysterious text message before his aeroplane went down, a coroner has heard.<p>Muhammad Naviede, 60, died last …

Three killed and three pulled alive from the wreckage after plane crashes into quiet Tokyo neighbourhood

A small plane crashed into a row of houses, killing three people and injuring five others in the Japanese city of Tokyo.<p>Three people were pulled …

Goku VS Superman 2 | DEATH BATTLE!

GTA 5 Cinema: King of the Hill Intro

Grab some flight overalls - Boeing says 500,000 new pilots are needed

Growing demand for air travel means 558,000 pilots will be needed over the next 20 years, according to aerospace giant Boeing<p>More than half a million new commercial pilots will be needed over the next 20 years, according to Boeing.<p>The aerospace giant is forecasting that growing demand for air …

Aviation

The 10 Best Airlines for Those of Us Flying Coach

<i>This story by Ed Perkins originally appeared on</i> <i>SmarterTravel under the title "</i><i>The 10 Best Coach-Class Airlines in the World</i><i>.</i><i>"</i><p>You see a lot of "best …

Virgin America

American Airlines: We’re ready to start scheduled flights to Cuba

American Airlines, which has long operated charter flights between the United States and Cuba, said Monday it is “ready” to begin scheduled …

WestJet on Twitter: "As we expand our schedule for winter '15-'16, here are some of our fave "unique" Canadian city names. #BestofCanada http://t.co/PTQxg3Xe6g"

New conversation<p>End of conversation<p>New conversation<p>End of conversation<p>New conversation<p>End of conversation<p>New conversation<p>End of conversation<p>New …

Ryanair flight FR9083 to Alicante makes unexpected landing in FRANCE

The plane departed the UK at 5.30pm today before reportedly making a mid-air distress signal.<p>Air traffic controllers confirmed the aircraft had made …