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How to Get Into Any Airport Lounge

These apps and more will help you score VIP treatment, even if you're flying economy.<p>If you fly economy, or only travel once or twice a year, I bet you’ve seen the signs for VIP airport lounges and automatically ruled yourself out. But guess what? It doesn’t matter. You’re in. Seriously. Even coach …

Who has the longest flight of them all?

<i>Map Happy features the best travel hacks, gear and tech to be the best traveler that you can be.</i><p>If you have 17+ hours to spare and want to travel on …

An Emirates plane has completed the world's longest nonstop scheduled commercial flight

A plane touched down in New Zealand on Wednesday after completing what is thought to be the longest nonstop commercial flight in history.<p>The Emirates Airbus A380 set off from Dubai, United Arab Emirates, and landed 8,824 miles (14,200 kilometers) and 17 hours 15 minutes later in Auckland in the …

Indian plane takes off without tyre but lands safely

A plane operated by low-cost Indian airline SpiceJet lost a tyre while taking off from Bengaluru on Tuesday, but managed to land safely at its …

Gatwick Airport flights grounded by runway spillage

<b>Flights from Gatwick Airport were grounded and more than 20 inbound aircraft were diverted because of an oil spill on the runway.</b><p>A spokeswoman for the West Sussex airport said the runway was shut while crews cleaned up the spillage which happened at about 10:15 GMT on Monday.<p>Flights recommenced …

Ryanair: British stag party causes flight diversion to Berlin

<b>Six British members of a stag party travelling to Bratislava with Ryanair were kicked off the plane in Berlin for drunken behaviour, German police say.</b><p>The men - aged 25-28 - were part of a group of 12 travelling to the Slovakian capital from Luton on Friday evening.<p>They reportedly became violent …

Drunken British stag party kicked off Ryanair flight in Berlin

London-to-Bratislava flight is forced to land in Germany to expel passengers for their aggressive behaviour<p>A pilot was forced to land his plane in Berlin when members of a British stag party reportedly became aggressive after they were refused more alcohol.<p>The latest disruption comes amid a sharp …

Airline staff reveal why window shades must be kept open during takeoff and landing

Lifting the shades on the windows during take-off and landing might seem like a trivial ask to many aeroplane passengers. Some travellers believe …

10 things in tech you need to know today

<b>1. Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has shut down rumors that the company is planning to replace its chronological feed with an algorithmically sorted one.</b> That doesn't mean that an algorithmic timeline won't happen though, it could just be an optional feature.<p><b>2. Programming site GitHub is going through</b> …

This week in patents: Facebook, Apple, Boeing and more

Boeing patented as awesome technique to 3D print objects while levitating in space.<p>Current 3D printing techniques employs a “bottoms-up” building method in which the part is built layer by layer on a supporting platform that moves down as individual layers are formed. A single print head is moved …

In the U.S. Air Force fleet

Click through the gallery to see some of the aircraft used by the U.S. Air Force.

Passengers Capture Video of Lightning Striking a Boeing 777 While in Flight

Passengers Mitchell and Amie Stewart captured video of a lightning strike that hit the Boeing 777 they were in as it made its approach into Charles …

Boeing

Long-distance flight in your future? Here's the pro checklist for comfort in the air

Long flights in stuffy airplanes are rarely fun, but there are ways to make them pleasant if you have the correct tools. Books, tablets, a good meal and a few drinks will make the time go by a little faster, but there are other ways that the flying pros have figured out how to truly make the trip …

iPhone 7 Could Have A Flush Rear Camera

Chances are you hate this protruding camera module pictured above on your current iPhone 6 or iPhone 6s. According to a new rumor on the iPhone 7 design (via Mac Rumors), the next iPhone could have a flush rear camera. The antenna bands across the back would also disappear.<p>The iPhone 6 casing was …

Mobile Technology

It's ridiculously expensive to fly Air Force One

The FY15 cost per flying hour for Air Force One (VC-25A) includes "fuel, flight consumables, depot level repairables, aircraft overhaul, and engine overhaul," according to the letter from the Department of the Air Force Headquarters Air Mobility Command to Judicial Watch.<p>According to the National …

5 reasons why budget airlines aren't all that bad

Would you buy a seat on a discounted flight—one with no food, entertainment, or baggage allowance—to save potentially hundreds of dollars?<p>In an era of one-way transatlantic fares selling for as little as $99 on Wow Air and domestic flights selling for under $20 from Spirit and Frontier, more and …

8 mistakes visitors make in San Francisco

<i>With all eyes focused on San Francisco as the Super Bowl approaches, I thought now would be a good time for a reprise of one of our most popular TravelSkills posts about the mistakes many travelers make when visiting the Bay Area.</i><p>Nearly every frequent traveler visits San Francisco at least one time …

Inside the Most Romantic Hotel in America

A Newport, R.I. hotel in a 19th-century mansion, The Chanler at Cliff Walk is at once elegant, historic, secluded, and scenic. Our readers rated it the most romantic hideaway in this year's Readers' Choice Awards—this is why.

Somali jet makes emergency landing in Mogadishu after onboard explosion

Man reported to have fallen out of hole in plane’s side following a blast that caused the flight to land at Mogadishu’s international airport<p>An explosion and fire blew a gaping hole in a commercial airliner forcing it to make an emergency landing at Mogadishu’s international airport, officials and …

Airplanes

EasyJet's energy-efficient plane concept could save millions on fuel

Low-cost airlines have mastered the art of saving money. UK-based EasyJet unveiled a new concept on Tuesday that could save millions of dollars on …

10 things in tech you need to know today

1. <b>Alphabet, Google's parent company, overtook Apple to become the most valuable company in the world.</b> Last night, the company was worth roughly $544 billion. At that point, Apple's market capitalization stood at $534 billion.<p><b>2. About one in seven people on the planet now use WhatsApp, according to</b> …

Airplane Camera Catches Meteor Streaking Across North American Sky

People from Ohio to Ontario reported seeing the spectacular fireball.<p>An airplane pilot had a sensational bird's-eye view of a meteor streaking across the night sky of the eastern U.S. and Canada this weekend.<p>Mike Grossman was flying his light Piper Archer aircraft 1,500 feet above the Hudson River …

Airline Employees Spill 12 Fascinating Secrets of Air Travel That Passengers Don't Know

Some scary, some interesting, and some downright bizarre.<p>Over at Reddit, someone asked airline employees to share secrets that we muggles don't know about the magical world of air travel. Hoo boy! There are some doozies. As someone who has to fly the (sometimes not so) friendly skies next week, I …

12 unusual, strange and downright bizarre hotels | CNN Travel

(CNN) — When it comes to travel, most of us usually look for hotels that are conveniently located, affordable and comfortable. But sometimes, we want something out of the ordinary.<p>Need inspiration? These 12 eccentric hotels highlighted by TripAdvisor provide an unforgettable sleep:<p>1. Inntel Hotel …

Drones involved in near misses at UK airports

<b>Drones were recently involved in four serious near misses at UK airports, the UK Air Proximity Board has said.</b><p>The board, which investigates near-miss incidents in UK airspace, said a drone had come very close to colliding with a Boeing 737 climbing out of Stansted.<p>There were also category A …

Nikon takes down plane photo after row

<b>Nikon has taken down the winning entry to an amateur photography competition after a social media storm erupted over the obviously edited image.</b><p>Look Up, by Singaporean photographer Chay Yu Wei, appeared to capture a plane just as it flew over a building.<p>But Nikon and Mr Chay had to apologise after …

New Service Offers Unlimited Flights From $1,500

A new all-you-can-fly service, OneGo, takes off.<p>If you were a fan of JetBlue’s long-gone All You Can Jet pass, which let travelers fly around the …

American Airlines Is Bringing Back Free In-Flight Snacks

They're back!<p>“Whaaaaat’s the deal with those airline peanuts,” Jerry Seinfeld once mused.<p>It’s possible that an entire generations of young Americans …

American Airlines

Delta apologizes for flight attendants' fist fight

Delta Air Lines is apologizing to passengers after a confrontation between two flight attendants last month led pilots to make an unscheduled landing halfway through the trip.<p>The airline says the actions of the crew members didn't reflect the professionalism expected of employees.<p>The Aviation …

Delta Airlines