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Serial Stowaway Charged After Boarding Chicago Flight Bound for London Without Ticket, Passport

A 66-year-old woman with a history of trying to fly without a ticket, once again managed to slip past security, this time boarding an international …

Airports

The 10 Busiest Domestic Airline Routes in the World - Live and Let's Fly

What are the 10 busiest domestic airline routes in the world?<p>OAG Aviation puts together a list each year of the busiest domestic and international …

Uber-style driverless cars set for Perth as part of international trial

Perth is set to become the first Australian city, and one of the first places in the world, to trial on-demand driverless cars capable of picking up …

An updated map of the future Saigon Metro

[HCMC Metro Map (download full resolution image here.]<p>Out of all the megacities of Southeast Asia, Saigon is the only city without any form of metro …

Scientists Discover 'Miracle' Mineral That Could Make Internet 1,000-times Faster

A rare mineral discovered in Russia in the 1830′s could hold the key to boosting internet speeds 1,000 times faster than today. The mineral, perovskite, has a number of incredible properties, many of which scientists are now realizing.<p>Perovskite (CaTiO3) is a calcium titanium oxide mineral, but the …

Perovskite

Crossrail Place

Preview: Singapore Airlines' new Airbus A380 first class suites

Following today's launch of Singapore Airlines' all-new A380 first class suites, we took the chance to check out the luxe cribs – taking plenty of …

Singapore Airlines

Australia's Qantas hops ahead with first nonstop flight to Europe

Finally, after 97 years, Australian airline Qantas gets to fly the way it's always wanted.<p>The Australian airline on Monday took delivery of the first of eight 787-9 Dreamliners from Boeing. It's a jet that Qantas is pinning its future to -- part of a years-long turnaround from record losses.<p>Next …

CNN

'Narco-pigeon' shot by Argentina police

<b>Police in Argentina have shot a carrier pigeon that was delivering drugs to a jail, prison authorities say.</b><p>The bird was spotted flying into the grounds of the jail in the central city of Santa Rosa.<p>Officers discovered it was carrying a backpack containing sedative pills, marijuana and a USB drive, …

Latin America

The ultimate case against using shame as a management tactic

Earlier this month, what could have been the worst aviation accident in history was narrowly averted. An Air Canada pilot mistakenly lined up to land on a taxiway, instead of a parallel runway, at San Francisco International Airport. Four planes, fully fueled and loaded with passengers, were parked …

FAA

Hundreds of sheep killed after bear chases them over cliff

More than 200 sheep have died after they hurtled over the edge of a cliff in the Pyrenees mountains while being chased by a bear.<p>Their deaths have reignited the bitter debate over the presence of bears in the mountain range that straddles the French-Spanish border, where they were reintroduced 20 …

Wildlife

Britain set to break flight record amid summer getaway

LONDON (AP) — Britain is poised to handle a record number of flights in its increasingly crowded skies as most schools break up for the summer and families head off for sunnier climes.<p>The NATS air traffic control agency said it expects to handle some 8,800 flights Friday.<p>Officials say the number of …

United Kingdom

UK air traffic controllers warn of over-crowded skies

<b>Air traffic controllers are warning that UK skies are running out of room amid a record number of flights.</b><p>Friday is likely to be the busiest day of the year, with air traffic controllers expecting to handle more than 8,800 flights - a record number.<p>They have called for a drastic modernisation in …

Airplanes

Air France just launched a 'boutique' airline for millennials — here's everything we know

The newest offshoot of the 84-year-old company is aimed at younger clientele aged 18 to 35.<p>According to Air France, Joon is not a low-cost carrier, instead, it's designed to be a boutique lifestyle-centric brand focused on design and digital technology.<p>"With Joon, we have created a young and …

Air France

Komodo Dragon Blood Could Save Your Life One Day

Many animals are good at healing us emotionally, like capybaras and tiny kittens in tiny hats. Regrettably though, if we got really sick, no amount …

Biology

Man trapped in ATM slips notes to customers begging for help

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — A Texas man who became trapped inside an ATM slipped notes to customers via the receipt slot pleading for them to help him escape, police said Thursday.<p>The contractor became stuck Wednesday when he was changing a lock to a Bank of America room that leads to the back of …

Corpus Christi

787, A350, or A380: What's The Best Plane For Passenger Experience?

Have you ever watched a bottle of water become a crushed, miniature version of itself while airborne? That simple visual is the most common reminder …

Virgin Atlantic

Exclusive: Inside Airbus's wild modular plane concept

Is this the thing that will make flying less terrible?<p><i>There are the smartphones and laptops we use every</i> <i>day, and then there’s</i> Next Level <i>technology. In this new</i> Verge <i>video series,</i> <i>s</i><i>enior</i> <i>e</i><i>ditor Lauren Goode takes you behind the scenes to show you the technology that’s being worked on at some of the</i> …

FAA

Black cab turns green as all-new electric London taxi launches

Cab maker ditches diesel to produce a petrol and electric-powered taxi that will be rolled out in November<p>The maker of the London black cab has unveiled the new, electric design of the car, which will hit the capital’s roads in November and which it hopes to sell to pollution-blighted cities …

YY Fares Retire after Seven Successful Decades

<b>Press Release No.:</b> 40<p>Date: 6 July 2017<p><b>​Geneva</b> - The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that the YY Fares will be rescinded from …

Striking images reveal progress of Crossrail engineering work, with 18 months to go until opening

Striking images of the new Elizabeth Line tunnels taking shape beneath London have been revealed.

London

How to Get Your Luggage First at Baggage Claim

What you should know about check-in times, baggage handling, elite status, and more.<p>If you're trying to breeze through the airport, then don't check a bag. That's simple. But sometimes, you can't help it, and even the savviest travelers are left waiting for their suitcases to flop onto the carousel …

iPhone 8 to ditch fingerprint sensor for face scanner, reports say

Apple's upcoming iPhone 8 could feature a revamped security system in which owners unlock the device using their face rather than fingerprint.<p>The tenth-anniversary iPhone is expected to have a drastic redesign, which could include a security system that can scan users' faces to check who is using …

Mobile Technology

SBS Cycling Central

This is a post-stage interview packed with TMI. So good.

The takeover begins: Vegas opens up first bar run by robots

Would you tip a robot if it poured you the perfect drink? You might have to solve that one yourself if you plan on making a trip to Sin City. The …

Jumpseat: A Complicated Simple Request

We touched down beneath a dismal overcast at the Detroit Metro Airport, the runway a mixture of compacted snow and patches of bare, black concrete. …

Cabin secures $3.3M for its ‘moving hotel’

Cabin recently announced it had secured $3.3 million in seed financing for its sleeper-car buses. (I’ll explain that concept in a minute.) The funding was led by Founders Fund’s FF Angel, with participation from half a dozen other investors. This new round of funding will enable Cabin to expand its …

Supercut of Piers Morgan's co-host cringing is a work of art

It's fairly common knowledge that <i>Good Morning Britain</i> host Piers Morgan has a controversial opinion or two, and that he doesn't mind voicing …

Colombian airline wants to make passengers stand

Budget airline VivaColombia is considering plans to remove all seats from its planes and make passengers stand.<p>They hope the move will drive down …

Dubai will roll out self-driving, drone-launching police bots, because of course

Dubai, the self-proclaimed "Future City," is getting its own unit of autonomous, drone-launching robotic police vehicles, because what's more future …