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Delta to add seats with outlets and bigger overhead bins on 225 planes

A move by Delta Air Lines to install seats with power outlets and bigger lavatories and overhead bins will also squeeze more economy seats in some of its narrow-body aircraft.<p>Atlanta-based Delta announced Wednesday that it plans to invest $770 million through 2016 to overhaul the interior on 225 …

Delta debuts international Wi-Fi on its Boeing 747s

Delta Air Lines introduced in-flight Wi-Fi on its overseas flights Tuesday, unveiling the service on two Tokyo-bound Boeing 747-400s from Los Angeles and Atlanta. The move is part of an effort by Delta to extend in-flight Wi-Fi to all of its international aircraft that fly transoceanic routes by …

The top 10 airlines in the U.S.

Slide 1 of 12<p>The national Airline Quality Rating is a statistical study of major airline performance in the U.S. that ranks airlines annually. …

Took Long Enough: FAA Lifts Ban Of Mobile Device Use During Takeoff And Landing

In news that proves just how timely the US government can be, the FAA has announced a lift on the ban of mobile device use during a plane's takeoff …

Today in Security Theater, Air Force One Edition

Thank you, Secret Service. But ... at airports?<p>Ari Ofsevit, of the Boston area, sent out a Tweet this afternoon saying "If you're flying in to Boston right now, uh, you aren't." It included the image above, from Flight Aware.<p>WTF? The answer is that Air Force One, bearing POTUS, was at Boston's …

Virgin Australia Plane Forced To Land In Bali By Drunk, Unruly Passenger (PHOTOS)

An intoxicated and unruly passenger on a Virgin Australia flight caused a hijacking scare on Friday, The Associated Press reported.<p>About an hour before arriving at Denpasar International Airport in Bali, the pilot contacted air traffic controllers and reported a possible hijacking, an Indonesian …

Malaysia Airlines troubling track record includes hijacking

Malaysia Airlines had a history of problems long before Flight 370 disappeared 50 days ago. Among the airline's incidents, a hijacking.<p>Ted Rowlands has the report.

Measure Your Air Travel Expertise With This Quiz Of Airline Slogans

Yeah, they're having issues lately, but that doesn't mean airlines aren't still trying to lure you onboard with a really good slogan.<p>Test your knowledge of the sky's punchiest and punniest mottos with this quiz.

EADS E-Thrust Electric Airliner Could Transform Air Travel by 2050

The European aerospace consortium EADS has unveiled its electric airliner, the E-Thrust, which could radically transform commercial aviation by 2050. …

Flying in Style: Book a Room on the Four Seasons' Private Jet

Four Seasons has a new weapon in the luxury travel wars: its own Boeing 757.<p>The Toronto-based luxury resort company said Wednesday that it's launching the first Four Seasons-branded private jet. The plane will come with many of the amenities of a Four Seasons suite — from puffy duvets and …

Tour The $45 Million Falcon 5X Private Jet, Featuring A Skylight

The Falcon 5X has room for 16 passengers. It's equipped with new Snecma Silvercrest engines that Dassault says make it more fuel efficient than competitors like Bombardier's Global 5000 (by 35%) and Gulfstream's G450 (by 30%).<p>The 5X will have a $45 million price tag, according to Aviation Week.<p>That …

Supersonic Jet Ditches Windows for Massive Live-Streaming Screens

Spike Aerospace is in the midst of building the first supersonic private jet. And when the $80 million S-512 takes off in December 2018, it won't …

Peter Jackson's private jet joins search for MH370

Lord of the Rings director Peter Jackson has given permission for his private jet to be used in the hunt for missing Malaysia Airlines' flight MH370, according to the New Zealand Herald.<p>The Gulfstream G650 jet has been chartered out of Perth, though it is not clear who has taken charge of it or …

A traveler's guide to in-flight WiFi

You're on a nice, long domestic flight. In coach. There's a screaming baby two rows up; the pages of the in-flight magazine are stuck together with someone else's chewing gum; and the 9-inch overhead CRT is showing a 2-year-old episode of <i>New Girl</i> that you've already seen a half-dozen times -- …

Six ways to avoid losing a plane

One month on from the disappearance of Malaysian flight MH370, Katia Moskvitch asked aviation experts how we should redesign planes to avoid such an event happening again.<p>In our modern world of always-on connectivity, having a plane like Malaysian flight MH370 vanish without a trace seemed …