Airlines

World's top 20 international air routes revealed - and they are almost all in Asia

Almost all of the world’s 20 busiest air routes are in east Asia, with no representatives from either the UK or the US.<p>According to a survey by …

Asia

Best Transatlantic Airline To Fly Premium Economy

Which is the best Premium Economy transatlantic airline? British Airways, Virgin Atlantic, Delta, American Airlines or Norwegian?<p>Norwegian airlines …

British Airways

Flight attendants prefer to work in economy than First Class - here's why

Just to the left of economy class and beyond that curtain lies a world of untold luxury.<p>Acres of leg room, nicer food and comfier seats are all part …

Flight Attendants

Why airlines pay to fly over other countries

Airlines pay a fee to fly over other countries. They're called overflight fees. Just as countries have rights to their land, they have rights to the air above them. Most countries "rent" that airspace to foreign airlines, allowing them to fly through it.<p>Some countries also provide air traffic …

Travel

A Cheap Way To Silver Status In British Airways Executive Club

What is the best way to achieve Silver Status quickly in the British Airways Executive Club? Qatar Airways offers a cheap way to collect BA Tier …

Qatar Airways

You can now fly business class on a double bed, thanks to Qatar Airways

Complete with a duvet, pillow and blanket.<p><b>The ultimate in luxury travel comes courtesy of Qatar Airways, who have just introduced seats that</b> …

Qatar Airways

Airlines rev up to offer discount airfares — but don't be blinded by the price, say experts

WestJet, Air Canada, Canada Jetlines all aiming to offer discounted air fares<p>Canadian airlines are lining up to offer the latest trend in air travel: …

Air Canada

Another Earthquake in Mexico; Revised Travel Waivers From Airlines

As if the people of central and southern Mexico did not endure enough suffering from the earthquakes and aftershocks they experienced this past …

Earthquakes

UK Hotel Refuses to Rent Rooms to Airline Crew

It's been a tough year for Pakistan International Airlines. (Photo courtesy of Faisal Akram/Flickr.com)<p>A hotel in the United Kingdom has reportedly …

Aviation

Norwegian Air gets permission for Atlantic flights

Thousands more jobs are set to be created in the UK's air travel indsutry after Norwegian Air was given permission to run Atlantic flights.<p>US …

Travel

Boeing 777-206ER PH-BQC serious incident, 23 Sep 2017

This information is added by users of ASN. Neither ASN nor the Flight Safety Foundation are responsible for the completeness or correctness of this …

Aviation

Unusual Airports Around the World

Unless you’re flying out of Singapore Changi (SIN) — which has its own cinemas, butterfly and cactus gardens, nature trails and even a giant slide — …

Airports

Virgin Flying Club – what are the best partner awards, whilst we wait for Air France / KLM?

Potentially the biggest upheaval in the UK frequent flyer game in 2018 is going to be <b>the addition of Air France and KLM as Virgin Atlantic Flying</b> …

Virgin Atlantic

Michael O’Leary: a gift for controversy and an eye on the bottom line

Ryanair’s chief executive enjoyed a rapid rise to the top, and his accounting acumen and combative personality has kept him there… for now<p>There’s an old story about Michael O’Leary that sums up the outspoken boss of Ryanair. Former Aer Lingus chief executive Willie Walsh, now supremo of British …

Business

Last Chance Deals: $20 off Whole Foods, Free Beats, 100K miles and lots more

Welcome to our weekly list of what’s ending this week as well as a collection of some of the best ongoing deals around.<p>As the month ends Saturday, …

Shopping

Lufthansa jet hijacked in 1977 returns to Germany

BERLIN — A Lufthansa passenger jet that was hijacked to Somalia 40 years ago at the height of a far-left militant group’s campaign against West …

Aviation

Delta Adds New Flights to Europe from Los Angeles - Live and Let's Fly

Over the last few years we have seen an explosive growth of transatlantic travel from Los Angeles. That growth will continue next summer, courtesy of …

Los Angeles

Hong Kong Airlines Is Adding Flights To SFO As Of March 2018

Hong Kong Airlines is Hong Kong’s third largest airline. They recently took delivery of their first A350, and they’re using the plane for longhaul …

Hong Kong

Why is Iberia denying my request for EU 261 compensation?

<i>When Iberia cancels Bego Lopez’s flight shortly before departure, it refuses to compensate her in accordance with European Union law. Can our</i> …

Consumer Protection

30 Hours Of Actual Flying In 35 Hours. Worst Routing Of All Time?

Karma can really get you. I’ve enjoyed ribbing bloggers over the years for taking absolutely ridiculous journeys, just for the sake of taking them – …

Air Travel

Southwest to unveil new ad campaign during Sunday's NFL games

Viewers tuning in to Sunday’s National Football League telecasts may notice some new ads from Southwest Airlines.<p>The low-cost giant is unveiling its new fall ad campaign, with the first spots appearing on the 1 p.m. NFL games broadcast Sunday by FOX, CBS and NBC.<p>The new “Behind Every Seat is a …

Aviation

Deal: 25% off on Jet Airways Business Class (no date restrictions)

Jet Airways is offering a very nice deal on Business Class tickets on their network for those of you who have American Express Cards issued in …

Jet Airways

Using AI to Help Drones With Self-Awareness

As drones become more widespread, the ability to track and monitor them becomes more important. I've written previously about various projects that …

DevOps

Economy Class & Beyond

… and if you’ve missed out… well – here’s your chance to catch up! I’ve been uploading trip report segments in a manner this week for your enjoyment …

Qatar Airways

How United Airlines Will Empower Gate Agents with More Discretion - Live and Let's Fly

Breakdown in Communication Between Organizations<p>Communication breakdowns often occur between the various groups necessary to make a flight go out on …

United Airlines

Irrational and irresponsible to keep Myeni on SAA board‚ says DA

The Democratic Alliance says a media report that South African Airways board chairperson Dudu Myeni has asked the Public Investment Corporation (PIC) …

The Best Time to Book Flights for Thanksgiving

The best time to book flights for the holidays, or any other time, will vary based on your origin and destination, but across the board, certain …

Air Travel

Phony Southwest Airlines Rep. Scammed People At Mitchell Field

Authorities are asking the public if they have fallen victim to an airport scammer who posed as a Southwest Airlines hiring agent.

Southwest Airlines

Cancellations and staffing crises – is Ryanair losing height at last?

The quixotic Irish carrier is handling a humiliating problem badly. But it is also the largest airline in Europe, and has the resources available to put things right<p>Ryanair passengers unhappy with the Irish airline’s no-frills service can usually expect little sympathy, and sometimes public scorn, …

Business

How to swap points between programmes with www.points.com

If you have ever bought Avios, IHG Rewards Club points or various other miles, you may have noticed that your credit card statement showed …

Virgin America