Finnair introduce an A350 - with Marimekko painted plane - Economy Class & Beyond

Finnair are adding to their Airbus A350 fleet, with their 11th aircraft to come shortly to be delivered. However, rather than using the normal plain …


The Duchess Is All Of Us: Kate Responds To 2-Year-Old’s Tantrum Like A Boss

Duchess Kate handles tantrums like a total pro<p>There’s a lot about Kate Middleton’s life as the Duchess of Cambridge that sets her apart from us mere …

Royal Family

UK sidelined as Europe looks beyond Brexit in aerospace

PARIS (Reuters) - Britain risks losing clout in the aerospace industry, one of its largest skilled employers, due to concerns over its departure from the European Union, a corporate overhaul at Airbus and a new Franco-German push on defense, industry insiders say.<p>Initiatives from a new continental …


10 Private Jets Details of World Leaders and Influencers

We've reviewed the private jets of influential government officials, royals and business moguls. Learn more about the jets used by top world leaders.<p>It’s no surprise that top world leaders and tycoons of the world travel by private jet and luxurious aircraft. Most of them have an entire fleet of …


Qantas A380 makes forced landing in Sydney after 'engine oil leak' (Yahoo7 News)

'The engine had some troubles but Qantas has stressed it's all about our safety.'


Climate crisis getting so dire DiCaprio's *giving up private jets (*next Wed. only)

<i>**Written by Doug Powers</i><p>Leo DiCaprio is shoring up environmentally friendly plans for his foundation’s annual gala and auction in St-Tropez, sources …


France jails Britons for flying migrants to UK illegally - France - RFI

Pilot David Green, 54, and his accomplice Edward Buckley, 46, admitted having made several flights from Marck aerodrome, near the northern port of Calais, charging passengers £10,000 (11,120 euros) each.<p>Calais is a springboard for migrants attempting to cross the Channel to Britain, normally by …

European News

Emirates covers Thai visa costs

Emirates crew members stand beside an A380 superjumbo. The airline wants to spur Thai arrivals to the home base in Dubai.<p>- +<p>Emirates is offering visa …


Leonardo DiCaprio, Advocate for Climate Justice and Private Jets, Will Fly Commercial to Saint-Tropez

Leonardo DiCaprio, Oscar-winning actor and climate justice crusader, is also a notorious fan of private jets. Last year, he flew from Cannes to New York to pick up an environmental award at the Riverkeeper Fishermen’s Ball before heading directly back to France for the annual amfAR gala, where he …

Leonardo Dicaprio

Emirates A380 business class: review

With approximately two-thirds of the world’s population supposedly living within eight hours’ flight of Dubai, its national carrier Emirates has rapidly grown into one of the world’s most popular airlines. Having invested heavily in its lounges and premium cabins, the airline caters with particular …


Malaysia Airlines' London Airbus A350 flights start January 2018

by David Flynn | July 21, 2017<p>Malaysia Airlines plans to bring forward the start of its Airbus A350 flights to London to January 2018, but is putting …


Woman’s Bare Feet On Airplane’s Armrest Handles: Jessie Char’s Twitter Photo Gets 22,208 Likes And Counting

A photo from the Twitter account of Jessie Char is going viral and getting buzz across social media. Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb even commented …

Social Media

CloudAhoy Adds Facts to Landing Appraisals

Software adds qualitative measurement to landings.<p>Every pilot’s heard the tale, that the quality of their skills as an aviator hangs on just one …


Oilman Russell Gordy Has a $96 Million Collection—of Ranches

He has amassed 155,000 acres of land for hunting, fishing and raising cattle. He sometimes loses track of how many ranches he owns.<p>“If we were to throw you out here, they’d never find you,” said Russell Gordy, as he piloted his helicopter over the Absaroka mountains, flying from his sprawling …

11 tips to keep you from being an awful aeroplane passenger

Ever wondered if you are an inconsiderate airline passenger?<p>Twitter is ablaze with criticism of one inconsiderate plane passengers after a user …

News (Ireland)

This Picture Of Someone's Bare Feet On A Plane Seat Is Freaking Twitter Out

Flying can be a <i>real</i> nightmare sometimes.<p>Waiting in long lines, having to take off your shoes, and walking on germ-filled floors can definitely make …

Airliners nearly collide in mid-air

A pilot has been praised for helping avert a mid-air collision between two passenger jets that could have led to hundreds of deaths.

News (South Africa)

​Gulfstream proposes nose refuelling for JSTARS candidate

Gulfstream’s proposal for the US Air Force’s JSTARS recapitalisation project will include a refuelling nozzle mounted on the nose of its G550 …

Business Jet

Airbus Takes on Stratasys 3D Printing for Serial Part Production

At last month’s Paris Air Show, Stratasys made an important announcement indicating that 3Dprinting polymers were just about ready for prime time. …


Enhanced screening for U.S.-bound flights begins today

Flying to the United States may take a while longer as of today due to enhanced security measures affecting flights to the U.S.


NYC's Biggest Foreclosure Halted After New Creditor Emerges - Bloomberg

New York’s biggest-ever foreclosure auction, for a penthouse at the One57 luxury tower near Central Park, has been halted after a new creditor …


Singapore offers cargo plane, drones to help Philippines fight militancy

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore has offered a military transport airplane, drone surveillance aircraft and use of combat training facilities to support the Philippines' fight against the rising threat of Islamist militancy, the defence ministry said on Wednesday.<p>The offer stemmed from talks in …


Emirates 'poised to announce' Dreamliner deal with Boeing

Order for between 50-100 mid-size widebody aircraft expected to be placed soon


This smartphone controlled paper airplane has a built-in live streaming camera

Remember that awesome smartphone controlled paper airplane we told you about a few weeks ago? The one that’s way more fun than any boring old …

Gear & Gadgets

Here's How Many Boeing Planes Are On Order - and the Average Price of Each

Via <b>Rich Duprey</b> at Motley Fool here are the number of each family of planes that Boeing is building each month, their order backlog, and the average …


Pictured: Ex-RAF pilot killed in horror crash as plane avoided hitting farm

A devastated widow paid tribute to the ex-RAF pilot killed in a light aircraft crash and said he died doing what he loved most.<p>Paul 'PG' Gunnell, 57, …


Airbus takes grad from Kent to Mars via Stevenage

<b>Kat Styles is a thermal engineer for Airbus Defence and Space (DS). She joined Airbus DS as a graduate in 2013 and became a fully-fledged thermal</b> …


Pilot injured after light aircraft crashes into field in Fife

The male pilot was the only person on board the aircraft and the site has been cordoned off.<p>A light aircraft has crashed into a field in …


T+L magazine: Virgin America, Singapore are top airlines for 2017 … again

Virgin America has been named the USA's top airline for the 10th consecutive year in the "World's Best Awards” for 2017, released last week by <i>Travel + Leisure</i> magazine.<p>JetBlue finished second among U.S. carriers in the annual rating of domestic airlines. Singapore Airlines was rated the top …


Your Airplane Seat Probably Hasn't Been Cleaned in a Surprisingly Long Time

Fly enough and you’ll eventually have the uncomfortable “eeeew” moment of when you open a tray table and are greeted by a nice fresh ring of dried …