Airplanes

Airlines may soon be legally required to add more legroom and increase seat sizes on airplanes

The days of little legroom and cramped seating on airplanes might soon be over, if a recently introduced bill makes its way through the House and …

American Airlines

Pop also shared his thoughts on Manu Ginobili's retirement: “It was a complicated thing. When you’re dependent upon someone for a lot of different reasons, not just his play on the court, but just his combination of understanding people and being as curious as he was about everybody on the team and everything in the world, whether it’s politics, religion, it didn’t matter. He was like a partner in that respect. We’d be talking on buses and airplanes. So you know that’s going to be gone. Once I realized he wasn’t going to play anymore, we’ve been talking with him about hanging around and being at practices every now and then like Timmy. We actually took him on our coaches retreat this past week. He spent time with us, trying to develop strategies for the season. So we want to keep him around as much as we can, just like Timmy. And Matt Bonner. But we don’t listen to Matt. We just tell him to do his jokes.”

Pop also shared his thoughts on Manu Ginobili's retirement: “It was a complicated thing. When you’re dependent upon someone for a lot of different …

Jokes

A Gay, African-American Urbanite Finds a Home in Rural Iowa

Shortly before our family moved from Washington, D.C., to Iowa, we went on a four-week vacation in Greece. In an effort to prepare our sons for the …

Iowa

Athens Flying Week held in Greece

Spectators take pictures during the Athens Flying Week at Tanagra air base, north of Athens, Greece, on Sept. 22, 2018. (Xinhua/Marios Lolos)<p>A …

News (China)

Congress Sides With Airlines, Alaska Devaluations Galore, Windowless Airplanes in the Future? & More!

Roundup: Articles From Around the Web<p>Here are some posts from around the web that I thought you may find interesting. Let me know if there is …

Panoramic Photography

7 Mistakes to Avoid When Booking Holiday Travel

Every fall, just as the peak summer travel season is winding down, you start to hear an awful lot about holiday travel plans.<p>Yes, even though it’s …

Holiday Travel

Congress takes aim at shrinking seats, legroom on airplanes

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Aviation Administration would be required to set new minimum requirements for seats on airplanes under legislation to be considered in the House this week, possibly giving passengers a break from ever-shrinking legroom and cramped quarters.<p>The regulation of seat width …

U.S. Politics

Ask the Captain: What medical conditions keep you from becoming a pilot?

<b>Question: I would like to become a commercial airline pilot. However, I wear hearing aids full time. Will I be able to obtain Medical Certificate, let alone be hired by an airline company?</b><p><b>– Michael, Fort Lauderdale, Florida</b><p><i>Answer:</i> I suggest you contact a FAA certified Aero Medical Examiner and …

Congress takes aim at shrinking seats, legroom on airplanes

The regulation of seat width and legroom is part of a five-year proposed extension of federal aviation programs.

Pittsburgh

CruiseWire Launches Innovative Booking Engine

CruiseWire, an online travel agency, announced the launch of its cruise booking website designed primarily around one-way cruise travel, according to …

Cruise Ships

Boeing Delivers First 787 Dreamliner for Shanghai Airlines

SEATTLE, Sept. 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Shanghai Airlines today celebrated the delivery of the carrier's first 787-9 …

China

Moxy, from JetBlue Airways founder, will be a 'tech company that just happens to fly airplanes'

David Neeleman, founder of JetBlue Airways Corp. and a serial airline entrepreneur, sees a way to make his next U.S. carrier stand out in a market …

Fortune 500

Travel Alert September 2018: Amsterdam Weather Waivers Issued by Airlines

If Amsterdam is in your travel plans over the next few days, you may want to consider delaying your travel — or, at least, keep yourself updated as …

Delta Airlines

Ford told friends she is uncomfortable in enclosed spaces, airplanes

<b>Palo Alto, California (CNN) —</b> Christine Blasey Ford, the professor accusing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of having sexually assaulted her when he was in high school, has previously told friends that the alleged encounter from more than 30 years ago has had a lasting effect on her life.<p>Two …

Brett Kavanaugh

FlyDOO may be to balloons what ultralights are to airplanes

For many of us earthbound types, hot air ballooning can be quite intimidating. French aviation entrepreneur Leandro Corradini is trying to make it …

Batteries

Cathay Pacific Pokes Fun At Glaring Design Error On One Of Its Own Airplanes

Image via Vytautas Kielaitis / Shutterstock.com<br>Cathay Pacific or “Cathay Paciic”?<br>The Hong Kong carrier wasn’t going to let a blatant typo, where an …

Cathay Pacific

What The F? Cathay Pacific Forgets One

Hong Kong-based airline Cathay Pacific treated one of its airplanes to a new paint job this week, but the painters forgot to put the "f" in Pacific, spelling Cathay Paciic on the side.<p>Transcript<p>RACHEL MARTIN, HOST:<p>Good morning. I'm Rachel Martin. Hong Kong-based airline Cathay Pacific treated one …

Cathay Pacific

Hopper Study Says You Should Book Your Holiday Travel Plans Before Halloween

In August, Hipmunk put out when it thought travelers should be booking their flights home for Thanksgiving and the December holidays. Now, Hopper, a …

Holiday Travel

It’s the wonderful, clickable world of travel surveys

By<p>September 12, 2018<p>Did you know that 80 percent of travelers think there should be a separate zone for overweight passengers on airplanes? Have you …

Jobs in Aviation Series: Piper CEO Simon Caldecott

Piper Aircraft in Vero Beach, Florida, is enjoying its best financial health in well over a decade thanks to increasing demand for its training …

Employment

Pilots nationwide head to NC to help Florence victims

MORRISVILLE, N.C. -- Flooded roads still plague eastern North Carolina as many people are still grappling from the effects of Hurricane Florence. …

Hurricane Harvey

Diamond Aircraft Set To Double Production Next Year

Plans To Produce 150 Aircraft In 2019 Diamond plans to double production at its London, Ontario, Canada facility next year bringing the number of …

Retired planes spotted on university campus in Zhengzhou

News (China)

Anyone Else Having a Problem Accessing the Transavia Web Site?

While planning for an upcoming trip, I had been accessing the official Internet web site of Transavia, which is a low cost airline that is wholly …

Customers

Lawsuit Seeks Records on Trump's Refusal to Set Airplane Pollution Standards

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Trump Administration

Rare vintage plane restored by locals wins award

A rare 1936 Aeronca LB airplane restored by its local co-owners is being recognized by the vintage aircraft community.<p>The airplane won Reserve Grand …

Engines

Hospitality Service Startup Routier Raises $3 million

The Tel Aviv-based startup offers a technology that lets staff communicate with guests using the Wi-Fi offered at hotels, and airplanes

Airlines

Trap to remove ice from wind turbines, airplanes - Nature India

doi:10.1038/nindia.2018.119 Published online 14 September 2018<p>A three-layered trap can absorb sunlight and artificial light and convert them into …

Science (India)

AD: Airbus SAS Airplanes

AD NUMBER: 2018-17-24<p><b>PRODUCT</b>: Certain Airbus SAS Model A350-941 airplanes.<p><b>ACTION</b>: Final Rule.<p><b>SUMMARY</b>: This AD was prompted by the discovery of …

Flying Car

The American man making an offer on Mexico’s presidential jet is a staunch advocate of a border wall

MEXICO CITY — When Andrés Manuel López Obrador promised during his campaign to sell Mexico’s presidential plane, calling it a symbol of excess, many here took it as bluster.<p>But two months after winning the presidential election, López Obrador has announced the first serious offer for Mexico’s Air …

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