Turbulence can range from annoying to downright frightening, and you don’t have to be an anxious flyer to get worked up by it. It’s hard to avoid turbulence when flying, but you can control how you handle it.
Life gets pretty exhausting if you’re always afraid of getting dirty. I try to remember this mantra when I fly because airplanes are so freaking filthy. Research from the University of Victoria suggests we’re 100 times more likely to catch a cold from air travel than “normal daily ground level experience.” Here’s how…
Kayak is already great for exploring excellent flight deals, but the app recently made some upgrades to help travelers after they book flights, too. Their app now includes maps for 34 major airports in the U.S., including turn-by-turn directions.
Most of us don’t choose the airline we fly so much as we choose the most convenient and affordable flight, but if you’ve ever wondered what your odds are of flying comfortably on JetBlue, United, Southwest, or heaven forbid, Spirit, are, this legroom GIF shows you at a glance.
Last night, a JetBlue flight destined for Sacramento, California encountered turbulence so bad it sent 24 people to the hospital.
As the initial shock of Britain’s decision to leave the European Union sinks in, it’s time to assess the details and look to the future. There are certainly more important concerns, but if you’re planning a summer trip overseas, one of yours may be, “How’s this Brexit stuff gonna affect my vacation?” We’ve got answers.
Airlines don’t come with many perks these days—in fact, they charge you extra for the basics. However, there are still some things you can indeed get for free, and Business Insider breaks it down.
Customers rarely have a nice word to say about airlines, and those airlines are taking notice. They’re trying to win your business back with a number of perks to make your trip more enjoyable. After all, most airlines have become so bad, customers are willing to fly with crappy discount carriers because they’re not…
As this Bloomberg map shows, Malaysian flight 370 is not the first flight to mysteriously disappear. 83 flights have vanished since 1948—80 of them never to be found again (the dots in yellow). This map only includes flights capable of carrying more than 14 passengers.
Got a 5 hour flight but only an hour or two worth of battery left on your gadgets? Depending on your airline, you may have a power outlet or USB port in your seat. Here's how to find out which planes have some extra juice to give.
When you're flying these days, you'll usually hear the flight crew instruct you during takeoff and landing to turn off "any device that has an off button"—not just activating airplane mode, but physically turning off the device. This makes very little sense to most tech-savvy types, but James Fallows at The Atlantic…