You Can Win A Night's Stay On A Retired Jet In Amsterdam

I'm not someone who has ever slept well on a plane. Even during my two trans-Atlantic red eye crossings in Business Class, I got maybe 2 hours, tops. But Airbnb is holding a contest, in which the winner and 3 guests can stay on board a nicely-appointed MD-11 at Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport for a night. » 11/14/14 3:34pm 11/14/14 3:34pm

Lost & Hound – Airline Beagle Finds Your Phone And Steals Your Heart

Many of us have had that awful, helpless feeling upon realizing we left something on a plane. Dutch airline KLM has the most adorable helper in a Beagle named Sherlock, who is trained to sprint through the airport and return your lost items. (UPDATE: It's a hoax.) » 9/24/14 12:36pm 9/24/14 12:36pm

How One Australian Town Helped A Doomed Plane Win History's Greatest…

Lost in a thunderstorm over southeastern Australia, Captain R.D. Parmentier and his crew were desperately trying to find a place to land the big DC2 airliner. They were just a few hundred miles from the finish of an epic 11,300-mile race from London to Melbourne and the storm had rendered their communications… » 5/04/12 12:00pm 5/04/12 12:00pm