Despite rigorous and invasive screening procedures, the Transportation Security Administration said it would be unlikely to spot what the FBI called "the greatest potential incendiary threat to aviation."
Advanced manufacturing technologies are leading to smaller jet engines.
Rising global temperatures will likely to increase the number of days with weight restrictions on airplanes, as hot weather makes it harder for planes to reach enough speed to take off. One solution would be to take loads off the planes during hot summer days.
Not only are the emissions from your transatlantic flight to Rome gassing the climate -- they're also making it harder for that same flight to get off the ground in the first place.
More than a month has passed since Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 crashed with the loss of all 298 lives on board. But despite the disturbances at the crash site near the small town of Grabovo, near Donetsk
Les Abend says threat information that pilots respond to is only as good as the intelligence from air traffic controllers and cooperating governments.
In an application with the US Patent and Trademark Office, Airbus has sought a patent for an innovation in airplane seating-hinged bike saddles.
In a new US patent application, Airbus outlines a new cockpit design that replaces the traditional cockpit with one that uses 3D view screens instead of conventional windows. The proposed system widens the pilot's field of view while providing more flexibility about what information is displayed.
After more than a year of unsuccessful searching, authorities called in an elite group of statisticians. Working on their recommendations, the next search found the wreckage just a week later.
A reduced sense of taste in the air makes meals less enjoyable, and innovation is wanting as food has been phased out as an essential part of the airline experience.
What's the best way to understand something apparently obscure? Easy: look at how that business, that institution, that group of people or that individual thrives. How it makes money. How it survives. From this, you can understand almost everything else.
Search ships may be honing in on the black box from missing Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370 after weeks of searching. But whether they are successful or not, the difficulty they have encountered along
As authorities rush to a remote corner of the southern Indian Ocean to identify wreckage that could be part of missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, speculation remains as to whether its disappearance
In an era when we've all got GPS in our pockets, OnStar can find a stolen car and the NSA can track anyone, anywhere, it is still possible--although rare--for an airliner to seemingly vanish. That appears to be what happened to Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, which went down about an hour after leaving Kuala Lumpur for Beijing on Friday night.
It is estimated that by 2050 there will be a six-fold increase in the number of flights there are today. This is going to be an environmental problem, and it will need radical change in aircraft design
DOHA, QATAR. Qatar Airways is regarded as one of the most luxurious airlines in the world, and has received numerous awards for their onboard service.Flight attendants Saga and Gina testify about the other side of the glamour. How employees are forced to sign contracts that prevent them from governing their own life choices.Swedish newspaper Expressen's reporter Johanna Karlsson commutes between Doha and small Swedish towns in her depiction of a five-star airline.
Like a nearby cellphone user with an annoying way of saying, "Helllloooo!" recently confirmed FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler has already hit a nerve.
Over the last four decades, driving has steadily lost the fuel-efficiency edge it once held over flying.