The Christmas holiday season is coming up in a couple of months, so what better way to celebrate than to go on an adventure. And why not start that adventure at the airport, on an airline you have never heard of, going somewhere you never thought you would? Sounds like a pretty damn good idea [...]
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The term ‘mother’s boy’ has a whole different meaning for Air India now after one of its planes was delayed when the captain refused to take off without his mother on board. This was despite the flight being completely sold out.
The days of the long-haul flight are officially numbered, with engineers at Boeing and Lockheed-Martin competing to create supersonic jets that can subdue the sonic boom. Four hour flights to London from Sydney? Oh yes!
The Russian Sukhoi Superjet-100, on a demonstration flight with government officials and journalists on board, has gone missing over Indonesia and presumed crashed. It was a joint venture between Sukhoi and Boeing, partly funded by the Russian government.
It would seem like the golden ticket for guys who love big boys toys like planes. American Airlines used to sell lifetime tickets, even for first class, for as little as US$350,000. But it’s gotten them into a whole mess of trouble. If you had a lot of money and loved travel, or perhaps even [...]
Boeing has officially handed over the first commercial version of its new model 747 jumbo jet – the 747-8 Intercontinental – to German carrier Lufthansa. The new plane’s nearest rival, the Airbus A380, will hardly be trembling though.
What if you could own a jet-ski and a light aircraft to go in the garage with your car? Perhaps you want a jet-ski that IS a light aircraft? Stop dreaming it, because the Icon A5 is just such a vehicle!
While it may sound like something out of a really bad ’50s Hollywood sci-fi movie, the headline reads true. An Air Canada pilot has violently manoeuvred his plane after he thought the planet Venus was attacking it on a flight between Toronto and Zurich.
Ice Pilots has flown on to Australian TV as the ‘must watch’ show for men. The series takes you to the Northwest Territories of Canada where Buffalo Airways flies historic planes for freight and passenger flights.
If you’re a bit of a plane nerd, you’ll know about the usual plane graveyards such as Mojave, in the USA. But not too far away in Brazil is something a lot spookier. Airports filled with almost new Airbus and Boeing planes just rusting away on runways.