Commonly recommended sleeping tablets aren't appropriate for plane travel. Here's why.
There's really no such thing as truly sustainable air travel, but you can do some things to reduce your impact - such as flying with airlines with newer aircraft or taking a virtual holiday.
Major airports around the world will see more frequent flight restrictions in the coming decades because of increasingly common hot temperatures.
Global travelers are being increasingly asked if they want to pay for local purchases in terms of their home country currency. Here's why you should resist the strong temptation to do so.
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The true radiation risk from commercial flying has nothing to do with security scans. A radiation expert explains how much cancer risk the most frequent of flyers take on when they take to the skies.
The ban on electronic devices in cabin luggage overlooks the airports that would be least likely to detect a bomb.
Those backing Heathrow's proposed new runway want to depoliticise the issue entirely. But hard choices are inevitable.
Airport operators enjoy the privileged position in Australian planning law of being able to decide their own futures. Their exemption from state planning rules threatens orderly planning and safety.
Most passengers have no idea how bad air travel is for the environment.
Qantas's new non-stop route from Perth to London might be a watershed for travel times between Australia and Europe. But super-long-haul routes won't do much to cut aviation's greenhouse emissions.
The FAA's NextGen system should bring safety and efficiency to American air travel, but its users need to understand it clearly.
The president-elect's taste for private jets could be just what the aviation industry needs.
New aircraft and growing business and tourist links are helping Melbourne outpace Sydney in attracting Asian visitors.
The profitability of the airline industry is fragile at best, but that doesn't mean Australia can't make room for another airline.
The renowned aviator's name became synonymous with Concorde and the era of supersonic flight.
Demand for the A380 appears to have stalled, but it's still the best Very Large Aircraft out there.
Everyone loves to complain about airline travel, leading to what the airline industry has called the "entitled passenger".
A rare but dramatic solar storm could have a damaging effect on aircraft systems crucial for safe flight. New technology can help us avoid serious consequences.