A Boeing 737 taxies at Manchester Airport in the United Kingdom.
The 737 Max is the best-selling airliner ever. But two have crashed in five months, killing 346, damaging Boeing's future and raising questions about the increasing sophistication of cockpit technology.
Air France planes await their passengers (2010).
The surprise acquisition by the Netherlands of 14% of Air France–KLM, which triggered a dispute between the two nations, reveals a trend toward more of a national approach to industrial interests.
‘Taxi for Flybmi.’
Flybmi's unravelling is the latest in a long line of airlines that have got stuck on the runway.
Whether to attending a conferences or giving in to a meeting, the global research community is keen on air travel. That’s a habit that needs to change.
Just because an airport looks impressive doesn’t mean it functions well.
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Big lines and long distances to walk have plagued airports since the dawn of the jet age. New designs and technologies haven't helped much, even if they're visually impressive.
SAA appears to be in a tail spin.
South Africa can't afford its national airline anymore -- nor can it afford to close it down. What's the next step?
Daniel the duck was a big hit on a flight, sporting not only red shoes but also a diaper.
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If you're flying during the holidays, you may encounter some emotional support animals. The practice has ticked off many people, especially the airlines. A veterinarian looks at the issues.
Price discrimination is when a seller charges you what you’re willing to pay.
If you check a website multiple times for a flight on a specific date, the seller might assume this is the only date you're interested in and increase the price on offer.
At time of writing, Delta’s website offers flights to ‘Taipei,’ but includes no country name – as this screenshot of its website shows.
China is using new ways to undermine Taiwan's territorial status.
RyanAir like most airlines ise price discrimination techniques to attract customers. Find out how.
Price discrimination is a strategy companies use to charge different prices to consumers for the same or similar product or service. How does it work?
Aviation safety has much to gain from neuroscience: studying how our brains become “deaf” to alarms allows us to adapt the pilot's flight instruments.
In the cockpit of an aircraft, the hierarchy between captain and co-pilot is strictly respected. At the risk, sometimes, of poor decisions being made.
It’s all change at Ryanair.
To stop pilots strikes this Christmas, Ryanair made a massive U-turn on previous policy on recognising unions.
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If the Civil Aviation Authority hadn't stepped in, things could have been a lot worse.
Pilots are in high demand.
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There is a global pilot shortage which could soon affect all airlines.
There may be trouble ahead.
Did pride come before the fall for Ireland's budget airline?
Lufthansa waits in Air Berlin’s wings.
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Is national pride the only thing that can save struggling airlines like Air Berlin and Alitalia from market forces?
An illustrated look inside.
The U.S. is considering expanding a ban it imposed in March on several Middle Eastern countries to all flights from Europe. A close look suggests the meager benefits just aren't worth the high costs.
Government regulations require airlines to say and do certain things before any flight.
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United Airlines' recent stumbles suggest its culture is too 'tight' and constrained by rules, leaving employees little room to make judgement calls.
But standards of service are so low across the US airline industry that United may well get away with it.