Soot from aeroplane exhausts can linger in the atmosphere, seeding ice clouds which trap heat.
Millicent Bryant made her first solo flight at the age of 49 in 1927. The life of this bold, unconventional woman was tragically cut short in a ferry disaster that same year.
Almost two years after crashing twice within five months and being pulled out of service, the Boeing 737 Max’s return to the skies has now been approved.
Aircraft cabins have been germ hotspots since long before this pandemic. More ‘microbiology literacy’ is needed among the general public for this to improve.
More than one million weather observations were made by aircraft each day in 2019. Since the pandemic started, these have dropped by 90%.
All modes of high-speed travel come with a cost to the environment.
Weaker winds and higher temperatures are making airlines less efficient.
Since 2019, night train networks have seen a remarkable revival across Europe.
Small regional flights will soon start going electric but batteries are unlikely to ever fully power large airliners.
The vast emissions caused by these individuals suggest that a very small share of humanity has a very significant role in global warming.
Your next flight could be the single biggest contribution to global warming you make all year. Experts imagine how we might travel in future, without the ‘flygskam’.
More than a century since humans learned to fly, we need to revolutionise how we stay up there.
Washing hands and coughing into your elbow can help limit the spread of infectious diseases on planes and around the globe. So why don’t passengers read about this in their inflight magazines?
Flybmi’s unravelling is the latest in a long line of airlines that have got stuck on the runway.
Data from hydrophones in the Indian ocean has raised new questions about what happened to MH370.
Secondary radar is an important tool in the control of aircraft traffic, and helps make air travel safe. It was developed during dangerous times.
Scientists studying the atmosphere found help in an unlikely place – the aerial bombing campaigns of World War Two.
You have to be smart and fast to be a fighter pilot – but perhaps the most surprising challenge is the clothes you have to wear.
The UK’s alcohol problems aren’t limited to high streets – so why are airports allowed to flout the rules?
Over the last three decades, the number of US pilots has decreased by 30 percent. That problem is only going to get worse as demand increases.