After the transportation crisis this past holiday season, apologies from major airlines, airports and government officials are not enough. It’s time to protect passengers from travel companies.
When something disrupts the smooth, laminar flow of high-altitude winds, your flight might get a little bumpy.
The value of frequent flyer miles sometimes seems to defy the laws of economics.
Carbon taxes targeting luxury emissions are more popular than those which make necessities more expensive.
Is it true our phones are dangerous for aircraft navigation? An expert explains.
The new discovery echoes a mission in 1931, when a five-day zeppelin flight sent robots to the stratosphere and redrew the maps of the high Arctic.
Travelling has many health benefits, like recovering from mental and physical fatigue, improving household relationships and making people happier.
After visiting 72 countries as a travel writer, COVID forced Ben Stubbs to reassess the genre in an age of climate change and mass tourism. It’s time, he says, for a new kind of travel writing.
The radio frequency at which 5G operates in the US is close to that of an important piece of aircraft equipment, called radio altimeters.
Travellers have experienced progressively cheaper air fares since the 1970s. That era may be over.
Should countries require COVID-19 vaccination for entry while vaccines remain globally scarce?
Swedish views on holidays are shifting towards reducing air travel, media analysis shows.
Since 9/11, billions have been spent beefing up airport security. Was it worth it?
Parents face tough choices since young kids can’t yet get COVID-19 vaccinations. An infectious diseases expert offers guidance on navigating summer activities.
Soot from aeroplane exhausts can linger in the atmosphere, seeding ice clouds which trap heat.
It’s feasible to bring home at least some of the COVID-positive Australians stranded in India. Here’s how we can do it while keeping infection risk at a minimum.
Last year, 189 countries – home to roughly 65% of the global population – cut themselves off from the world at some point. Borders are now reopening and travel resuming, but normal is a ways off.
A departure tax based on length of stay, not distance travelled, would be a more effective sustainable tourism strategy.
The pandemic has exposed inequalities in society. There is concern that tying freedoms to vaccinations may further disadvantage vulnerable groups.
The results from an emerging study suggest governments should act quickly if they plan to impose travel bans – before the virus can spread widely to other countries.