The chaos at airlines and airports appears to finally be over, but will the relief last? Or will Canadians have to brace themselves for more delays, cancellations and miscommunications?
The Notices to Air Mission system failed on Jan. 10, 2023, leading to thousands of canceled flights. The system is where all important safety information for pilots and dispatchers gets posted.
The value of frequent flyer miles sometimes seems to defy the laws of economics.
An understanding of bird biology is the starting point for conservation efforts. 3-D reconstructions of biological structures greatly add to this understanding.
From 1968 to 1974, US airlines experienced 130 hijackings. But it was Cooper’s hijacking-as-extortion plot that captured the public’s imagination – and inspired a copycat crime wave.
Our research shows the best changes individuals can make to cut carbon emissions and reduce the effects of climate change.
These coordinated movements of a flock of starlings follow no plan or leader. Scientists used to think the animals must communicate via ESP to create these fast-moving blobs.
Reducing jet fuel consumption by 2.5% each year could halt aviation’s growing influence on climate change.
Since 9/11, billions have been spent beefing up airport security. Was it worth it?
Banning short-haul flights should be just the first step on the path to greener transport systems.
When planes fly from east to west, they are flying against a river of air called a jet stream. These air currents can make your flight longer or shorter, depending on which way you are going.
Academics and others concerned with benefitting from peer professional collaboration can use COVID-19 disruptions as an opportunity to improve conferences through smart design.
Geese honk loudly and point their bills toward the sky when they’re ready to start the migration. Here’s how they know it’s time, how they navigate and how they conserve energy on the grueling trip.
Citizens of the United States and Canada have both had the exact same information regarding the spread of COVID-19, but their attitudes about flying are very different.
Human genes are one of the main reasons we can’t grow wings. And even if humans did have wings, they wouldn’t necessarily allow us to fly.
We analysed what the world’s top 58 airlines – such as American Airlines, British Airways and Qantas – are doing about climate change. Even the best airlines are not doing anywhere near enough.
Weaker winds and higher temperatures are making airlines less efficient.
The day and a half it takes to get from New York to Singapore and back offers plenty of time to ponder the economics of ultra-long-haul flights – and wonder why we’d want to make it any longer.
Flying plays havoc with people’s ears. But it’s a lot worse if your cabin suddenly loses pressure.
Commonly recommended sleeping tablets aren’t appropriate for plane travel. Here’s why.