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INFORMATIONAL Apr 13, 2024 Is Your Favorite Airline Lying About Safety? Is your favorite airline lying about safety? We analyze how safety rankings are determined and list the safest and most dangerous airlines in 2023. Read More →
TRIP REPORTS Apr 11, 2024 Flying for Free: A Day in the Life Our writer, Daniel Ren, discusses his personal experiences flying for free on Delta Air Lines. He shares some advice that can help you if you ever work for an airline. Read More →
INFORMATIONAL Apr 06, 2024 A Guide to the Most Common Commercial Aircraft (and How to Identify Them) With so many commercial airplanes flying in today's skies, it can be difficult to tell them apart, especially when first getting into the hobby. However, it becomes easier to tell aircraft apart by paying attention to the number of engines, aircraft size and shape, landing gear design, and more. Read More →
ROUTES Apr 04, 2024 The World's Longest Domestic Flight: 21 Hours on an Airbus A350 Although it does not operate as a nonstop flight, Air France‚Äôs direct Paris to Papeete service clocks in at around 21 to 22 hours, with a stop in Los Angeles. It is one of the many airlines that operates the second leg of the journey from Los Angeles to Papeete. Read More →
INFORMATIONAL Mar 31, 2024 Is It OK to Recline Your Seat on a Flight? Is it okay to recline your seat or not? We explore the pros and cons of doing so and how to avoid potential altercations. Read More →
INFORMATIONAL Mar 28, 2024 Could We See an Airbus A380neo? Although production for the Airbus A380 was discontinued in December 2021 due to poor demand, many airlines that grounded their A380 fleets during the pandemic have started flying them again. The A380's return raises questions about the possibility of a more fuel-efficient A380neo version. Read More →
INFORMATIONAL Mar 23, 2024 Home for the Holidays? Tips for Scoring Affordable Flights During Peak Season Flights during peak seasons such as spring break and other holidays become more expensive. Despite climbing ticket prices during these times, trying to find relatively affordable flights is still possible. Research is key; the more you do, the more likely you are to save money on airfares. Read More →
NEWS Mar 21, 2024 The Next World's Biggest Plane Could Be 12 Times Larger Than the Boeing 747 Radia, a Colorado-based energy startup, has been developing the world's largest aircraft in aviation history. The aircraft, dubbed The WindRunner, will be 12 times larger than the Boeing 747. It will also be larger than the Antonov An-225 destroyed during the Russia-Ukraine war. Read More →
NEWS Mar 14, 2024 Bubble Wrap Cited as United Boeing 737 Engine Fire Cause On Monday, United Airlines Flight 1118 from IAH to RSW had an engine fire. This caused the left engine to catch up in flames and land back in Houston shortly after takeoff. Read More →
INFORMATIONAL Mar 07, 2024 Ten Years Later: What Happened to Malaysia Airlines Flight 370? On March 8, 2014, Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 (MH370) disappeared from radar. After spending over $200 million, only a few pieces of debris were found. Ten years later, the exact location and reason behind MH370's disappearance remain a mystery. Read More →