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News and Articles About Airplanes

It's a Bird. It's a Plane. No, It's a Flying Car (Finally)!
Far Out Tech

It's a Bird. It's a Plane. No, It's a Flying Car (Finally)!

Fasten your seat belts and forget about tray tables. This driving-flying machine is ready for takeoff.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Hate Flying? This Dreamy (or Dorky) Virtual Reality Helmet Could Help You Escape the Experience.
Far Out Tech

Hate Flying? This Dreamy (or Dorky) Virtual Reality Helmet Could Help You Escape the Experience.

Virtual reality, take me away. Because overpriced in-flight cocktails and noise-cancelling headphones aren't enough anymore.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
How Two Entrepreneurial Jetsetters Stay Grounded at 30,000 Feet
Leadership

How Two Entrepreneurial Jetsetters Stay Grounded at 30,000 Feet

Traveling the country can be a challenge for co-founders. But here's how this pair makes the traveling part work.
Ben Pascal
Traveling Coach on U.S. Flights Has Become a Serious Pain
Business Travel

Traveling Coach on U.S. Flights Has Become a Serious Pain

Turns out, America's airline companies have the world's most uncomfortable seats. Yay.
Jason Fell
Surprising Tricks: How to Sleep on a Plane
Suitcase Entrepreneur

Surprising Tricks: How to Sleep on a Plane

Get some shuteye while up high with these road-tested tips that work.
Jenna Schnuer
Tell Us: What Do You Hate Most About Flying?
Travel

Tell Us: What Do You Hate Most About Flying?

A new survey from J.D. Power and Associates finds that travelers have become more accepting of baggage and reservation charges, but still hate the lack of legroom.
Philip LeBeau
Our Annual Picks for the Best in Business Travel
Business Travel

Our Annual Picks for the Best in Business Travel

The people, companies and locations that are improving the way we get around and our experience once we get there.
Bruce Schoenfeld
AT&T Thinks It Can Provide Seamless Wi-Fi at 30,000 Feet
AT&T

AT&T Thinks It Can Provide Seamless Wi-Fi at 30,000 Feet

The telecommunications company said that by late 2015, it would build a new air-to-ground network based on 4G LTE, creating a better wireless experience on continental flights.
Laura Entis
The Road Warrior's Secret Defense: A Portable Pharmacy
Business Travel

The Road Warrior's Secret Defense: A Portable Pharmacy

For about $25 you can replicate this frequent business traveler's arsenal, keep illness at bay and ensure that your trip is a productive one.
Paula Phelan
This Might Have Been the Coolest Airplane Ride (Ever?)
Airplanes

This Might Have Been the Coolest Airplane Ride (Ever?)

One flight to Sydney, Australia, was anything but conventional, thanks to the cast of 'The Lion King.'
Jason Fell
Franchise Players: From Piloting Planes to Fro-Yo Franchising
Franchise Players

Franchise Players: From Piloting Planes to Fro-Yo Franchising

Here's how Paul Hornick went from working as a stunt pilot to owning four Red Mango frozen yogurt shops.
Kate Taylor
And the Best Time to Book a Flight Is...
Business Travel

And the Best Time to Book a Flight Is...

Travel deals site Kayak analyzed the best days to book airfare.
Nina Zipkin
Southwest Airlines' Landing Mix-Up Could Have Been Super Scary
Growth Strategies

Southwest Airlines' Landing Mix-Up Could Have Been Super Scary

Despite the inconvenience to passengers, mistakenly landing at the wrong airport points to larger security and safety issues.
Jason Fell
Transportation Department Wants to Ban In-Flight Calls
Technology

Transportation Department Wants to Ban In-Flight Calls

Yes, cellphone use on planes would be annoying. But is that annoyance worth a whole new set of rules and regulations?
Ray Hennessey