Airplanes

New TSA Scanning Tech Will Let You Keep Laptops in Your Bag

The Transportation Security Administration will start installing the new X-ray scanning systems in U.S. airports this summer.

Michael Kan

TSA Discovers Snake Inside External Hard Drive

The smuggler is facing a fine and never made it to her intended destination.

Matthew Humphries

Finnair Asks Passengers to Be Weighed Before Flying

Airlines simply don't know how much the total weight of each flight is, so Finnair is trying to get a more accurate estimate.

Pilotless Planes Are Coming. Would You Fly in One?

Only 17 percent of people say they'd board an automated aircraft.

Rose Leadem

7 Secrets You Need to Know About Flying Private

Advice from an entrepreneur who's flown private for more than 15 years.

The Oracles

Would You Fly on an AI-Backed Plane Without a Pilot?

Autopilots already fly commercial jetliners by themselves, but pilots still have to make decisions about how to program them. Boeing wants to change that.

Tom Brant

Laptop Ban Expansion Could Include Domestic Flights

As well as domestic flights, dozens of airports across Europe, the Middle East and Africa are also under consideration by Homeland Security.

Get a First Look at the World's Largest Airplane

With fuel, the Stratolaunch weighs up to 1.3 million pounds.

Rose Leadem

Uber Unveils Personal Airplane Design and Plans Tests in 2020

The electric plane will be able to take off and land vertically, and Uber hopes to have a fleet of 50 ready for testing in Dallas and Dubai by 2020.

Tom Brant

Check Out This Futuristic Approach to Air Travel

Fuel efficiency is just one of the potential advantages of this low-maintenance concept jet.

Amazon Flexes Muscle in Air Cargo Space in its Bid for Rapid Delivery

Expanding into transportation, from trucks to planes, is one of Amazon's most important endeavors as it strives to lure new customers.

Reuters

Replacement Samsung Note 7 Phone Emits Smoke on Plane

The world's largest smartphone maker announced a global recall of at least 2.5 million of its flagship Note 7 smartphones in 10 markets last month due to faulty batteries causing some phones to catch fire.

Reuters