Aeroplanes

This Is What Prince George Is 'Obsessed' With

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 08.02.2016 | UK Parents

Prince George has a passion for aeroplanes and could even be set to join the air cadets when he grows up. The Duchess of Cambridge suggested she an...

Aer Lingus Man Who Bit Passenger And Died Had £41,000 Cocaine Pellets In His Stomach

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 21.10.2015 | UK

The first pictures have emerged of the man who bit a passenger and later died on an Aer Lingus plane, after a consignment of illegal drugs is suspecte...

Guy's Roommate Comes Back Drunk, Next Morning Doesn't Remember 'Designing An Entire F***ing Aeroplane'

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 09.09.2015 | UK Universities & Education

We've all done it. Come home drunk after a night out, sat down, designed a whole aeroplane complete with intricate sketches, and then totally forgotte...

Flying Could Be About To Get A Lot Quieter

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 28.04.2015 | UK Tech

Aeroplanes are noisy, there are no two ways about it. Over long periods the sound can become oppressive - it's precisely the reason that noise-cancell...

Solar Powered Plane Begins Round-The-World Journey

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 10.03.2015 | UK Tech

A solar powered aircraft has begun a record-breaking attempt to travel around the globe. Solar Impulse 2 took off from Abu Dhabi and is now heading ea...

The Move

Joanne Dwyer | Posted 24.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Joanne Dwyer

By the time I flew home, I was in talks with a newspaper editor in Nairobi and had six weeks to plan my move: five months, one week and one day after R and I had first met. The nearness of my impending departure, this time with a veiled sense of permanence hanging over it, hit my mum a little more.

This One Invention Might Have Just Saved Flying In Economy

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 11.12.2014 | UK Tech

This single invention claims to be able to solve the biggest issue in mid-flight inter-personal relations, otherwise known as 'not killing each other ...

Embracing the Challenge

Haris Suleman | Posted 14.09.2014 | UK
Haris Suleman

A lot of people have expressed concern that the journey that my father and I have set out on is a risky venture. Some have even questioned why we woul...

Arriving in Pakistan

Haris Suleman | Posted 10.09.2014 | UK
Haris Suleman

Our departure from Al Ain was exhausting, but my father and I started to calm down once we set our sights on the tranquil waters of the Persian Gulf. ...

The EU Spent €600K On A 'Hands Free' Plane

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.05.2014 | UK Tech

The EU has funded a project to build planes that can be flown via thought control. The 'Brainflight' program -- which cost the EU almost 600,000 eu...

WATCH: The Moment An Unmanned Drone Just Barely Missed A Commercial Jet

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.05.2014 | UK Tech

The American Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said that an unmanned drone just barely missed hitting a commercial airliner in mid-air. The col...

Which UK Airport Has Been Voted 'Worst To Get Stuck In'?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Some airports offer a particularly dire experience during operational travelling times, but when flights get grounded, some are more hellish than othe...

Virgin Galactic Takes Aim At Successor To Concorde?

Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.12.2013 | UK Tech

Virgin Galactic has announced that it might use technology developed to fly tourists to space as the basis for a successor to Concorde. The possibi...

Plane Passenger Makes Emergency Landing

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.10.2013 | UK

If this was a plot of a Hollywood film, it would probably have been rejected for being too unrealistic. But on Wednesday morning, an unidentified p...

WATCH: A Look At The World's Largest Passenger Plane Launched By BA

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.09.2013 | UK Lifestyle

British Airways was the first UK airline to take delivery of one of Airbus's A380 super-jumbos, and unveiled the world's largest passenger plane with ...

Flights Reduced Across South-East Due To Technical Glitch

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.09.2013 | UK

Thousands of air travellers faced delays today after air traffic control company Nats experienced "technical problems" at its Hampshire control centre...

I'm So Excited - The Review from the Crew

Endeavour Press | Posted 08.07.2013 | UK Entertainment
Endeavour Press

WANT to see what cabin crew look like out of uniform? Go to your local cinema to see Pedro Almodovar's I'm So Excited. When I went in London at least three quarters of the audience was clearly crew. Leggy girls with deep tans and their hair down? Crew. Buff guys with tight t-shirts and very short hair? Crew.

LOOK: The Shocking Moment A Plane Struggles To Land In High Winds

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.04.2013 | UK

Strong winds almost sent this plane crashing onto its side, causing a trail of smoke across the runway. The pilot had to wrestle for control agains...

The Only Way Is Up... Baby

Alex Hawley | Posted 11.04.2013 | UK Comedy
Alex Hawley

I'm a little bit frightened of all the usual things - death, dentists and décolletage decorum - but I'm completely and utterly terrified of heights, especially those with me at the wrong end of them.

Charlie Thomas

Happy 90th Birthday Aeroflot!

HuffingtonPost.com | Charlie Thomas | Posted 30.01.2013 | UK

This week marks the 90th birthday of one of the world's oldest aviation companies - Russia's Aeroflot. To celebrate, the Huffington Post UK has tak...

VIDEO: Why Can't You Use Your Phone On A Plane?

Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.03.2013 | UK Tech

Why can't you use your phone on a plane? Pretty much for the same reason you had to finish your dinner and be in bed by 7pm as a kid: because. T...

'UFO' Photographed From Plane Window (PICTURE)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 14.12.2012 | UK

A passenger has photographed what appears to be a UFO from the window of an aeroplane. The disc-shaped object is seen above the clouds and was pic...

Charlie Thomas

Ryanair Apologises (No, Really)

HuffingtonPost.com | Charlie Thomas | Posted 23.10.2012 | UK

A Ryanair crew member has been accused of bullying and intimidating behaviour towards a customer after she mislaid part of her ticket stub. Fiona K...

Nasa Unveils Radical Passenger Jet

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 17.10.2012 | UK Tech

Nasa has revealed a startling image of a radical passenger plane it is currently testing in America. The design is a concept of a plane which could...

Unmanned Aircraft Trials To Start In UK Airspace

Huffington Post/PA | Posted 18.08.2012 | UK Tech

Trials are starting in order to see if unmanned flights could be flown in British airspace. If successful, the trials could lead to pilotless aircr...