Aeroplanes

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...

PHOTOS: Solar Flight Breakthrough As Plane Bridges Continents

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 06.08.2012 | UK Tech

It's not just Venus which is making headlines thanks to the light of the Sun. The world's first solar-powered inter-continental flight has successf...

Travel Innovations Throughout History

Posted 10.05.2012 | UK Tech

From jumbo jets to bullet trains, travel has come a long way in a short space of time. Technology now means that we can fly around the globe in less t...

RAF Surveillance Fleet Grounded Due To 'Technical Fault'

PA | Posted 14.06.2012 | UK

A fleet of RAF surveillance planes has been grounded after a technical fault was discovered on one of the craft, the Ministry of Defence said on Satur...

Man Killed After Plunging Nearly 300ft In Microlight Plane

PA | Posted 12.04.2012 | UK

A man was killed on Wednesday when a microlight aircraft crashed into a field. The plane is reported to have plunged between 200ft (61m) and 300ft ...

'Loud Bang' Was Fighter Jet Breaking Sound Barrier, MoD Confirms

PA | Posted 12.06.2012 | UK

A loud bang heard across a large part of England on Thursday night was from a sonic boom caused by a Typhoon jet, the Ministry of Defence said. Pol...

What Is Branson's 10-Year Vision For Renewable Aviation Fuel?

PA | Posted 04.02.2012 | UK

Sir Richard Branson has voiced hope that planes could be powered mostly by renewable fuels by the end of the decade, as a scheme analysing options for...

Stephen Fry In Mid-Air Drama As London Bound Jumbo Forced To Land After Engine Problems

PA | Posted 03.01.2012 | UK

A UK-bound superjumbo carrying more than 250 passengers was forced to make an unscheduled landing after suffering mid-air engine problems, airline off...