Airplanes

Air New Zealand's 'Men In Black' Themed Flight Safety Video Is Epic

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 14.08.2015 | UK Comedy

Airlines are constantly trying to find new ways to make people actually pay attention during in-flight safety announcements, and Air New Zealand have ...

Watch This MiG-29 Pilot Pull Off A CRAZY Vertical Take Off And Live

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 28.07.2015 | UK Tech

As with most jobs, being a MiG-29 pilot must have good and bad days. However, one polish pilot proved that some days at the office are just plain i...

Video Shows Moment Sky-Diving Plane Forced To Land On Busy Road

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 15.07.2015 | UK

This is the shocking moment a small sky-diving plane was forced to land on a busy road after running out of power. The five-passenger plane can bee...

Face-To-Face Airplane Seats Could Be The Future Of Economy Class Flying

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 14.07.2015 | UK Tech

Is this the future of flying? A French company has designed a face-to-face seating plan for economy class on airplanes. Zodiac Seats' latest paten...

'Nut Rage' Passenger Costs Airline £350,000 After Plane Diverted To Belfast

The Huffington Post UK | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 23.06.2015 | UK

A plane traveling from Rome to Chicago was forced to divert to Belfast because a passenger got angry over nuts and crackers, a court has heard. Un...

Virgin Flight Grounded After Passenger Spotted Writing Suicide Note

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 29.05.2015 | UK

A Virgin America flight was delayed in San Francisco this week after a passenger was spotted frantically writing a suicide note in which he threatened...

A Professional Hacker Claims He Took Control Of An Entire Passenger Plane

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 19.05.2015 | UK Tech

The FBI are investigating claims by aerospace security expert Chris Roberts that he was able to hack into an aeroplane's cockpit and take control of t...

Horrific Hygiene On Flights Revealed *Gulps*

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 18.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle

As if flying wasn't stressful enough, a study into hygiene and cleaning standards on planes has unearthed some pretty grizzly facts. In what is es...

Military Airbus Plane Crashes In Spain

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 09.05.2015 | UK

Spanish media sources are reporting a military Airbus A400M has crashed in a field near Seville Airport shortly after taking off on a test flight. ...

Pilots Landed In Hot Water After 'Fighting In The Cockpit'

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 06.04.2015 | UK

An Air India flight from Jaipur to Delhi led to two pilots being grounded on Sunday evening after a brawl allegedly broke out between the Airbus A320'...

Terrifying Video Shows Wobbly Planes Landing Almost Sideways Due To High Winds

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 31.03.2015 | UK

Videos showing planes landing at Leeds Bradford Airport today have emerged, showing one plane almost sideways until moments before touching down. H...

There's An App That Will Tell You The Odds Of Your Plane Crashing

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 03.02.2015 | UK Tech

If you're scared of flying, you might want to look away. A new app has emerged that uses data to calculate how likely it is that your plane will cr...

Airline's Response To Customer Fat Shaming Their Flight Attendants Is Awesome

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 23.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A sexist airline passenger who criticised female flight attendants' appearance has been well and truly owned on social media. When Andres Horatio P...

The Man in the Airport Cafe

Joanne Dwyer | Posted 21.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Joanne Dwyer

I set my bag down on a chair in the airport café, sensing someone's eyes on me. I looked up and straight into the watchful gaze of a man seated on the far side of the cafe, talking into his mobile phone in an accent it was hard to make out.

Don't Tell This Woman's Baby To Shut Up (Unless You Want A Punch)

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 02.01.2015 | UK

A four-person brawl broke out on an Air China flight from Chongqing to Hong Kong on Thursday, reports say. The fight started at 26,500 feet when tw...

BA Plane Returns To Heathrow As Mystery Bang Heard Over Kent

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 11.12.2014 | UK

A British Airways plane was forced to circle over Kent and return to Heathrow Airport around the same time residents in Sevenoaks reported hearing a "...

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 ...

Could Not. Be. Closer.

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.12.2014 | UK Tech

This is the moment that Turkish F-16 display pilot Captain Yusuf Kurt gave plane spotters in Lincoln an experience of a lifetime as he manoeuvres his ...

Why Does Flying Make You Feel Rotten?

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 04.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Plane travel can be a real pain. There's the turbulence, ear popping, seat-kickers, babies crying, awful food, health woes caused by an influx of germ...

This Is A One In A Million Photo

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 29.08.2014 | UK Tech

This incredible photo shows the moment a plane was struck by lightning while flying through a rainbow. It's hard to imagine another situation where...

Video Shows Moment Two Jets ALMOST Crash

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 07.07.2014 | UK Tech

Passengers on a flight into Barcelona this weekend were given a nasty surprise when their plane had to make an emergency climb after another plane tax...

Robot Valet Parks Cars For You

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 03.07.2014 | UK Tech

This is Ray, the world's first completely automated car park. You simply drop your car off, Ray then picks up your car and slots it into one of the em...

Pilot Lands Jet With No Wheels On A Boat

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 27.06.2014 | UK Tech

When US Marine Corps Capt. William Mahoney took off in his AV-H8 Harrier nothing could have prepared him for what he would then immediately have to do...

How To Make Paper Planes Fly Forever

Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.02.2014 | UK Tech

Paper planes are the most tragic of toys: they soar, but only ever so briefly, and then they crash, crumple and die. Your hard work: ruined. Your flig...

WATCH: A Terrifyingly Blustery, Bumpy Landing At Birmingham Airport

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 20.02.2014 | UK

SEE ALSO: Singapore Airlines Turbulence: Breakfast Is Served (On The Ceiling) (PICTURES) If you’re a nervous flier, look away now. Fierce cro...