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 19.01.2015 | 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...

Turn Your Paper Plane Into A Remote Controlled Drone For £20

Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.02.2014 | UK Tech

Don't tell your kids about this - it's not out until after Christmas, and if they know it exists no other toy will mean anything. We're talking abo...

British Airways 'Refuses To Let 500-Pound Man Fly Home'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.11.2013 | UK

A man is having to sail home from the United States after British Airways refused to let him and his family board their return flight, according to re...

37-Stone Man Forced To Buy Two Plane Tickets... Rows Apart

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.12.2013 | UK

A 37-stone man forced to buy two plane tickets due to his size faced a predicament when it was discovered the airline had given him seats either side ...

WATCH: Expect A Tighter Squeeze On Planes...

The Huffington Post/ PA | Posted 15.12.2013 | UK

Airlines in the US are switching out old, bulky seats in favour of so-called 'slimline' models to squeeze in more passengers on their planes. Airli...

The Hidden Beauty of Air Travel

George Gabriel | Posted 14.10.2013 | UK Universities & Education
George Gabriel

Without a care in the world, we all carry our luggage onto our next destination in search of something greater. As we leave the terminal to continue our own journeys, a new story passes us on its way to check in.

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 ...

Airliner Flown 'Four Miles Off Course' After Interference By Switched-On iPhone, Claims Pilot

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 16.07.2013 | UK Tech

Every globe-trotting gadget addict knows the frustration of being asked to turn off your tech - even those that use barely any power - just before tak...

Like A Virgin?

The Huffington Post UK | Christopher York | Posted 12.05.2013 | UK

No matter how freaky you thought the idea of Sir Richard Branson in drag could be it turns out the reality is actually far worse. It's difficult to...

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...

In Flight

Chanel de Yong | Posted 05.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Chanel de Yong

Recycled air, orange foam earplugs, loosely fitted eye masks, knee high red socks, and an airhostess with painted-on black eyebrows... Being on an air...

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.