Fly Me To The Moon... Not JFK

Dan White | Posted 17.05.2017 | UK Parents
Dan White

Moaner. That's the image I am getting lumbered with. A middle-aged man constantly prattling on about lack of disability care and the image this brilliant community often gets lumbered with by politicians and papers. One day I'll lighten up, honest, it's just that until that day I will huff and stomp around like someone constantly looking for the exit in a comedy club run by Jeremy Vine.

Why It Pays To Ditch Your PJs When Flying

Toni Hargis | Posted 30.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Toni Hargis

There are many reasons to dress nicely on a flight, and they're not just to do with self-esteem and other touchy feely issues, although doesn't everybody feel better in fresh, clean clothes? Nor are they to do with consideration for others around you, 'cause that clearly isn't a pressing matter.

The Future of Air Travel

Frontier | Posted 17.09.2017 | UK

The human race has always had an insatiable appetite for exploration; despite the fact maps used to say "there be dragons here", or feared that we'd sail off the edge, heading over the horizon is in our nature. Jump 1000 years later and we're still doing it. Everywhere on the globe is now reachable by air travel, but with rising population comes rising demand...

'Concorde 2.0' Is Coming And It Looks Incredible

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 01.03.2016 | UK Tech

A concept drawing of Lockheed Martin's new Quiet Supersonic Transport X-Plane. NASA has unveiled plans to start work on an experimental new plane w...

Which Airports and Airlines Provide Courtesy Strollers at the Airport?

Carrie Bradley | Posted 25.09.2016 | UK Parents
Carrie Bradley

Family travel provides its own unique challenges, but some airports and airlines provide facilities which go a long way to ease some of the stress. Here are the airports and airlines that provide complimentary strollers for use and information on where to find them.

Big Data and Expanding Into the Mobile Market - Skyscanner's Next Transition

Heather Irish | Posted 25.09.2016 | UK Tech
Heather Irish

To any non-technical person out there, the large and varied tech sector can be intimidating. So when I arrived at my interview with the Chief Technology Officer of Skyscanner, who has a doctorate from Oxford University, I was a bit apprehensive of sounding like an ignorant fool to say the least.

The Incredible Stopover - An Incredible Trip With My Incredible Dad

Yolanda Copes-Stepney | Posted 01.07.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Yolanda Copes-Stepney

I love Iceland; the North Atlantic Island is a land of breathtaking but savage beauty with mountains, volcanoes, glaciers and black beaches; perfect for my dad who spent much of his life as a part-time photographer, while working full time in computing.

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...

The Must Have Tips for Flying When Pregnant

Carrie Bradley | Posted 14.05.2016 | UK Parents
Carrie Bradley

Many women will need to fly when they are pregnant, whether for a wedding, business trip or a well- deserved relaxing 'baby-moon'. It could be your last opportunity to eat an airplane meal and watch an in-flight movie uninterrupted!

This Private Plane Just Drew A Penis With Its Flight Path

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 13.03.2015 | UK Tech

If you're an aviation geek, you know about FlightRadar. It's an excellent website that allows you to track the flight path and status of aircraft acro...

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...

AirAsia QZ8501 Conspiracy Theories Are Already Starting To Appear

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 30.12.2014 | UK Tech

Chinese internet users have been posting wild conspiracy theories about the AirAsia plane disaster, after a user of the Tian YA message board posted a...

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...

Shocking Footage Shows Moment Passengers Scream And Pray In Severe Turbulence

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 19.12.2014 | UK

Several videos have emerged of the severe turbulence that injured 14 people during a terrifying flight to Dallas, Texas. American Airlines flight A...

How This One Practice Can Help Prevent Blood Clots

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Did you know the risk of a blood clot is infinitely higher once you pass the two-hour mark in your journey? With thousands of people developing clots ...

Fight, Flight or Tend and Befriend?

Nick Clements | Posted 06.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Nick Clements

A new theory is starting to gain strength in terms of our behavioural responses to threats. It stems from the difference in female and male response to stress. I think this new work strikes a very potent cord, and actually could be an important turning point in our connection to the world.

MH370 Could Be In Underwater Mountain Range 'The Size Of The Rockies'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.03.2014 | UK

The ill-fated MH360 plane appears to be lost in one of the most remote places on earth, in an underwater mountain range of similar size to the Rockies...

This Guy Is The First Person To Pay To Fly In Bitcoin

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 05.02.2014 | UK

Belgian tech entrepreneur Olivier Janssens has become the first person to pay to fly in the digital currency Bitcoin. Janssens, who is himself a mi...

Man To Be Sentenced For Slapping a Child on Its Face During A Flight

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

A man who hit a crying toddler on a plane is due to be sentenced this week. In October, Joe Rickey Hundley pleaded guilty to slapping a 19-month o...

BA Now Lets You Play 'Angry Birds' During Takeoff And Landing

Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.12.2013 | UK Tech

British Airways has become the first European airline to allow electronic devices to be used during takeoff and landing. Following the decision by ...

WATCH: Eagle Strapped To GoPro Films Amazing Flight

Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.11.2013 | UK Tech

The recent BBC series Earthflight caught some amazing footage of birds in flight. But there's something about this apparently home-made video of an ea...

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.

American Airlines Apologises To Breastfeeding Mother Following 'Nurse In' Protest

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.08.2013 | UK Lifestyle

American Airlines has apologised to a woman who complained that a flight attendant told her to 'cover up' while breastfeeding her child on a flight, f...

Father Builds Functional Boeing 737 Simulator In Son's Bedroom

Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.09.2013 | UK Tech

A French father has built a fully-functional Boeing 737 simulator in his son's bedroom. Gizmodo reports via the French publication Sud Ouest that Laur...

PICS: Would You Ride This Flying Bike To Work?

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 04.11.2014 | UK Tech

No matter how many blue cycle lanes you paint on the road, cycling in cities is always going to have a certain amount of risk attached. So why not ...