UK Planes

Travel Advice For A First Time Flyer

Paige Hiley | Posted 15.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Paige Hiley

I love traveling. In fact, I love flying. The flight before the holiday has so much anticipation that I would say it's the most exciting part of the trip. However, for some first-time travelers, the flight and preparation can be stressful.

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.

One In Three Believe Airline Passengers’ Weight Should Be Included In Luggage Allowance

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 11.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle

More than one third (39%) of UK travellers believe airlines should take passengers’ weight into account when setting luggage allowances, a new surve...

Equality In The Air? What Happens If We View Fat People As Passengers With Rights?

Stacy Bias | Posted 07.11.2016 | UK
Stacy Bias

You live some distance from your family and you need to get home for a wedding, birthday party or funeral. The only way you can travel that distance i...

Dozens Of Brits On Exploded Plane That Crash-Landed In Fireball In Dubai

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 03.08.2016 | UK

An Emirates plane that crash-landed in a fireball at Dubai airport this morning had 24 British passengers onboard, according to officials. An explosio...

Pilots Arrested In Glasgow For Being 'Too Drunk' Before Flight

The Huffington Post | Louise Ridley | Posted 20.07.2016 | UK

Two pilots have been arrested on suspicion of being under the influence of alcohol as they prepared to fly a transatlantic passenger jet from Scotland...

A Sun-Powered Plane Meets An Ancient Sun-Worshiping Civilisation

The Huffington Post | Oscar Williams | Posted 14.07.2016 | UK Tech

After a nerve-wracking final descent, the Sun-powered aircraft Solar Impulse has touched down in Cairo, marking the beginning of the end of its 35,000...

Passengers Take Emergency Slide As Plane Evacuated At Heathrow

The Huffington Post | Louise Ridley | Posted 26.06.2016 | UK

Passengers escaped from an American Airlines plane down an emergency slide at Heathrow Airport following a “technical issue”. Footage showed pas...

Terrorism 'Most Likely' Cause Of EgyptAir Crash That Left 66 Feared Dead

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 19.05.2016 | UK

Terrorism is feared to have brought down an EgyptAir passenger plane that crashed into the eastern Mediterranean with 66 people - including one Briton...

EgyptAir Passenger Plane Crashes In Mediterranean

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 19.05.2016 | UK

An EgyptAir flight that crashed while travelling from Paris to Cairo was subject to a "brutal event" according to the former head of France's national...

That 'Drone' Which Hit A British Airways Plane Could Have Been Something, Erm, Else

The Huffington Post | Louise Ridley | Posted 21.04.2016 | UK

The suspected drone which hit a plane at Heathrow Airport last week may not have been a drone at all. An investigation was launched after a British Ai...

Family 'Lucky To Be Alive' After Block Of Ice Smashes Through Roof

SWNS | Posted 10.03.2016 | UK Parents

A family are "lucky to be alive" after a football-sized block of ice, believed to have fallen from a plane, came through their roof. Patrick Boyle,...

Body Found After 'Burning Man Sucked Out Of Hole In Plane'

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 30.03.2016 | UK

A body has been found after reports of a man "engulfed in flames" being sucked out of a plane over Somalia after an explosion ripped a hole in its sid...

Fascinating Time-Lapse Reveals BA's 787-9 Dreamliner Being Built

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 05.10.2015 | UK Tech

If you've ever sat on an aircraft and wondered how on Earth they are assembled... Look no further. British Airways has released a four minute time...

Watch This Pilot Give A Lesson In How To Land A Plane In A Crazy Storm

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 27.07.2015 | UK Tech

It was a bit stormy across much of Europe over the weekend and while most of us could simply hide indoors, the same wasn't true if you happened to fly...

If You're A Nervous Flyer, Don't Watch This Video

Ruptly TV | Posted 19.05.2015 | UK

This video might not be for those who are afraid of flying! Astonishing footage captures the moments of several planes attempting to land during high ...

How to Stay Healthy While Travelling

Cat Elliott | Posted 07.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Cat Elliott

Whether you are travelling for a day, a week, or months, it is essential to be prepared in order to not put your health on standby. Airports, cars, and unfamiliar situations can have a massive impact on how you eat, which can in turn make or break a holiday if it leaves you to turn to junky processed food. Here's 6 tips to keep you on track regardless of where you are travelling.

Plane Propellor Smashes Through Fuselage And Hits Passenger

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.11.2014 | UK

A plane's propeller snapped off during take off, smashing through the fuselage and striking a passenger in the head. Air Canada propeller slices in...

Aborted Landing Shows Plane Seconds From Disaster

Storyful | Chris York | Posted 05.11.2014 | UK
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This airplane came frighteningly close to disaster while attempting to land at Schiphol in Amsterdam recently. Strong winds made conditions difficult ...

Unresponsive Plane Escorted By US Fighter Jets Over Atlantic

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.09.2014 | UK

UPDATE: The unresponsive plane crashed on Jamaica, according to the Associated Press. Two fighter jets have been launched by the US to escort an un...

Fed Up Passengers Have Best Response Ever After Woman Attacks Plane Crew With False Leg

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 31.07.2014 | UK

A plane had to be diverted to Gatwick Airport last night after a woman allegedly unleashed a foul-mouthed tirade and threw her prosthetic leg at cabin...

Has The 'Mystery Plane' Circling London Been Caught On Camera?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.07.2014 | UK Tech

The 'mystery plane' caught at regular intervals circling London for hours for no apparent reason, might have been caught on film. The planes, which...

Beautiful WW2 Fighters Race Above The Desert

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 08.07.2014 | UK Tech

Aircraft from World War Two were stunning machines, produced with a technical vision and on a scale that would have astonished engineers less than a d...

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: This Is What It's Like To Fly A Fighter Jet

Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Tech

Not many of us have what it takes to be a fighter pilot - stomach and nerves of steel, lightning fast and the apparently obligatory cut-glass English ...