The shortest route between two points is, of course a straight path. But, if you've ever looked at the information screen on a long-haul flight, then you'll have noticed that your flight is doing something very different. The reason why
If it helps, understand that you are more likely to be injured in a car accident than a plane crash! But if your fear of flying sneaks up in the middle of a flight, British Airways captain Steve Allright has some advice for you. He shared the
Strong crosswinds forced an Aer Lingus pilot to abort his landing at London's Heathrow Airport on Sunday, after gusts violently buffeted the airliner. A video posted online shows how the plane aborts its landing at the last second after
Cathay Pacific Airlines has admitted to using cameras on board flights and in other places - and is letting the public know what it does with the footage. The airline says the personal data is stored on secured servers - but it admits that
If you fly regularly, you have probably noticed the strange posture of the cabin crew. You may have noticed that one of them always keeps their arms crossed behind their back, while greeting passengers. But what crew members do not tell you is
Being a flight attendant may seem like a glamorous job, but the long hours on their feet, complaining passengers and potentially low pay mean that they're not always appreciated. A budget airline in the US has taken the unusual step of
If your nerves start to jangle as soon as you arrive at the airport, our video has some tips and advice to help you get on to the plane. For starters, exercise before you leave home - it will loosen your muscles and make you feel more
As the year draws to a close, we’re desperately trying to squeeze a last-minute getaway in before the inevitable Christmas crush.But with festive flight deals invading our inbox, it can prove impossible to know where to kick-start our holiday planning.Thankfully, we’ve tracked down the 20 most searched-for holiday destinations of 2018 so you can finally cross off one of the hot spots you didn’t get a chance to see (or ‘gram) this year.Family favourites Cyprus, Malta and Benidorm proved popular in 2018 with Tenerife unsurprisingly stealing the top spot.When it comes to chic city breaks, Amsterdam played host to countless Brits alongside Dublin, Barcelona and Rome.Those itching for adventure were scouring the Internet for all things Aussie (we’re pretty sure Harry and Meghan have something to do with our newfound wanderlust).So if you’re itching to escape the manic run-up to Christmas, look no further for inspiration as we count down this year’s most searched-for holiday destinations from New York to Thailand.How many have you visited?Follow us on Instagram and Facebook for non-stop inspiration delivered fresh to your feed, every day. For Twitter updates, follow @YahooStyleUK.Read more from Yahoo Style UK: The most ridiculously expensive hotels in the UK – are they worth it?15 of the best campsites in EuropeThe best British destinations for a weekend away
Airline staffers charmed by the plucky preteen's letter put together their own flight vouchers to cover the cost of an upgrade.
A passenger who complained about Norwegian on social media through the medium of poetry has had his extra fees waived by the budget airline.
"The feeling of pure embarrassment is something I’ll never forget. I loved myself so little back then that I let that her treat me that way."
2018 will see the launch of some of the much-anticipated flight routes to date, bringing less-discovered corners of the world closer to British holidaymakers. Buenos Aires, Perth and Portland are set to be some of the hottest holiday destinations
Stop what you’re doing.The top 10 beaches in the world have been revealed and what better way to celebrate Cyber Monday than booking a cheeky getaway?Flight Network asked 632 of the world’s top travel experts to rank the best beaches and the list features everything from Mexico’s hidden spot to the highly Instagrammable sands of Barbados.The company revealed: “For the past two months, we’ve been reaching out to the best, and most experienced travel journalists, agents and bloggers to get their expert-opinions of the best beaches on the planet. This is truly the most up to date and definitive list in the world and will help your readership decide their winter holidays in the coming months.”So if you fancy a winter getaway, seek inspiration from the top ten beaches the world has to offer…Follow us on Instagram and Facebook for non-stop inspiration delivered fresh to your feed, every day. For Twitter updates, follow @YahooStyleUK.Read more from Yahoo Style UK: Travel on the cheap: Weekend escapes for under £100The most ridiculously expensive hotels in the UK – are they worth it?From Nashville to Perth: The places to visit in 2018
Airlines may not be giving out accurate information when it comes to a flight's estimated duration. In fact, Travel & Leisure claim: "Airlines exaggerate how long a trip will take so that even when there's a delay, the
The aviation industry has many curiosities, including little-known lifesaving aircraft features and strange airline rules, but when it comes to the most unusual flight routes, things get really bizarre. SEE ALSO: Unusual rule stops pilots
You look forward to your summer holiday all year, so when things don't go to plan, it can feel like the end of the world. If you're unlucky and holiday goes awry, it's certainly worth knowing what you can do to get back on track.
The scammers can't wait to cash in on your summer. Whether they can lie in wait to exploit your family holiday, catch you out when you're looking for event tickets, or pounce when you're hunting for a summer job, they will take
This spring, bmi regional launched three new routes from Birmingham to Graz in Austria, Gothenburg in Sweden and Nuremberg in Germany. To celebrate the launches, the airline is offering one lucky AOL Travel reader the chance to win a pair of
The practice of overbooking flights has had its share of bad press recently, from the outrageous scrum on the United Airlines flight, to Jo Wood's Tweeted fury at being asked to leave a flight. However, before we join the flood of people
Climate change could make turbulence on transatlantic flights a lot more common - and a lot more powerful, says a new study. Researchers from the University of Reading studied the potential effects of climate change on jet streams in winter.
The woes of the pound are taking their toll on the cost of holidays this Easter. A new study has revealed that the average family holiday costs 6% more than this time last year - a total of £182. Fortunately you can beat the price rises - by
Scared of flying? Well, if you weren't before... you will be after watching this. See also: Pilots debunk air travel myths See also: RAF pilot saves 187 passengers on nose-diving plane From planes that vanished without a trace to ones