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
We speak to an ex-cabin crew member with more than 20 years’ experience about everything from getting upgraded to what pilots eat.
Female cabin crew at a popular airline are being forced to wear heels unless they have a doctor’s note. Women who work as flight attendants for Norwegian Air are not allowed to wear flat shoes on the plane unless they have a medical letter. The company’s 22-page dress code document – which states that heels must be at least 2cm high – has come under fire.
Michael L. Brown noticed something strange on the in-flight menu, and shared it on Twitter.
As the world's longest flight is launched, we look at how flying has changed – and what it means for the regular traveller.
Business Insider recently reported Singapore Airlines will relaunch it's non-stop flights between Singapore and New York. With distance of over 10,000 miles and 19 hours of flying time, it's the longest flight in the world, but what are
Going through the airport is a hassle for everyone, and sometimes it seems like it's more trouble than it's worth. Fortunately, Business Insider has made a list of mistakes that you should avoid in order to make it past airport security
Thought snakes on a plane was just the theme of a terrible movie? Unfortunately for some air passengers, the slithery creatures have made their way onto real-life flights. But snakes aren't the only scary animals that have boarded planes.
Airline pilots are banned from chit-chat during take-off and landing because of a little-known rule. The Sterile Cockpit Rule requires pilots to avoid non-essential conversations during critical phases of a flight, which are normally below
A Colombian airline is considering eliminating seats to create standing-room-only flights. VivaColombia wants to remove all seats from its planes to squeeze in more passengers and lower the cost of flying. The budget airline's founder and
Air travel can be pretty gross - and we're not just talking about spending hours on a plane with no fresh air. If you thought the toilets were the only filthy spot on your flight, you're about to be unpleasantly surprised by these dirty
Are flying off on your next holiday soon? Then watch what you drink! If you want to arrive at your destination feeling healthy and energised, this video is a must-watch. See also: Revealed! The best airline food in the world See also: Surprising
Thousands of us board the huge metal cylinders that transport us across the world while we're sat close to hundreds of strangers, and if you thought flying itself was a weird enough concept, you won't believe half the things that go on
Scared of flying? These unsettling plane facts won't help. Some of the most frightening secrets kept by pilots include how often planes are struck by lightning, the worst time of day for turbulence, plus the one thing pilots fear more
With recent stories about flying in the news you'd be forgiven for thinking that passengers experienced the worst of flying but cabin crew have a few shocking encounters of their own - and some of these will truly terrify you. SEE ALSO:
Flying brings about a lot of emotions. Like, "Dear God, if you make this turbulence stop I'll never (insert pretty much anything here. But what exactly is turbulence? Thanks to Silver Door, a serviced apartments company, we now have
If you're looking for a way to aggravate a flight attendant, put your luggage in the overhead bin lengthwise. But if you want to be a good passenger, do you know the correct way to put your luggage in the overhead bin on an plane? See
Air travel used to be the height of glamour. Even if you were seated in economy class, the experience was special. (And smoky, but we don't miss that). In those days, they also didn't have the dreaded middle seat. See also: Why
Personal shopping is no longer for the uber rich or famous. Heathrow was the first international airport to introduce personal shopping, allowing passengers to book a free style consultation with an accredited stylist, and now many airports offer this service. If you are looking for all the fashion without the fuss, there’s also an exclusive personal shopping lounge in Terminal 2, where passengers can sip on champagne whilst they peruse the number of luxurious brands in the privacy of their own exclusive lounge.
There are plenty of myths and rumours flying around when it comes to air travel so pilots took to question and answer site, Quora, to give us the real truth. See also: Flying myths: True or false? They revealed some interesting facts and
Forget snakes on a plane, nothing brings on the new parent fear quicker than the thought of taking babies on a plane. Not only do you have the prospect of a potentially squirming, squawking, suitably grumpy baby to contend with, but you also have to deal with the eye rolling of other passengers who are thoroughly cheesed off that your crying baby is ruining their in flight experience. As a sort of sweetener insurance policy, the parents handed out sweet little goodie bags to other passengers containing chocolate and earplugs as a way of apology for any tricky in-flight behaviour.