Have you ever been at the airport and been very upset with your airline? So upset that you said “hey, I better get totally naked right now, my clothes are caging in my rage?” You haven’t? Well one man in Charlotte seems to have decided to do that because his flight was overbooked. »
Much like the internet and the memes that live on it, you either love or hate Delta’s latest string of in-flight safety videos. Well, those two worlds have finally collided to create something that’s wonderfully idiotic.
A Spirit Airlines flight from Atlantic City to Boston left four hours late on Sunday because Atlantic City International Airport didn’t have any TSA agents to process the pilots. Apparently, the TSA staff had all gone home for the evening and had to be called back. »
A family traveling with a high-functioning autistic daughter were kicked off a United Airlines flight from Orlando to Portland because the pilot “didn’t feel comfortable” flying with her on the plane, even though no major incident had taken place. The pilot made an emergency landing and had the family removed. Was… »
You know that Louis C.K. joke about wifi on airplanes? He says, “It’s fast, and I’m watching YouTube clips. It’s amazing—I’m on an airplane! And then it breaks down.… And the guy next to me goes, ‘This is bullshit.’” It’s so true. »
Spending the day at Ikea is a fun treat in the best of times, a relationship-destroying nightmare in the worst. For one Airbus designer, though, following the yellow arrows around the bins of votive candles and wall hooks was a breakthrough moment. »
When I heard about this new antenna made with metamaterials, I assumed it was a fancy new artistic design using antennas on antennas to make better antennas. It turns out it’s much more technical than that and it could be the solution we’ve been waiting for to finally replace the crappy internet that passes for… »
SkyWest flight 5622 en route to Bradley International Airport in Windsor Locks, CT experienced a rapid decompression after losing cabin pressure somewhere over Lake Erie. »
A brand-spanking-new Mooney seems to have gotten in a fight with a boat in Central Florida. It’s not exactly clear who won, although the irony may have been lost on the pilot, who walked away from the crash and began filming the ensuing inferno. »
Sometimes pilots make mistakes. If they’re lucky, nobody gets hurt and you walk away to fly another day. This pilot somehow managed to make a series of bad choices and still managed to keep on flying.
Southwest made its first flights out of Kansas City back in 1982 with six daily departures to two cities. Fast forward 30 years and the airline now serves 60 destinations and 156 departures originating from Missouri. To commemorate the anniversary, this Boeing was emblazoned with a painting of the Missouri state flag. »
If you need to cross the shallow water that divides two small Orkney islands north of Scotland, your best option is to book a flight on a Loganair Britten-Norman Islander to make the overseas journey. Just don’t expect drink service. »
Today in “Holy Shit” and also “Oh My Freaking God,” an Alaska Air flight had to turn around make an emergency landing at Seattle’s Sea-Tac Airport after an airport worker was found to be trapped in the cargo hold. »
Fast cars will always be limited by their surroundings and physical capabilities. Fast planes are free. »
A pilot suffered only minor injuries after the wings from his glider sheared off mid-flight. But that's not the amazing part. He managed to parachute safety on top of a downtown Reno parking garage that just happened to be used by the St. Mary's Hospital. »
Back in 2012, Endeavour took its final ferry flight over the Los Angeles area while mounted to the trusty and highly modified Boeing 747 shuttle carrier. No cheesy music soundtrack, no stupid dubstep, no seizure inducing edits, just raw, unadulterated plane porn. »