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Jul 9, 2019
Dutch researchers are currently working on a project for a commercial airplane which can carry as many passengers as a large jet but using less fuel, chiefly due to its aerodynamic desi [...]
May 22, 2019
The largest aeroplane in the world made its first test flight in April over a Californian desert. The aircraft, developed by Stratolaunch, has in theory been designed to launch at altit [...]
Apr 30, 2019
The British firm Faradair has unveiled plans for an innovative hybrid electric aircraft. Named the BEHA-M1H, it could be the most environmentally friendly and silent plane ever built. A [...]
Apr 26, 2019
The beauty of the Côte d’Azur and the feeling of almost landing on the Mediterranean have long entranced passengers coming into Nice Airport, which has just been voted as having the [...]
Apr 19, 2019
Iberia Airlines is banking on virtual reality to entertain its passengers on long-haul flights, having announced a partnership with the company Inflight VR. For a six-month trial period [...]
Apr 12, 2019
Virtual reality will soon be coming on board with Iberia, with the Spanish airline announcing that it will be making VR headsets available to passengers on certain flights in the coming [...]
Nov 28, 2018
With the Iceland tourist industry currently going through something of a slump, Icelandair announced the take-over in early November of rival airline Wow Air, in a move designed to boos [...]
Oct 5, 2018
As of 1 November, Ryanair will no longer accept free hand luggage up to 10kg, a measure that will not now affect any passengers who booked their flights with the low-cost carrier before [...]
Aug 11, 2018
Delta Air Lines has launched "Premium Select" class on its new Airbus A350, with all of its long-haul craft set to offer Premium Economy class by 2021.
Jul 30, 2018
Boeing has made clear its intention to play a major role in the development of hypersonic flight, having revealed the concept behind a passenger plane that could potentially travel at f [...]
May 4, 2018
Internet giant Google has its eye on Nokia technology designed to improve Wi-Fi networks on board aeroplanes – a market that is expected to be worth 130 billion dollars by 2035.
Mar 2, 2018
In a bid to improve in-flight connectivity, British Airways have just begun equipping their planes with a payable Wi-Fi signal. Over the next two years, 118 of the company’s long-haul [...]
Feb 24, 2018
Google Flights has announced that ‘Basic Economy’ tickets will now be clearly marked, which is good news for anyone using the online flight booking service to compare prices.
Feb 23, 2018
Avinor, the public operator of Norwegian airports, says that electric planes could be used for all the country’s domestic flights by 2040.
Feb 17, 2018
According to the latest annual report from Routehappy, Wi-Fi is now available on board 43% of aeroplanes courtesy of 82 airlines around the world.
Dec 1, 2017
Following on from its chatbot Oscar, Air New Zealand is going one step further for its clients by offering a virtual assistant called Sophie, a "digital human" who responds to users’ [...]
Nov 10, 2017
A US start-up is hoping to have small hybrid passenger aeroplanes in the skies by 2022, and eventually, the technology developed by this aeronautical company could usher in fully electr [...]
Sep 15, 2017
Tempted by the prospect of substantial savings, increased profits and enhanced safety, airline companies are contemplating the use of pilotless airliners. Though it would lead to cheape [...]
Aug 4, 2017
Dutch airline KLM, French aerospace group Zodiac and students from Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands have joined forces to design a smart airplane seat. Fitted with sens [...]