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Surfing the breeze: Transatlantic aircraft could use 16 PER CENT less fuel by hitching a better ride on the jet stream, study claims Planes can reduce emissions by more efficiently hitching a ride on...

Sound of an aeroplane flying overhead at night could be last thing you hear as study finds the noise can trigger a heart attack within two hours Experts studied 24,886 deaths from cardiovascular disease...

MILLIONS of coronavirus vaccine doses could be flown into Britain via military aircraft to avoid delays at ports if a post-Brexit trade deal is not agreed. Contingency plans to fly the drug in by air are...

BOEING has been told that it can fly its 737 MAX jet again, following a 20-month flight ban due to two fatal disasters. The US Federal Aviation Administration said a number of software upgrades and training...

Between January and July 2020, only 44 cases of the coronavirus are thought to have been transmitted during a flight, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) reports. The IATA also says that...

Pilotless planes could be transporting passengers between Scottish islands within a decade after British aircraft manufacturer announces plans for ‘full automation’ by 2030 Isle of Wight-based...

Kat Kamalani has been sharing TikTok videos that show what it's like to be a flight attendant. A recent TikTok video of hers revealing what she describes as the "nastiest parts of a plane"...

Roughly 8,000 jumbo jets could be needed to distribute coronavirus vaccines around the globe — a massive logistical challenge that will require careful planning from governments worldwide, an airline...

Fox News Flash top headlines for July 13 Fox News Flash top headlines are here. Check out what’s clicking on Foxnews.com. Eliminating the middle seat on planes may help cut already low on-flight coronavirus...

Getting holidays back on track: How trains can beat planes if you’re heading to Europe this summer Neil Simpson looks at some of the best ideas for a safety-first rail journey   The Eurostar from...

LIKE any old codger, when planes reach a certain age they are expected to call it a day. Retirement time for aircraft is around 25 to 30 flying years, or an average of 150,000 flight hours. Fly planes...

Ryanair boss Michael O’Leary says his planes will NOT fly with empty middle seat in line with ‘idiotic’ in-flight social distancing rules (unless government pays for missing fares) Ryanair’s...

THE BRITISH government is laying on special planes and reopening flight routes across the world to bring home Brits stranded by the coronavirus pandemic. In a speech to the House Of Commons this afternoon,...

First Class already seems lavish with its flat beds, spacious rooms and extensive fancy dining menus – but Etihad's A380 offering puts all swanky cabins to shame. That's because the airline's...

A new economy plane seat design could mean that passengers will finally get a decent sleep on long-haul flights. Forget the static blanket, limiting neck pillow, or trying to recline your seat without...

If you book a window seat for a flight you expect… well, to have a window. But in the weird and wonderful world of airlines, that's not actually always the case. Some 'window' seats...