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Russian An-148 Jet Crashes After Takeoff From Moscow, Killing At Least 71 People Russian An-148 Jet Crashes After Takeoff From Moscow, Killing At Least 71 People

A Russian An-148 regional jet airliner carrying at least 71 people crashed after takeoff from Moscow’s Domodedovo Airport, with authorities saying everyone on board was killed, the Wall Street Journal reported.

Woman Flushes Her Emotional Support Hamster Down Airport Toilet and I Have So Many Questions Woman Flushes Her Emotional Support Hamster Down Airport Toilet and I Have So Many Questions

Belen Aldecosea used to have a dwarf hamster that served as her emotional support animal. Then she tried to fly Spirit, which would not let her hamster on the plane. Then she claims a Spirit employee told her to flush the rodent down the toilet. Then Aldecosea—for reasons privy only to her—flushed that hamster down…

Google Now Tells You How Airlines Are Screwing You Over with Fees and Delays Google Now Tells You How Airlines Are Screwing You Over with Fees and Delays

Google’s flight booking service just added two updates that could make flying slightly less frustrating—or at least help you manage your expectations.

United Airlines Finds Way to Cut Costs That Doesn't Involve Booting Overbooked Passengers United Airlines Finds Way to Cut Costs That Doesn't Involve Booting Overbooked Passengers

Switching its in-flight magazine Hemisphere to a lighter variety of paper that saved an ounce a copy has saved United Airlines 170,000 gallons of fuel a year, the L.A. Times reported on Saturday, citing an “internal message to employees.” Per the paper, the 11 fewer pounds a flight save approximately 170,000 gallons…

Airlines Decide All Your Checked Smart Luggage Must Become Real Dumb, Battery-Free Luggage Airlines Decide All Your Checked Smart Luggage Must Become Real Dumb, Battery-Free Luggage

Leading U.S. airlines have all agreed that all your expensive smart luggage is dumb luggage now, CNN reported on Wednesday. Carriers including American, Delta, and Alaska are requiring customers remove lithium-based batteries from the bags and carry them personally before stowing them in their aircraft, citing the…

No, Tom Price Is Not Repaying Taxpayers for All His Expensive Jet Travel [Update: He Quit] No, Tom Price Is Not Repaying Taxpayers for All His Expensive Jet Travel [Update: He Quit]

Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price—the Donald Trump administration’s point man on putting a bullet between the Affordable Care Act’s eyes—ran up more than $400,000 in charter flights between May and September 23rd instead of flying commercial.

Netflix's Plan to Improve In-Flight Streaming Might Get You Free Wi-Fi Netflix's Plan to Improve In-Flight Streaming Might Get You Free Wi-Fi

Unless you’re shelling out big bucks for business or first-class tickets, your in-flight entertainment system probably looks like something from the last decade. The monitors airlines put in the back of headrests are typically cheap, low-resolution, and have a pretty pathetic selection of content. That means you’re…

Flying Sucked Before It Involved Urine-Soaked Seats, Which By the Way, It Apparently Does Now Flying Sucked Before It Involved Urine-Soaked Seats, Which By the Way, It Apparently Does Now

Flying is terrible these days. It flat-out sucks. From ballooning lines to get through security procedures that mostly don’t work to random fees and seats so small analysts believe they may be safety hazards, it’s really just not a pleasant way to spend your time.

Nightmare Turbulence Injures 10 on American Airlines Flight, Covers Ceilings in Hot Coffee Nightmare Turbulence Injures 10 on American Airlines Flight, Covers Ceilings in Hot Coffee

At least seven crew members and three passengers were hospitalized when an American Airlines flight from Athens, Greece to Philadelphia hit extreme turbulence on Saturday, terrifying passengers and sending some flying through the cabin.

There's Now an Airline for Millennials Because Sure, Whatever There's Now an Airline for Millennials Because Sure, Whatever

Air France announced this week it is launching Joon, a new airline “especially aimed at a young working clientele, the millennials,” and more specifically the good rich ones who like flying to Paris a lot.

US Lifts Airline Laptop Ban In Exchange For 'Intensive Security Measures' US Lifts Airline Laptop Ban In Exchange For 'Intensive Security Measures'

The Trump administration has kept airlines and nations on edge as it weighed a decision to expand an in-flight ban on electronics larger than a smartphone. On Wednesday, the administration announced that it will not expand the ban, and it will lift be lifted in countries that were already affected. But the terms of…

Let's Boycott United Airlines Let's Boycott United Airlines

United Airlines has been a real dick lately. On Monday morning, the world woke up to a very disturbing video of a hapless passenger being bloodied and dragged off an overbooked flight so that a United employee flying stand-by could fly instead. This is just the latest in an increasingly enraging pattern of bad…

Hired Goon Drags Man Off United Flight After He Refuses to Give Up Seat [Updated] Hired Goon Drags Man Off United Flight After He Refuses to Give Up Seat [Updated]

On Sunday, a man was forcibly dragged off a United flight headed from Chicago to Louisville after he refused to give up his seat to a United employee who “needed to be in Louisville” for a flight the following day, The Courier-Journal reports.

Say Goodbye to Virgin America Say Goodbye to Virgin America

Alaska Airlines announced on Wednesday that it will retire the Virgin America brand sometime in 2019. The Seattle-based airline bought Virgin America last year for $2.6 billion with the hope of expanding beyond the Pacific Northwest. Richard Branson, founder of Virgin America, apparently cried when he heard the news.…

Donald Trump Tours 'Beautiful' Plane He Vowed to Never Fly On Donald Trump Tours 'Beautiful' Plane He Vowed to Never Fly On

Today, Donald Trump took a break from screaming at random reporters to tour Boeing’s 787 Dreamliner. That’s despite the fact that he tweeted (as, regrettably, he so often does) about never flying on the plane.

Delta Becomes Second Airline in a Week to Ground US Flights Over Computer 'Issues' Delta Becomes Second Airline in a Week to Ground US Flights Over Computer 'Issues'

On Sunday, Delta Airlines temporarily grounded all domestic flights due to an unexplained technical error, the second major American airline to do so in the last seven days.

The Twisted Logic Behind Why Airlines Sell Too Many Tickets The Twisted Logic Behind Why Airlines Sell Too Many Tickets

Each year, tens of thousands of passengers get bumped from their scheduled flights because of overbooking. A new video from TED-Ed explains why companies do it, and why you have a right to be pissed off when it happens.

Get Free, Unlimited Wi-Fi on Flights and Bypass Paywalls Get Free, Unlimited Wi-Fi on Flights and Bypass Paywalls

In-flight Wi-Fi is wonderful. The price to use it on the other hand, not so great. There are a few methods to get free access, but these two are relatively simple. The first requires only an iPhone. The second requires either a VPS or server you control. They both result in free, unlimited access for the whole flight.

Samsung Sets Up Airport Exchange Booths to Deal With Note 7 Travel Nightmare Samsung Sets Up Airport Exchange Booths to Deal With Note 7 Travel Nightmare

Now that Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7 is officially banned on airlines in the United States (and some other countries too), traveling across the globe with one of these devices has proven to be a bit of a nightmare.

Feds Just Banned All Galaxy Note 7 Devices From US Flights [Updated] Feds Just Banned All Galaxy Note 7 Devices From US Flights [Updated]

The Transportation Department just banned all Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphones from any flight in the United States. Anyone caught attempting to evade the ban may face criminal prosecution, in addition to fines.

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