Swiss solar aircraft makes first international flight (Update 2)
Pioneering Swiss solar-powered aircraft Solar Impulse ambled over Europe into Belgium on Friday on its first international flight, with the pilot reporting that everything was running smoothly.
American Airlines pulls fares from Orbitz
(AP) -- American Airlines pulled its flights from the Orbitz travel website on Tuesday in a dispute that could eventually affect the way travelers buy airplane tickets online.
Aircraft software puts greener, quieter flights on the horizon
(PhysOrg.com) -- Aeroplanes could be far better for the environment, create less noise and be safer for passengers thanks to new software developed by a University of Manchester academic.
Venezuela reports first swine flu case
(AP) -- Venezuela's health ministry is reporting the country's first swine flu case: a 22-year-old man who arrived on a flight from Panama earlier this week.
If it works in London's streets, it can work in our skies
In London, motorists pay a fee to drive into certain parts of the city during peak traffic hours, and the idea has been considered for implementation in New York as well. Now Dr. Itai Ater, an economist from Tel Aviv University's ...
Fate and 'face': Cultural differences lead to different consumer approaches
If an airline flight is delayed, Asian consumers might take it in stride. But those same passengers might be unhappy if the flight attendants are rude or inattentive. And Western consumers might react differently, according ...