Flights

03.13.15
Google knows if your flight has WiFi
03.13.15

Google knows if your flight has WiFi

Google Flight Search can send you to a random spot on the globe, and now it'll tell you if that fa...

By T. Seppala,   03.13.15
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08.25.14
A fight about seat reclining privileges grounded a flight today
08.25.14

A fight about seat reclining privileges grounded a flight today

If you've ever flown coach, you know that it doesn't provide much legroom -- in an effort to maxim...

By S. Buckley,   08.25.14
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08.05.14
Why your brand-new plane doesn't have a seat-back TV
08.05.14

Why your brand-new plane doesn't have a seat-back TV

Earlier this year, I boarded a United flight from Newark to San Diego. After passing the first few...

By Z. Honig,   08.05.14
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07.03.14
This is what a day's worth of transatlantic air travel looks like (video)
07.03.14

This is what a day's worth of transatlantic air travel looks like (video)

The seas between Europe and North America are relatively quiet on any given day, but 30,000 feet a...

By Z. Honig,   07.03.14
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04.22.14
Air Berlin's latest iOS app can push boarding passes to your Pebble
04.22.14

Air Berlin's latest iOS app can push boarding passes to your Pebble

Still carrying a paper boarding pass when you travel? Air Berlin's got a new way to go green this...

By Z. Honig,   04.22.14
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04.18.14
DARPA envisions a smarter, safer autopilot
04.18.14

DARPA envisions a smarter, safer autopilot

Autonomous aircraft serve their purpose, but there's no question that pilotless passenger flights...

By Z. Honig,   04.18.14
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11.23.13
Singapore 21: a farewell trip on the world's longest flight
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11.23.13

Singapore 21: a farewell trip on the world's longest flight

As of tomorrow, the longest flight in the world will shuttle passengers on a 747-400 from Sydney,...

By Z. Honig,   11.23.13
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12.14.12
Google tests Flight Explorer tool, offers more visual and powerful ticket searches
12.14.12

Google tests Flight Explorer tool, offers more visual and powerful ticket searches

Google may have updated its flight search tool for tablets just a couple of months back, but it's...

By D. Dhingra,   12.14.12
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10.17.12
This is the Modem World: It's my movie
10.17.12

This is the Modem World: It's my movie

Each week Joshua Fruhlinger contributes This is the Modem World, a column dedicated to exploring th...

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