Four years after Boom Technology revealed its plan to develop a new supersonic jet, the Colorado-based aviation company introduces its first demonstrator, XB-1. Billed as the first independently developed supersonic aircraft, the XB-1 demonstrates the key technologies that will enable safe, efficient and sustainable supersonic travel.
The radical KLM Flying-V passenger jet conceived by Delft University of Technology we saw last year has been shortlisted for the Crystal Cabin Awards 2020 for its innovative economy flat bed concept.
One of the woes of traveling with carry-on is not knowing if your carry-on suitcase conforms to the airlines’ regulation. It wasn’t a woe if all airlines share the same standard. Unfortunately, they don’t, but with this new free tool from travel planning website KAYAK, the mystery of whether or not your luggage fits the […]
Just a few days after Jet Airways’ air crew blunder that resulted in several passengers onboard Flight 697 to bleed from the orifices on their head, another India carrier’s passengers had a near miss, but this time, it is not the crew that was involved; it was one passenger. The incident happened on GoAir, a […]
Well, this is a news that will not help if you are already afraid of flying. The story went that Jet Airways Flight 697’s journey from Mumbai to Jaipur, India, was forced to return to Mumbai 45 minutes after take off when the crew (read: the pilots) failed to pressurized the cabin. A potentially fatal […]
The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part will not hit the theaters until February 2019, but already, it is drumming up its marketing efforts starting with a collaborative video. Not just any video though; it is an airline safety video made in collaboration with Turkish Airlines. Ha! Already it sounds like a ton of fun! […]
Airbus is relentless when it comes to “optimizing use of the available space” and it, apparently, goes beyond the passenger cabin – to the cargo hold area. Yup. That’s right. If Airbus have its way, by 2020, airlines will have passengers in the belly of the flying tin can too. But not to worry, it […]
Since the demise of the world’s fastest commercial jet, Concorde, the world has been looking forward to a fastest way of traveling between continents. However, it is not until recent years that we see companies emerging to take on the challenge with some going to length to propose supercavitation submarine which could enable Shanghai-to-San Francisco […]
Sleeping onboard an aircraft is not the most comfortable experience, less you travel First Class. Even that won’t be as awesome as your home’s bed. However, Delta Airlines wants to ease that woe for customers flying long haul in Delta One cabin with a full flat-bed seats with direct aisle access, Westin Heavenly In-Flight Bedding, […]
Airbus A380 may have changed how we fly, or rather how we enjoy our time in the air, but lets face it, being trapped 30,000 feet in the sky with limited space and only a tiny screen to keep us entertained is not fun. However, if Windspeed Technologies has its way with its SkyDeck proposition, […]