"Considering all options [to reduce waiting times] including replacing the TSA with private security contractors. It's really a sign of us looking outside the box," Lance Lyttle said. "We have a problem and we can't operate the same way a
The pursuit of personal flight took a promising, and kind of wacky, step forward today with the electric 18-rotor Volocopter lifting somebody into the air for the very first time.
Virgin America. After the announcement of the $4 billion acquisition of Virgin America by Alaska Air, Virgin founder Richard Branson expressed his disappointment in the move, saying there was nothing he could do to prevent it. After the announcement
A concept aircraft under development at Boeing's Phantom Works R&D unit, the massive Pelican would have a wingspan of more than 150 m, carry up to 1400 tons of cargo-
Supersonic air travel is experiencing a rebirth of sorts lately, at least in terms of new concept designs for passenger planes from the likes of Airbus, Denver-based Boom and Boston's Spike Aerospace.
The German physicist behind the Evolo manned multicopter and the Volocopter 2-seater has just taken his first flight aboard another remarkable aircraft: a flying electric scooter.
Based on proven and certified components of the AirTruck product range, CargoLifter can develop and build a full-fledged AirShip.
This simplified airship freight system involves very little infrastructure to make wind energy easily accessible everywhere - leading the way in greener, more efficient transport of heavy goods.
Sir Richard Branson is set to order 10 supersonic jets, which the manufacturer claims will herald a new era of 'affordable' supersonic travel.
The same day bomb blasts in an unsecured part of Brussels' airport and transit system left dozens dead, the administration was set to miss a deadline mandating that the TSA answer whether U.S. airports are equipped to respond to a similar attack.
Virgin America is reportedly considering a sale... According to Bloomberg, citing sources familiar with the matter, the airline is reaching out to potential buyers about a sale of some or all of the company.
A Denver-based startup company is entering the race to reintroduce supersonic commercial travel with the promise of a 40-passenger airliner that can not only fly faster than Concorde, but at business class prices.
World's largest aircraft the Airlander 10 is fitted with fins and engines ahead of its first flight
On March 5, I finally received a bevy of TSA documents and video footage with a grope-by-grope timeline.
Boeing Co announced more management changes at its commercial airplanes unit on Tuesday, elevating several program leaders who will report directly to the division's chief, Ray Conner.
The Transportation Security Administration finds itself under increasing criticism for its airport staffing levels as the busy spring travel season begins to shift into high gear.
Radical concept plane has virtual reality headsets, live outdoor scenes on the walls and more legroom (even though there are seats for 1,000 passengers)
Travelers aren't imagining it - lines are getting longer at TSA check points, and it's only going to get worse as the spring and summer travel seasons ramp up.
The major U.S. airlines have signed up to fly to Cuba.
Air travel is a common occurrence in our modern society. When most people imagine commercial airliners, they imagine the standard tube-and-wing configuration.
Its astronauts already travel fast enough, so now NASA wants to bring the ultimate in speedy flight to the masses.
Following a seven-month grounding in Hawaii, Solar Impulse 2 is preparing for a return to its historic round-the-world sun-powered flight.
No jet fuel required
THE FACT THAT American butts are getting bigger would be less of a problem if the cheap seats on airliners weren't simultaneously getting smaller.
Amazing color photos of the Hindenburg Zeppelin show what luxury air travel was like 80 years ago
Traffic can be a real grind. For those travelling between work and home by car every day, the seemingly endless cycle of gas-brake-repeat at a snail's pace can wear thin.
Let us X-Plane
The deal will allow for up to 110 flights per day from the United States to Cuba.
What air traveler hasn't considered the possibility of having to take over the controls of an airliner in an emergency?