Airplane

Gamechanger: A new design could turn the middle seat into the best one on the plane

3 hours ago   |   NY Daily News

The battle for the armrest may finally be over. A new FAA-approved design could make the middle seat on airplanes into a sought-after amenity on flights in the future. The new...
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Plane passenger throws laptop at boyfriend for ‘looking at other women'

Plane passenger throws laptop at boyfriend for ‘looking at other women'

8 hours ago   |   New York Post

A crazed airplane passenger threw a laptop at her boyfriend's head on a packed jet - enraged at him looking at other women. A viral video watched more than 4 million times by...
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Irwin to receive Payne Stewart Award

10 hours ago   |   Comcast SportsNet

Hale Irwin has been named the 2019 recipient of the Payne Stewart Award, presented annually by the PGA Tour to the golfer who best exemplifiesthe values and character of the...
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The Airport Lounge Is Much Improved, if You Can Squeeze In

1 day ago   |   NY Times

Lounges used to be a quiet place to get some work done. Now they're offering better food and more services, and might just be victims of their own success.
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British Airways cancelled its flights to Egypt because of undisclosed security concerns - but every other airline kept running as usual

British Airways cancelled its flights to Egypt because of undisclosed security concerns - but every other airline kept running as usual

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

British Airways surprised passengers on Saturday by cancelling its flights to and from Cairo for seven days, citing security concerns. German airline Lufthansa also cancelled...
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Boeing's credit outlook was just cut to 'negative' by a ratings agency, which cited the 737 Max crisis

Boeing's credit outlook was just cut to 'negative' by a ratings agency, which cited the 737 Max crisis

1 day ago   |   Business Insider   |   3 articles

Fitch Ratings downgraded its outlook for Boeing to "negative" from "stable" amid continued problems surrounding the still-grounded 737 Max aircraft. The ratings agency said the...
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American companies should put U.S. first

1 day ago   |   Boston Herald

Within hours of Pearl Harbor, President Franklin Roosevelt began summoning the heads of American industry to Washington. Roosevelt knew the country would need an unprecedented...
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Two Southwest airplanes collide at Nashville airport

2 days ago   |   NY Daily News

Two Southwest Airlines jets made contact on the runway at Nashville International late Saturday night. Spokeswoman Michelle Agnew told the Daily News that the winglet of two...
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Man climbs on wing of plane as it prepares to take off

4 days ago   |   ABC

A man climbed onto the wing of a plane as it prepared for takeoff creating panic among passengers.
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Is this the way to make middle airplane seats more comfortable?

4 days ago   |   ABC

Airlines should stagger the position of seats in the economy section, letting the person sitting in the middle have more space, a Colorado company is suggesting.
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9yo girl tossed into the air by giant buffalo in Yellowstone Park

9yo girl tossed into the air by giant buffalo in Yellowstone Park

A nine-year-old girl has miraculously survived a potentially deadly encounter with a bison in Yellowstone National Park after being attacked and tossed into the air by the wild... Read more ...

US citizen held in immigration detention for three weeks

US citizen held in immigration detention for three weeks

The 18-year-old and his brother were stopped at a U.S. Customs and Border Protection checkpoint on their way to a college soccer scouting event last month. Read more ...

9/11 Victims Compensation Bill clears Senate

9/11 Victims Compensation Bill clears Senate

The US Senate on Tuesday finally passed a bill guaranteeing financial support to the families of 9/11 first responders and victims - as a chorus of riotous cheers arose from... Read more ...

CEO: School rejected offer to pay students' late lunch bills

CEO: School rejected offer to pay students' late lunch bills

The CEO of La Colombe Coffee said he offered to give a school district $22,000 to wipe out unpaid lunch bills. Read more ...

Mom charged with murder after dropping her 3-month-old during fight with...

Mom charged with murder after dropping her 3-month-old during fight with another woman

The baby slipped from mom's grasp and sustained a head injury after falling onto the pavement, police said. Read more ...

2 missing Canadians are suspects in the deaths of 3 people, including...

2 missing Canadians are suspects in the deaths of 3 people, including road-tripping couple

Kam McLeod, 19, and Bryer Schmegelsky, 18, are considered dangerous and members of the public should not approach them, authorities said. Read more ...

Trump administration proposes new rule that could cut food stamp benefits...

Trump administration proposes new rule that could cut food stamp benefits for 3.1 million

It is the administration's latest step to clamp down on the food stamps program, which covers 38 million Americans, and other public assistance services. Read more ...

DOJ opening antitrust probe into major tech firms: report

DOJ opening antitrust probe into major tech firms: report

The US Justice Department is opening a broad antitrust review into whether dominant technology firms are unlawfully stifling competition, the Wall Street Journal reported on... Read more ...

Uber driver agrees to travel 400 miles to help 2 sisters on way to 100th...

Uber driver agrees to travel 400 miles to help 2 sisters on way to 100th birthday party

“He was just a true answer to prayers that day and just the sweetest man,” Maggard said. Read more ...

Senate Approves Bill To Prevent Sept. 11 Victims' Fund From Running Out Of Money

Senate Approves Bill To Prevent Sept. 11 Victims' Fund From Running Out Of Money

President Trump is expected to sign the measure, ending a years-long ordeal for the victims after concerns that the fund was on the verge of running out of money. (Image... Read more ...