Aeroplanes crossing the Atlantic lack radar in mid-flight. Worrying. To get round this directional nightmare, planes must follow clever waypoints beamed from Newfoundland that create a kind of highway in the sky, as explained in a fascinating new video. Read more >>
To stump up extra cash for a flight upgrade, you want a decent incentive to make the expense worth it. Lie-down seats? TV screens? Forget that! Emirates' A380 has a full-blown bar on board to really get the party started skywards. Read more >>
Turbulence: spiller of coffee, jostler of luggage, filler of barf bags, rattler of nerves. But is it a crasher of planes? Judging by the reactions of many airline passengers, one would assume so; turbulence is far and away the number one concern of anxious passengers.