WiFi services on aircraft are notoriously inefficient: often slow and prone to cutting out. Too overcome this, technologists have developed an extension called ScaleUp that significantly improves web browsing speeds at 30,000 feet.
Last week saw the biggest passenger plane in the world landing at King Shaka International Airport in Durban, South Africa for the first time as part of a pilot training programme for British Airways.
In most cases, anybody who fights fire is deemed a hero. Not Eder Rojas though – a flight attendant from Woodbury, Minnesota. He started a fire during a route from Minneapolis to Regina, Saskatchewan, just so he could put it out and 'play the hero'.
If you're sick of traditional male and female cabin crew when flying to exotic locations around the world, then you should book a flight with PC Air, which recently hired a team of transgender flight attendants.
After more than two-and-a-half months away from families and friends, three French tourists detained by Brazilian authorities for "endangering" a São Paulo-Paris flight in early December last year are free to return home.
The casket bearing Bob Woolmer's embalmed body left Jamaica early on Thursday morning and is expected to arrive in South Africa by Sunday. The body will be flown via London before landing in Cape Town.