Airplanes

Drones

Lufthansa Reports a Near Miss With Drone Over Los Angeles

No evasive action was taken by the airline crew, and the plane safely made its landing without further incident.
Amazon

Amazon to Lease 20 Boeing Planes for Deliveries

The deal comes at a time when Amazon has been trying to make shipments even faster as well as assume more control over its business and costs.
Travel

Germaphobes, Rejoice! Boeing Creates Airplane Bathroom That Cleans Itself.

By killing germs, the method also keeps the stall from smelling like a truck-stop urinal.
Drones

You Can Now Get a College Minor in Drone Aviation

Dowling College School of Aviation's new drone aviation course prepares pilots to get a job piloting the vehicles.
Entrepreneurs

Meet Kenny Dichter, the 'Kevin Bacon' of Entrepreneurship

The man behind Wheels Up, Marquis Jet and Tequila Avion proves that networking is everything.
Billionaires

62 Percent of American Billionaires Are Self-Made

A new report from Wealth-X and WSJ Custom Studios also reveals what many billionaires spend their money on.
Project Grow

4 Pain Points of Future Flights and How to Handle Them

All signs point to worsening flight experiences. What can be done?
Books

Stuck on a Plane? Reading These Books Will Help Boost Your Business.

Consider diving into the following books the next time the boarding doors close.
Business Unusual

How This Private-Aviation Training Agency Takes Service to New Heights

SkyAngels is out to make the skies a bit friendlier for flyers.
Mistakes

Plane Passenger Confuses Exit for Toilet, Receives Fine and Ban

The KLM Royal Dutch Airlines passenger said it was an honest mistake.
Business Travel

What Your Travel Experience Will Look Like in the Not-So-Distant Future

High-tech travel innovations are coming your way. We take a look at the latest developments.
Infographics

21 Travel Hacks You Need to Know Before You Go

From the secret to snagging an entire row of seats on the plane, to rigging your suitcase so it (hopefully) appears at the baggage claim first, here's a bunch of clever little tricks that make traveling much less of a crudstorm.
China

Why China Is Building Airports Like Crazy

More than 60 of its inland airports are under expansion and another 30 new regional airports are in the process of being built.
Business Travel

The Way We Board Airplanes Is in Need of an Upgrade

One transport designer believes he has a solution, but don't hold your breath. It's unlikely to be implemented anytime soon.