Russian Tu-160 strategic bombers land in Venezuela after 10,000km transatlantic flight (VIDEO)

Venezuela has welcomed the arrival of Russian Tu-160 strategic bombers as an opportunity to demonstrate its resolve to defend the nation against possible foreign military intervention, with the help of “friends” if need be. Two Tu-160 strategic bombers made a gracious landing at Simón Bolívar International Airport on Monday where they were greeted by the […]

Airline Surprises Passengers With ‘ChristmasWings’ Tacky Christmas Sweater Flight

Eurowings Surprises Passengers With Tacky Christmas Sweaters Advertiser Disclosure The credit card offers that appear on the website are from credit card companies from which ThePointsGuy.com receives compensation. This compensation may impact how and where products appear on this site (including, for example, the order in which they appear). This site does not include all […]

WATCH: Famous passenger shocked to see someone do this on first class flight

Flights in first class are assumed to be an elegant affair with passengers behaving well. However, an alarming viral video has proven that some people behave no better in the superior class. The shocking clip shows a passenger doing something that is often frowned upon. They were filmed stretching their feet up onto the seat […]

Flight secrets: Cabin crew always keep an eye out for passengers who look like THIS

[unable to retrieve full-text content] FLIGHTS will always begin with cabin crew welcoming passengers. However, they’re not just there to direct you to your seat, they’re also on the lookout for passengers with one physical attribute in particular, a flight attendant has revealed.

Black box reveals the futile struggle between pilots and computer inside the cockpit of doomed Lion Air Flight JT610

Ulet Ifansasti/Getty Images The pilots of last month’s doomed Lion Air Flight JT610 fought in a life-or-death tug-of-war with a malfunctioning automated flight system, data from the flight’s black box reviewed by the New York Times show. That struggle to keep the plane from nosediving ended when the almost new Boeing 737 Max hit the […]

El Al Offers Free Round-Trip Ticket to Passengers on Shabbat-Diverted Flight

El Al Compensates Passengers on Shabbat-Diverted Flight Advertiser Disclosure The credit card offers that appear on the website are from credit card companies from which ThePointsGuy.com receives compensation. This compensation may impact how and where products appear on this site (including, for example, the order in which they appear). This site does not include all […]

Best airlines in the world for 2019 REVEALED – is your next flight with one?

Singapore Airlines has been revealed as the number one airline in the world for 2019. The new rankings of global carriers was released by AirlineRatings.com, which grades airlines on safety and in-flight experience. Singapore Airlines currently operates the longest commercial flight in the world between Singapore and New York. The Singaporean carrier pushed Air New […]

Flight secrets: 1950s air hostess reveals this strict airline rule – does it exist now?

Cabin crew in the 1950s had to take great care of their appearance while at work. The early decades of flying were strongly associated with glamour and luxury as only the wealthy could afford to fly. Consequently, the air hostesses were expected to look pleasing to the eye. However, some flight attendant requirements were also […]

Russia successfully performs first Soyuz flight since October malfunction

The Russian Soyuz-FG launch vehicle lifted off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, the first launch since a rocket malfunction last month. The carrier has put the Progress MS-10 space freighter, loaded with 2.5 metric tons of supplies, on a trajectory toward the International Space Station (ISS). Progress MS-10 is scheduled to dock with the […]

Passenger says he was crushed by 6ft 5in, 23st man for 13 HOURS on British Airways flight

British Airways is being taken to court by an irate passenger who he says he sustained an injury during a flight to London from Bangkok. Stephen Prosser, 51, has alleged he suffered a pelvic injury after he found himself next to 6ft 5in man who weighed 23 stone, who was sat in the middle seat, […]