Mouse Hunt Delays Emirates Airline

Emirates Airline was forced to delay flight (EK038) from Birmingham to Dubai on Sunday because of a hunt for a mouse in the economy class. The mouse was spotted while the plane was preparing to take off. After several unsuccessful attempts by crew members to find the mouse, which took more than an hour. The flight was canceled… Continue reading Mouse Hunt Delays Emirates Airline

Star Wars R2-D2 Jet Plane

Japanese carrier All Nippon Airways (ANA) revealed their new Boeing 787 Dreamliner jet designed to look like the iconic astromech droid R2-D2 from Star Wars. The new design was announced at the 2015 Star Wars Celebration event in Anaheim, California. It is scheduled to fly on international routes starting this fall–just in time for the… Continue reading Star Wars R2-D2 Jet Plane

Lufthansa to Allow Falcons Aboard Flights

German airline Lufthansa announced that in the coming months falcons are to be allowed in the cabin during flights in a specially designed “Falcon Master” tray. “The Falcon Master ensures maximum hygienic protection of the cabin walls, seats and carpets from soiling by the birds,” the airline said in a statement. Falcons are already permitted on… Continue reading Lufthansa to Allow Falcons Aboard Flights

Video: How An Airplane Is Made

An incredible video posted by MinutePhysics that explains how Airbus designs and creates a commercial airplane. The short video takes us behind the scenes to the company’s headquarters and facilities to look at what it takes to bring the legendary airplane to life.

British Airways: The Happiness Blanket

British Airways conducted an experiment on passengers at 30,000 feet using neuro-sensitive device that reads the electrical activity in their brain. The airline company was able to identify whether the customer was comfortable and content or feeling slightly more unnerved. The information was then relayed via bluetooth to the fibre optics woven into the blanket’s… Continue reading British Airways: The Happiness Blanket

The Cast of The Lion King Singing on an Airplane

An awesome video of the Australian cast of The Lion King singing “The Circle of Life.” while waiting to take off on flight from Brisbane to Sydney. The cast members were seated in the front of the plane to surprised travelers who were greeted with the beautiful song as they boarded the Virgin Australia Flight 970.

FAA Approves Gadget Use on Delta and JetBlue Flights

Airline passengers will be able to use their electronic devices, work, play games, watch movies and listen to music during takeoff and landing. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) approved requests from Delta and JetBlue airlines to allow customers to use their gadgets use on their flights. Delta and JetBlue were among the first US airlines to allow electronic devices to be used… Continue reading FAA Approves Gadget Use on Delta and JetBlue Flights

Airbus A330 Engine Explosion Caught On Video

A Thomas Cook Airbus A330 aborting takeoff after what appears to be an engine explosion. The entire scene was caught on video by plane spotter Simon Lowe who posted it on YouTube. The airplane was carrying 325 passengers heading to the Dominican Republic at Manchester Airport.