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World’s safest airlines for 2017

The world’s safest airlines have been named in two sets of annual rankings, with Qantas and Cathay Pacific taking out the number one spots. The rankings from AirlineRatings.com put Qantas at number one for the fourth year in a row. The website said the Flying

The golden era of plane food

If you’ve ever been disappointed by the beige looking gloop presented to you as a meal on a long-haul flight then you may wish you were transported back half a century to the golden age of fine dining – on a plane. A surreal collection

Airbus is running out of buyers for its A380s

Since its commercial introduction in 2007, the Airbus A380 has brought a long-lost sense of glamour back to travel. Its first-class cabins feature private showers and buttery leather armchairs. It sports in-flight lounges where bartenders mix bespoke cocktails. A broad staircase reminiscent of a 1920s

Why people get so angry on planes

Even if you don’t fly frequently, you’ve almost certainly come across a rude or aggressive fellow passenger at some point. Perhaps the flight was delayed, the overhead bin space was taken or they had a small spat with airline staff. Whatever it was, something is clearly

Ryanair launches corporate jet service

Ryanair has taken its move upmarket to a whole new level by launching a corporate jet service. The budget airline will offer fine dining on a Boeing 737-700 jet refitted to carry 60 passengers on reclining leather business class seats. A spokesman said the plane

BRA is the new swedish regional airline

BRA is a new swedish domestic airline, formed in late February through the merger of three smaller ones, Malmö Aviation, Sverigeflyg and Braathen, operating under eight different brands. The name BRA is related to Braathens and is meant as a shortcut for “Braathens Regional Airlines”.