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St. Maarten’s plane spotting Maho Beach destroyed by Hurricane Irma

By - Sep 7, 2017 9:24pm AST
As Category 5 Hurricane Irma heads towards the United States, it left a path of massive destruction, flattening 95% of the homes on the tiny island of Barbuda, and causing… Continue Reading

Here’s how different airline schedules work

By - Aug 24, 2017 11:52pm AST
Flight scheduling can quite a complicated task, and every airline does it differently depending on the company’s business model. American Airlines for instance tries to schedule the majority of arrivals… Continue Reading

Drone flies dangerously close to incoming United flight at Newark

By - Aug 2, 2017 5:25am AST
As more and more people purchase and operate drones, they tend to forget about the responsibility that goes into flying one. Even though there have been very few run-ins with… Continue Reading

St. Maarten beach-goer throws ball at incoming aircraft

By - Jul 22, 2017 5:46pm AST
“This is why we can’t have nice things.” That was the first thought that crossed my mind when I saw this Facebook post on friend’s wall today. Exactly one week… Continue Reading

Rick and Morty Are Getting Schwifty In Rocket League

By - Jun 29, 2017 5:24pm AST
While Rick and Morty Season 3 is still lost in space, our unlikely heroes have found themselves in Rocket League. They will be available as free customization items in starting July 5 for Xbox One,… Continue Reading

Xbox One X Slated To Sell 17 Million Units By 2021

By - Jun 28, 2017 10:19pm AST
Xbox One X
Over a year ago, Microsoft announced they were working on a 4K system that would be stronger than any other before it and thus been subject of major hype by… Continue Reading

White House considering laptop ban on all incoming/outgoing U.S. flights

By - May 30, 2017 11:18pm AST
It looks like we may not be out of the woods just yet when it comes to a potential U.S. laptop travel bans. U.S. Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly told Fox… Continue Reading

Pro Tip: Don’t pull a J-turn in an SUV

By - May 28, 2017 10:04pm AST
There’s not much that can be said here. All I can say is that this fellow has been watching way too many Fast and Furious movies. SUVs tend to have… Continue Reading

How well do you know your airports codes?

By - May 28, 2017 9:06pm AST
Whether you’re a frequent flyer, pilot, or airplane enthusiast, let’s see how well you do naming the cities that these IATA airport codes belong to. Continue Reading

Instagram may be bad for your mental health

By - May 28, 2017 5:19pm AST
Not feeling too good about yourself? Maybe your first option shouldn’t be to scroll through Instagram photos. A new survey conducted by the Royal Society for Public Health in collaboration… Continue Reading

U.S. may ban carry-on laptops on inbound flights from Europe

By - May 10, 2017 10:14pm AST
The U.S. ban on large in-cabin electronics may be spreading to Europe, if a report by the Daily Beast is correct. The Department of Homeland Security is allegedly planning to… Continue Reading

We’re 2 years away from napping in self-driving cars, says Elon Musk

By - May 1, 2017 8:34pm AST
Elon Musk wants to transform the Los Angeles traffic network by developing a series of tunnels that can be used to drastically alleviate the traffic congestion around the city. Being… Continue Reading

Here’s how Rhett and Link fooled the internet into thinking a nacho spa treatment was real

By - Apr 21, 2017 10:40pm AST
I’ll admit, this story started off way differently before I did some actual research into the so-called nacho spa treatment. Fake news is a huge problem on social media websites… Continue Reading

FCC blocks proposal to allow cellphone calls on airplanes

By - Apr 10, 2017 6:54pm AST
Federal Communications Commission Chairman, Ajit Pai, has blocked the 2013 proposal to allow cellphone calling on airplanes during flight. Pai may not be in everyone’s good books because of his… Continue Reading

Watch WestJet make a rather low approach into St. Maarten’s Princess Juliana airport

By - Mar 11, 2017 6:11pm AST
If you’re an aviation enthusiast, you may have heard about WestJet’s rather low approach into St. Maarten earlier this week. On March 7th, WestJet operated flight 2652 from Toronto-Pearson, in… Continue Reading

Australia to make airport immigration lines a thing of the past

By - Jan 24, 2017 10:37pm AST
No one likes airport immigration lines. I repeat, no one! Sometimes they’re not bad, but when an influx of flights arrive around the same timeframe, lines can get extremely long… Continue Reading

United resumes flights after yet another computer glitch

By - Jan 23, 2017 1:26am AST
United Airlines has resumed domestic flights, after a glitch paralyzed part of its computer network on Sunday. The airline can’t seem to catch a break after suffering from yet another… Continue Reading

Airbus to test flying car prototype by the end of this year

By - Jan 18, 2017 1:15am AST
Flying cars from The Fifth Element may soon be a thing as Airbus is pushing towards testing a flying car concept by the end of this year. When you hear… Continue Reading

Tesla driver stuck in the desert after losing cellphone signal

By - Jan 18, 2017 12:50am AST
Ryan Negri learned the hard way that it’s not a good idea to drive his Tesla Model S in areas where there is no cellphone signal. He decided to take… Continue Reading

Uber begins operations in Trinidad from Monday 16th

By - Jan 14, 2017 9:52pm AST
After Uber announced its intentions to operate in Trinidad and Tobago, the company has gotten the go-ahead to begin service from Monday 16th, 2017. The ride-sharing service has announced that… Continue Reading

Tesla Autopilot predicts and avoids accident two cars ahead

By - Dec 28, 2016 9:34pm AST
Tesla’s latest Autopilot software update has proven its worthiness after successfully predicting and avoiding an accident two cars ahead. The upgraded Autopilot program comes as part of an OTA update… Continue Reading

Korean Air relaxes policy on taser usage on its flights

By - Dec 28, 2016 8:17pm AST
Following a mid-flight incident gone viral, Korean Air has quickly revisited its policy regarding taser usage by flight attendants. Just a week ago, Richard Marx, a pop rock singer (and… Continue Reading

Here is why you should never Instagram your travel boarding pass

By - Oct 30, 2016 2:38pm AST
When we’re traveling, we may not think much of our boarding passes, but posting them to social networks like Facebook and Instagram can be a lot more trouble than it’s… Continue Reading

Germany (and possibly EU) to ban internal combustion engines by 2030

By - Oct 10, 2016 10:52pm AST
Earlier this year, the Netherlands was pushing for a ban on gas and diesel powered vehicles by 2025, but Germany’s Bundesrat has gone one step ahead to pass a resolution… Continue Reading

More airlines ‘ban’ Samsung Galaxy Note 7 usage in wake of global recall

By - Sep 11, 2016 9:50pm AST
There’s a new threat to airline safety, and it’s not terrorism, but rather, the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphone. More and more airlines have started issuing advisories, restricting usage of… Continue Reading

This is how KLM plans to serve draft beer at 35,000 feet

By - Jul 10, 2016 1:17pm AST
Flying at 35,000 feet has always been a challenge for airlines in the culinary department. Our taste buds are about 30% less receptive to sweet and salty foods, making meals… Continue Reading

Here’s how car companies can save millions on advertising

By - Jul 7, 2016 10:31pm AST
One of the biggest hurdles car companies face is pushing out a new car and getting it ready in time for a video shoot. Given the long timeline to shoot… Continue Reading

Williams F1 team clocks record pit stop time of 1.92 seconds

By - Jun 20, 2016 10:48pm AST
The Williams F1 team have clinched a record pit stop time during last weekend’s European Grand Prix in Baku, Azerbaijan. During the 1.92 second record pit stop, the team did… Continue Reading

EgyptAir flight 804 has gone missing

By - May 18, 2016 11:51pm AST
Reports are now coming in that an EgyptAir Airbus A320-200 operating as MS804 has disappeared from radar. The 3 hour and 44 minute flight from Paris, France to Cairo, Egypt… Continue Reading

Netherlands looking to ban non-electric cars by 2025

By - Apr 25, 2016 9:54pm AST
Members of the Tweede Kamer (Netherlands lower house in parliament) have put forward a motion to put a ban on all gasoline and diesel powered cars sales by the year… Continue Reading