air-travel

Budget airlines are forcing the big guys to offer cheaper, less convenient seats

Delta is creating a new five-tiered seating system

I flew on a plane without going through security. It was amazing and no one died.

The airport safety agency doesn't save any lives and causes needless hassle. Let's eliminate it.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Dec 30, 2013

Why is the FAA usually so slow to change airline safety rules?

The FAA is now letting air travelers use electronics during takeoff and landing. That sort of change is fairly unprecedented.

  • Brad Plumer
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  • Oct 31, 2013

The FAA comes to its senses, will let us use electronic devices throughout flights

Alec Baldwin, rejoice! You can keep your phone on next time you're flying.

  • Neil Irwin
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  • Oct 31, 2013

How the World Bank could slash its carbon emissions: Start flying in coach

When World Bank employees travel, they usually do so in business class. That means more legroom AND more carbon emissions.