A new plane designed by Chinese scientists could be used to build "hypersonic heavy bombers", that could fly between Beijing and London in 78 minutes.
Researchers revealed the plans for a jet with two sets of wings that could fly at more than 3,700mph – or five times
For her flight to sunny Queensland, with its coral reefs and rainforests, Kayla Martin bundled herself up in a large coat.
Already feeling self-conscious about her size, the mum-of-three sat down in her seat and tried to locate the seatbelt.
It was at this point a flight attendant made a
A pilot on a UK flight sparked a police and army alert when they accidentally sent a coded message to air traffic control that a hijacker was in the cockpit.
The unnamed pilot was taking 43 passengers from Aberdeen in Scotland to Frankfurt, Germany, when a
A plane passenger has been filmed drying out a pair of knickers by holding them close to the air vent above her head in the middle of a packed jet.
The woman waved the black and white pants high above the heads of her fellow travellers as
If this woman really doesn't know what her tattoo means, she's not the only one.
There are loads of people who get words and phrases tattooed to themselves in a foreign language they don't speak.
It's a curious thing to do. But then more often than not sun, sea,
A passenger on board a doomed plane that crashed into a mountain in central Iran - killing all 66 people on board - sent a chilling final photo to his girlfriend just before take-off.
The young man snapped an image of one of the plane's wings and propellers, and
A passenger plane carrying 66 people - including one child - has crashed into a mountain range in central Iran, killing everyone on board.
The Aseman Airlines plane - which had reportedly made an emergency landing earlier this month - was flying from the capital Tehran to Yasuj when
An airline pilot has lifted the lid on some of the mysterious phrases you hear when you're getting a flight .
Patrick Smith, who runs the blog AskThePilot has posted on some of the phrases that are often understood.
Smith, author of the book Cockpit Confidential,
A pilot was forced to make an emergency landing after a fight broke-out when a passenger wouldn't stop FARTING.
The Dubai to Amsterdam flight made an unscheduled stop in Vienna as the elderly overweight man reportedly refused to contain himself in the packed out cabin.
Chaos erupted on the flight
'What do you get when you cross an airplane with a submarine' may sound like the start of a cheesy joke.
But scientists have combined the two vehicles in reality, in the form of a plane that can travel both through the air and underwater.
The EagleRay XAV, which was
An excited woman enlisted the help of cabin crew to surprise her husband with the news she was pregnant .
Audrey Rose was travelling to Chicago from Florida with her husband David when she discovered she was with child.
But instead of telling him herself she wanted to
A disgruntled passenger filmed a "nightmare" eight-hour flight where a "demonic" child screamed almost the entire time.
The child can be seen climbing on top of the seats and screeching before the flight has even taken off yet.
But while many might have hoped the young boy may
This is the terrifying moment a passenger plane is hit by lightning as it takes off from Manchester Airport .
Dramatic footage shows a mammoth thunderbolt clap and then lightning appears to hit the engine as the plane takes off.
There is a huge bang as
An angry woman was told she would be thrown off a plane after refusing to sit next to a mum and her young baby.
The irate passenger threatened to have the Delta flight attendant fired if she was made to sit next to Marissa Rundell and her eight-month-old
A plane with 180 passengers onboard had to divert to an airport in the north of Spain because of a technical issue.
The plane was flying from Edinburgh to Malaga when it encountered difficulties yesterday afternoon.
The Jet2 flight was cut short, and the Boeing 737 instead touched down at
The horrifying moment a doomed Russian plane smashed into the ground killing 71 passengers appears to have been captured on film.
Chilling CCTV footage shows a blaze followed by a train of smoke disappearing into a snowy landscape.
It is unclear if this is the main body of
A distraught woman screamed for her brother at an airport in Russia after 71 people died in a horror plane crash .
Shell-shocked relatives gathered at Orsk Airport - the plane's intended destination - in Orenburg region, western Russia, as they waited for bad news.
A street cleaner is lucky to be alive after a 20kg sheet of ice dropped suddenly from the sky - just yards from where he was standing.
Serhiy Myeshkov can be seen jumping as the huge load lands in the street in Kew, west London.
It was captured on security
THE cheering crowds in the streets around Windsor Castle might be making a racket on Harry and Meghan’s big day, but the skies above will be silent.
Planes have been banned from flying over Windsor on the day of their wedding.
The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) last night confirmed that
Ryanair has warned that passengers may struggle to get away this Easter as its pilots threaten to strike.
It has been reported that the budget airline’s chief, Michael O’Leary, has refused to give in to pilots “laughable” demands.
He said it is now prepared to face a strike from pilots
Passengers were evacuated from a flight just before take-off after reports of a fire - which turned out to be an optical illusion.
The KLM flight to Amsterdam from Bristol Airport was grounded after an “incident” was reported on the runway.
The pilot later told passengers that
A downed Russian pilot dramatically shouted “this is for our guys” before blowing himself up with a grenade to avoid being captured by jihadists.
Major Roman Filipov had escaped from his stricken jet after it was hit by a portable surface-to-air missile system over Syria .
A Japanese military helicopter has crashed into a residential area setting a house on fire', according to reports.
Video from the scene showed black smoke rising from a house next to a nursery school in Kanzaki after the helicopter came down during training.
The school's head teacher said no pupils
Two plane passengers saved a woman's life by constructing a makeshift respiratory machine and pumping oxygen into her lungs for 45 minutes while the aircraft made an emergency landing.
Anesthesiologists John Flanagan and Matthew Stevenson were 20 minutes into their flight when a fellow passenger began struggling to
Baggage staff for easyJet and Ryanair flights have been caught casually tossing passengers' luggage on and off planes.
Passengers filmed the workers in the act on two separate occasions on different flights to highlight the issue for fellow fliers.
In the first footage, taken from a flight that departed from
Terrified passengers used bottles of water to douse a fire that broke out on a crowded plane when a portable power unit suddenly “exploded”.
Footage captured on board the Russian aircraft shows flames and smoke engulfing a section of the economy class cabin.
Passengers shout at others to pass them
A plane had to turn back just 20 minutes into its flight due to an issue with the toilets, despite carrying 84 plumbers.
The majority of the professionals on board Saturday's Norwegian Airlines flight from Oslo to Munich work for plumbing company Rorkjop.
Chief Executive Frank Olsen told
A woman tried to take an 'emotional support' PEACOCK on board a United Airlines plane - but they politely denied her request.
Bizarre footage emerged of the unnamed woman walking through Newark Liberty International Airport, New Jersey, US, with the bird propped on her shoulder as she
An Instagram model was thrown off a plane after she reportedly got into an argument with the air hostess and a pilot.
Jen Selter - who is well known for her gym honed body - was on a delayed American Airlines flight from Miami on Saturday when
A flight attendant called Betty doesn't think you should be drinking coffee on airplanes.
Why? Well, according to the American Airlines hostess, the water used in coffee is the same as that of the plane toilets.
The attendant, who, for obvious reasons, asked to remain anonymous, told Vice : "Don't