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Richard Branson's Virgin America files for IPO

Virgin America, the U.S. airline formed by billionaire Richard Branson's Virgin Group seven years ago, has filed for an IPO.

While the West Coast-based airline…

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China to soon be the world's top business travel market

China is the world's hottest market for business travelers, and spending in the country could surpass the U.S. as soon as 2015, according to a new report.

Ali Shahi, man accused in Canadian flight threat

Dad: Man on SWAT-stormed jet mentally ill

When Sadegh Shahi heard reports about a SWAT team armed to the teeth storming onto a Sunwing Airlines flight to arrest a passenger, he thought to himself, "…

Neon signs in Bangkok

Neon signs are dying, our appreciation isn't

A few years ago, Brian Daniel was driving around Los Angeles when he spotted a neon sign for a random storage facility. The red stick figures carrying yellow…

Rooftop bar Shanghai

16 incredible rooftop bars

One good thing about humanity's obsession with building enormous numbers of buildings? More rooftops, which means more rooftop bars.

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Toronto SWAT team storms plane, arrests man

A passenger captured dramatic cell phone video of a Canadian SWAT team storming onto a Sunwing flight at Toronto's Pearson International Airport Friday. The…

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Air Algerie plane wreckage found in Mali

French forces who secured the site of a crashed Air Algerie flight in Mali found one flight recorder but no survivors, French President Francoise Hollande…

Malaysia Airlines

Flight attendant: How we keep flying

Seeing the images of the mangled wreckage of an aircraft after a crash is difficult for any flight attendant.

New Air Algerie crash map

Official: No survivors of Air Algerie crash

The wreckage of an Air Algerie flight that crashed early Thursday has been found in the northern Mali desert, officials in Burkina Faso, where the plane took…

Airplane seats, airline, flight

Drunk passenger mistakes plane door for bathroom door

A man who had been drinking vodka and beer to steady his nerves while on his first flight ever attempted to open the plane's main door, thinking it was the…

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