aeroplanes

 
Less likely to fly off the handle if you fly without first class
Less likely to fly off the handle if you fly without first class
Aeroplanes are an intense test case for social inequality. Red carpets and separate queues ensure the rich don’t have to stand, sweating, in long...
Editorial: Bad precedents for plane politics
Editorial: Bad precedents for plane politics
When Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa steps out of a plane rented by the state but owned by the politically influential Gupta family it raises...
Ol' man river takes a flight of fancy and kills a cobra
Ol' man river takes a flight of fancy and kills a cobra
The farmworkers of Kleinfontein, near the North West town of Brits, depend largely on word of mouth and, to some extent, ol' man river, Mr Mshayi,...
Two floating objects could be Malaysia Airlines wreck
Two floating objects could be Malaysia Airlines wreck
Two objects possibly related to the search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 have been sighted in the southern Indian Ocean, Australian...
Missing Malaysian plane may have strayed south of Phuket
Missing Malaysian plane may have strayed south of Phuket
Malaysia's military has traced what could have been the missing aeroplane to an area south of Phuket, hundreds of kilometres from its last...
Aircraft crash, explosion in Indonesia leaves 4 dead
Aircraft crash, explosion in Indonesia leaves 4 dead
A light aircraft crashed and burst into flames on a beach in eastern Indonesia on Sunday after being hit by lightning, killing all four people on...
Next generation Airbus takes to the skies
Next generation Airbus takes to the skies
The A350 is Airbus's first new model in almost a decade.
Why budget flights aren’t for the faint of heart
Why budget flights aren’t for the faint of heart
I had been looking at a discount travel website at my friend’s apartment in South London: this is the part of the story when seasoned...
Solar-powered plane lands after aviation 'milestone' flight
Solar-powered plane lands after aviation 'milestone' flight
The Solar Impulse set down on Saturday at Sky Harbour Airport in Arizona, US, after flying, completing the first leg of a planned...
Bali: All survive after plane lands in shallow waters
Bali: All survive after plane lands in shallow waters
An airline spokesperson and government officials said the Boeing 737 missed the runway and landed in shallow water on Saturday, .
No place like home
No place like home
Our boarding time came and went, but the South African Airways pilots and cabin crew were unmoved, sitting a few seats away in the international...
New York hails pilot who landed plane on river
New York hails pilot who landed plane on river
New York has fêted its latest hero, the pilot who landed a distressed United States Airways jetliner on the Hudson River, saving all 155 on...

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