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Why do airlines charge so much for checked bags? This obscure...

Jay L. Zagorsky, Boston University Five out of the six biggest U.S. airlines have raised their checked bag...

Why did Alaska Airlines Flight 1282 have a sealed-off emergency exit...

Amy Fraher, Yale University The aviation industry is still in shock from a near disaster on Jan. 5, 2024,...

The sky’s the limit: A brief history of in-flight entertainment

Olusola Adewumi John, University of Regina https://narrations.ad-auris.com/widget/the-conversation-canada/the-skys-the-limit-a-brief-history-of-in-flight-entertainment As the winter holidays draw near, many of us are already booking...

Airlines are frustrating travelers by changing frequent flyer program rules –...

Jay L. Zagorsky, Boston University and H. Sami Karaca, Boston University As the U.S. holiday travel season picks up,...

Machines can’t always take the heat − two engineers explain the...

Srinivas Garimella, Georgia Institute of Technology and Matthew T. Hughes, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Not only people need...

Peanut butter is a liquid – the physics of this and...

Ted Heindel, Iowa State University Those Transportation Security Administration requirements are drilled into every frequent flyer’s head: You can...

What’s the carbon footprint of March Madness?

Brian P. McCullough, Texas A&M University CC BY-ND March Madness means 68 teams vying to...

The future of flight in a net-zero-carbon world: 9 scenarios, lots...

Candelaria Bergero, University of California, Irvine and Steve Davis, University of California, Irvine Several major airlines have pledged to...

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