Broadband in the Sky Is Thrilling

I am in an Alaska Airlines 737-800, 38,000 feet above sea level and traveling at over 500 miles per hour. And I am connected to the Internet at broadband speeds. Gogo Inflight Internet, the brand under which Aircell markets its in-flight Internet services, made...

Drive Your Plane Home!

Terrafugia is not the first “aerocar,” but it sure looks way better than the first roadable aircraft. Most importantly, this F.A.A.-approved light sport aircraft will soon enter mass production. Like The Jetsons‘ aerocar, Terrafugia would make a...

PanAm Bag: Throwback to a Simpler Time

There is no real Orient Express today. Perhaps air travel will go the way luxury trains did. Flying was an art and privilege when PanAm was around. There still are some airlines that carry on that tradition.Cathay Pacific, Singapore Airlines, British Airways Club...

Nothing Personal in Seatback Pockets?

Some airlines are enforcing an F.A.A. rule that prohibits personal items from being stowed in the seatback pockets, The New York Times reported earlier this week. But this rule has been on the books for more than 10 years. F.A.A. bulletin 98-28, which took effect...