The Kids in This Billboard Point at Actual Planes Flying Overhead

In an attempt to entice more people to travel on its airline, British Airways has created a couple of digital billboards to promote its 'Magic of Flying' campaign where footage of children pointing at actual planes flying overhead is displayed. The only problem is that's actually a little creepy. » 11/21/13 1:20pm 11/21/13 1:20pm

Reusable e-Ink Luggage Tags Improve the Chances Of Your Bag Arriving

Outside of the fear of flying, the most anxious part of traveling around the world is hoping your bags get to the same destination as you do. The paper tags in use today work, but if they get accidentally torn off your luggage, who knows where it might end up. So starting next month, British Airways will begin testing… » 6/27/13 8:57am 6/27/13 8:57am

Are You Comfortable With Airlines Researching You on Google?

According to the London Evening Standard, British Airways is beginning a program in which employees google the faces of passengers for upcoming flights so that they may immediately greet them upon entry to the airport gate/airplane. Some feel this is an invasion of privacy. But is it really that big of a deal? [… » 7/06/12 8:00pm 7/06/12 8:00pm

How a Captain Got Sucked Out Of a Exploded Cockpit Window and Everyone…

There are times in which an airplane decompression may not be dangerous. But when your captain literally has half of his body out of one of the cockpit window, his face "banging against the window [from the outside] with blood coming out of his nose and the side of his head", all while the plane—with 81 passengers en… » 4/06/11 11:00am 4/06/11 11:00am

Why: Heathrow Airport Terminal 5's High Tech Failings

London Heathrow airport's latest building, Terminal 5, launched last month after almost two decades of planning, $8.5 billion dollars in cost, and 100 million hours in manpower. It is a glass and concrete and steel marvel, the largest free standing building in the UK, with over 10 miles in suitcase moving belts, and… » 4/12/08 5:00pm 4/12/08 5:00pm