Here’s the simple reason planes have winglets

Here’s the simple reason planes have winglets

Ever look out the window of a plane or watch as it pulls up to the gate? Have you ever wondered why some planes have pointy bits at the ends of the wings? What you see are “winglets,” and they have essentially become standard equipment on all new...
13 Things you didn’t know about the Boeing 747

13 Things you didn’t know about the Boeing 747

Introduced in the 1970s with Pan Am, nothing has ever screamed “American prosperity” quite like a double-decker plane, the Boeing 747. Large enough to destroy even the most claustrophobic passenger’s fears, these airborne islands—with penthouse apartments for business...
You May Check In To Your Next Flight On Facebook

You May Check In To Your Next Flight On Facebook

Facebook’s popular chat app Messenger has signed on its first airline, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, as the social network aims to turn the app into a one-stop shop for commerce, transportation, customer service, and more. KLM flyers will be able to automatically receive...
12 Things You Need to Stop Doing on a Plane

12 Things You Need to Stop Doing on a Plane

With over four.3 billion people flying every year, it’s inevitable to run into issues with fellow passengers that may flip your few hours of flying into a living nightmare. However, we’ve to stay in mind that we are all packed into a confined house that we can’t...