| May 23, 2012
| 8:56 AM
There’s just 65 days until the 2012 Olympic Games in London. However, that’s not the only big event going on across the pond. The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee marks 60 years of The Queen’s reign and huge celebration will take place...
| Jun 3, 2012
People Who Eat Darkness
The True Story of a Young Woman Who Vanished From the Streets of Tokyo — and the Evil That Swallowed Her Up
Richard Lloyd Parry
FSG Originals: 464 pp., $16 paper
Americans have an advantage in reading "People Who Eat...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 5:21 AM
Fancy flying from London to Sydney in four hours? The trip, which usually takes upwards of 23 hours, is one step closer to becoming reality.
A prototype of the "Son of Concorde," a supersonic jet being designed in a collaborative effort between Boeing,...
| Jan 17, 2012
| 8:15 PM
Passengers on a British Airways flight flying over the Atlantic were terrified when it was announced twice that their plane was about to land in the ocean.
The British Airways flight was at 35,000 feet and about halfway from Miami to London’s...
| Jan 18, 2012
| 4:59 PM
What’s your worst flightmare? Passengers on a British Airways flight from Miami to London experienced theirs... courtesy of British Airways.
In the wee hours of the morning while cruising at 35,000 feet, passengers were startled by an alarm. As...
| Jan 20, 2012
Q: I'm an Indian national residing in the United States. I was scheduled to fly from Houston to Mumbai on British Airways recently. My itinerary involved a short stopover in London.
In Houston, while checking in with British Airways, I was denied...
| Jan 29, 2012
Here is a list of selected national and international airlines that offer flights out of major U.S. cities. In some cases, an airline may not have its own mileage-reward program but may partner with another airline. Note: "FF" denotes "frequent flier."...
| Jan 31, 2012
Q: I planned an once-in-a-lifetime trip for my two children and me to South Africa a few months ago. I used a travel agency to book my airline tickets.
My travel agent told me the flight was made with American Airlines. As the date got closer, I called...
| Jul 17, 2012
| 10:18 AM
Several passengers this weekend chomped into turkey sandwiches served on Delta Air Lines flights – and discovered sewing needles.
The FBI has now launched a criminal investigation into the finds, which occurred on four Delta flights bound to the U....
| Jul 17, 2012
| 11:07 AM
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Police at Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport have opened a criminal investigation into how needles got into turkey sandwiches served to passengers on Delta Air Lines flights from Amsterdam to the United States, a spokesman...
| Feb 27, 2012
| 7:00 AM
When my friend Mike, a financial analyst based in Newton, Mass., opened the overhead bin during a British Airways flight from Boston to London several years ago, he got a nasty surprise.
No doubt he had listened carefully to the preflight safety...