Because most early cultures left no written record, we have gleaned much of what we know of them from the ruins, relics and artifacts they left behind.
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If you’re flying on a Boeing 777 Cathay Pacific flight from Hong Kong to Los Angeles on any given day, there’s a one in 4,068,434 chance that your plane will crash. At least that’s what a new app called “Am I Going Down?” says.
A room on the Strip just can’t compare with an overwater bungalow in the Maldives.
The quest to complete the first solar-powered flight around the world moved a bit closer to reality Tuesday. Swiss pilots Bertrand Piccard and Andre Borschberg announced the Solar Impulse 2 aircraft will depart the United Arab Emirates in late February or early March, making a total of 12 planned stops.
Look to the skies this week in Switzerland and you’ll see the heavens are cluttered with private jets. Billionaires and world leaders from across the globe are flying en masse to the annual World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland — and they insist on traveling in style.
Elon Musk’s dream of sending commuters hurtling through tubes at close to the speed of sound in a transport system he’s calling the Hyperloop is coming closer to reality.
Americans will face fewer obstacles in traveling to Cuba under new regulations announced by the Obama administration Thursday, continuing a promise to thaw relations with the country the president started last month.
Imagine boarding your next flight and having the entire cabin to yourself. In this age of overstuffed planes, where we squeeze our bodies into cramped seats and jockey for overhead bin space, it sounds like a dream — one that would never happen.
Aviation website AirlineRatings.com recently released its annual list of the world’s 10 safest airlines.
From the world’s largest archeology museum to its biggest eco-park, 2015 is gearing up to be a whopper of a year for global tourists in search of the next big thing.
A puppy called Penny could be reunited with her worry-stricken U.S. owners by week’s end after she went on a nearly 2,400-mile road trip that took her to an Iowa truck stop and a Pennsylvania pet hospital, her family said on Tuesday.
The bowl trip is a holiday tradition for many college football fans. But this season, the supporters of the four teams playing in the first College Football Playoff are facing a choice about which trip to take: Semifinal or championship game?
Televised images of New York City’s glittery ball drop have become inextricably linked with New Year’s Eve. But Times Square isn’t the only place to ring in the new year with an object dropping at midnight.
AirTran Airways has ceased to exist in an industry that has reshaped itself into something that would not be easily recognized when the Dallas carrier took its first flight about two decades ago.
Canadians who want to enjoy uncrowded Cuban beaches and the country’s “frozen in time” charm should act soon before U.S. policy changes open the floodgates for American tourists, a Canadian cruise company warned on Thursday.
Developers of a new biometric scanning system that verifies passenger identities at airports are the first to admit that some customers like the idea of having their irises scanned because it looks so cool.
A recent Korean Air flight was delayed when its chairman’s daughter, who was also vice president responsible for cabin service at the airline, ordered a senior crew member off the plane. The crime? Allowing her and other passengers in the pointy end of the aircraft to be served bagged macadamia nuts instead of nuts on a plate.
Could this device finally bring a peaceful end to the great arms race in the sky? That’s what the makers of Soarigami, a plastic divider that allows air passengers to comfortably share an armrest, are claiming.
Space tourists may soon be plunking down six figures and buying passage to a low-earth orbit - but they should know there are likely to be health risks, experts say.
This was a pig that truly could not fly. The pig was ordered off a U.S. Airways plane at Bradley International Airport in Connecticut on Wednesday after crewmembers determined the animal had become disruptive,
Millions of Americans were thankful just to arrive at their Thanksgiving feasts on Thursday after a snowstorm dumped up to 20 inches of snow on Eastern states, causing flight delays and power outages.
The good news for Thanksgiving travelers: the price of gas is at five-year lows. The bad news: a lot more people will be on the road.
The Transportation Security Administration on Tuesday displayed thousands of items confiscated from carry-on bags over three months at Kennedy Airport. As the chaotic holiday travel season approaches, the agency wanted to remind the public what carry-on items are no-nos.
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