Airlines

How are plane seats disinfected?

With the current flu season and the ongoing coronavirus outbreak, frequent flyers may be feeling especially nervous about getting sick during their travels. Here's how you can take matters into your own hands by thoroughly disinfecting your airplane seat.

Lion Air Flight 610: What went wrong?

What caused Lion Air Flight 610 to drop out of the sky? The two-month-old Boeing 737 MAX 8 crashed into the Java Sea 13 minutes after takeoff from Jakarta, quickly experiencing erratic speed and altitude levels. The maker of the plane, Boeing, is now facing scrutiny that it might not have told pilots about safety warnings.

Air traffic control: Five fast facts

President Trump made a push to privatize air traffic control and modernize America's infrastructure. Here are five fast facts about the FAA, the airlines and air traffic control in the United States