• Would pilotless planes make sense?

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    Would you be willing to fly on a plane with no pilot?

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  • Lufthansa will now keep 2 crew members in cockpits

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    Lufthansa was forced to introduce new rules on keeping two crew members in the cockpit at all times after its Germanwings flight crash killed 150 people on Tuesday.

  • 5 cases of pilots intentionally crashing

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    The final moments of Germanwings Flight 9525, as described by a French prosecutor, are chilling.

    The captain locked out of the cockpit. The co-pilot initiating a descent and not opening the door. The passengers unaware of what was happening until mom...

  • And the world's busiest airport is ...

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    The birthplace of Coca-Cola, "Gone with the Wind" and Martin Luther King Jr. is still home to the busiest passenger airport in the world.

  • Road from Europe to US? Russia proposes it

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    London to New York City by car? It could happen if the head of Russian Railways has his way.

  • How safe are European airlines?

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    The plane crash in the French Alps Tuesday has turned the spotlight on the safety record of Europe's airlines.

  • French Alps plane crash: First clues

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    A quick descent. No distress call. The pilot's actions.

    It will be months, or longer, before the causes behind Tuesday's crash of Germanwings Flight 4U 9525 are known, but there are initial clues that aviation experts say will be the most important t...

  • Germanwings crash: Plane obliterated

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    "A picture of horror."

    That's how German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier described the site where a Germanwings Airbus A320 plane crashed in the French Alps on Tuesday.

    "The grief of the families and loved ones is immeasurable," Steinmeier sai...

  • Warren Buffett's childhood home is on Airbnb

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    Good news for Warren Buffett super fans!

  • San Francisco's luxury bus puts your commute to shame

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    Would you pay $6 to commute in a bus that looks like a cafe crossed with a Virgin America plane?

  • TSA union calls for arming some airport employees

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    In the wake of a violent machete attack at a airport security checkpoint, the union that represents Transportation Security Administration officers is calling for a new elite force that would be armed and authorized to use deadly force at airports ac...

  • Is this every woman's dream boat?

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    There are superyachts. And then there are superyachts for "ladies."

  • $15 flight to Europe? Too good to be true

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    Remember that offer of a $15 flight to Europe? Turns out it was too good to be true.

  • Airports try to stop lone wolf threat

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    Even as major airports across the country clamp down on employee screening, a lone wolf could still potentially slip through security, a top airport official said.

  • Report: TSA let convicted felon through pre-check

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    The Transportation Security Administration allowed an individual who was a convicted felon and former member of a domestic terror group through TSA pre-check at a U.S. airport last summer, according to a new government watchdog report.

  • Laws you may not have known you were breaking

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    A New Zealand bar manager and two Burmese colleagues were sentenced to two and a half years in jail in a Yangon court on Tuesday.

  • Conquering Kilimanjaro: 10 essential lessons

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    You normally see me on TV, holding down two hours on CNN every day. And while I absolutely love my job, I needed a break.

  • Low-cost airline plans $15 flight to Europe

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    Dreaming of a European vacation? It may pay to wait a few years. Europe's biggest budget carrier Ryanair is planning to launch cheap transatlantic flights by 2020.

  • Unfriendly skies for breastfeeding mom

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    Another flight brings another complaint about an airline interfering with a passenger breastfeeding her baby.

    The mothers who complain about instances of airline employees interfering with their breastfeeding or pumping aren't covering up and going a...

  • Math whiz maps fastest road trip through 48 states

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    That bucket list road trip through the lower 48 just got a lot more efficient.

  • United flight turns back after passenger subdued

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    Two quick-thinking passengers in the third row of a United flight to Denver tackled and subdued a man who was heading toward the cockpit, other travelers on the plane told CNN on Tuesday.

    The incident started shortly after United Flight 1074 took off ...

  • US Airways traveler goes into labor in flight

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    About to have a baby? Congratulations! Now, please keep your feet on the ground.

  • Road trip warriors visit every county in lower 48

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    Bring on Alaska and Hawaii.

    According to an Associated Press report, a Michigan couple just completed the task of visiting every single county in the U.S., 3,108 in all.

  • And the world's best airport is ...

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    Airport authorities are clearly doing something right in Singapore. For the third year in a row, Singapore Changi Airport has earned the World's Best Airport title at the annual SkyTrax World Airport Awards, which were announced Wednesday in Paris.

  • Delta crew: We didn't feel brakes working

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    The flight crew of the Delta Air Lines plane that skidded into a fence at LaGuardia Airport last week cited brake issues during the landing, according to an update on Monday from the NTSB.

    The crew said they did not sense any deceleration from the whe...

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