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An anonymous man comforted a 96-year-old woman seated next to him on a cross-country flight.

The viral story of a man holding hands with a 96-year-old woman during their flight because she was scared of flying is warming people’s hearts

The woman had not flown in 15 years, according to a Facebook post that has since gone viral, and the man even helped her to the bathroom.
While many travelers tune out safety briefings, pilots understand how important they can be.

6 tiny details pilots notice when they fly as passengers that you probably miss

Airline pilots are trained to be attentive when they're on planes, so they will notice details that slip by most passengers.

These are the biggest airplanes in the world today — including one that can carry as many as 850 passengers

From the spacious and luxurious Airbus A380 to the behemoth Antonov An-225, here are the biggest airplanes in the world.

Supermodel Naomi Campbell cleans her airplane seats with disinfectant wipes before sitting down, and you should too

Nobody is cleaning the seats as passengers get on and off an airplane. To protect yourself, be like Naomi Campbell: bring disinfectant wipes.

A flight was delayed when a man tried climbing onto the airplane’s wing to hitch a free ride

Video shows the man climbing onto the aircraft's wing as it was holding short of the runway before taking off. The man was arrested.
A United Airlines aircraft.

A United flight was ruined by plague of ants that crawled from a passenger’s luggage

Apparently, on Monday a swarm of ants crawled out of a passenger's carry-on bag  and caused quite the commotion on a United Airlines flight

Terrifying passenger video captures severe turbulence that threw a flight attendant into the ceiling

A passenger caught on video severe turbulence that left 10 injured and threw a flight attendant and her drink cart into the ceiling.

Boeing left engineers, pilots, and regulators in the dark about a late-stage overhaul to 737 Max software responsible for two fatal crashes, says repo...

Boeing made changes to the automated software without alerting engineers, pilots, and regulators, according to a New York Times report.
A Myanmar National Airlines passenger plane after an emergency landing at Mandalay international airport on May 12, 2019.

Video shows dramatic moment a Myanmar passenger plane made an emergency landing without its front landing gear

A passenger plane operated by Myanmar's flagship airline made a dramatic landing on Sunday after its front landing gear malfunctioned.
There are some things you can ask for on an airplane that don't cost money.

6 free things you didn’t know you could get on a plane

Though sitting on a plane for endless hours isn't fun, there can be some perks — as long as you know what to look for and ask for.