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The Embraer 145.

I flew on the Embraer 145, one of American Airlines’ smallest jets — and now I’m a huge fan

I recently flew on a Brazilian-made Embraer 145, a small regional jet. The 145 is a nifty plane that genuinely impressed me.
In airplane Those seated in the rear seats of a plane have a survival rate 20% better than those seated in the front few rows of an aircraft.

From boats to planes and cars, here are the safest places to sit in every kind of vehicle

Certain parts of planes, cars, trains, buses, and boats can be safer for passengers and have resulted in fewer fatalities or injuries.

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.
Don't ever serve yourself.

The 9 best questions you should ask flight attendants to ensure a smoother, more enjoyable flight

Flying can be a stressful, frustrating, and even scary experience for some. If that's the case for you, ask the flight attendant these questions.

Delta Airlines told its employees to put their money toward video games instead of union dues

As a part of its "Don't Risk It. Don't Sign It" anti-union campaign, Delta Airlines encouraged employees to buy video games instead of unionizing.

10 tips to help you deal with travel anxiety

Travel, for some people, can trigger major anxiety. If this is the case for you, consider following these 10 tips for handling travel fears.
A Delta Air Lines Boeing 717-200.

The Boeing 717 was once a failed plane airlines didn’t want to buy. Here’s why it’s now my favorite jet.

The Boeing 717 is a slightly offbeat aircraft that went out of production in 2006. Boeing chalked it up as a failure, but it's worth another look.
The US government shutdown has quickly affected air travel.

The ‘Swiss cheese model’ explains how the US government shutdown is making air travel more dangerous by the day

A flight-safety inspector told New York magazine that the longer the shutdown goes on, "the more opportunity there is to introduce potential risk."
Today, there are many options if you're considering flying private.

Flying private can be cheaper than flying commercial. Here’s when.

There are times when flying private can actually be cheaper than flying commercial. Here's what you need to know.
Seat pockets on planes are writhing with germs.

The gross reason why you shouldn’t use the seat pockets on a plane, according to a flight attendant

Never put anything in the seat pockets, according to a flight attendant, because they've held everything from toe nails to underwear.