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How carbon offsetting works
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Getting to grips with . . .

How carbon offsetting works

Experts question efficiency and effectiveness of unregulated schemes that allegedly cancel out travel emissions
6 Sep 2021
American Airlines confirms UFO encounter
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American Airlines confirms UFO encounter

And other stories from the stranger side of life
25 Feb 2021
Will plane fares double after coronavirus crisis?
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Will plane fares double after coronavirus crisis?

Flights could restart before social distancing rules are lifted, meaning half-full planes and soaring prices
14 Apr 2020
Toxic flying: how safe is the air inside plane cabins?
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In Depth

Toxic flying: how safe is the air inside plane cabins?

Union preparing to take four airlines to court over ‘fume events’ in the sky
25 Feb 2020
Christmas travel: how to avoid the traffic and strikes
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In Brief

Christmas travel: how to avoid the traffic and strikes

Today is set to be the busiest travelling day of the festive period
20 Dec 2019
Can a plane be hacked?
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In Depth

Can a plane be hacked?

US Homeland Security issues warning over vulnerabilities for small aircraft
2 Aug 2019
Fact check: is flying safe?
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Fact check: is flying safe?

The Week looks at the statistics on modern air travel safety
21 Feb 2019

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How easyJet’s electric plane will work
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How easyJet’s electric plane will work

Low-cost carrier says it will be flying battery-powered aircraft by 2030
30 Oct 2018
Jet had 'near miss' with drone over central London
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Jet had 'near miss' with drone over central London

Crew spotted drone at 4,900ft as Airbus A320 made final approach to Heathrow Airport
17 Nov 2016
Who was DB Cooper? FBI gives up on plane-hijacking mystery
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Who was DB Cooper? FBI gives up on plane-hijacking mystery

One of the greatest mysteries in US history looks set to go unsolved after officials close 45-year investigation
13 Jul 2016
Will Nasa's Quesst project be the next Concorde?
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Will Nasa's Quesst project be the next Concorde?

Lockheed Martin charged with initial designs to create plane capable of breaking the sound barrier - quietly
1 Mar 2016
Why Sheffield to Essex is cheaper via Berlin
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Why Sheffield to Essex is cheaper via Berlin

Expert money saver says 13-hour trip was cheaper and included a visit to the Brandenburg Gate
28 Jan 2016
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