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Riding a Wild Wind, Transatlantic Jets Fly Faster Than Ever

When Randal Miles woke up from a nap during his flight from Los Angeles to Paris last week, he opened the interactive map on his seat-back screen to see how much longer he'd be in the air. But the number that caught his eye was the jet's speed. The Norwegian jet was flying at 770… Continue reading Riding a Wild Wind, Transatlantic Jets Fly Faster Than Ever

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Passenger Jet Dangles Off Cliff After Skidding Off Runway

Istanbul (AP) -- A commercial airplane that skidded off a runway after landing in northern Turkey dangled precariously Sunday off a muddy cliff with its nose only a few feet from the Black Sea. Some of the 168 people on board the Boeing 737-800 described it as a "miracle" that everyone was evacuated safely from… Continue reading Passenger Jet Dangles Off Cliff After Skidding Off Runway

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Airline reveals the movies people watch most while flying

Losing yourself in a movie is one of the few good things about a long flight. Image: Getty Images/iStockphoto Every product here is independently selected by Mashable journalists. If you buy something featured, we may earn an affiliate commission which helps support our work. Losing yourself in a movie is part and parcel of long… Continue reading Airline reveals the movies people watch most while flying