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New York City won over Amazon in its HQ2 quest by claiming the site was 15 minutes from LaGuardia — the worst airport in America

NYC's pitch to Amazon highlighted Long Island City's proximity to LaGuardia Airport, which has a horrible reputation.
The Stratolaunch is designed to launch rockets from mid-air into low-Earth orbit.

Inside the world’s largest plane, which has a wingspan longer than a football field and may be used to launch a rocket the size of a NASA space ...

Stratolaunch Systems plans to use its namesake aircraft to launch rockets into low-Earth orbit in mid-air.
The alleged hacks began no later than 2010 and ended no earlier than 2015, according to the DOJ.

The DOJ is accusing Chinese intelligence officers of stealing sensitive information from American aviation companies

The US Department of Justice has indicted 10 Chinese intelligence officers and those working at their direction for stealing sensitive information from US aviation companies, according to a federal court filing.
I flew Southwest Airlines for the second time in my life in October.

I flew on Southwest Airlines to see how it compared to Delta and United — here’s what I discovered

I flew Southwest Airlines for the second time in my life as I traveled from New York City to St. Louis, Missouri in October. The plane's cleanliness and entertainment options, as well as the ability to check my suitcase for free, were the biggest highlights.
Sometimes you can use rewards points to upgrade your seat.

5 advantages you can get from frequent-flyer programs beyond free flights

Frequent flyer programs allow you to rack up miles, earn free flights, and enjoy a number of alternative benefits from airline loyalty programs like flight-amenities and seat upgrades. Here are five advantages of frequent flyer programs that go beyond miles.
The flight between Boston and Honolulu will take at least 10 hours.

Photos show what it’s like flying in the luxurious first-class cabin on the record-breaking nonstop flight from Hawaii to Boston

Hawaiian Air is launching a nonstop flight between Boston and Honolulu, making the 5,095-mile journey the longest regularly scheduled domestic route in US history. The flight will take at least 10 hours and up to 11 hours 50 minutes. First class tickets start around $4,300.

Elon Musk says he has big ideas for an electric plane, but that it ‘isn’t necessary right now’

Elon Musk has big ideas for an electric plane. Fortunately for the planet, Musk's more interested in sustainable energy than electric planes.
The first Boeing 737MAX 7 at Boeing's Renton, Washington factory.

The incredible history of the Boeing 737, the best-selling airliner of all time

Boeing has sold more than 14,800 of the 737 planes over the past 50 years, making it the best-selling airliner in history. It recently delivered the 10,000th 737 ever built to Southwest Airlines.
While many travelers tune out safety briefings, pilots understand how important they can be.

Pilots reveal the things they notice when they fly as passengers that you probably miss

Airline pilots are trained to be attentive when they're on planes so that they will notice details that slip by most passengers.
The lawsuit alleges that Dowling consumed alcohol and Ambien before groping the plaintiff.

United slammed with lawsuit by a woman who claims she was groped by a man 3 times during a flight and the airline did nothing to protect her

A woman is suing United Airlines for allegedly failing to protect her from being groped on a July 2016 flight from Hong Kong to San Francisco. According to the lawsuit, plaintiff Anne Maureen Dowling was touched sexually without her consent three times by Monte Wedl.