air travel

Google Flights will now predict airline delays – before the airlines do

Google is rolling out a few new features to its Google Flights search engine to help travelers tackle some of the more frustrating aspects of air travel – delays and the complexities of the chea

New airline rules are leaving smart luggage makers in a tough spot

America’s top airlines are taking a stand against smart luggage. In a rare bit of solidarity, a number of the country’s top carriers have announced rules that would limit the use of high-tech bag

Homeland Security says there is ‘no timeline’ for European laptop ban, but it’s still an option

Business travelers between the U.S. and Europe can breathe a small sigh of relief and clutch their laptops a little closer -- for now. Following a call between Secretary John Kelly and defense leads i

JetSmarter puts a jet in your pocket, and is happy to see you

If traveling first class is just a teensy bit too plebeian for you, JetSmarter has you covered. The company lets you book a private jet from your smartphone, and announced today it is expanding into E

uBeam’s Ultrasound Wireless Charging Is Real, And About To Be Really Funded

What if wireless power at a distance actually worked? It does. uBeam invented a way to wirelessly send energy up to 15 feet away with ultrasound. What if you could slap a wireless charging case on you

Victor Raises $8M To Take On-Demand Private Jet Booking App To U.S.

The '<a target="_blank" href="http://www.producthunt.com/e/uber-for-x">Uber for X</a>' gravy train shows no signs of slowing. From <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2015/03/25/helpling-to-scale/">h

Cleaner Flight: Virgin America's Efficient Engines, UOP Biofuels Go Transatlantic

<img src="https://beta.techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/tc-camelina-plant-cc-matt-lavin.jpg" class="shot2"></img> Air travel promises to become cleaner, if industry actions ahead of the huge,

Comedian Louis C.K. on technology and air travel

<img src="http://i3.ytimg.com/vi/vbIGbZ6gq_Y/default.jpg" />One of my favorite comedians, Louis C.K., sums up how people take modern-day technology and air travel for granted. This isn’t a super-rec

New rules limit the number of spare batteries you can bring on a flight

Junior executives on-the-go should take a few minutes to head over to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Web site. It seems the DOT has implemented some new rules for 2008 as it relates to