ScanFast for Her: TSA-friendly laptops, for the ladies in the house

These fancy, $100 bags are part of the ScanFast for Her Collection, Mobile Edge’s line of lady-minded laptop bags. (I guess generic, dark-colored bags are too aggressive and masculine for women.

Nuclear aircraft add one more horror to the litany of air travel fears

As if flying weren’t scary enough now we could have giant airplanes full of nuclear power plants that could transport “millions” across the stratosphere. Actually, this does make a l

Aerion supersonic jet flies from New York to London in 3 hours

The superrich and political élite will be able to fly from London to New York in three hours once 2015 rolls around. A new supersonic jet, the Aerion, is in development that will be able fly at mach

Air Canada to use Gogo Wi-Fi for international flights

Canadian travelers will soon be able to emulate their favorite CrunchGear blogger, Peter Ha, as they glom on to Aircell’s Gogo wireless internet service aboard their next international Air Canada fl

Carbon fiber used in wings of new Airbus A400M

Owners of super-light laptops can appreciate the miracle of carbon fiber, a strong but light material being used more and more in high-end notebooks. Airbus is now using the same carbon fiber material

JetBlue in-flight Wi-Fi service gets Gmail, Exchange

Hot off the travel-related press, is news that Jet Blue’s in-flight Wi-Fi service has added support for checking more e-mail accounts than just Yahoo! Mail and BlackBerry Mail, which were previo

Delta gets probably the most expensive flight simulator on the planet

Does that thing look cool or what? I’d like one for playing games like Silent Hill and Resident Evil — total isolation, total darkness. Plus, no one would hear me scream and weep, unlike a

Singapore Airlines adds iPod docks to business class

Aside from gorgeous flight attendants (gah!), Singapore Airlines is now offering iPod and iPhone connectivity to business class passengers on flights between New York and Singapore. Flights between Lo

DARPA asks aerospace industry to design enormous, infinite-flight "Vulture" craft

When I say enormous, I mean enormous. We’re talking 500-ft wingspan here. The idea is it would be a permanent sub-orbital (60,000-90,000ft) base, powered by the sun and capable of carrying 1,000

Delta to get better, weirder seats by 2010

The constant attempt to ignore the person next to you on the airplane is about to get a little bit easier, thanks to Delta’s plans to install these Thompson Solutions Cozy Suite seats on all of

Air France brings cellphone calls to 30,000 feet

We still find the idea’s merits to be dubious at best, but as of yesterday, cellphone calls in the air are possible. Air France is the first company to bring you the technology with a special Ai

Boeing makes successful flight of hydrogen fuel cell airplane

Boeing today test flew a hydrogen-cell battery airplane, the first manned flight of such a vehicle. This is important for a few reasons, notably because it could lead to cleaner air travel across the

Aircell gets FAA approval for WiFi in airplanes

Aircell, those guys who want to put WiFi on airplanes across the country, finally received the FAA certifications it needed to start building its equipment into airplanes proper. It recently finished

Emirates becomes first airline to allow cellphone calls while in flight

[photopress:emiratescell.jpg,full,center] Arsenal FC sponsor Emirates became the first airline to allow cellphone calls while in the air. The Dubai-based airline uses an AeroMobile technology that pre

Next-gen Gulfstream 650 private jet nearly breaks sound barrier

[photopress:gs650.jpg,full,center] The new Gulfstream 650 private jet will have a maximum velocity of 704 mph, ever so close to the speed of sound, 770 mph. The jet, which won’t be available unt

GoGo inflight porn-surfing is GO!

American and Virgin airlines will roll out an inflight WiFi product called GoGo in about six months, ensuring that every douche with a MacBook — all of CG included — will now be able to Tw

Biofuel-powered Virgin Atlantic 747 flies from London to Amsterdam

[photopress:vacoconut.jpg,full,center] A Virgin Atlantic airplane fueled by a coconut and babassu nut biofuel mixture flew from London to Amsterdam at the weekend. It was the first commercial airline

Airbus A320 to have hydrogen fuel cells, will lower jet fuel consumption

[photopress:airbusa320.jpg,full,center] Actual size European aircraft manufacturer Airbus will use hydrogen fuel cells to augment its internal electrical system on its A320. Since it’s a fuel ce

Virgin 747 to go from London to Amsterdam on biofuel

  Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin Atlantic airline will conduct a test flight at the end of the month wherein a Boeing 747 will fly from London to Amsterdam using an 80/20 blend of conventiona

Continental announces in-flight Wi-Fi

Today Continental announced that they will be offering Wi-Fi, but it will be the same crippled mess that you’ll find on JetBlue. It’s not all bad, though. The agreement with LiveTV will al
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