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  1. Airplane bounces along Heathrow runway during Storm Gerrit

    By Julia Buckley, CNN Editor’s Note: Sign up for Unlocking the World , CNN Travel’s weekly newsletter. Get the latest news in aviation, food and drink, where to stay and other travel developments. It’s been a stormy tail end to Christmas for the UK and Ireland, as the countries were
  2. Three US passengers stopped from bringing loaded guns onto festive flights

    By Julia Buckley, CNN Editor’s Note: Sign up for Unlocking the World , CNN Travel’s weekly newsletter. Get the latest news in aviation, food and drink, where to stay and other travel developments. For most of us, traveling home for the holidays involves bringing clothes, presents an
  3. A flight attendant’s secrets to surviving long-haul flights

    By Francesca Street, CNN Any air travel can be stressful, but facing down a long-haul flight can be especially intimidating. Should you prioritize sleeping or eating, or both? Should you attempt to exercise in the aisle? Is it ever acceptable to take off your shoes? Kris Major is a
  4. Off-duty pilot accused of trying to shut off airliner’s engines mid-flight said he took ‘magic mushrooms’ 48 hours before the incident, court documents say

    By Pete Muntean, Cheri Mossburg, Josh Campbell and Lauren Mascarenhas, CNN The off-duty Alaska Airlines pilot accused of attempting to disable a plane’s engines mid-flight told investigators he believed he was dreaming and had taken “magic mushrooms” 48 hours before the incident,
  5. Houston airport had to ground all flights after a private jet departed ‘without permission’ and collided with another jet, FAA says

    By Sara Smart and Emma Tucker, CNN An airport in Houston temporarily grounded all flights on Tuesday after two private jets collided on its tarmac, officials said. The incident took place around 3:30 p.m. CT when a twin-engine jet departed “without permission” from the William P. H