The United States withdraws from the Open Skies Treaty because of Russia: what does it mean and how it threatens

The United States decided to withdraw from the Open Skies Treaty, accusing Russia of repeated violations of its terms, said the head of the State Department, Mike Pompeo, writes the BBC. The treaty, which unites 35 states, allows for survey flights of aircraft not carrying weapons over the territories of the participating countries. IN…

'We are at maximum risk': cabin crew on work during a pandemic

Flight attendants of various airlines told Lenta.ru about working in the hottest conditions in their entire careers, about the behavior of passengers, export flights, safety measures on board and their own fears. Since March 27, Russia has suspended international flights due to the coronavirus pandemic, leaving only flights organized by ...

Aircraft, trains, and steamboats: what presidents ride on

It is impossible to meet the President of the United States in economy class, as, for example, the President of Latvia or Ukraine. The American president has a fairly large fleet of everything on which he can move, both within the country and outside the United States. The Voice of America tells about it. The President is traveling ...

No squirrels and peacocks: US airlines will limit the list of animals for emotional support

Passengers on a number of airlines may have to refuse to carry with them the so-called emotional support animals, or medical pets: the US Department of Transportation wants to significantly limit the list of types of animals that can be taken on board for free, according to the BBC. According to the department's proposal, such ...

What presidents fly on: 10 planes of the world's largest leaders

It's no secret that world leaders travel with taste. Despite the fact that the flying fortress of the Russian president for 500 million dollars or the 1,5 billion air fleet of the royal family of Qatar looks luxurious, first of all they are created and equipped to protect ...

US Airlines with the cleanest and dirtiest drinking water on board

The indicator of the quality of drinking water on board an aircraft is assessed in the United States on a five-point system and so far none of the airlines has reached the highest mark. Even airplanes with better quality water barely reach 3,3 points in all respects. However, this ...

The popular airline introduced the plane with seats inside the wings: what is more convenient. VIDEO

The Dutch airline KLM has allocated significant funds for the design of a new model of a passenger airliner according to the "aircraft-wing" scheme, where passengers will be accommodated in the wings, the BBC Russian Service writes. According to company representatives, such a scheme will greatly improve the aerodynamics of the aircraft, which will lead to a decrease in consumption ...

'I will kill everyone': passenger of the flight from the USA to Europe tried to open the door of the aircraft in the air

A passenger on a Ryanair flight from Manchester, New Hampshire to Gran Canaria, Spain, tried to hit the stewardess with a fire extinguisher and threatened to kill all passengers, writes Fox News. According to passengers, the man started yelling at the crew and passengers and throwing cups on the floor. Then he supposedly ...

Comfort in the air: Tripadvisor named the best airlines in the world 10

Travel site TripAdvisor has published a ranking of the world's best airlines based on user reviews. Singapore Airlines was recognized as the best airline in the world. The air carrier flies to more than 60 destinations in 35 countries on 6 continents. Singapore Airlines also ...

Flight attendants told why not to use blankets on the plane

One flight attendant decided to tell the truth about how airlines deal with blankets for passengers. There are many things you shouldn't do on the plane in order not to endanger your health, such as walking barefoot or booking a seat near the toilet. But it turned out that ...

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