Air Travel

Hong Kong's Brand New American Express Centurion Lounge
An airport lounge can change the outcome of an entire trip, be that allowing a guest to prepare or recuperate, breathe, eat or even check their emotions. When it comes to the anatomy of such a lounge, a handful of attributes truly matter. A food and...
Bluesmart's New Smart Suitcase, the Black Edition
Indiegogo success story Bluesmart has updated their debut smart carry-on suitcase (with built-in battery, GPS tracking, Bluetooth-enabled remote locking, etc) with a new Black Edition. The double PU layered polycarbonate case—even more scratch...
RIMOWA's Electronic Luggage Tag for Advanced Check-in
Thanks to a packed airline app market, advanced check-ins (plus last minute seat changes and even upgrade awareness) have never been easier. That said, anyone traveling with a checked bag still has to visit a counter. This September, Germany's...
Link About It: This Week's Picks
1. NYC to London in One Hour While many thought the days of the Concord long gone, aircraft manufacturer Airbus has just won a patent for a hypersonic plane, which is being dubbed the Concord 2.0. The curious-looking aircraft (which would be able...
Airline Visual Identity 1945-1975
In his new book, "Airline Visual Identity 1945-1975," Matthias C. Hühne captures the grandeur of travel in an era when passengers dressed up for their journeys. The large-format book features airplanes, world destinations, animals, flags and events...
It's a bird, it's a plane, it's a, it's the gorgeous, futuristic-looking Stratocrusier, currently in concept form by Tino Schaedler and Michael J. Brown. Calling it a "lifestyle zeppelin," the duo designed the...
Seat Guru
You don't have to be a savvy flyer to know that the exit row has the most leg room in coach. But did you know that there are a dozen power plugs scattered among the coach seats on a 777? Do you know which seats on an A300 are next to the stinky...
Terminal 5
The Saarinen designed TWA terminal at New York's JFK airport will house an art exhibit that is curated to respond to the transitory nature of travel. While that description may sound a bit cryptic and recursive, the list of artists who will be...