Essentials

With these essentials we keep you posted about everything you do need to know, such as the latest news in the aviation industry and interesting facts and figures about places across the globe. It’s everything you need to know, found in one place, selected to suit your interest.

worldmap

The true size of the world

This might not come as a big surprise, but the world map as we know it isn’t really that much of an exact representation. The earth is three dimensional and ro...
newyork

Skyscraper with a bend, New York

New York’s skyline may be in line to get an innovative new landmark. It will not break the record of being the tallest skyscraper, but it will be the world’s lo...
runway

Circular runways: future of travel

While taking off and landing on straight runways is the only way we currently know, it's certainly not the only possible way out there. The Endless Runway is a...
lufthansa

Get some work done in the sky

Surfing above the clouds has now been introduced on Lufthansa and Austrian Airlines short-haul and mid-ranges flights. Services will be tested on ten Airbus A32...