A scheduled flight is a trip by airplane, glider or other aircraft that has been planned for a certain time and date. Airlines sell tickets for scheduled flights to help travelers get from one destination to another. Tic... More »

As of August 1, 2015, the U.S. military has three space flights scheduled for the remainder of the year: August 31, September 25 and October 30. SpaceX also expects to perform several missions for NASA during this period... More »

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Scheduled flights are general transportation options open to all commuters, while chartered flights are registered to certain businesses or groups or for various purposes. Chartered flights are often exclusionary and sel... More »

A charter flight is a trip in an airplane or helicopter that is booked for a specific destination by one person or a group of people. It is often more expensive than a normal flight, but exact pricing depends upon the ty... More »

Since there are no fixed airways, air traffic controllers determine airplane flight routes by using charts that separate aircraft by five miles laterally and 1,000 to 2,000 feet vertically. Control centers publish and up... More »

Interesting facts about flights that kids may enjoy include the fact that no other mammals besides bats can fly and that the flight data of an airplane is recorded in what is called a black box, although the box is brigh... More »

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Typical seating configurations differ depending on the type of airplane and the airline: Southwest, Virgin America and Spirit use a three-three configuration in their narrow body jets with an aisle down the middle, while... More »

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