Kevin Smith's Latest Airline Complaint Stings Virgin America

First, the film director was removed from a Southwest Airlines flight for being too portly. Now, a Virgin America gate attendent refused to allow Smith and his companions to board a jet, even though there were still minutes before its jetway was closed.

Virgin Galactic Tests Suborbital Spaceship

Virgin Galactic, which aims to be the world%u2019s first commercial space carrier, successfully tested its suborbital spaceship, Enterprise. Enterprise made its first solo test flight in California on Sunday, BBC News reported. The spaceship was carried to 45,000 feet by a plane, then dropped to glide back to earth.

Uncle Sam is a rotten co-pilot

Nobody enjoys sitting through other people's airline horror stories, so I'll just give a précis: I'm on a trip in Europe, and in the course of...