ALERT US F-22s were scrambled to intercept two groups of Russian Tu-95s and Su-35 near Alaska

The U.S. military scrambled five aircraft Monday to intercept two groups of Russian warplanes that flew in opposite directions off the coast of Alaska but never entered sovereign U.S. airspace, officials with the bi-national North American Aerospace Defence Command (NORAD) said Tuesday. First, NORAD dispatched two F-22 Raptor stealth fighters based in Alaska to intercept…

ALERT Denmark threatens to deploy fighter aircraft on its bases in Greenland if Russia violates Greenlandic airspace

Denmark will have to deploy fighter aircraft on its bases in Greenland if Russia violates Greenlandic airspace, Danish Defence Minister Claus Hjort Frederiksen of the liberal-conservative Venstre party has warned. According to the Danish military, parts of Greenland will soon be within reach of Russian aircraft, capable of breaching Greenlandic airspace without hindrance. At present,…

The World’s Coolest Airports

A long layover in an airport is every traveler’s worst nightmare, but not if you happen to be in one of the world’s coolest airports. Terminals around the world have been upgraded to offer other experiences and a variety of lifestyle. Some pulled out stops and became destinations of their own right. The airport’s lounges,…