JetBlue and American have announced a groundbreaking agreement connecting domestic and international flights at JFK and Boston.
In the midst of a 5.3% industry-wide decline in passengers, Southwest Airlines retained its crown as the nation’s biggest carrier in 2009. American finished second overall while carrying the most international passengers.
United Airlines sees a recovery in their biggest international segment. Plus, Cape Air to codeshare with American, Air France 447 victims sue Airbus, Etihad launches AUH-NRT, and Delta is hiring agents.
Eight high school girls die when Delta Air Lines Flight 9877 crashes into their hotel room in 1967. Also, Aloha Airlines announces the end of operations, Sudan Airways Flight 111 is hijacked, John Glenn bows out of Senate race, German man claims ownership of airspace above his property and much more.
Elinor Smith, the “Flying Flapper of Freeport”, known for breaking many aviation records for either gender in the 1920s and 1930s, died on March 19th. Today, we celebrate her accomplishments and achievements by sharing with you her incredible story.
French Frogs Airslides has captured Hawaiian Airlines’ first Airbus A330-200 at Toulouse.
Canned Japanese flight attendants are being warned not to sell their uniforms. Plus, new rewards for Finnair passengers, Emirates employees arrested for sexting, Lufthansa opens the world’s first airport beer garden in Munich, and more!
2010 could be a good year for US carriers. Boeing and Airbus claim victory in WTO fight. Boeing will break a 787′s wings on Sunday. Southwest shrinks its fall sched. US Airways asks for delay exemptions.
The FAA has proposed a fine of almost $1.5 million against Northwest Airlines after if failed to inspect wiring near cockpit windows on some of its aircraft for 17 years.
WTO Airbus report to be issued. Lufthansa pilots set strike date. Qantas pilot was a few nuggets short of a Happy Meal. Milestone for 747-8. New flights to a West Virginia golf resort.