Aviation News

February 10, 2012

Final Call: Ryanair CEO Taunts Laid-Off Spanair Workers, Ruff Times at Pet Airways

Photo of the Day: Beautiful sun bounces off the Phoenix control tower and this Delta 757 N645DL
Photo of the Day: Beautiful sun bounces off the Phoenix control tower and this Delta 757 (N645DL). (Photo by Nick Peterman)
• Some travelers and their four-legged friends are barking mad that Pet Airways has been canceling most of its flights but keeping their money. [NY Times]

• Outspoken Ryanair CEO Michael O’Leary needed a police escort out of a Spanish airport after he taunted newly-unemployed workers of Spanair. [Consumerist]

• Photos: On board a US Air Force Special Ops CV-22 Osprey. [Popular Mechanics]

• OMGz: EVA Air is operating a small fleet of Hello Kitty jets. [CNN Go]

• One year after the violent robbery of a restaurant inside Newark Airport, a prison inmate ratted out one of his friends, leading to the arrest of two men. [NBC 4]

• A new roller coaster under development seeks to emulate the zero-gravity environment found aboard NASA’s “Vomit Comet” airplanes.