Contact has been lost with an Air Algerie flight between Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso (OUA) and Algiers, Algeria (ALG). Flight 5017 was an MD-83 that was being flown by Spanish carrier Swiftair on behalf of the Algerian airline. The aircraft had 110 passengers and 6 crew members onboard. Air traffic controllers lost contact with the plane […]
A Malaysia Airlines 777-200ER traveling from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur crashed in the Ukraine on Thursday after a presumed surface-to-air missile strike.
Despite years of financial losses and two Boeing 777 crashes, Malaysia Airlines could choose to rebound as a stronger company.
On July 19, 1989 an engine explosion left United 232 with no hydraulics and no controls, leading to a crash landing where many of the passengers survived. Now 25 years later we look back at this extraordinary accident and examine what went wrong, and what went right.
The industry days of the 2014 Farnborough International Air Show wrapped up quietly on Thursday. Only Airbus made any additions to their orderbook on this, the final day..
The 2014 Farnborough International Airshow continued on Tuesday morning with more orders from leasing companies and airlines.
The 2014 Farnborough International Airshow continued on Tuesday morning with more orders from leasing companies and airlines. Leading the way was Air Asia X with an order for 50 A330-900neos
The 2014 edition of the Farnborough International Airshow was kicked off on Monday morning with announcements from airframe and engine manufacturers large and small.
Virgin Galactic recently posted a new photo of the carrier aircraft that will bring the spaceship to altitude for its kick to orbit. Called WhiteKnightTwo, the aircraft completed its 150th flight.
An Emergency Slide Inflated into the Cabin of a United Airlines 737. What Went Wrong? Plus: Evacuation Etiquette, and Everything You Need to Know About Doors.
On my recent trip to South Africa, I was privileged to be able to spend some time with the staff of this incredible airport to find out operationally how the airport is run and some insight into successes past and present.
As of 8am EDT (12z), now Hurricane Arthur was located about 300mi SW of Cape Hatteras, NC / 150mi SSW of Cape Fear, NC.
Airline pilot and columnist Justin Schlechter goes back to his aviation enthusiast roots to share the experience of his first trip to St. Maarten.
Boeing’s newest offering in the 787 family received certification from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA).
What’s in the cards weather-wise for the 2014 Atlantic hurricane season? NASA is deploying its latest weapons in its hurricane-hunting arsenal.
Police in Westchester, New York are responding to reports of a small plane crash just outside of Westchester County Airport on the campus of SUNY Purchase.