Virgin America says it will begin flying between New York’s JFK International Airport to Palm Springs, Calif. on December 15th. The flight will stop in San Francisco in both directions.
Investigations have revealed that the navigator of the Russian aircraft which crashed last June, killing 47 people in the northwestern region of the country, was drunk.
Colgan Air has been assessed $1,892,000 in penalties by the Federal Aviation Administration for operating flights staffed by flight attendants who were not properly trained in the operation of the planes’ cabin fire extinguisher system.
Two passenger planes operated by Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) landed safely in Turkey and Malaysia on Wednesday after a bomb threat was received, officials said on Thursday morning.
A Russian Air Force Mikoyan MiG-31 fither jet crashed in the central region of the country, killing both pilots on board, officials said on Tuesday.
A United Express regional jet carrying more than 45 people skidded off a runway at Macdonald-Cartier International Airport in the Canadian capital of Ottawa late Sunday afternoon, airline and emergency officials said.
Several people were injured late Saturday evening when a Mahan Air passenger plane crash-landed at an airport in northeastern Iran, state-run media reported on Sunday.
Several people were injured on early Monday morning when an Airbus A320 belonging to Gulf Air skidded off the runway at an airport in southwest India, the airline said. Heavy rainfall is believed to have caused the incident.
Abdelbaset Mohmed Ali al-Megrahi, the only person convicted of the 1988 Lockerbie bombing which killed 270 people, is reportedly in a coma-like condition and close to death at his home in the Libyan capital of Tripoli.
LaGuardia Airport, John F. Kennedy International Airport and Newark Liberty International Airport are set to reopen to arrivals and departures Monday morning following the passage of Hurricane Irene.
Boeing and ANA will celebrate delivery of the first 787 Dreamliner on Sept. 26 in Everett, Wash., after contractual delivery occurs on Sept. 25. Events throughout the day on Sept. 26 will commemorate delivery of this game changing airplane to its launch customer.
PANYNJ is planning for anything that may come their way as Hurricane Irene swings up the East Coast, while JFK and LGA can only sit by idly at just a few feet above seal level.
RwandAir, the national airline of the country of Rwanda, on Thursday took delivery of its first Boeing 737-800.The delivery sets two milestones both for the central African carrier and the continent as a whole. It is the first 737 delivered to any African nation fitted with the new Boeing Sky Interior.
Delta Air Lines on Thursday announced plans to buy 100 new 737-900ER aircraft from Boeing in a move to replace older aircraft in the carrier’s fleet over the next seven years.
All Nippon Airlines on Tuesday announced the first routes on which it will use its new Boeing 787 Dreamliner, with Beijing, Frankfurt, Okayama, Hiroshima and Hong Kong all getting visits in the first months of service.
U.S. presidential candidate Mitt Romney on Monday called upon Libya’s Interim Transitional National Council to arrest and extradite the man convicted of the Lockerbie bombing.