A US Embassy report released by Wikileaks reveals that an American Airlines crew was briefly detained in 2008 when a crewmember made a joke about Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez after landing in Caracas.
Aviation regulators will order tougher inspections of hundreds of Boeing 757 planes worldwide, after a recent in-flight incident that left a hole in the fuselage of an American Airlines plane.
Three Aeromexico flight attendants were arrested at the Barajas Airport after they were found in possession of 140 kilograms (308 pounds) of cocaine.
Southwest Airlines on Wednesday announced that the carrier flew 6.5 billion revenue passenger miles in November 2010, a 10.7 percent increase from the 5.9 billion RPMs flown in November 2009.
Continental Airlines was found “criminally responsible” for the crash of Air France Flight 4590, the Paris Concorde disaster which killed all 109 on board.
AMR Corp. on Friday reported that American Airlines’ November traffic rose 4.3% to 9.90 billion revenue passenger miles or RPMs from 9.49 billion RPMs in the previous year.
Europe’s third largest airline on Friday reported that system traffic in November 2010 increased 3.5 percent compared to November 2009, as routes to the Asia Pacific region excelled with 11.5% more customers.
Aeromexico and Volaris will add flight frequencies and at least one new route to the U.S. after the U.S. Department of Transportation’s FAA restored Mexico’s Category 1 safety classification.
American Airlines and British Airways on Tuesday announced the opening of their new Admirals Club lounge at Denver International Airport.
At least 10 people were killed on early Sunday morning when an Ilyushin Il-76 crashed in a residential area of Pakistan’s largest city.
Air France has accused Airbus of ignoring warnings over faulty speed sensors that may have contributed to the 2009 crash of Air France Flight 447.
Continuing problems with Garuda Indonesia’s new automated crew rotation system resulted in the cancellation of 11 flights and the delays of another six, officials said Tuesday.
DiCaprio is making a new John F. Kennedy assassination conspiracy movie. Last night, a plane he was on suffered an engine failure at JFK Airport. Coincidence? I think not.
NYCAviation got the world’s first peek inside the new 777-200LR delivered to Ethiopian Airlines last week, the 900th 777 ever built and the first -200LR delivered to an African carrier.
A Delta Air Lines jet carrying 193 passengers is returning to JFK Airport in New York due after experiencing an engine failure and possible fire.
Allegiant Travel Company on Friday announced new nonstop travel flights between Las Vegas and Long Beach, California, beginning on December 15.
Horizon Air’s newest university themed Dash 8 Q400 was officially unveiled today at Missoula International Airport with a classic University of Montana Grizzlies tailgate party.