Have a glimpse at what ramp operations are like at Port-au-Prince in Haiti with photo and video. Five Continental employees prepare to go on trial for the 200 crash of the Concorde, AirAsia gives free flights for baby born on-board, Space Shuttle sales price comes down and an Aeromexico ERJ goes off the runway in Tijuana.
TSA goes after aviation bloggers for posting “secret” document, an El Al 777 and Air France A318 almost collide over Belgrade, a privately-owned Russian jet buzzes Santa Monica, NTSB report on taxiway landing, Dutch and Nigerian x-rays coming and more.
Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley calls Harrison Ford an “Elitist” for his comments on the closing of Meigs Field, and more…
Flight Global’s Runway Girl reports that a TSA agent that investigated leaked TSA documents has himself lost his note pad! Allegient Air buys 18 MD-80s, an Air Berlin flight goes off the runway in Dortmund, Continental CEO passes on his salary, DCA’s power goes out for a while this afternoon and the FAA puts American Airlines under the magnifying glass.
Delta has announced a deal which would seemingly fulfill at least some of the stipulations set forth by the FAA for its slot swap with US Airways to be approved.
The 2nd Boeing 787 flies, this time in ANA colors! American Airlines 737 crashes in Kingston, Jamaica, and a Ryanair copycat does the same in Prestwick. The FAA gives St. Nick the thumbs up for Thursday night’s operations and much more!
American Airlines requested the help of federal arson investigators to determine what ignited a blaze that occurred in a bathroom on board a June 10th flight between New York and Zurich, the Wall Street Journal reports.
Air Force Two was involved in an accident at Gabreski Airport on Long Island Wednesday morning. No one was injured.
Global Aviation Holdings, owner of charter carriers World Airways and North American Airlines, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Sunday evening. Global says operations will continue without interruption.
Continental Airlines was found “criminally responsible” for the crash of Air France Flight 4590, the Paris Concorde disaster which killed all 109 on board.
Mexican authorities on Thursday announced that a Bolivian pastor was sentenced to over seven years in prison for the hijacking of Aeromexico Flight 576 in 2009.
Using a chartered Boeing 767, Hawaiian island hopper Mokulele Airlines has secured government approval to operate one of the more unique long-haul routes in recent memory.
An Australian rescue plane took off from New Zealand on Wednesday evening to carry out a daring rescue mission in Antarctica.
In the midst of renewed calls from the U.S. and Europe to tighten trade sanctions against Iran, an Airbus A310 formerly used by the German Chancellor was delivered to its new owners in Tehran, Mahan Air.
The pilots of a business jet which clipped an airliner over Brazil in 2006, killing 156 people, were sentenced Tuesday by a Brazilian judge to four years and four months of community service to be served in the United States.
The US Department of State warned of “enhanced potential for anti-American violence” on Sunday night after President Obama’s announcement that Osama bin Laden had been killed.
The FAA has ordered US airlines to temporarily stop flying the Boeing 787 effective immediately, citing the potential for battery failures.
Delta Air Lines on Monday announced that it would refund federal taxes to customers on flights booked before the FAA shutdown.
Police responded to a man carrying a suspected bomb at Minneapolis-St. Paul Airport last week, only to learn the TSA had forgotten to tell them they were running bomb detection test.
A surprisingly high number of people in southern Afghanistan have never heard about the terrorist attacks which struck the United States on September 11, 2001, according to a report from the International Council on Security and Development