The NTSB on Friday morning announced that an investigative hearing will be conducted in December regarding the crash of Asiana Flight 214. They also provided an update on the progress of the investigation.
50 years in the making, Bombardier previews the Learjet 85 at an event as luxurious as the guest of honor itself.
Air Tahiti Nui celebrated 15 years of service in an event at Los Angeles International Airport yesterday. The airline has recently undergone a $17 million upgrade of its cabin which included the installation of seatback in-flight entertainment.
Are you ready for another first flight? Wasting no time after the successful first flight of the Bombardier CSeries, the Boeing 787-9 is scheduled to take to the skies for the first time tomorrow at 10am Pacific, 1pm Eastern. As always, that time and date may change due to weather or other factors, but we […]
On Monday morning in Mirabel, just outside of Montreal, the Bombardier CSeries CS100 FTV-1 took to the skies for the first time. Just before 10am local time, the clean-sheet narrowbody started its roll down runway 06, taking off in an incredibly quiet manner. After five years of design and a few minor delays, the first […]
Today is the long awaited day for Bombardier, as the CS100 Flight Test Vehicle FTV1 is scheduled for its first flight at about 10am EST. The CS100 is slated for delivery in the second half of 2014, and currently has only 63 firm orders, along with 114 orders for the larger CS300. You can watch the […]
It is no secret that purchasing airfare on just about any airline involves an obstacle course of fees and charges. Checking a bag? Credit card, please. Want an exit row seat? Yea, there is probably a fee for that too. The list of fees can be a bit dizzying at time, and picking what you […]
Update 11am: JetBlue says the computer issues have been resolved, but flight delays will persist throughout the day. Due to computer issues, JetBlue is experiencing system-wide delays Friday morning. As an example, none of the morning JFK to LAX flights have departed yet, and delays are rising to over three hours. We will update this […]
Does flying from the United States to Europe in just a few hours bore you? Do you like going wherever it is the wind blows? Great news! On Thursday morning, Jonathan Trappe took off from Caribou, Maine suspended by 370 helium-filled balloons on the start of transatlantic flight to Europe.. Once in the air, Trappe […]
On Wednesday afternoon, Avianca announced their first route to Newark Liberty International Airport, with service from San Salvador, El Salvador, operated by TACA starting November 8th. The once daily service, operated on an Airbus A319, will depart San Salvador at 8:35am, and arrive at Newark at 2:30pm. The return flight departs after a quick turn […]
While a recent survey showed that a majority of passengers would give up an amenity for better in-flight WiFi, actually getting that better signal to the passenger is not an easy task. Last year, GoGo announced ATG-4, a higher bandwidth, higher capacity version of their existing network. Virgin America was the first carrier to launch […]
On Thursday morning, United Airlines announced that by the end of 2013, all furloughed pilots will be recalled, totaling nearly 600. United says they are ending the furloughs in order to address the airline’s future staffing needs. Training classes for the recalled pilots will begin next month, and United is planning for the process to […]
Love TSA Pre✓, but hate that a few airports you frequent aren’t a part of the program? Good news! The TSA on Wednesday announced that the number of airports participating in TSA Pre✓ is more than doubling by 60 to 100 total. Airports that already have TSA Pre✓ will also be seeing the expansion of […]
On Wednesday morning, FedEx Express took delivery of their first Boeing 767-300 Freighter as a part of the company’s continuing efforts to modernize their aging fleet. “Today’s delivery of our first Boeing 767 Freighter is another step forward in our fleet modernization strategy,” said James R. Parker, executive vice president of Air Operations, FedEx Express, […]
Although the brand new Delta Terminal 4 expansion recently opened at JFK, including massive a SkyClub and SkyDeck, Terminal 2 has remained in operation, mainly as a regional flight terminal. While T4 is sparkling new with high-end amenities, T2 remained untouched… until today. Delta has announced plans to overhaul the dreadful experience at T2 to […]
Have you taken a flight recently, and thought to yourself “I would give anything for Wi-Fi right now!” According to a survey conducted by Honeywell Aerospace, many of you have. While in-flight Wi-Fi is still a very new technology which has only made its way into reality in the last few years, the study reveals […]
On Wednesday morning, Delta announced an order for a total of 40 new Airbus aircraft, comprising of 10 A330-300s and 30 A321s. Delta currently operates 32 A330s, which previously belonged to Northwest, whereas the A321 will be a new aircraft for Delta, who operates 136 A319s and A320s. This is Delta’s first Airbus order since […]