The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board has opened an investigation after the sole air traffic controller at Washington Ronald Reagan National Airport fell asleep on duty.
Airline pilot and NYCAviation columnist Justin Schlechter gives us a glimpse into the flightdeck while pilots manage the stresses of trying to land in Japan immediately after the catastrophic earthquake and tsunami.
The world’s first Skype phone booth has been installed at Lennart Meri Tallinn Airport in the capitol of Estonia, allowing traveling Skype users to video chat with other Skypers anywhere in the world free of charge.
The UAE on Thursday committed a dozen aircraft in support of the U.N.-sanctioned no-fly zone over Libya, officials said, a move welcomed in the United States.
AirTran Airways announced that its shareholders approved its $1.4 billion sale to Southwest Airlines, with more than 98.6 percent of the votes cast and 77.5 percent of shares outstanding were voted in favor of the transaction.
Boeing has released a new video showing the 747-8 Intercontinental in action after its maiden takeoff this past Sunday.
A Qantas plane was forced to make an emergency landing in north Queensland, Australia on Wednesday after a fire broke out in the aircraft’s cockpit.
U.S. prosecutors on Wednesday announced that a federal grand jury in Miami has indicted four family members on various counts of illegally attempting to export 22 F-5 fighter jet engines to Iran
A Philippine Airlines flight that arrived at the San Francisco International Airport was evacuated and searched late Tuesday night due to a bomb threat.
Turkey on Wednesday seized the cargo of an Iranian plane which was en route to Syria for violating United Nations sanctions.
United Continental Holdings, Inc. on Tuesday announced that Continental Airlines will be offering in-flight Wi-Fi Internet connection on over 200 domestic aircraft in the beginning of 2012.
A U.S. Air Force F-15E Strike Eagle crashed in the northeastern region of Libya, but the two crew members were able to eject safely.
Scores of people are feared to have been killed after a cargo plane crashed on Monday in the city of Pointe-Noire, the second-largest city in the Republic of Congo.
While hundreds celebrated the Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental’s first flight at Boeing Field on Sunday, a Nolinor Aviation Convair 580 cargo plane jumped its chocks, colliding with a fence, a container loader and another plane.
The 747-8 Intercontinental touched down safely at Boeing Field on Sunday after a successful four and a half-hour first flight.
Boeing’s 747-8 Intercontinental took off Sunday from Paine Field, kicking off the flight test program for the longest passenger aircraft in the world and the largest plane ever built by Boeing.
The Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental is set to make its maiden test flight today at 10am Pacific time, 1pm Eastern. Stay tuned for live updates from Paine Field in Washington.
Korean Air has decided to order two new Boeing 747-8 Freighters in a deal valued at approximately $639 million, the companies announced on Friday.