Passenger and freight air traffic grew substantially in 2010 as positive economic prospects worldwide overshadowed the depressed levels of 2009 caused by the global financial crisis, according to United Nations report.
Since its public debut in May, John Sessions and his Historic Flight Foundation have been out to change the way people experience vintage aircraft, from bombers to airliners to biplanes. And it’s working.
Following Saturday’s Tu-154B passenger jet explosion in Siberia, Russia’s transportation watchdog Rostransnadzor on Sunday recommended that all passenger jets of the same type be put out of service until the cause is determined.
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Air New Zealand kicks it up a notch with the spectacular cabin on-board their new Boeing 777-300ER. Photos and video from the delivery flight.
An Indian rocket meant to deliver a communications satellite to orbit exploded 47 seconds after lifting off from Sriharikota Space Center in the nation’s Andhra Pradesh state.
A number of major airlines have begun encouraging customers to reschedule their travel plans for the holiday weekend as two major storm systems begin to wreak havoc in the midwest and southeast before a possible assault on the Mid-Atlantic and New England.
Boeing on Thursday announced it will resume flight test activities on the 787 Dreamliner immediately after the aircraft had been grounded for more than a month due to an incident.
JetBlue on Thursday announced that it would launch daily service to Martha’s Vineyard from New York’s John F. Kennedy Airport (JFK) for the summer 2011 season.
Indonesia’s second largest airport is planning to upgrade and increase its passenger capacity.
Air New Zealand took delivery of their first Boeing 777-300ER aircraft on Wednesday at a ceremony at Boeing’s Paine Field assembly plant in Everett, Wash.
European Commission Vice President Siim Kallas has expressed concern regarding the airport infrastructure in Europe as extreme weather disrupts holiday season air travel.
Air Austral received its first Boeing 737-800 on Monday, the first of two the airline ordered to replace a 737-300 and a 737-500.
Passengers were shocked to see the real estate mogul aboard a jetBlue flight from New York to Palm Beach on Monday.
DFW has officially begun its corporate aircraft operations at its new DFW Corporate Aviation facility as the Super Bowl approaches.
A suspicious package emitting radiation has forced the evacuation of Newark Liberty International Airport‘s Terminal A Monday morning, but was later determined safe.
Israeli Defense Forces shot down a suspicious unmanned object which was flying over the Dimona nuclear reactor in southern Israel, the Jerusalem Post reported.
Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk on Friday rejected Russia’s report on the causes of the plane crash which killed late President Lech Kaczynski and other high-ranking officials in April.