A full trip report from Air France Flight 380, the first flight ever aboard the carrier’s new Airbus A380 from New York to Paris.
Our own Jeremy Lindgren is bringing us exclusive photos of the 787 running tests on the ground, including taxiing and aborted takeoff tests. Check out what he’s been posting so far, and learn more about NYCA’s coming 787 coverage!
This week, the TSA leaked a sensitive procedure manual, Boeing announced a date for 787′s first flight, United placed A350 and 787 orders, Republic Airways looked to replace the Frontier Airbus fleet, the Northwest overfly drama continued and more!
More attempts to place blame on ATC in the Northwest Minneapolis overfly incident. Ryanair is skipping out on a Boeing deal, the 787’s MTOW is increased, Pakistan receives the first Saab 2000 AEW and Swiss to start ZRH-SFO.
The wake turbulence of a Qantas A380 severely roughed up a Saab 340 landing on a parallel runway. Also, the 747-8 passes engine runs and 787 is in the final gauntlet, United pokes at Embraer to see if they have some planes for them, and they are also desperate for friends in a trans-Pacific deal and more!
If you happened to be watching CNN around 3:30 Eastern this afternoon, you may have seen our Twitter page being interviewed by Rick Sanchez about the TSA’s leaked document debacle.
A woman decides to sue Northwest Airlines due to an odd injury she sustained on her flight to Vegas. Also, the TSA leaks a sensitive manual, United places orders for A350s and 787s, Korean Air introduces a special scheme, a new airline will soon be seen over Maho Beach and Continental makes pax to sleep in a terminal.
A Continental Airlines jet flying to Portland, Ore. was forced to make an emergency landing at Helena Regional Airport (HLN) after one of its engines died over the Upper Midwest Sunday night.
United Airlines announced today that they have placed firm orders for 25 Airbus A350XWBs and 25 Boeing 787 Dreamliners, in addition to 50 options for 50 additional of each type in the future.
In today’s daily digest, the co-pilot in the Northwest overfly incident is casting blame on the Captain he flew with for missing their destination. Also, CanJet receives a true air taxi, Captain Sully auctions off his hat, Silverjet lives on in the Middle East, yet another South African crash and Us Airways connects Charlotte with Rome, Italy.
A Florida helicopter pilot somehow made it home with only a broken arm after attempting an extraordinarily stupid maneuver with his Robinson R22 and failing miserably.
American looks to plunk down a billion for JAL’s friendship, Condor to begin FRA-FLL in May, photos of Etihad’s first A330, Cathay Pacific will be bringing back the 747-400 to LAX and an F100 lands without its left main gear in West Timor.
In today’s daily digest, Delta adds service, cuts service and looks to start a new codeshare. Meanwhile, Kingfisher accidentally squawks a hijack and Jet Airways toys with a plane full of passengers.
In today’s daily digest, a woman on a United flight accidentally smothered her child while breastfeeding. Also, the 787 completes static testing, Continental and ANA both show off new special schemes, Baltia registers that new 747, and more.
In today’s daily digest, an eerie near-repeat of Air France 447 as its replacement flight declares Mayday over the Atlantic! Also, Atlantis comes home with amazing photos and video, a woman calls in a bomb threat for a very sane reason, a FedEx plane gives a Southwest winglet a manicure and more!
A busy couple of days at JFK with emergency landings and AirTrain malfunctions. Plus: 787 wing testing gets underway, and a SATA A310 almost bites it.
This week, KLM takes biofuel to the sky, a scary AirTran aborted takeoff at LGA, we learn more about Captain Sully than we wanted to know, Gulfstream’s G650 takes to the air for the first time, Gulf Air’s modified business model, and our Spotting Review of the Week!
Gulfstream’s new ultra-long-range biz jet takes off, Cathay Pacific planes suffer from indigestion, some Air France and TUI fly aircraft get some new paint, Turkish orders some A330Fs, and a flashback to one of the catchiest/annoying commercials to New Yorkers during 70s and 80s.
NASA looks to sell-off a wide-range of items, only charging buyers the shipping costs! The crash of an Italian Air Force C-130J kills 5, Baltia Air Lines obtains their first aircraft and US Airways delays 54 Airbus orders. Lufthansa’s A380 delivery is pushed back whereas Emirates starts A380 Paris flights a month early.