The Solar Impulse HB-SIA, a Swiss solar-powered plane, completed the first non-stop flight on solar energy after flying 26 hours and 9 minutes. It was the longest flight at the highest altitude in aviation history, Solar Impulse announced on Thursday.
The U.S. Department of Transportation on Wednesday gave final approval to Hawaiian Airlines’ application to offer nonstop daily service between Tokyo’s Haneda Airport and Honolulu International Airport.
The crack-up crew of American Airlines baggage handlers at New York-Kennedy Airport has followed up its bike breaking fiasco by “losing” four handguns.
WestJet on Wednesday unveiled its winter schedule for 2010-2011 that includes three new destinations, 10 new routes and expanded service on more than 30 others.
Alitalia on Monday joined the Air France-KLM Group and Delta Air Lines as a member of the airline industry’s transatlantic joint venture, the airline said in a statement.
Five people were killed when a medical plane carrying a patient and others crashed in western Texas on early Sunday, federal and county officials said.
American Eagle starts nonstop flights between Chicago and Tri-Cities with an ERJ-140, and also on La Guardia to Atlanta with CRJ-700s, which is a new aircraft type for LGA.
In a letter to the Department of Transportation today, Delta Air Lines and US Airways said they are dropping a plan to swap slots at LaGuardia Airport in New York and Reagan National Airport in Washington, D.C.
Delta Air Lines on Friday announced plans for expanded nonstop service from Japan to Honolulu and the Pacific island of Palau.
URGENT: Mission control of the Russian Federal Space Agency on Friday said that a Russian supply spacecraft had “uncontrollable rotation” during an attempt to dock at the International Space Station, the Interfax news agency reported.
Delta on Thursday announced it has entered into definitive agreements to sell two of its regional airline subsidiaries, Mesaba Airlines and Compass Airlines.
Boeing on Thursday announced it has finalized an order with Air China for 20 Next-Generation 737-800 aircraft. The deal was already announced by Air China in a statement to the Hong Kong stock exchange last week
Boeing announced on Thursday that the completion of firm configuration for the 787-9 Dreamliner had been reached after years of collaboration with airline customers and partners to determine the optimal configuration for the new jetliner.
ITA Software and Google on Thursday announced that they have signed a definitive agreement for Google to acquire ITA for $700 million in cash.
Arrow Air, the Miami-based cargo carrier with a long history of cargo, passenger and even aircraft leasing operations, grounded their fleet on Wednesday, concluding several years of financial gloom.
Jets once again soared off of the longest and busiest runway at New York-John F. Kennedy Airport on Monday, three days ahead of its scheduled July 1st reopening.
NYCAviation photographers Jeremy Lindgren and David Lilienthal were on board a World War II-era ferry flight from the the Flying Heritage Collection in Everett, Wash. to the Museum of Flight in Seattle.