Four people were killed on Tuesday afternoon when a Beechcraft 58 aircraft went down shortly after 5 p.m. local time yesterday when it was attempting to take off from Mackinac County Airport in Michigan.
Boeing unveiled their new unmanned airborne system, the Phantom Eye, which is capable of reaching altitudes of 65,000 feet for as long as four days. The aircraft will be sent to the Dryden Flight Research Center at Edwards Air Force Base for testing.
American Airlines flight 175, a Boeing 777-200, departed Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport in Texas on Sunday morning, scheduled to land at Narita International Airport later on Monday until it was diverted to Eareckson Air Station in Alaska due to a fire alarm that went off onboard.
The observation deck on the roof of LAX’s Theme Building reopened to the public on Saturday after being shuttered for nearly nine years. Photographer Mike Arcellana was there to capture this important milestone for planespotters and aviation enthusiasts.
Governors of eight states came out on Friday in support of Boeing’s formal bid for the U.S. Air Force tanker contract.
During the second quarter of 2010, Embraer delivered 69 jets to the airline and executive jets segments, 15 more than the same period last year, the company said on Thursday.
American Airlines on Thursday applied to the U.S. Department of Transportation for authority to fly nonstop from Dallas/Fort Worth to Rio de Janeiro three times weekly beginning this Fall.
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.