Philippine Airlines’ major fleet modernisation will be based on the carrier’s acquisition of 44 single-aisle Airbus jetliners (consisting of 34 A321ceo and 10 A321neo versions), along with 10 widebody A330-300s. (Image by Airbus)

Philippines Hoping Aviation Safety Reforms Lead to Removal From US and EU Blacklists

Officials in the Philippines are hoping to repair the country's air safety rating with US and European authorities.
by BNO News


Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing on New York City Beach

A small aircraft has landed safely on a beach in New York City, according to the city's Office of Emergency Management.
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FAA to Fine American Airlines Record $25 Million for MD-80 Maintenance Problems

FAA officials are preparing to penalize American Airlines over wiring issues that forced the carrier to temporarily ground its entire fleet of MD-80 jets in 2008.
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Fares hawked by Spirit pole dancers now must include all taxes and fees. (Photo courtesy Spirit Airlines)

Hey Spirit: Stop Whining

Most US airlines oppose the DOT's new fare advertising rules, but Spirit's public campaign against airfare transparency insults the intelligence of consumers.
by Edward Russell


Pet Airways Takes Off from Republic Airport

With a full cabin of "pawsengers" on-board, Pet Airways launched its maiden flight today, taking off from Republic Airport in Farmingdale, Long Island en route for Los Angeles.
by admin