Historically, Halloween has proven itself not the safest day to fly, as it is the anniversary of five airliner crashes killing a total of over 600 people, including EgyptAir Flight 990. It was also the day Ed Sullivan first met a young band called The Beatles in Heathrow Airport.
American Airlines on Tuesday announced that the airline will begin three days a week service between Dallas/Fort Worth and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil starting next December 16.
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 “Superga Air Disaster” kills the entire Torino AC football team, US Airways joins Star Alliance, EAS Flight 4226 crashes after overshooting a runway and demolishing dozens of buildings, Lunar Orbiter 4 and Magellan space probe launch, Amy Johnson sets another speed record and more!
Moscow-based Transaero has applied to the US DOT for permission to launch service between Moscow-Domodeovo and New York-JFK International Airport, as well as Miami International Airport.
AeroMexico will upgrade service for the summer season by bringing 767s back to JFK again beginning June 1. Flights 402/403 between MEX-JFK will operate twice a week. The 767-300 is in the carrier’s new livery.