Posts Tagged ‘Hawaii’


The Reality Behind the “Hawaii Near Collision”

Recently, a passenger's account of a near collision between his flight and another near Hawaii has received a lot of attention. However, all was not as he made it seem. We separate the facts from the fiction and explain why thi...
by Ben Granucci

The winning design created by high school student Aaron Nee. (Image courtesy of Alaska Airlines)

Paint The Plane: Alaska Airlines Jet To Wear Hawaiian Student’s Colorful Design

Eleventh-grader Aaron Nee on Thursday was awarded the grand prize in the Alaska Airlines Hawaii-themed Paint the Plane contest. • Gallery: See All 13 Paint The Plane Contest Winners Nee beat out over 2,700 entries from fel...
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Hurricane Hunter Jet Being Used to Forecast Winter Storms

This winter, the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is using one of its Gulfstream IV-SP "Hurricane Hunter" jets to help forecast winter storms from a seemingly unlikely place: Hawaii.
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Photo of the Day: A Qatar Airways 777-300ER A7-BAL is directed to its gate at Kansai International Airport in Osaka, Japan

Lonely Housewife Threatens to Blow Up Planes to Get Her Husband Off Work: Final Call

A Florida woman was arrested after threatening to bomb 10 planes, Embraer ditches plans to build a larger jet, United's Jeff Smisek tells all, and more...
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WestJet To Block Out Middle Seats on New Canada-Hawaii Routes

In a move that both offers added comfort to passengers at a premium while extending the range of their 737s, WestJet Airlines will leave the middle seats empty in the first 8-10 rows on certain flights.
by Phil Derner Jr.