Posts Tagged ‘Lufthansa’


Researching Weather and Climate Change at 35,000ft

Over 40 years ago, airliners started being used to collect high altitude air samples for climate research. Today that research continues, and has been expanded to improve weather forecasting and also better understand the effec...
by Gabe Andino


Today in Aviation History: March 30th

Eight high school girls die when Delta Air Lines Flight 9877 crashes into their hotel room in 1967. Also, Aloha Airlines announces the end of operations, Sudan Airways Flight 111 is hijacked, John Glenn bows out of Senate race,...
by Phil Derner Jr.


On this Day in Aviation History: February 5th

The world's first airline launches passenger service, US starts inspecting baggage, a B-47 loses a nuke, TWA starts transatlantic flights, two transcontinental flying speed records are set and more...
by Phil Derner Jr.



Lufthansa Cargo MD-11 Crashes in Saudi Arabia, Two Pilots Injured

A Lufthansa Cargo aircraft crashed at an airport in the Saudi capital on Tuesday morning, officials said, injuring the two pilots on board.
by BNO News

Emergency meeting at the UN about the situation in Syria brought some special visitors to JFK on Monday, including this IL-96 carrying the Russian Foreign Minister, Sergey Lavrov.

Final Call: Did Irish Government Try to Dump Aer Lingus on JetBlue?

Ireland denies that it tried to sell its Aer Lingus stock to JetBlue, a New Jersey gets caught with daggers in his carry-on, Airbus and European airlines are warning the EU over its emissions trading plan, and more...
by admin