Posts Tagged ‘McDonnell Douglas MD-80’


FAA Proposes Second Fine Against American

Issues with maintenance performed on McDonnell Douglas MD-80s brought American Airlines their second recent fine from the FAA for $300,000, which would total over $1 million this month.
by Mark Lawrence


Allegiant to Begin Flights Between Myrtle Beach and Three New Midwest Destinations

Best known for connecting small markets with popular tourist hot-spots, the self-proclaimed "Official Airline for Sunshine" will soon link to Myrtle Beach from Youngstown, Ohio, Fort Wayne, Ind., and Knoxville, Tenn.
by Justin Surguine


Fact Time: Wednesday’s Ameristar MD-83 Overrun in Detroit

A chartered Ameristar MD-83 carrying the Michigan men's basketball team overran the runway at Willow Run Airport yesterday. Here are the current facts regarding the accident.
by Phil Derner Jr.



Friday Photos: A Tribute to St. Maarten and St. Barthelemy

In the wake of the incredible devastation experienced by several islands in the Caribbean this week including St. Maarten and St. Barthelemy, we take a look back at some photos from both Princess Juliana International Airport a...
by Ben Granucci


On This Day in Aviation History: May 7th

The Soviet Union proves that they shot down a U-2 spy plane after an American attempt to cover it up, Pacific Air Flight 773 crashes after a man shoots both pilots, Varig is founded, the Lockheed L-1011-500 enters service and m...
by Phil Derner Jr.