Posts Tagged ‘Saab 340’

Silver Airways Beechcraft 1900D (N81533) spotted at Billings, Montana. (Photo by redlegsfan21 via Flickr)

United Commuter Plane Lands at Wrong Airport in West Virginia

Pilot error appeared to be to blame when a plane flying a new route on behalf of United Airlines landed at the wrong airport Tuesday night.
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Austrian Airlines' first flight took place on this day in 1958

March 18th in Aviation History: Austrian Airlines Launches Service

Europe's first airplane takes flight, Austrian Airlines launches service, Delta offers voluntary severance to 30,000 employees, the crash of a Boeing 307 Stratoliner during a test flight, and more...
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On This Day in Aviation History: January 25th

Happy birthday to the precursor of American Airlines! Avianca Flight 52 crashes on Long Island, NASA's Opportunity rover lands on Mars, the Saab-Fairchild 340 makes its first flight and more...
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FAA Proposes $1.9 Million Fine Against Colgan Air Over Improper Cabin Crew Fire Training

Colgan Air has been assessed $1,892,000 in penalties by the Federal Aviation Administration for operating flights staffed by flight attendants who were not properly trained in the operation of the planes' cabin fire extinguishe...
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Delta Drops 24 Rural Destinations, Asks Feds for Bigger Subsidies

Delta Air Lines announced Friday that it would discontinue 24 routes, most of them serving rural cities for which the airline receives federal subsidies.
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