The National Transportation Safety Committee of Indonesia on Wednesday released a preliminary report into the crash of a Lion Air Boeing 737 at Ngurah Rai International Airport in Bali last month. On April 13, 2013, Lion Air flight 904 crashed into the sea just short of runway 09 in Bali, and we are now getting [...]
When a company re-brands, it typically means a new coat of paint over the old, and maybe an ad campaign to tell consumers that their logo has changed. For American Airlines, however, the re-branding is going deep, deep into the roots of the company, from top to bottom. More than just a fresh coat of [...]
On Monday morning, a National Air Cargo Boeing 747-400 N949CA, operated on behalf of US Mobility Command, has crashed just after takeoff from Bagram Air Base with 7 crew members on board. The following is a dashcam video showing the full crash. You can see the aircraft’s nose pitch up heavily, stall, then fall to [...]
So, your elected officials can’t do their job properly, but you already knew that. With an all time low approval rating, our lovely congress has failed to stop automatic spending cuts, and those cuts are hitting the FAA hard.
Last weekend, the JFK Rotary Club held their annual JFK Runway Run, bringing out serious runners to the runways of JFK International Airport, as well as some quite slow aviation enthusiasts. The 5k race, which helps raise money for scholarships and community functions, presents a rare opportunity for the average citizen to be escorted air-side [...]
A Lion Air 737 falls short of the runway, impacting water and splitting into two.
Looking down from terminal D lounge at DFW, the new American Airlines Boeing 777-300ER easily stuck out. The angular tail and grey-ish paint contrasted sharply with the sea of dueling eagle tails and semi-glinting bare metal under a setting Dallas sun. Surprisingly it wound up looking not half bad in person. Even more surprisingly, the [...]
According to sources, multiple pilots have reported a radio-controlled drone while on approach to JFK Airport.
American Airlines and US Airways today announced their intention to merge, ending months—if not years—of rumor and speculation. The move will create the world’s largest airline.