Flight attendants are often seen by passengers as little more than sky waitresses. However their duties go far beyond serving you a drink and some pretzels. Today, we take a look at why the triumphs and tragedies of flight attendants shouldn’t be overlooked in airliner accidents.
Superjet launch customer Armavia is for sale, says its owner.
Armavia has decided to return its Sukhoi Superjet 100 due to reliability problems and says it will buy a western plane instead.
Mexican low-cost airline Interjet has become the first western carrier to place a firm order for the Russian-built SuperJet SSJ100 airliner.
A week before rescuers found the crashed Superjet’s flight data recorder on Thursday, Russia’s GRU military intelligence agency claimed that the most plausible cause of the crash was electronic sabotage by the US military.
Russia’s Emergency Situations Ministry confirmed on Wednesday that investigators had recovered the cockpit voice recorder of the Superjet 100 that crashed in Indonesia last week, killing all 45 people onboard.
Lots of attention on the Sukhoi Superjet tragedy in Indonesia, while the Boeing 787 Dream Tour flew into Reagan National, a man tried to smuggle too many cats and a new underwear bomb plot. Plus, the week’s top 10 NYCAviation Message Board threads.
The Sukhoi Superjet 100 that crashed in Indonesia on Wednesday has been located by rescuers.