Posts Tagged ‘Continental Airlines’


Week In Review

A collection of this week's aviation news and odd happenings, including an A380 delivery, passenger escaping from aircraft, Midwest's last flight, an IL-76 crash, animals attacking airplanes, a man being denied first class upgr...
by Phil Derner Jr.


On This Day in Aviation History: December 20th

A Continental 737 slides off the runway and burns at Denver, the first flight of the Delta Dagger, the first flight over Antarctica, and more...
by Phil Derner Jr.

TSA agent pats down an airport passenger.

On This Day in Aviation History: February 13th

The TSA takes over airport security from the FAA, the Soviets start using Cuba as a base for US spy missions, the F-4 Corsair makes its operational debut and more...
by NYCAviation Staff



February 21st in Aviation History: Libyan Airliner Shot Down, Photos of 757 Gushing Fuel

Photos of a Thomas Cook 757 gushing fuel are captured by a planespotter, Libyan Airlines Flight 114 is shot down by Israelis, ANA’s first international flight, Santa Barbara Flight 518 crashes in Venezuela, and more...
by NYCAviation Staff


15 Hours for Nothing: After Reaching Alaska, Newark-Tokyo Flight Turns Back to Newark

Over 15 hours after departing Newark for Tokyo, passengers aboard Continental flight 9 were right back where they started: New Jersey.
by admin