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FAA investigating Southwest Airlines safety in how it calculates weight

Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) documents show that Southwest Airlines has made frequent mistakes in calculations and luggage-loading practices that could cause errors when pilots...

Korean Air celebrates its 50th anniversary with special aircraft livery

Korean Air has announced that ten aircraft will display a special emblem and slogan to celebrate its 50th anniversary this year. The special aircraft...

Maintenance Emergency: How safe is it to fly on Southwest Airlines?

I've seen people walked off the job, held on suspension for a month or more because they've reported problems that they supposedly were outside...

First Brexit airline casualty: flybmi left all passengers stranded

Airlines need to plan the exit from the EU in Britain, but with the current impossible and unpredictable situation for airlines to plan ahead,...

United Airlines picks GoJet to fly its new Bombardier CRJ550 planes

GoJet announced that United Airlines has selected it to fly Bombardier's new model aircraft, the CRJ550. GoJet and United Airlines have executed a...

World Animal Protection: Traffickers exploit Turkish Airlines in illegal wildlife trade

An investigation by World Animal Protection reveals Turkish Airlines and Turkish Cargo are enabling the exotic pet trade, despite making commitments to tackle wildlife...

Russia: Passengers or not, ‘disaster-threatening’ aircraft will be shot down

The Russian defense ministry wants to confirm its authority to shoot down planes that violate the country’s airspace and threaten a major disaster or...

Officially open: Ilan and Asaf Ramon Airport in Israel

Ilan and Asaf Ramon International Airport in Israel opened on January 21, 2019.

East African regional airlines battle to take over the African skies

East  African regional airlines are now fighting a winning and losing battle over the African skies which Kenya Airways, Ethiopian Airlines and South African...

Shutdown solidarity: Teamsters deliver lunch to unpaid air traffic controllers

Yesterday, as a gesture of union solidarity, members of the Teamsters Local 357 Executive Board led a group of Teamsters employed by Republic Airline...

Air Dolomiti inaugurates new aircraft livery

Air Dolomiti presented its new aircraft livery at the Catullo airport in Verona. The plane, painted in England, shows a simple, modern and elegant...

Delta Air Lines enhances its anti-human trafficking campaign

In honor of Human Trafficking Awareness Day on January 11, Delta Air Lines is hosting ‘Silence Breaker’ Terry Crews, Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms,...

No drone collision with British Airways jet at Heathrow

Drone collides with passenger jet at London's Heathrow Airport.

Russia wants to sells its passenger planes to Iran. Not so...

Last year, Russia's JSC Sukhoi Company has signed an agreement to deliver 40 new twin-engine regional passenger jets, Sukhoi Superjet 100R, to two Iranian...

Starlux Airlines eyes Taiwan to US routes

Starlux Airlines is not based in Luxembourg but in Taiwan. The airline is now about to receive 10 Airbus A321 neo planes. Starlux Airlines is...

Israel’s second international airport opens in January

Israel Airports Authority (IAA) announced that the country's long-awaited second international airport will be opening on January 22, 2019. Located near the southern Red Sea...

Drop your luggage

The airlines do not care if we are going to be away from home for one hour or one year, baggage is evil and must be stowed away (for a fee).

Tanzania Fastjet pleading with Tanzania Civil Aviation Authority

Tanzania based and grounded Fastjet wants to resume operation. Yesterday Chairperson Lawrence Masha urged the Tanzania Civil Aviation Authority (TCAA) to allow the airline to resume flights. 

Airline passengers have mixed views about pets on planes

When polled about allowing animals, including service, emotional support and other pets on planes, results were mixed. However, one thing 58 percent agreed on:...

Air Asia sells 29 planes only to lease them back

Air Asia is selling 29 planes – Airbus’ A320-200ceo and A320neo to Castlelake. Castlelake will lease the same aircraft back to the Malaysia based budget...

London’s Gatwick Airport shuts down, grounds all flights

Thousands of passengers have been affected by drones flying over the UK's second busiest airport's runways. London's Gatwick Airport's runway has been shut since Wednesday...

Air Kiribati splurges $243 million on new planes

Embraer has announced the signing of a contract with the Government of Kiribati, in partnership with their national airline, Air Kiribati, for two firm...

Suspended! Fastjet airline services in Tanzania

Fastjet airline officials said late last week that its flights would be canceled through the end of January.

Heathrow will handle 66 London Eyes worth of Christmas cargo

Heathrow data reveals the role the UK’s only hub airport and biggest port by value plays in transporting essential ingredients for Christmas celebrations across...

How American Airlines chill the blood of conscientious aircraft mechanics

Today a promotion is sending a chilling message to American Airlines mechanics., and the U.S. aviation industry altogether. “Pressuring Airline mechanics to not record maintenance discrepancies, take shortcuts with maintenance activities, or improperly sign-off on work which was not actually completed. …
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