Boeing donates first 787-8 Dreamliner test aircraft to Japanese partner

Boeing donates first 787-8 Dreamliner test aircraft to Japanese partner

Boeing and airline customers, industry partners and community leaders joined together on July 7 to celebrate Boeing’s donation of the… Read More »

Hotels do not understand the needs of the modern traveler

Hotels do not understand the needs of the modern traveler

I can say I am surprised at how far behind hotels around the world are when it comes to understanding… Read More »

The increasing use of tablet technology in-flight by passengers is a hot issue this year

The increasing use of tablet technology in-flight by passengers is a hot issue this year

Exhibitors at the Aircraft Interiors Expo in Hamburg started on April 8 demonstrated these ideas and more as they sought to win… Read More »

Worldwide airline safety performance continues to soar

Worldwide airline safety performance continues to soar

The last two years represented a dramatic drop in airline fatalities from the 10-year average of 720 per year, according… Read More »

Air Canada Jazz Dash-8 turboprop with engine fire lands safely

Air Canada Jazz Dash-8 turboprop with engine fire lands safely

An Air Canada Jazz Dash-8 turboprop plane bound for Vancouver was forced to make an emergency landing in the Pacific… Read More »

UK-based air services company Bond Aviation grounds its global fleet of 38 EC135 helicopters

UK-based air services company Bond Aviation grounds its global fleet of 38 EC135 helicopters

UK-based air services company Bond Aviation said on Thursday Dec. 12 it had grounded its global fleet of 38 EC135… Read More »

Australian investigators’ report says safety system was not working in Qantas A330 close call near Adelaide

Australian investigators' report says safety system was not working in Qantas A330 close call near Adelaide

AIR Safety investigators have revealed that the traffic collision avoidance system in one of two Qantas Airbus A330s which came… Read More »

Business jet landing at Santa Monica Airport swered off the runway and struck a nearby hangar

Business jet landing at Santa Monica Airport swered off the runway and struck a nearby hangar

A small business jet landing at Santa Monica Airport in California swerved off the runway and struck a nearby hangar,… Read More »

US Air Force study finds high-flying pilots are at high risk of brain lesions

US Air Force study finds high-flying pilots are at high risk of brain lesions

Pilots who fly at high altitudes may be at an increased risk of developing brain lesions, a study claims. Pilots… Read More »

UPS A300 crash followup

UPS A300 crash followup

The deadly crash of a United Parcel Service (UPS) plane that struck a hillside short of an Alabama runway on… Read More »

Empty leg flights are one of the best-kept secrets in the jet charter industry

Empty leg flights are one of the best-kept secrets in the jet charter industry

According to private jet charter company ElJet, one of the best-kept secrets in the jet charter industry is empty leg… Read More »

US government blacklists Syrian Arab Airlines

US government blacklists Syrian Arab Airlines

The US government on Thursday May 16 blacklisted four Syrian government ministers, an airline and a television station it said… Read More »

Nepal Airlines plane with tourists crashes near Kathmandu

Nepal Airlines plane with tourists crashes near Kathmandu

A plane carrying tourists has crashed during landing at a mountain strip in northern Nepal. The plane was trying to… Read More »

NTSB will investigate the Newark SAS A330 and ExpressJet taxiing accident

NTSB will investigate the Newark SAS A330 and ExpressJet taxiing accident

An SAS Scandinavian wide-body jet clipped the tail of a smaller regional plane as they were taxiing for departure at… Read More »

Russia bans its airlines from flying over Syria

Russia bans its airlines from flying over Syria

Russia has banned its airlines from flying over Syria, the country’s aviation agency said on Tuesday Apr. 30, after an… Read More »

National Airlines Boeing 747 cargo jet crashes in Afghanistan killing seven

National Airlines Boeing 747 cargo jet crashes in Afghanistan killing seven

A National Airlines Boeing 747-428(BCF) cargo jet was involved in a crash at Bagram Airbase in Afghanistan Monday Apr. 29…. Read More »

A Superjet failed to take off from Sheremetyevo airport after one of its engines malfunctioned

A Superjet failed to take off from Sheremetyevo airport after one of its engines malfunctioned

A Sukhoi Superjet 100 failed to take off from Moscow’s Sheremetyevo airport after one of its engines malfunctioned, Interfax reported,… Read More »