Many ways to be banned from an airline for life

Many ways to be banned from an airline for life

Photo courtesy of Delta Air Lines. While receiving a lifetime ban from an airline is extremely rare and doesn’t mean… Read More »

Report concludes Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was shot down over Ukraine by a Russian missile

Report concludes Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was shot down over Ukraine by a Russian missile

Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was shot down over Ukraine by a Russian-made Buk missile fired from rebel-held territory, an international… Read More »

Industry Safety in Focus at NBAA’s Annual Convention

Industry Safety in Focus at NBAA's Annual Convention

Washington, DC, Sept. 28, 2016 – Safety continues to be a paramount concern within the business aviation community. Whether you fly a… Read More »

Severe turbulence on JetBlue flight from Boston to Sacramento injures 24

Severe turbulence on JetBlue flight from Boston to Sacramento injures 24

A JetBlue flight from Boston to Sacramento hit severe turbulence Thursday evening, causing injuries to 22 passengers and two crew… Read More »

US Airlines’ aging and complex computers systems lead to flight delays

US Airlines' aging and complex computers systems lead to flight delays

The massive outage that forced Delta to cancel thousands of flights this week showed how airlines face a relatively new… Read More »

Jet Airways and Air India pilots suspended for being drunk

Jet Airways and Air India pilots suspended for being drunk

Two Air India and Jet Airways pilots, have been suspended for four years by DGCA after they were found drunk… Read More »

Emirates 777 jet failed to abort landing prior to Dubai crash

Emirates 777 jet failed to abort landing prior to Dubai crash

An Emirates jetliner was attempting to abort its landing at Dubai’s airport shortly before the plane hit the runway and… Read More »

Americans would rather stay home than travel to Rio Olympics

Americans would rather stay home than travel to Rio Olympics

One would think people should jump at the chance to witness the awe and grandeur that is the Summer Olympics…. Read More »

Singapore Airlines Boeing 777 engine fire points to crack tube in oil heat exchanger

Singapore Airlines Boeing 777 engine fire points to crack tube in oil heat exchanger

Singapore’s Air Accident Investigation Bureau (AAIB) says fuel was found in the oil system of the right engine of the… Read More »

Missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 may have deliberately crashed

Missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 may have deliberately crashed

Certain tenets of an international insurance treaty may stymie coverage for families of the victims of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370,… Read More »

Texas hot air balloon hit power lines before crash

Texas hot air balloon hit power lines before crash

Part of the hot air balloon that crashed in Texas hit power lines when it went down, an NTSB spokesman… Read More »

Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 pilot flew similar doomed route on home simulator

Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 pilot flew similar doomed route on home simulator

The pilot who flew missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, which is believed to have gone off route and crashed in… Read More »

EgyptAir plane broke up in flight after a fire, evidence suggests

EgyptAir plane broke up in flight after a fire, evidence suggests

Officials said the evidence appeared to be sufficient to rule out at least one early theory: that a pilot had… Read More »

An EgyptAir Airbus A320 flying from Paris to Cairo vanishes north of Alexandria

An EgyptAir Airbus A320 flying from Paris to Cairo vanishes north of Alexandria

The EgyptAir red-eye flight from Paris to Cairo, an Airbus A320-200 jetliner less than half full, had just entered Egyptian… Read More »

A Russina Metrojet Airbus A321-200 plummets abruptly and crashes in the Sinai desert

A Russina Metrojet Airbus A321-200 plummets abruptly and crashes in the Sinai desert

Aviation experts joined the searchers in a remote part of the Sinai, seeking any clues to what caused the Metrojet… Read More »

Southwest aircraft runs off tarmac at Richmond Airport

Southwest aircraft runs off tarmac at Richmond Airport

A Boeing 737 jet with passengers on board ran off the tarmac at Richmond International Airport early Monday morning. Southwest… Read More »

NASA’s volcanic ash test Aims to study and improve aviation safety

NASA's volcanic ash test Aims to study and improve aviation safety

One of the more tragic aspects of a flight crash is the circumstantial fact that, sometimes, the pilot simply does… Read More »

China’s Okay Air ordered to reduce flying hours of its pilots

China's Okay Air ordered to reduce flying hours of its pilots

China’s aviation regulator has banned privately owned Okay Airways from buying more aircraft and ordered it to reduce flying hours,… Read More »

Pilot flying a TransAsia aircraft mistakenly switched off only working engine seconds before it crashed

Pilot flying a TransAsia aircraft mistakenly switched off only working engine seconds before it crashed

The pilot flying a TransAsia Airways ATR mistakenly switched off the plane’s only working engine seconds before it crashed in… Read More »

Allegiant Air defends safety record

Allegiant Air defends safety record

Allegiant Air is defending its safety record after a series of emergency landings and cancellations at St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport…. Read More »

Passenger struck by lightning while getting off an airplane

Passenger struck by lightning while getting off an airplane

A female passenger was struck by lightning while getting off an airplane at the Columbia Metropolitan Airport Saturday evening, according… Read More »

Russian bombers threaten commercial air safety

Russian bombers threaten commercial air safety

Russia’s increasingly aggressive military flights near European airspace pose a risk to commercial air safety in the region’s crowded skies,… Read More »