Recent News Headlines : Airline

AIRLINES TURN TO TECHNOLOGY TO SOLVE OVERBOOKING PUZZLE


The technology also means airlines can also potentially shift passengers from high demand flights and free up tickets for last-minute travelers prepared to pay a premium... READ MORE

13th February, 2018 10

HOW THE MOSCOW PLANE CRASH THAT KILLED 71 PEOPLE HAPPENED, ACCORDING TO INVESTIGATORS


Moscow plane crash Russian investigators try to piece together what brought down Saratov Flight 703... READ MORE

12th February, 2018 268

PASSENGER PLANE WITH 71 ABOARD HAS CRASHED NEAR MOSCOW, RUSSIAN OFFICIALS SAY


MOSCOW -- A regional airliner flying out of one of Russia's busiest airports crashed Sunday outside Moscow, killing all 71 people aboard, officials said... READ MORE

12th February, 2018 897

INVESTIGATORS COMB CRASH SITE NEAR MOSCOW


All 71 passengers and crew were killed when the Saratov Airlines jet went down minutes after taking off from Domodedovo airport on Sunday afternoon... READ MORE

12th February, 2018 364

AIRLINES, FLIGHT SCHOOLS TRY TO LURE PILOTS WITH CHEAPER


Airlines, flight schools try to lure pilots with cheaper - or free - training... READ MORE

9th February, 2018 1074

SOUTH KOREAN AEROBATIC JET SKIDS OFF RUNWAY AT SINGAPORE AIRSHOW, HURT


South Korean aerobatic jet skids off runway at Singapore Airshow, hurting pilot... READ MORE

7th February, 2018 23

SOUTH KOREAN AEROBATIC JET SKIDS OFF RUNWAY AT SINGAPORE AIRSHOW, HURTING PILOT


Changi, the world's sixth-busiest airport for international traffic, has more than 100 airlines operating from it and handled a record 62.2 million passenger movements in 2017... READ MORE

6th February, 2018 0

IATA WARNS RISING COSTS FOR AIRPORT INFRASTRUCTURE ARE RISK FOR AIRLIN


IATA warns rising costs for airport infrastructure are risk for airlin... READ MORE

5th February, 2018 262

IT'S NOT JUST PLANES -- AIRPORTS ALSO CRAWLING WITH GERMS, STUDY SAYS


But the latest study found that surfaces in airport terminals can have even higher germ counts than those in the planes... READ MORE

3rd February, 2018 5

ACEH REQUIRES MUSLIM AIR HOSTESSES TO WEAR HIJAB


The international airport in Banda Aceh, the provincial capital, services dozens of domestic flights every week, and international routes to neighbouring Malaysia and Saudi Arabia... READ MORE

31st January, 2018 611

BOMBARDIER GETS SURPRISE WIN AFTER U.S. REBUFFS BOEING TRADE CASE


Bombardier projects passenger jets carrying 100 to 150 passengers will generate about 6,000 orders globally over the next 20 years... READ MORE

26th January, 2018 1464

PILOTLESS PLANES ARE COMING -- BUT WILL PASSENGERS ACCEPT THEM?


Canada will need to hire 7,300 pilots and flight inspectors between 2016 and 2025, according to an upcoming report from the Canadian Council for Aviation and Aerospace... READ MORE

25th January, 2018 487

DELTA CRACKS DOWN ON PETS CLAIMED AS EMOTIONAL SUPPORT ANIMALS


For several years, flight attendants have been calling attention to the probable abuse of rules allowing service dogs and emotional support animals in aircraft cabins... READ MORE

19th January, 2018 2940

DELTA AIR TO TIGHTEN ONBOARD EMOTIONAL SUPPORT ANIMAL REQUIREMENTS


This comes in response to what the carrier said was a 150 percent increase in the number of service and support animals carried onboard since 2015... READ MORE

19th January, 2018 6457

HISTORIC FLIGHT SCHOOL COULD FALL VICTIM TO PILOT SHORTAGE, LACK OF FUNDING


Training flights will be grounded if the ottawa flying club can't find enough instructors... READ MORE

15th January, 2018 940

AIR FRANCE DENIES INVOLVEMENT IN BID TO TAKE OVER ALITALIA


Air France-KLM denies having made an offer to take over Alitalia, Air France said in a statement... READ MORE

13th January, 2018 18

EXCLUSIVE: LUFTHANSA CEO CALLS FOR SIGNIFICANT ALITALIA CUTS - LETTER


Lufthansa had offered to keep around 90 to 100 Alitalia planes, down from a fleet of 123... READ MORE

11th January, 2018 160

HOW BEING A PILOT LOST ITS LUSTRE


Some new pilots earn close to minimum wage at their first jobs out of flight schools... READ MORE

9th January, 2018 2653

EASYJET AIMS TO DOUBLE PASSENGER NUMBERS IN GERMANY


As part of its move to take over Air Berlin operations at Tegel, easyJet is recruiting some of the German carrier's crew... READ MORE

5th January, 2018 21

PILOTS GROUNDED AFTER 'MIDAIR FIGHT' ON LONDON-MUMBAI FLIGHT


Jet Airways investigating claims that male pilot slapped female colleague, leading pair to briefly leave cockpit unattended... READ MORE

4th January, 2018 1408

TRUMP TAKES CREDIT FOR AIR SAFETY SYSTEM RUN BY OBAMA HOLDOVER


Indeed, the head of the Federal Aviation Administration during the first year of the Trump administration Michael Huerta was appointed by former President Barack Obama... READ MORE

2nd January, 2018 1499

TRUMP TAKES CREDIT FOR AIR-SAFETY SYSTEM RUN BY OBAMA HOLDOVER


Indeed, the head of the Federal Aviation Administration during the first year of the Trump administration Michael Huerta was appointed by former President Barack Obama... READ MORE

2nd January, 2018 9

DONALD TRUMP TAKES CREDIT FOR 2017'S RECORD AIR SAFETY


President Donald Trump is taking credit for the safety of the US aviation system... READ MORE

2nd January, 2018 10

BA FLIGHT MAKES PRIORITY LANDING IN LONDON AFTER PASSENGER ILLNESS


That's now landed safely, a BA spokeswoman said... READ MORE

2nd January, 2018 1

TRUMP JUST TOOK CREDIT FOR PREVENTING AIRLINE DEATHS. HERE'S WHY THAT'S ABSURD


We're used to President Trump taking credit for things, deserved or not, but this sets a new standard... READ MORE

2nd January, 2018 474

TRUMP JUST TOOK CREDIT FOR PREVENTING AIRLINE DEATHS. HERE'S WHY THAT'S ABSURD


We're used to President Trump taking credit for things, deserved or not, but this sets a new standard... READ MORE

2nd January, 2018 474

TRUMP JUST TOOK CREDIT FOR PREVENTING AIRLINE DEATHS. HERE'S WHY THAT'S ABSURD


We're used to President Trump taking credit for things, deserved or not, but this sets a new standard... READ MORE

2nd January, 2018 474

2017 SAFEST YEAR ON RECORD FOR COMMERCIAL PASSENGER AIR TRAVEL


Dutch aviation consulting firm To70 and the Aviation Safety Network both reported Monday there were no commercial passenger jet fatalities in 2017... READ MORE

1st January, 2018 2706

BIRD ON FLIGHT DECK PROMPTS DELTA FLIGHT TO RETURN TO DETROIT


A Delta Air Lines flight captain decided to turn his plane around and return to Detroit after a bird was discovered inside the flight deck... READ MORE

31st December, 2017 0

AIRBUS YEAR-END ORDER RUSH MASKS WOES SELLING ITS LARGEST JETS


Airbus SE completed the year doing what it does best selling its bread-and-butter narrow-body aircraft... READ MORE

29th December, 2017 139

Trending News Headlines : Airline

THE 'INCREDIBLE SHRINKING AIRLINE SEAT' GETS A U.S. COURT REBUKE


The U.S. Court of Appeals in Washington, D.C., on Friday ordered aviation regulators to consider setting minimum standards for the space airlines give passengers... READ MORE

30th July, 2017 17991

WESTJET BOASTS IT DOESN'T OVERBOOK FLIGHTS IN AD TARGETING AIRLINES THAT DO


'It's not always pretty' WestJet's campaign includes a Twitter hashtag OwnersCare and a blog that outlines why airlines overbook flights -- and WestJet doesn't... READ MORE

9th June, 2017 4909

'IT SUCKS': WESTJET BUMPS N.S. CYCLING TEAM FROM FLIGHT, COSTING ATHLETES EXPENSIVE TRAINING TIME


He says the airline first offered him a 150 voucher per passenger for future WestJet flights... READ MORE

16th June, 2017 4844

AIRLINES REV UP TO OFFER DISCOUNT AIRFARES -- BUT DON'T BE BLINDED BY THE PRICE, SAY EXPERTS


The airlines are going to get their money from you one way or the other... READ MORE

3rd December, 2017 4489

SURVEY RANKS AIR CANADA AS TOP NORTH AMERICAN AIRLINE -- IS IT TRUE?


It found that Air Canada ranked near the bottom out of major North American carriers and Southwest Airlines got top ratings... READ MORE

20th June, 2017 4264

'THIS IS BUNK': WESTJET APOLOGIZES FOR MISLEADING PASSENGERS ABOUT WHY IT CANCELLED FLIGHTS


The airline said there were two waves of cancellations for Turks and Caicos flights... READ MORE

19th November, 2017 3683

MOTHER'S EFFORTS TO SECURE CHILD ON FLIGHTS THWARTED AS CANADA DELAYS SAFER TRAVEL RULES


A Transportation Safety Board investigation report into the crash, released in 2015, recommended Transport Canada make child safety restraints mandatory for infants and children... READ MORE

5th September, 2017 3649

UNITED WANTS TO SELL YOUR SEAT TO SOMEONE ELSE FOR MORE MONEY


For airlines, it represents a release valve--a way to shuffle people around when you're capacity-constrained... READ MORE

14th July, 2017 3631

AFTER YEARS OF TURBULENCE, ULTRA-LOW-COST CARRIERS COULD FINALLY TAKE FLIGHT IN CANADA


The lure of ultra-low-fare airlines is clear for both passengers and the airlines themselves. But the movement is having some trouble taking off in Canada... READ MORE

7th August, 2017 3487

AIRPORT BREAKS WORLD RECORD FOR NUMBER OF FLIGHTS IN 24 HOURS


About 97 percent of India's 1.3 billion people have never been on an airplane, according to low-cost airline SpiceJet Ltd., indicating the potential for growth in traffic... READ MORE

27th November, 2017 3363

NEW SCREENING MEASURES KICK IN FOR TRAVELLERS ON ALL FLIGHTS BOUND FOR U.S.


An Air Canada spokesperson said all of the airline's flights go through pre-clearance facilities and the new measures have been incorporated into the existing steps... READ MORE

27th October, 2017 2773

DELTA PULLS SHAKESPEARE IN THE PARK SPONSORSHIP OVER TRUMP-LIKE JULIUS CAESAR


Social media users had been urging the airline to pull out for days... READ MORE

12th June, 2017 2166

TOURISTS STRANDED FOR DAYS BY MATING TURTLES


Day 3, easyjet just asked for A?5 to place hand luggage in hold... READ MORE

2nd August, 2017 2084

CATHAY CREW SPOT NORTH KOREAN MISSILE EXPLODE, FALL INTO SEA


Cathay is considered one of the world's safest airlines by several aviation associations... READ MORE

5th December, 2017 1976

CATHAY NEEDS TO WIN OVER CUSTOMERS AT THE BACK OF THE PLANE


And China Southern Airlines Co., is Cathay's partnership with flag carrier Air China Ltd., said John Hu, an analyst at Morningstar Investment Services LLC in Shenzhen... READ MORE

14th August, 2017 1964

BRITISH AIRWAYS FLIGHTS CANCELLED DUE TO SYSTEM OUTAGE


Airline cancels all flights from Heathrow and Gatwick airports after IT failure caused severe delays... READ MORE

27th May, 2017 1961

JAPANESE AIRLINE FORCES DISABLED MAN TO CRAWL ABOARD


Vanilla Air, a budget airline subsidiary of All Nippon Airways, has apologised for the incident and announced new measures to aid wheelchair users at the airport... READ MORE

28th June, 2017 1755

AMERICAN, DELTA GET PINCHED BY RISE OF CHEAP AIRFARES TO EUROPE


Already under pressure from discounters at home, major U.S. airlines are facing a tighter squeeze abroad as low-cost rivals ramp up service across the Atlantic... READ MORE

21st August, 2017 1691

'REALLY UPSETTING': FAMILY PAYS $15K TO GET HOME AFTER WESTJET CANCELS PUERTO RICO FLIGHTS


She booked three clients on a return WestJet flight from San Juan to Toronto for Nov. 4... READ MORE

17th November, 2017 1608

HOW 'BASIC ECONOMY' ACTUALLY MAKES YOU PAY MORE TO FLY


American began its first basic economy markets in February, with only a modest expansion thus far... READ MORE

10th June, 2017 1440

RYANAIR CANCELS 82 FLIGHTS AFTER IT 'MESSED UP' CREW'S TIME OFF


Flights are operating as usual for customers who haven't received emailed communication from the carrier, Europe's biggest discount airline said in an update Saturday... READ MORE

17th September, 2017 1439

BRITISH AIRPORTS, HIGHWAYS HOBBLED BY HEAVY SNOWFALL


Birmingham, London Stansted and London Luton airports briefly suspended flights as runways were cleared... READ MORE

11th December, 2017 1381

WESTJET ONCE AGAIN GIVES PASSENGERS 'ERRONEOUS INFORMATION' ABOUT WHY IT CANCELLED FLIGHTS


WestJet previously told customers it had cancelled flights to Santa Clara because the city's airport was shut down until Jan. 6, 2018, because of Hurricane Irma... READ MORE

17th December, 2017 1279

PLANE MAKES EMERGENCY LANDING IN SYDNEY WITH HUGE HOLE IN ENGINE CASING


Passengers were put up in hotels at Sydney Airport and were expected to depart for Shanghai later on Monday morning... READ MORE

12th June, 2017 1236

BRITISH AIRWAYS DENIES CYBER ATTACK TO BLAME FOR GLOBAL IT OUTAGE, FLIGHT CHAOS


British Airways denies cyber attack to blame for global IT outage, flight chaos -- RT News... READ MORE

28th May, 2017 1211

UNRULY MAN ON AMERICAN AIRLINES FLIGHT PROMPTS FIGHTER JET ESCORT


More On American Airlines Flight 31 landed safely at 11 35 a.m... READ MORE

20th May, 2017 1073

AUSTRALIA FOILS PLOT TO 'BRING DOWN' PLANE, PRIME MINISTER SAYS


Australian counter-terrorism agencies have foiled a plot to bring down a plane in a terrorist attack, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull says... READ MORE

30th July, 2017 913

QATAR AIRWAYS CEO SORRY FOR CALLING US AIR HOSTESSES 'GRANDMOTHERS'


Qatar Airways already owns a 20 percent stake in the owner of British Airways, International Airlines Group, and 10 percent of South America's LATAM Airlines... READ MORE

13th July, 2017 895

'IT'S JUST NOT FAIR': CANADIAN PASSENGER WON'T BE COMPENSATED, WHEN IN EUROPE SHE'D GET $900


All major Canadian airlines are supposed to offer protections to passengers after 90 minutes on the tarmac... READ MORE

7th December, 2017 894

691 CANADIANS RESCUED FROM IRMA-HIT CARIBBEAN COUNTRIES, FOREIGN AFFAIRS MINISTER SAYS


Most of the Canadians who were in Caribbean countries devastated by Hurricane Irma have now returned home, Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland said Tuesday... READ MORE

12th September, 2017 886


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