Boeing Co. was sued on behalf of a passenger killed in this month’s 737 Max plane crash in Ethiopia and orders for the troubled aircraft wavered in Asia, deepening the planemaker’s legal and financial woes.
Airports have long been a target for the art of protest. In January, protests erupted against air pollution at Bristol Airport, while across America, TSA employees fought the government shutdown. But what do these protests tell us about how airports are viewed today and can that information help improve the way they operate?
Travelers wait in line at Ronald Reagan National Airport in Washington during last year’s Thanksgiving crush. Some travelers are willing to pay good money for somewhere peaceful to go while they wait to fly.
When his flight was cancelled, the minister for tourism in the Gilgit-Baltistan provincial government, in the north of Pakistan, reacted in rather radical fashion. In the middle of the departures hall of Islamabad Airport, from where he was supposed to fly to Gilgit on November 16, he set fire to his clothes. Footage of the incident was shared widely on social media, prompting anger among many Pakistani internet users.
Japan Airlines has enacted strict rules limiting employee drinking after its pilots failed 19 breathalyzer tests over the past year
Japan Airlines announced it will enact stricter measures to monitor its crew members’ alcohol consumption after the carrier’s pilots failed multiple alcohol tests over the past year.
Southwest Airlines, the largest 737 Max operator, American Airlines and United Airlines are among the carriers pressing Boeing for details of the system
More than 15 million passengers are expected to use the facility in 2018
Incorporating the latest-generation Rolls-Royce Trent 7000 engines, along with aerodynamic enhancements – including new extended composite wingtips which provide 3.7 metres of increased overall span – as well as increased lift and reduced drag, the A330neo is a more efficient aircraft which will generate savings through reduced fuel burn.
Azcentral.com travel reporter Melissa Yeager and dining reporter Lauren Saria show you the best places to eat at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport. David Wallace/The Republic, Arizona Republic
Iran has called the sanctions part of an “economic war.” President Hassan Rouhani said Nov. 10, “On the one hand, they [the United States] name an airline company [on its blacklist] and, on the other, they specify the serial number for the planes to fill the pages. This method and the way they inform aims merely to have a psychological impact on the Iranian nation.”
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The United States and Iran have been lobbing threats, fighting proxy wars, and imposing sanctions for decades. USA Today looks at over 60 years of this back-and-forth. Just the FAQs, USA TODAY
The Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Aviation Award will stand alongside industry leaders like Skytrax
This week in aviation, Icelandair is buying its rival Wow Air, while carriers around the world try to solve their food-waste problem.
Indonesia on Saturday called off the search for passengers of a Lion Air plane, almost two weeks after the jetliner plunged into the Java Sea killing 189 people on board.
Two female American Airlines flight attendants are headed to federal court over allegations that one of the women dragged the other down an airplane aisle by her uniform scarf during a flight. Claiming that the carrier failed to investigate the incident, the supposed victim now seeks up to $1 million in damages.
While taking off your shoes and going through the scanner are now hard and fast security rules at the airport, the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport is at least hoping to bring back the at-gate greeting, according to the Seattle Times.
As many of you may have noticed, I’ve been pretty positive towards British Airways on this trip — I loved their 747 upper deck business class, their new catering and bedding are both very good, and their A318 Club World London City service is one of the most enjoyable ways to cross the Atlantic.
The FBI has concluded that an airline employee who stole an empty passenger plane from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in early August and performed dangerous maneuvers in the sky before slamming into a nearby island and was killed acted alone and intentionally crashed the aircraft.
Boeing is being sued for allegedly making defective, ear-piercing smoke detectors.
The government is unlikely to cut levy on Aviation Turbine Fuel (ATF). Carriers in India have long been demanding a cut in aviation fuel prices.
Iran Air, Iran’s national flag carrier, has no concern and problem in terms of supplying fuel for its fleet in foreign flights, Tasnim news agency quoted the managing director of the airline as saying.
The US-style proposal comes at the end of a week-long campaign by the Coalition, which will see veterans given discount cards and lapel pins, on top of a half-a-billion dollar extension of the War Memorial.
Iran’s local and international air travel costs have exponentially surged in recent months on the back of inflationary effects caused by the currency crisis
Economy space seats will feature increased leg-room of up to 36 inches, while 777s and Dreamliners will also be modified
Iranian air defense forces held a press conference attended by Deputy Coordinator of the Iranian Army Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari and Brigadier General Alireza Sabahi-Fard, the commander of the Islamic Republic of Iran Khatam al-Anbia Air Defense Base before launching a joint two-day maneuver on Monday.
RAI Jets LLC in Kalamazoo has added a new, larger service door to their main hangar at the Kalamazoo/Battle Creek International airport to welcome super mid-size jets into an easily accessible, newly remodeled hangar place to manage or store their aircraft.
Etihad Airways celebrated 15 years of operations last month. Emirates, on the other hand, turns 33 this month.
An Indonesian Lion Air jet with 189 passengers and crew plunged into the sea Monday in what could be the country’s deadliest aviation accident since 234 people died when an Airbus A-300B4 operated by national carrier Garuda crashed in 1997.
After some Iranian airliners were refused fuel in Turkey’s Istanbul airports Fri., a spokesman for Iran’s Civil Aviation Organization (CAO) said today that the issue is being pursued under a bilateral agreement.
IranAir is looking to buy planes from any company not requiring US sales permits and may consider Russia’s Sukhoi Superjet 100, said the head of the national flag carrier as Iran tries to renovate its aging fleet despite US sanctions.
For uncomplicated pregnancies the airline allows travel up to 28 weeks into pregnancy without any medical notes
The airline does not allow travel from 36 weeks onwards for single pregnancies and 32 weeks for multiple pregnancies
Infants aged between 48 hours and 14 days can travel with Thomas Cook Airlines flights as long as they have a fit to fly certificate from their doctor.
YEREVAN, November 3. /ARKA/. In October 2018, compared with October 2017, passenger traffic through Armenian airports Zvartnots and Shirak grew 14.2% to 264,924, the press office of the International Airports of Armenia CJSC reports.