It may have a beautiful vintage face, but it’s packed with modern technology
The eight puppies born at Airside F in Tampa International Airport last week were adorable instantly, internet famous quickly and controversial not long after.
Airports are relatively predictable. There’s a lot of sitting around, waiting for flights and baggage. So passengers certainly noticed last week when a dog, which the owners identified as a service dog, decided to deliver her puppies in the middle of a terminal at Tampa International Airport.
Using technology called functional near-infrared spectroscopy, or fNIRS, the scientists are able to monitor pilot activity while they move about the cockpit and make decisions. An fNIRS system keeps track of blood oxygenation changes in the prefrontal cortex, the part of the brain where problem solving, memory, judgement and impulse control are located.
A golden retriever service dog about to board a domestic flight in the United States has instead given birth to a litter of puppies at the airport terminal in front of astonished fellow passengers.
I fly somewhere at least once a month, most of the time two or there times, and I’ve somehow managed to never be in this situation. If you find yourself in the same predicament, here’s what I learned from talking to airline staff and going through it personally:
I don’t claim to have all the answers, but couldn’t this at least be part of the problem?
Tammie Jo Shults said her first thought was “here we go” as she recalled her navy days when the Southwest flight began to descend.
A Southwest Airlines jet sits on the runway at Philadelphia International Airport after it was forced to land with an engine failure, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Experts say the safest place for a child on an airplane is in a safety seat and not on a lap.
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An engine on a Southwest Airlines flight with 149 people aboard exploded and broke apart in midair on Tuesday, killing one passenger and nearly sucking another out of a shattered window, according to airline and federal authorities and witness and media accounts.
U.S. NTSB investigators are on scene examining damage to the engine of the Southwest Airlines plane in this image released from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S., April 17, 2018. NTSB/Handout via REUTERS
April 13, 2018: American Airlines has appointed Strike Aviation as cargo General Sales and Service Agent (GSSA) for its direct flights from Prague to Philadelphia as well as offline cargo GSSA for Bulgaria, Romania and Slovakia.
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The reinvention of British Airways continues with the carrier planning to launch no-frills “basic economy” fares on its long-haul flights.
A new flash sale from JetBlue comes with some of the cheapest flights to Florida we’ve seen so far in 2018. Tickets start at only $34 one way to Fort Lauderdale (from Pittsburgh), and there are also great deals to Jacksonville and Orlando, among other destinations.