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NEWS Mar 11, 2024 Cargo Door Issue Forces American Airlines Flight to Return to Raleigh-Durham Less Than One Hour After Departure An American Airlines plane made an emergency landing at Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU) on March 11. Flight AA 802 departed RDU for Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW) at 6:53 a.m. local time. After taking off from RDU, the flight crew became concerned with an issue involving the cargo door and returned to RDU after approximately 15 minutes. Read More →
NEWS Mar 05, 2024 Haiti's Gang Violence: Sky Cana Airbus A321 Shot While Landing in Port-au-Prince On the morning of February 29, an Airbus A321 was shot at upon arrival at Port-au-Prince Airport (PAP) in Haiti, damaging the fuselage. The aircraft, operated by Avion Express Malta on behalf of Dominican Airlines, managed to land safely with no reported injuries for the passengers onboard. Read More →
ROUTES Feb 27, 2024 Delta Air Lines Adds Flights From Austin and Dallas/Fort Worth to Detroit for Total Solar Eclipse Delta Air Lines will offer special flights for astronomy enthusiasts interested in seeing the total solar eclipse on April 8. Delta will offer two flights that will follow the path of totality, traced on the Earth's surface by the moon's shadow. The flights will go from Austin (AUS) and Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW) to the airline's Detroit (DTW) hub on April 8. Read More →
NEWS Feb 21, 2024 Thai Airways Grows Fleet With Airbus A350-900, Boeing 787-9, and A321neo Leases Thai Airways has made multiple major announcements at the 2024 Singapore Airshow,¬†including a large Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner order on February 20.¬†Thailand's flag carrier is committed to growing and modernizing its fleet. Thai Airways has agreed to acquire four Airbus A350-900s, three Boeing 787-9s, and ten Airbus A321neos from aircraft leasing company AerCap. Read More →
ROUTES Feb 17, 2024 Delta Air Lines Announces New Routes to Hawaii and Miami, Including Flights From Boston to Honolulu Delta Air Lines will launch flights between Boston (BOS) and Honolulu (HNL) and between Seattle (SEA) and Miami (MIA) next winter. The airline will now have direct flights to Hawaii from its Boston hub, while Miami will have nonstop flights to all nine Delta hubs. Other cities will also receive new flights. Read More →
NEWS Feb 09, 2024 Two JetBlue Aircraft Collide on Taxiway at Boston Airport Passengers at Boston Logan International Airport(BOS) witnessed a heart-stopping incident after two JetBlue Airbus A321s, heading for Las Vegas and Orlando, collided while taxiing to de-icing pads. While thankfully, no injuries were reported, the event raises questions about airport safety procedures and the potential for human error in even the most routine operations. Read More →
NEWS Jan 29, 2024 Icelandair Adds More Airbus A321neos to Replace Boeing 757 Fleet Icelandair, a long-time operator of the Boeing 757, has signaled the imminent end of its Boeing 757s as it recently confirmed a lease for two Airbus A321neo jets. These aircraft are expected to join the fleet in the second half of 2025, bringing Icelandair's order book for this aircraft type to seven examples. This event follows the recent additions of Boeing 737 MAX 8 and 9 jets. Read More →
NEWS Jan 29, 2024 Six People Hospitalized After American Airlines Flight Makes Hard Landing in Hawaii The hard landing of an American Airlines flight at Kahului Airport (OGG) in Maui led to six people being hospitalized on January 27. American Airlines flight 271 (AA 271) flew from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and landed at the main airport serving Maui at approximately 2:00 p.m. local time. The hard landing created minor injuries for one passenger and five flight attendants. All six people were later released from the hospital. Read More →
NEWS Jan 17, 2024 Lufthansa Grounds Two Airbus A321 Freighters After Cracks Discovered in Fuselages After discovering a crack in their fuselages, Lufthansa Cargo recently grounded two Airbus A321 Freighters (A321Fs). This issue is a first for the aircraft type and has brought concerns related to the A321Fs' passenger-to-cargo conversion design. Read More →
NEWS Jan 10, 2024 "I am the Devil": Unruly Passenger Forces Diversion of Boston-Bound JetBlue Flight to Orlando Incidents involving unruly passengers onboard flights have continuously been rising, with record incidents reported in 2023. We're barely into 2024 and another major inflight disruption has been making headlines nationwide. This time, it involves a passenger onboard a JetBlue flight. Read More →