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INFORMATIONAL Jun 12, 2024 Why Airlines Fail: Find the Historical Reasons Behind Aviation Disasters Explore why airlines fail through the examples of some of the largest collapses of the giant airlines in the United States and Europe. Read More →
STORIES Jun 01, 2024 The World's First Scheduled Air Mail Flight The world's first scheduled airmail flight began as a triangle between three large cities: Washington D.C., Philadelphia, and New York City. It helped facilitate increased connectivity within the North-Eastern United States by revolutionizing communication, promoting economic growth, and bringing people closer together. Read More →
NEWS May 29, 2024 Bette Nash: The Worlds Oldest Flight Attendant Has Died At 88 Bette Nash, the world’s oldest flight attendant has died. Ms. Nash worked for nearly 70 years since her first flight at the age of 21 when she was first hired in late 1957 and continued to work her entire life, up until recently, although Ms. Nash never fully retired. Read More →
NEWS Apr 05, 2024 Earthquake in New York and New Jersey: How Airports Operate During Major Seismic Events What happens to airports when an earthquake occurs? How do airlines respond? This article covers all that, plus what happened after a small earthquake struck the New York metro area on April 5. Read More →
INFORMATIONAL Mar 20, 2024 Six Must-Have Apps to Make Your Next Flight a Breeze When traveling, it is always important to bring a few essentials: clothes, chargers, your phone, and maybe even a snack. That said, there should be an equivalent emphasis on essential smartphone applications. Certain apps can lead to an easier and more efficient travel experience. Here are some of the best to have for your next trip. Read More →
INFORMATIONAL Mar 10, 2024 Boom Supersonic: Bringing Supersonic Transport Back to the Future Boom will return supersonic air travel to the skies. The Boom Overture is their instrument of choice, a supersonic transport meant to carry 64-80 passengers at 1.7 times the speed of sound. Japan Air Lines, American Airlines, and United Airlines have ordered the aircraft. Read More →
NEWS Mar 01, 2024 Woman Dies After Getting Ill on American Airlines Flight From Punta Cana A 41-year-old female passenger suddenly fell ill on an American Airlines flight from Punta Cana (PUJ) to Charlotte (CLT). The aircraft made an emergency landing in Providenciales, Turks and Caicos (PLS) on February 28. Read More →
NEWS Jan 30, 2024 Investigation Reveals Details About Near-Miss Involving American and Delta Planes at New York-JFK Additional details have been revealed behind the heart-stopping runway incursion in January 2023 at New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK). On January 29, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) opened its investigation docket, illustrating how close an American Airlines Boeing 777-200ER and Delta Air Lines Boeing 737-900ER came to tragedy. Read More →
NEWS Jan 30, 2024 Passengers Stranded on Airplane for 8 Hours After De-Icing Trucks Run Out of Fuel On January 15, an American Airlines flight from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) to Nashville International Airport (BNA) was stuck on the ramp for over eight hours. American Airlines flight 4275 (AA 4275) departed DCA at 10:52 a.m. and landed shortly before 2:00 p.m. local time. However, passengers onboard could not leave the plane until approximately 10:00 p.m. local time. Read More →
NEWS Jan 28, 2024 How Chiefs and 49ers Fans Can Fly to Super Bowl LVIII in Las Vegas Chiefs and 49ers fans are excited to see their teams play in the upcoming Super Bowl LVIII on February 11 at Allegiant Stadium in Paradise, Nevada. Many airlines - including American, Delta, and United - have added extra flights to accommodate fans in Kansas City and the San Francisco Bay Area. Fans in other cities can also visit the Super Bowl through additional flights from other airports nationwide. Read More →