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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 →
NEWS Mar 05, 2024 Tennessee Titans Players Express Discomfort With Team Travel The Tennessee Titans have come under fire after one of their policies requiring players to sit in economy as coaches and staff sit in first class. Players, typically larger, find these seats uncomfortable and small. Read More →
NEWS Feb 20, 2024 JFK-Bound Flight Returns to Toronto After Fire Breaks Out in Cockpit, Pilot Declares 'Mayday' on Radio An Endeavor Airlines Bombardier CRJ-900 operating flight 4826 between Toronto (YYZ) and New York (JFK) was forced to return to YYZ after declaring an emergency. The pilot returned due to a "burnt electrical smell" in the regional jet's cockpit. After landing at YYZ, the CRJ-900 was checked by firefighters for any potential fire damage before the flight was escorted to its gate by fire trucks. Read More →
NEWS Feb 17, 2024 U.S. Customs Authorities Find Mummified Monkeys in Luggage at Boston Airport A U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) dog found luggage containing mummified monkeys at Boston Logan International Airport (BOS) on January 8. The passenger was returning to the U.S. from the Democratic Republic of the Congo, with a layover in Paris. 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 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 →
NEWS Jan 24, 2024 U.S. Airlines' Fourth Quarter Earnings: What Is Behind Their Strong Performance? The fourth quarter of 2023 (Q4 2023) yielded strong results for America's "Big Five" airlines. These are the U.S.' five largest airlines: Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Southwest Airlines, and United Airlines. Many factors are behind these strong financial results, and airlines face multiple headwinds going into 2024. Read More →
NEWS Jan 24, 2024 Delta Air Lines Boeing 757 Aircraft Loses Nose Gear Before Takeoff in Atlanta A Delta Air Lines Boeing 757 lost part of its nose gear shortly before takeoff at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL). On January 20, Delta Air Lines Flight DL982 was preparing for a regularly scheduled departure to Bogota, Colombia (BOG). As the 757 was taxiing onto the runway, one of the nose gear tires reportedly came loose and rolled off. Read More →
STORIES Jan 16, 2024 Bored Pilots Pushed Their Aircraft to Its Limit: The Crash of Pinnacle Airlines Flight 3701 On a repositioning flight in 2004, two bored pilots decided to push their aircraft to its limit. The results of this experiment on Pinnacle Airlines Flight 3701 were disastrous. Read More →
NEWS Jan 04, 2024 Man Dies After Climbing into Delta A220 Engine in Salt Lake City On New Year's Day, a man was found dead inside the engine of a Delta Air Lines A220 as the aircraft was awaiting de-icing at Salt Lake City International Airport. It is believed that Enfiger somehow breached an emergency exit door after clearing TSA at the airport. He then made his way onto the apron and climbed into the engine of a Delta aircraft. Enfiger was found unconscious in the engine 20 minutes later. Read More →