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INFORMATIONAL May 03, 2024 Extraordinary Courage: The Fight To Save Alaska Air Flight 261 Alaska Air Flight 261 crashed into the ocean off the coast of California on Jan. 31, 2000, when the jackscrew assembly in the tail failed, causing the aircraft to lose vertical control. The pilots fought valiantly to the very last second to save the airplane. But their fate was sealed by circumstances set in place long before they ever boarded the aircraft. This is the first of two parts. 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 →
STORIES Jan 25, 2024 The Worst Plane Crash That Never Happened: Air Canada 759 On July 7, 2017, Air Canada Flight 759, an Airbus A320, was on the verge of a catastrophic incident at San Francisco International Airport (SFO). The flight, which originated from Toronto Pearson International Airport, experienced a critical misalignment during its approach, leading to regulatory reforms and changes in airline procedures. Read More →
INFORMATIONAL Dec 04, 2023 New Data Suggests that Flying from Large Airports May Not Always be the Best Idea You may have noticed today that large airports aren't always the only option when flying into a major city. Indeed, secondary airports have seen a major rise over the last 20 years, and in this article we'll look at the pros and cons of flying out of these airports. Read More →
NEWS Nov 01, 2023 United Airlines Aircraft Diverts Mid-Flight as Woman Goes Into Labor A United Airlines flight returned to San Francisco en-route to Honolulu on Monday when a woman onboard went into labor. The plane landed safely and medical professionals assisted the mother and child. Read More →
NEWS Oct 23, 2023 Off-Duty Pilot Attempts to Crash Alaska Airlines Plane An Alaska Airlines flight was forced to divert early Sunday night after an off-duty pilot attempted to crash the plane. The off-duty pilot responsible for the incident is facing 83 counts of attempted murder. The incident highlights the importance of mental health in aviation. Read More →
NEWS Jun 05, 2023 United Pilot Calls Out Air Traffic Control at SFO A United pilot got angry and called out the air traffic controllers at San Francisco International Airport (SFO). The aircraft was forced to go around twice due to a lack of spacing, which created an unnecessary 30-minute delay before being allowed to land. Read More →
NEWS Apr 02, 2023 United and Emirates Activate Long-Awaited Codeshare Agreement After six months of preparation, two of the world's largest airlines are finally activating their new codeshare agreement. Emirates and United are now good-faith partners and their new codeshare is sure to please many travelers. Read More →
ROUTES Mar 01, 2023 Zipair Launching Tokyo to San Francisco Service This Summer Japan's unique low-cost airline Zipair Tokyo is expanding once again, this time launching a new service to San Francisco this summer. To succeed in one of the most competitive trans-pacific markets, airlines must offer a competitive project, and Zipair promises to do just that. But not in the way one might expect. Read More →
TRIP REPORTS Feb 02, 2023 Trip Report: The Breeze Airways Experience in California I had the chance to fly Breeze Airways on one of their new intra-California routes. Read the review to find out what one of America's newest airlines is like. Read More →