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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 Apr 02, 2024 Remembering Hooters Air: The Restaurant's Attempt to Launch an Airline Hooters Air was a short-lived brand experiment by the US-based restaurant chain that ultimately failed. However, it did intrigue the public enough for many to try it. Read More →
NEWS Feb 06, 2024 Atlanta-Bound Delta Air Lines Airbus A330 Flight Returns to Barcelona After Engine Trouble A Delta Air Lines flight from Barcelona to Atlanta on February 1 experienced an engine malfunction shortly after departure, forcing it to return to Josep Tarradellas Barcelona-El Prat Airport (BCN). The aircraft, a 20-year-old Airbus A330-300, has remained at the airport as of February 6. After an on-time departure, the engine trouble began as Delta flight DL195 reached 27,000 feet (8,230 meters) approximately 30 minutes into the flight. Read More →
NEWS Feb 05, 2024 Houston-Bound Lufthansa Airbus A330 Flight Returns to Frankfurt After Engine Failure On January 31, a Lufthansa Airbus A330-300, operating on flight LH440 from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH), experienced an engine malfunction. After being airborne for only two hours, the aircraft was forced to return to Frankfurt. Read More →
NEWS Jan 19, 2024 VIDEO: Atlas Air Boeing 747-8 Suffers Engine Failure After Takeoff From Miami In a startling turn of events, an Atlas Air Boeing 747-8 made an emergency landing at Miami International Airport (MIA) on Thursday evening after an engine fire. Read More →
STORIES Dec 29, 2023 Dogs in First Class: The Rise and Fall of Pet Airways Pet Airways was an innovative and risky concept when it first launched back in 2007, promising to offer safer flights for pets. Was the company doomed from the start? Read More →
INFORMATIONAL Nov 30, 2023 The Failure of The Boeing 717 In 1997, Boeing bought its long-time rival McDonnell Douglas for $13 Billion. After the acquisition, Boeing began to phase out its newly acquired McDonnell Douglas aircraft in favor of its own designs, which most industry leaders deemed more successful. However, McDonnell Douglas had its MD-95 in production, which was set to release just two years later in 1999. Boeing decided to give the aircraft a chance and rebranded the MD-95 as the Boeing 717-200. Following its untimely release, the aircraft failed horribly. Read More →
NEWS Sep 05, 2023 All United Airlines Flights Grounded Due to Nationwide Outage Just months after various system outages struck the Southwest Airlines network, another similar issue has transpired. This time, however, it has affected United Airlines. Read More →
NEWS Oct 01, 2022 Spirit Airlines Airbus A321 Suffers Engine Failure Following Takeoff From BWI Airport A spirit airlines aircraft departed from BWI en route to Orlando but had to turn back around due to engine issues. Read More →
NEWS Feb 27, 2021 Boeing 777 Makes Emergency Landing Due to Engine Issues A Rossiya Airlines Boeing 777 landed in Moscow Friday after an engine warning light activated, the latest in a series of problems with the particular aircraft. Read More →