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NEWS Jul 09, 2024 Pan Am’s $60,000 Experience of Historic Trans-Atlantic Routes Onboard a Private Boeing 757 Pan Am, one of the most legendary airlines in aviation history, is taking to the sky once more to recreate two of its iconic transatlantic routes in an epic 12-day trip. Read More →
ROUTES Apr 03, 2024 Going to France? Airlines Announce Massive Flight Expansions Ahead of Olympics Anyone interested in travel has likely visited France or has the country on their bucket list. France’s popularity as a travel destination means that several Canadian, French, and American carriers offer nonstop flights between North America and France. These airlines have announced new flights ahead of the busy summer travel season, with this year being especially memorable because of the Paris Olympics. Read More →
STORIES Mar 18, 2024 Air France Flight 447 Plane Crash: Why De-Icing is Crucial to Aircraft Safety On June 1, 2009, Air France Flight 447 was cruising from Rio de Janeiro to Paris when suddenly the communications were lost, and debris from the flight was later recovered from the Atlantic Ocean. The investigation revealed several issues that caused the flight to crash, which would later be addressed to improve flight safety. Read More →
ROUTES Mar 07, 2024 United Airlines Announces Three New International Destinations, Adds More Flights on Existing Routes United Airlines will introduce nonstop flights to three new international destinations and expand frequencies on existing international routes. The new routes will serve Marrakesh (RAK), Cebu (CEB), and Medellín (MDE). The carrier will also add more weekly or daily flights on existing routes to multiple European and Asian destinations. Read More →
ROUTES Feb 24, 2024 United Airlines Becomes Latest Foreign Carrier to Resume Flights to Tel Aviv Many foreign carriers suspended service to Ben Gurion Airport (TLV) near Tel Aviv amid the October 7 attacks and Israel's military campaign in the Gaza Strip. Three U.S. carriers - American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, and United Airlines - suspended their routes serving Israel from various U.S. destinations. However, United will become the first American carrier to resume flying to Tel Aviv by reinstating nonstop flights from its Newark (EWR) hub. Read More →
ROUTES Feb 20, 2024 Emirates Announces Route to Bogotá With Stopover in Miami Emirates will enter the Colombian market by offering a flight from Dubai International Airport (DXB) to El Dorado International Airport (BOG) in Bogotá starting in June. The route will strengthen the relationship between Colombia and the Arab world. The proposed flight would include the operation of a Boeing 777-200LR and 777-300ER aircraft, with a designated stopover in Miami (MIA) as part of the route. Read More →
NEWS Feb 16, 2024 Parents Sue United Airlines After Six-Year-Old Daughter Burned by Hot Meal Falling Off Tray Table An Israeli couple is suing United Airlines after their six-year-old daughter was burned by a hot meal that fell off a malfunctioning tray table. The incident occurred on a flight from Tel Aviv (TLV) to Newark (EWR) in July 2022. Read More →
NEWS Feb 15, 2024 Detroit-Bound Delta Air Lines Flight Returns to Amsterdam After Maggots Fall on Passengers From Overhead Bin A Delta Air Lines flight from Amsterdam to Detroit was forced to turn back due to an unusual mishap: maggots falling onto passengers. A suitcase in one of the overhead bins broke open approximately an hour into the flight. Shortly after it broke open, unfortunate passengers reported that maggots in a bag of rotten fish began falling onto them. Read More →
ROUTES Feb 12, 2024 Nigeria's Aviation Ministry Grants Approval for Air Peace Flights to New York-JFK Nigeria's Federal Ministry of Aviation has approved Air Peace's plans to launch nonstop flights to New York. Nigeria's largest carrier is now awaiting approval from the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) before the service begins. Read More →
NEWS Feb 12, 2024 Investigation Launched After British Man Sneaks Onto New York-Bound Flight Without Passport or Ticket On December 23, Craig Sturt reached Britain's busiest airport, London Heathrow, with no passport or confirmed ticket. The 46-year-old jobless man bypassed the check-in desks and headed straight for the security gates in Heathrow's Terminal 5. Sturt then turned up at the gate for a British Airways flight bound for New York-JFK. Read More →