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STORIES Apr 10, 2024 The A320's First Passenger Flight Ended Horribly: The Crash of Air France Flight 296Q Air France flight AF296Q was a chartered demonstration flight for the then brand-new Airbus A320. However, things did not go as planned on the day of the flight. The captain's perspective differs from the official report on how the aircraft crashed that day. Read More →
TRIP REPORTS Mar 16, 2024 My Experience on America‚Äôs Worst-Rated Airline: Is Spirit Really That Bad? In early May, our writer Adam Schupak had the opportunity to fly Spirit Airlines between Newark (EWR) and Charleston (CHS). Considering all of the recent changes occurring within the airline, such as new cabins and policies onboard, he was curious whether or not the airline deserves the bad rap that people usually give it. Read More →
NEWS Mar 12, 2024 Aer Lingus Crew Hospitalized After Possible Toxic Fumes on Flight EI166 Several Aer Lingus crew members on flight EI166 had reportedly been exposed to Toxic Fumes which forced the flight to make an emergency diversion back to Dublin. The crew members were hospitalized and are receiving treatment for potential fume inhalation. Read More →
NEWS Mar 10, 2024 Batik Air Pilots Fell Asleep Mid-Flight, Indonesian Authorities Reveal Indonesian authorities found that a Captain and First Officer fell asleep for almost 30 minutes on a Batik Air domestic flight. Read More →
NEWS Mar 09, 2024 Possible Oil Warning Light Issue Forces United Airlines Flight to Return to Chicago A United Airlines flight from Chicago-O'Hare (ORD) to Salt Lake City (SLC) was forced to return to Chicago due to a maintenance issue on March 9. According to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), there was a possible oil warning light issue. Read More →
NEWS Mar 08, 2024 United Airlines Airbus A320 Faces Hydraulic Issue, Makes Emergency Landing in Los Angeles A United Airlines plane made an emergency landing at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) after the aircraft experienced a hydraulic system issue. Read More →
NEWS Mar 05, 2024 Pilot Helps Woman Deliver Baby During VietJet Flight From Taipei to Bangkok A Pilot for VietJet by the name of Jakarin Sararnrakskul, helped deliver a baby while he was flying from Taipei, Taiwan, to Bangkok, Thailand. Read More →
NEWS Feb 26, 2024 Power Bank Explodes on AirAsia Flight in Thailand, Causing Fear Among Passengers About 30 minutes after a Thai Air Asia flight from Bangkok-Don Mueang (DMK) took off, smoke emanated from row 15. It was soon discovered that this smoke was coming from a portable power bank that had suddenly ignited. The smoke caused the flight attendants to promptly grab one of the onboard fire extinguishers and put an end to the sudden fire. Read More →
NEWS Feb 25, 2024 Lufthansa and South African Airways Planes Nearly Collide at Johannesburg Airport A Lufthansa Boeing 747 almost collided with a South African Airways (SAA) Airbus A320 at Johannesburg O. R. Tambo International Airport (JNB) on February 23. The Lufthansa plane, flying under flight number LH 573 to Frankfurt, was starting to take off from runway 03L when SAA flight SA 422 crossed the runway. An investigation is currently underway to pinpoint the incident's root cause. Read More →
NEWS Feb 09, 2024 Thai Airways Flight Delayed After Canadian Man Deploys Emergency Slide Before Takeoff Flight disruptions caused by troubled passengers have risen worldwide in recent years. A Thai Airways flight was recently delayed following a passenger opening the aircraft's emergency exit door, deploying the emergency slide as the plane was taxiing for departure. Read More →