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NEWS Feb 19, 2024 Singapore Airshow Takes Flight Without Boeing as Airbus and Comac Seize the Spotlight The biennial Singapore Airshow has taken flight but is missing a notable attendee. Boeing has not displayed any commercial aircraft at the event, opening the door for competitors Airbus and now Comac to steal much of the spotlight. Read More →
NEWS Feb 17, 2024 UK Startup Global Airlines Completes First Airbus A380 Flight in California Global Airlines has moved another step closer to launching official operations. The all-A380 UK-based startup carrier successfully conducted a test flight with its first acquired aircraft. The test flight took off from Mojave, and the aircraft did some circuits around the airport before safely touching down back in Mojave after around 20 minutes of flight. Read More →
ROUTES Feb 17, 2024 Delta Air Lines Announces New Routes to Hawaii and Miami, Including Flights From Boston to Honolulu Delta Air Lines will launch flights between Boston (BOS) and Honolulu (HNL) and between Seattle (SEA) and Miami (MIA) next winter. The airline will now have direct flights to Hawaii from its Boston hub, while Miami will have nonstop flights to all nine Delta hubs. Other cities will also receive new flights. 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 →
INFORMATIONAL Feb 15, 2024 A Deeper Look at ITA Airways' Airbus Fleet and New Ownership In October 2021, ITA Airways became Italy's new flag carrier after Alitalia sold its entire operation to the airline. ITA has introduced new ownership and a new fleet of Airbus aircraft over the past two years. 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 →
NEWS Feb 09, 2024 Two JetBlue Aircraft Collide on Taxiway at Boston Airport Passengers at Boston Logan International Airport(BOS) witnessed a heart-stopping incident after two JetBlue Airbus A321s, heading for Las Vegas and Orlando, collided while taxiing to de-icing pads. While thankfully, no injuries were reported, the event raises questions about airport safety procedures and the potential for human error in even the most routine operations. 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 →
ROUTES Feb 06, 2024 Air Algérie’s Future Plans: Could There Be Direct Flights to New York? Air Algérie, Algeria's flag carrier, plans to launch 16 new international routes in the coming years. One route would be the first direct flight between Algeria and the U.S. by connecting Algiers and New York. Read More →
NEWS Feb 05, 2024 UK Royal Air Force Fighter Jets Escort SAS Airbus A320neo to Manchester Airport A Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) Connect Airbus A320neo was recently escorted by the United Kingdom's Royal Air Force fighter jets following a loss of communication. The flight landed safely at its destination airport in Manchester. Read More →