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NEWS Apr 05, 2024 New York and New Jersey Earthquake: How Airports Operate During Major Seismic Events Can planes survive earthquakes? What happens when an earthquake hits a major airport? This article explains all that plus more, talking about the April 5 New Jersey earthquake. Read More →
NEWS Apr 05, 2024 Earthquake in New York and New Jersey: How Airports Operate During Major Seismic Events What happens to airports when an earthquake occurs? How do airlines respond? This article covers all that, plus what happened after a small earthquake struck the New York metro area on April 5. Read More →
INFORMATIONAL Mar 20, 2024 Six Must-Have Apps to Make Your Next Flight a Breeze When traveling, it is always important to bring a few essentials: clothes, chargers, your phone, and maybe even a snack. That said, there should be an equivalent emphasis on essential smartphone applications. Certain apps can lead to an easier and more efficient travel experience. Here are some of the best to have for your next trip. Read More →
STORIES Mar 18, 2024 Remembering David E. Harris: The First African American Commercial Airline Pilot On March 8, the aviation industry was saddened by the loss of David E. Harris (1934-2024), the first African-American pilot to receive the title of captain at a major US commercial airline in 1964. The Columbus, Ohio-born Harris had a storied career in the United States Air Force before switching to a commercial airline in the mid-1960s, when he was fighting through barriers regarding race. Read More →
STORIES Mar 13, 2024 Disaster in Queens Two Months After 9/11: American Airlines Flight 587 Tragedy struck New York City only two months after the attacks on September 11, 2001. This is the tragic story of American Airlines Flight 587, the second-worst aviation accident in U.S. history. Read More →
NEWS Mar 11, 2024 Cargo Door Issue Forces American Airlines Flight to Return to Raleigh-Durham Less Than One Hour After Departure An American Airlines plane made an emergency landing at Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU) on March 11. Flight AA 802 departed RDU for Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW) at 6:53 a.m. local time. After taking off from RDU, the flight crew became concerned with an issue involving the cargo door and returned to RDU after approximately 15 minutes. Read More →
INFORMATIONAL Mar 10, 2024 Boom Supersonic: Bringing Supersonic Transport Back to the Future Boom will return supersonic air travel to the skies. The Boom Overture is their instrument of choice, a supersonic transport meant to carry 64-80 passengers at 1.7 times the speed of sound. Japan Air Lines, American Airlines, and United Airlines have ordered the aircraft. Read More →
INFORMATIONAL Mar 04, 2024 How Does Essential Air Service Benefit Small and Isolated Communities? The Essential Air Service program was implemented to guarantee that small communities served by certified air carriers before airline deregulation maintained a minimal level of scheduled air service. Read More →
NEWS Mar 01, 2024 Woman Dies After Getting Ill on American Airlines Flight From Punta Cana A 41-year-old female passenger suddenly fell ill on an American Airlines flight from Punta Cana (PUJ) to Charlotte (CLT). The aircraft made an emergency landing in Providenciales, Turks and Caicos (PLS) on February 28. Read More →
ROUTES Feb 22, 2024 American Airlines Launches Nonstop Flights Between New York-JFK and Tokyo-Haneda American Airlines confirmed and announced the schedule for its route between John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) and Tokyo Haneda Airport (HND) on February 21.┬áThis announcement comes almost one month after the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) tentatively approved the route. American will use its Boeing 777-200ERs for the transpacific route. Read More →