SATURDAY MAR 02, 2024
×
Search AeroXplorer
Tag: United
NEWS Feb 29, 2024 Former Walgreens CEO Rosalind Brewer Joins United Airlines Board On February 28, United Airlines announced that Rosalind Brewer would join its Board of Directors. Brewer is the former chief executive of retail pharmacy and healthcare company Walgreens. Fortune and Forbes have recognized her as one of the Most Powerful Women in Business. Read More →
NEWS Feb 27, 2024 Ryanair Flight Diverted to London-Gatwick Amid Flap Malfunction Due to a flap malfunction, Ryanair flight FR 3945, operated with a Boeing 737-800, diverted to London-Gatwick (LGW) instead of its intended destination, Bournemouth (BOH). The flight departed from Faro at 7:20 p.m. local time before heading to Bournemouth's Hurn airport. While approaching the destination, the aircraft started a go-around and proceeded immediately to London Gatwick for emergency purposes. Read More →
NEWS Feb 27, 2024 £3 Million Immigration Scam: British Airways Manager Flees After Visa Fraud A 24-year-old British Airways manager at London Heathrow Airport (LHR) stands accused of running a £3 million ($3.8 million) immigration scam, allegedly exploiting the airline's check-in systems to assist passengers in bypassing security without visas or proper documentation. The suspect, whose name has yet to be released, is currently on the run in India after being arrested and released on bail in January. Read More →
NEWS Feb 26, 2024 Unruly Passenger Restrained After Fighting With Crew on Emirates Flight to Islamabad On February 24, an unruly passenger forced the cabin crew to intervene because of his violent actions on an Emirates Boeing B777-300 ER. The crew restrained him using cable ties during Emirates flight EK 614 from Dubai (DXB) to Islamabad (ISB). Emirates also confirmed the event's occurrence in an official statement. Read More →
NEWS Feb 25, 2024 FlyDubai's Record-Breaking Profit: Can It Compete With Major Airlines? FlyDubai, a prominent budget carrier headquartered in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, made headlines with its remarkable financial performance in 2023. The airline achieved record profits of $572 million, a substantial increase from the previous year's earnings of $327 million. Robust operational metrics, including significant growth in passenger numbers and revenue generation, fueled this surge in profitability. 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 →
NEWS Feb 23, 2024 United Airlines to Launch Nonstop Flights Between Guam and Tokyo-Haneda United Airlines announced the launch of nonstop flights between Antonio B. Won Pat International Airport (GUM) in Guam and Tokyo Haneda Airport (HND) on May 1. United will use its Boeing 737-800 aircraft for this year-round service, accommodating 166 passengers, including 16 in business class. The route will be United's second service to Tokyo from its Guam hub after a route serving Tokyo's other airport: Narita Airport (NRT). Read More →
STORIES Feb 23, 2024 The 1956 Grand Canyon Mid-Air Collision: The Crash That Created the Modern Air Traffic Control System The summer morning of June 30, 1956, disaster began with a sudden bang and the sickening crunch of metal crashing into metal. This incident facilitated the creation of the modern en route air traffic control system, which has made commercial aviation the safest means of transportation in human history. Read More →
NEWS Feb 23, 2024 United Airlines Celebrates 30 Years of Nonstop Flights to Colombia United Airlines celebrated its 30th anniversary of flying to Colombia this month. The U.S. airports with United flights to the country include Newark (EWR) and Houston (IAH). Tourism statistics indicate that more than 4.5 million tourists visited Colombia in 2022, with almost one million being Americans. Read More →
NEWS Feb 22, 2024 Emergency Door Nearly Ripped Off TUI Airways Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner at Birmingham Airport On February 20, a TUI Airways plane was severely damaged after a set of mobile air stairs nearly ripped off its front left door. The incident involved a nine-year-old Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner registered G-TUIF at Birmingham Airport (BHX) near Birmingham, England. Read More →