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INFORMATIONAL Oct 30, 2023 Illegally Entering Airports: Mob Storms Russian Airport in Search of Jewish Passengers On October 29, a large mob stormed Makhachkala Uytash Airport (MCX) in southern Russia to hunt down Israeli and Jewish passengers. The group expressed anger at a Red Wings Airlines flight from Ben Gurion International Airport (TLV) near Tel Aviv scheduled to land at the airport. Read More →
INFORMATIONAL Oct 30, 2023 The Controversial Travel Hack That Has Cost Airlines Millions Ever wanted to save hundreds of dollars on flights to and from your destination of choice? Skiplagging may be for you, but at what cost? Skiplagging isn't technically illegal, but that isn't stopping airlines around the world from cracking down on the phenomenon that is costing them millions. Read More →
INFORMATIONAL Oct 29, 2023 The World's 5 Most Unique Airports by Design While the vast majority of airports are built with the aesthetics and the design at the rear of the priorities list, certain airports worldwide are unique in design. This is actually by choice of those who built them, as the more unique airports can sometimes attract more notice from the media and, therefore, increase traffic to said airports. Let's look at the 5 most uniquely designed airports worldwide. Read More →
NEWS Oct 24, 2023 Smartavia Boeing 737 Skids Off Runway in Russia A Smartavia Boeing 737 overran the runway in Perm, Russia, on October 24. That morning, the flight, operated by a Boeing 737-800 as flight 5N583, was en route from Saint Petersburg to Perm, a busy domestic flight in Russia. The aircraft had 180 passengers onboard, in addition to six crewmembers. No injuries were reported. Read More →
NEWS Oct 22, 2023 Alaska Airlines and SkyWest Aircraft Almost Collide Near Portland Airport An Alaska Airlines aircraft nearly collided with a SkyWest aircraft near Portland International Airport (PDX) on October 16. Alaska Airlines flight AS 1299 departed from John Wayne Airport (SNA) at 2:01 p.m. local time and was scheduled to land in Portland later that afternoon. However, poor weather conditions forced the aircraft to abort its attempted landing on an airport runway. This scenario is a go-around when a landing is aborted on the final approach due to unsafe conditions. Read More →
NEWS Oct 20, 2023 Multiple French Airports Receive Bomb Threats, Evacuate On Wednesday October 18, multiple major and smaller French airports received identical bomb threats from an anonymous source. This comes as tensions between Palestinians and Israelis are rising in France as a result of the rising tensions between Israel and Palestinian group Hamas in the Middle East. Read More →
NEWS Oct 13, 2023 Kenya Airways 787 Intercepted by RAF Jets A Kenya Airways Boeing 787-8 destined for landing at London's Heathrow Airport was instead forced to land at Stansted Airport amid a "potential security threat" onboard. Read More →
NEWS Oct 11, 2023 Fort Lauderdale Airport Starts Construction on New $404 Million Terminal Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport (FLL) in southeast Florida, USA, is getting a 5th terminal to expand and meet the ever-growing demand in the region. The airport is also planning to rebuild and refurbish other important facilities. Read More →
INFORMATIONAL Oct 09, 2023 Analyzing Airline Operations in War-Torn Countries: Libya and Yemen We live in a time when countries all over the world are engulfed in some sort of conflict. War, in particular, has devastated various nations. Based on that information, it makes one wonder: How do flight operations continue in war-torn countries? Read More →
NEWS Oct 08, 2023 American Eagle Jet Collides With Shuttle Bus in Chicago At least two people have been injured after an American Eagle flight collided with a shuttle bus at Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD). When the incident occurred, the American Eagle flight, operated by Air Wisconsin, was taxiing for departure to Dayton, Ohio. Read More →