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NEWS Aug 01, 2023 VIDEO: Beijing Airport Floods Due to Typhoon Doksuri, Flights Canceled Beijing Daxing International Airport was flooded by Typhoon Doksuri, which led to heavy rainfall in Beijing. This led to flight cancellations and some flights being redirected to other airports. Read More →
NEWS Jul 31, 2023 16-Hour Delivery Flight: Qantas Welcomes its Final Dreamliner Home Qantas has added another Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft to its fleet. This is the eighth new aircraft Qantas has added to its fleet this year, alongside the reinstatement of two Airbus A380s from long-term storage. Read More →
ROUTES Jul 30, 2023 United Airlines Adds 127 Nonstop Flights for College Football Season United Airlines plans to add 127 nonstop flights to 30 games for the college football season. United Airlines is also partnering with Caleb Williams, a USC Trojans quarterback and 2023 Heisman Award winner, for promotional purposes. Many of these flights will operate to college towns that do not receive regular airline service on these routes. Read More →
NEWS Jul 26, 2023 Iberia Joins British, Qatar Airways in Massive Airline Partnership Iberia plans to join an existing partnership between Qatar Airways and British Airways to improve global connectivity. This will make one of the world's largest airline partnerships — which already covers more than 60 countries — even larger. Read More →
NEWS Jul 26, 2023 SpiceJet Q400 Catches Fire During Routine Maintenance in Delhi A SpiceJet aircraft caught fire at Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL) in Delhi on July 25 while undergoing engine maintenance. During a ground run at idle power at bay, an aircraft maintenance engineer noticed a fire in one of the engines of the Bombardier Q400 aircraft. This resulted in a fire extinguisher being discharged and firefighters being called to the scene. Read More →
NEWS Jul 23, 2023 USC and UCLA Joining the Big Ten: Do the Flight Logistics Make Sense? USC and UCLA will join the Big Ten Conference for college athletics starting in the 2024 season. This presents a challenge for flight logistics since both schools are in Los Angeles, while the other universities in the conference are in the Midwest and on the East Coast. How would the flights to away games that are now much father away work? Read More →
NEWS Jul 21, 2023 Emirates Sponsors King Salman Club Cup 2023 as Official Airline Emirates has announced that it will become the main sponsor and official airline of the King Salman Club Cup 2023 in Saudi Arabia. The King Salman Cup is part of Saudi Arabia's ambition to become a global hub for sports through its Vision 2030 plan. Read More →
NEWS Jul 18, 2023 EVA Air Will Donate $1,000 for Every Home Run by the Los Angeles Angels In April, EVA Air announced that it would donate $1,000 to the Angels Baseball Foundation for every home run hit by a Los Angeles Angels player during home games at Angel Stadium in the 2023 season. As of July 2, Angels players have hit 67 home runs during 43 regularly scheduled home games. This means EVA Air's donation total has reached $67,000. Read More →
NEWS Jul 18, 2023 Emergency Slide Falls From United Airlines Aircraft Near O'Hare On July 17, an emergency slide fell from a United Airlines Boeing 767 aircraft into a backyard near Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD). When the Boeing 767 safely landed at the airport, maintenance workers noticed the aircraft missed an emergency evacuation slide. Read More →
INFORMATIONAL Jul 18, 2023 The World's Longest Nonstop Flights and the Future of Ultra-Long-Haul Travel Technological advances have allowed airlines to operate ultra-long-haul flights between far-flung destinations. This article looks at the world's ten longest nonstop flights that are regularly offered. The list continues to evolve as airlines look to compete against each other for the "prize" of having the world's longest flight. Read More →