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NEWS Mar 11, 2024 Microsoft Co-Founder's Aviation Startup Stratolaunch Completes First Flight on Hypersonic Aircraft Stratolaunch, a US-based aerospace company, announced the successful first powered flight of their new TA-1 Test vehicle, the first reusable hypersonic vehicle. The Talon-A test vehicle represents a major milestone in the reusability and sustainability efforts of the aerospace industry, which is trying to achieve reusable hypersonic technology. 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 →
NEWS Mar 10, 2024 Batik Air Pilots Fell Asleep Mid-Flight, Indonesian Authorities Reveal Indonesian authorities found that a Captain and First Officer fell asleep for almost 30 minutes on a Batik Air domestic flight. Read More →
NEWS Mar 10, 2024 FAA Invests $13.5 Million in Schools to Develop Future Aviation Professionals A new grant program from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) grants $13.5 million to 32 schools for aviation education to increase the attraction of train students for careers such as pilots and aviation maintenance technicians. The aim is to assist economically deprived areas. Read More →
NEWS Mar 09, 2024 U.S. Department of Justice Opens Criminal Investigation into Alaska Airlines Boeing 737 MAX 9 Incident The US Department of Justice (DOJ) has opened a criminal investigation into the incident involving an Alaska Airlines Boeing 737 MAX 9 aircraft. The DOJ announced this investigation on March 9, over two months after the incident occurred. Read More →
NEWS Mar 09, 2024 Possible Oil Warning Light Issue Forces United Airlines Flight to Return to Chicago A United Airlines flight from Chicago-O'Hare (ORD) to Salt Lake City (SLC) was forced to return to Chicago due to a maintenance issue on March 9. According to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), there was a possible oil warning light issue. Read More →
NEWS Mar 09, 2024 NLX Raises $12 Million in Funding: How Airlines Use Its AI Technology to Enhance Their Operations American enterprise artificial intelligence (AI) provider NLX raised $12 million in Series A funding for operational expansion and development efforts. JetBlue's venture capital division, JetBlue Ventures, contributed to the funding round. Meanwhile, United Airlines and Copa Airlines have worked with NLX to incorporate AI into their operations. Read More →
NEWS Mar 09, 2024 Former Global Crossing CEO to Launch Air Flo, Featuring Airbus A220s A few weeks after his resignation as Chief Executive of U.S. operator Global Crossing Airlines, Ed Wegel reported his plans to initiate a new carrier operating Airbus A220s under the name of Air Flo. Read More →
NEWS Mar 08, 2024 United Airlines Airbus A320 Faces Hydraulic Issue, Makes Emergency Landing in Los Angeles A United Airlines plane made an emergency landing at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) after the aircraft experienced a hydraulic system issue. Read More →
NEWS Mar 08, 2024 Endangered Red Panda, 86 Other Animals Found in Luggage at Bangkok Airport Bizarre news has emerged from Thailand as 87 animals were found inside luggage at Bangkok's Suvarnabhumi Airport. These animals were reportedly being smuggled to India. Read More →