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NEWS Aug 09, 2023 British Airways A380 Flies for 10.5 Hours to Nowhere The political situation in Niger has deteriorated to such a point that it's now affecting aviation. On August 6, Niger's junta government closed the countries airspace, forcing numerous flights to divert around the nation's airspace. Two British Airways flights were forced to return to their starting points after hours in the air due to the airspace closure. Read More →
NEWS Aug 08, 2023 VIDEO: Bear Escapes Cage in Aircraft Cargo Hold, Causes Three Hour Delay On Friday August 4, a bear was seen roaming around the cargo hold of an Iraqi Airways flight. Luckily, nobody was hurt and the bear appeared to be friendly, although it did create some delays. Read More →
NEWS Aug 07, 2023 Delta Air Lines and Kenya Airways Expand Codeshare Partnership Delta Air Lines and Kenya Airways have expanded their strategic partnership to include Kenya Airways' nonstop service between Nairobi and New York-JFK. The expanded partnership will provide passengers with easier access to additional destinations in North America and Africa. It will also serve the large African communities in both metropolitan areas. Read More →
NEWS Aug 07, 2023 New Thai Airline Called "Really Cool Airlines" Plans to Offer Luxury Flights for Budget Airline Prices Thailand will have a new airline join its ranks as soon as this December, and it might not be what you expect. Really Cool Airlines does indeed promise a really cool experience for passengers and is set to challenge establishment airlines on key long-haul routes. Read More →
NEWS Aug 06, 2023 Flight Attendant Threatens No-Fly List to Passenger Over Catering Mishap A United Airlines elite frequent flyer was threatened by a flight attendant after an incident relating to an extra serving of Manicotti. Read More →
NEWS Aug 06, 2023 Unlimited Flights for $149: Frontier's New 30-Day GoWild! Subscription Frontier Airlines has just launched a monthly version of the brand-new and popular all-you-can-fly pass, commonly known as the GoWild! Pass. This modified version allows passengers to book unlimited flights for one month for a much-reduced fee. Read More →
NEWS Aug 06, 2023 Emirates Extends Partnership with Arsenal FC Until 2028 Emirates has extended its shirt sponsorship of Arsenal Football Club until 2028. This expands on a partnership between Emirates and Arsenal that has existed since 2006. This includes Arsenal's stadium being named Emirates Stadium and the airline appearing on various team properties. Read More →
NEWS Aug 06, 2023 Aeroflot Deactivates Brakes on Nine Aircraft, Relies Heavily on Reverse Thrust Russian flag carrier Aeroflot is beginning to fly some of its western-made aircrafts without properly maintained brakes due to lack of parts as a result of sanctions. Read More →
NEWS Aug 04, 2023 How Saudia Hopes To Boost Tourism Through Its Large A321neo Order Saudia, the state-owned flag carrier of Saudi Arabia, plans to add the Airbus A321neo to its fleet. The airline sees the addition of 20 A321neo aircraft by 2026 as a key component of its expansion plans. Saudia aims to bring approximately 330 million international passengers to Saudi Arabia by 2030. Read More →
NEWS Aug 02, 2023 Passenger Threat Forces Delta Flight to Return to Boston On July 30, a Delta Air Lines flight from Boston Logan International Airport (BOS) to Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) returned to Boston after a passenger threatened the flight's safety. Delta flight DL 5770 departed Boston at 5:29 p.m. local time and returned to the same airport at 6:42 p.m. to facilitate the removal of a passenger. Read More →