• BA Aircraft Gets Covered in Foam After Fire

    BA Aircraft Gets Covered in Foam After Fire Video footage appears to show a pair of fire engines dousing an aircraft operated by British Airlines with foam on the tarmac after the plane’s brakes overheated. No injuries were reported as a result of the incident. To read more on this story, go...

  • PAX, Crew Injured on Turbulent Cathay Flight

    PAX, Crew Injured on Turbulent Cathay Flight On Tuesday, a Cathay Pacific flight departing from Hong Kong International Airport (HKG) experienced severe turbulence an hour into the flight, resulting in injury to one passenger and six members of cabin crew. Crew members were reportedly tossed upward into the ceiling of the aircraft....

  • Richard Branson Wants to Knee IAG CEO “in the Groin” As Scheduled

    Richard Branson Wants to Knee IAG CEO “in the Groin” As Scheduled Richard Branson has publicly called for International Airlines Group CEO Willie Walsh to pay up on a bet they made five years ago. Apparently, shortly after Delta acquired 49% of Virgin Atlantic Airways in 2012, Walsh predicted that Virgin Atlantic...

  • Air Berlin to end flights on 28th October

    Air Berlin will end flights on 28th October at the latest and is encouraging employees to seek jobs elsewhere. Bankrupt German airline, Air Berlin, says it is preparing to end flights by the end of this month. In a letter to employees, the airline said that flights will no longer be possible after...

  • Ryanair FA: Strike, Exodus Planned

    Ryanair FA: Strike, Exodus Planned According to an anonymous member of Ryanair’s cabin crew of three years, flight attendants for the low-cost carrier are planning to strike before leaving for other carriers. This alleged move comes at a time of particular turmoil for Ryanair’s employees. “We are paid for 100 hours a month...

  • EasyJet Flight Forced to Return to MAN Due to High Winds

    EasyJet Flight Forced to Return to MAN Due to High Winds The already-delayed plane, bound for Madeira, had almost reached the island but was unable to land due to gales. An EasyJet flight bound for the Portuguese island of Madeira was forced to return to England’s Manchester Airport (MAN) after it was...

  • British Jets Escort Ryanair Flight After “Hoax”

    British Jets Escort Ryanair Flight After “Hoax” On Wednesday, Royal Air Force fighter jets safely escorted a Ryanair flight to London Stansted Airport (STN) after what turned out to be an erroneous threat to security. “The RAF can confirm Quick Reaction Alert Typhoon aircraft were launched this morning from RAF Coningsby to...

  • AA Now Lets Customers Rebook Their Own Flights

    AA Now Lets Customers Rebook Their Own Flights American Airlines is now allowing flyers to rearrange their trips using the newly minted “dynamic reaccom” (short for “reaccommodation”) online or on American’s mobile app. The idea is to help customers avoid waiting in line at customer service counters in order to rearrange broken...

  • Air France Flight Lands Safely After Engine Rips Apart

    Air France Flight Lands Safely After Engine Rips Apart On Saturday, an Airbus SE A380 operated by Air France experienced a mid-flight engine malfunction during a flight from Paris to Los Angeles that caused one engine to break into pieces. The plane was able to land safely, and no injuries were reported...

  • Ryanair passenger numbers up 10% in September despite cancellations

    Despite the disruption caused by cancelled flights, Ryanair flew 11.8 million people in September, 10% more than in the same month in 2016. Ryanair has reported a 10% increase in the number of passengers it carried in September, despite the airline cancelling thousands of flights due to pilot scheduling problems. Additionally, load...

  • UK’s biggest peacetime airlift under way to bring home 110,000 holidaymakers as Monarch Airlines collapses

    The Civil Aviation Authority says it is taking action to get 110,000 people back to the UK after Monarch Airlines ceases trading. Monarch Airlines ceased trading on Monday morning, leaving approximately 100,000 British tourists stranded abroad. The accountants KPMG announced at 4am that the airline had been placed into administration and all...

  • VIDEO: Woman dragged off Southwest plane after saying she had life-threatening pet allergy

    A woman was forcibly removed from a Southwest plane at Baltimore-Washington International Airport after announcing her severe pet allergies. A video has surfaced this week showing police officers physically removing a woman from a Southwest Airlines flight after she complained of a life-threatening pet allergy. The incident, which occurred at Baltimore-Washington International Airport,...

  • VIDEO: Hasidic Jews cheer as they cover up a screen showing in-flight movie

    A video has surfaced online showing Hasidic Jews cheering on a flight as they censored an in-flight movie by covering the screens with blankets. A video, filmed on board an unknown flight, appears to show a group of Hasidic Jews arguing with a man in normal clothing about the inappropriateness of the in-flight...

  • Worldwide airport chaos after computer check-in systems crash

    A software issue has caused huge check-in delays at many airports worldwide affecting 125 airlines. Airline passengers are suffering major disruption at airports around the world after check-in systems crashed Thursday morning. Problems have been reported in London’s Heathrow and Gatwick airports, Charles de Gaulle Paris, Ronald Reagan in Washington DC, Melbourne, Changi...

  • EasyJet Flight Delayed for Hours After Pilot Too Tired to Fly

    EasyJet Flight Delayed for Hours After Pilot Too Tired to Fly The carrier defended its decision to delay the flight from MAN to AMS, saying that safety is its highest priority. An EasyJet flight from England’s Manchester Airport (MAN) to Amsterdam Airport Schipol (AMS) was delayed for almost four hours late last...

  • Video: Woman Dragged From Southwest Flight Over Service Animal

    Video: Woman Dragged From Southwest Flight Over Service Animal Video footage appears to show a passenger being forcibly dragged off of a Southwest Airlines flight by two police officers after the passenger claimed to be severely allergic to dogs aboard the flight. To read more on this story, go to CBS...

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