In today’s globe-spanning, ultra-competitive aviation markets, airlines are always at risk of going bankrupt, leaving only a shell of what they used to be behind. Some come close to the edge and are forced to
A U.K. judge has ordered Ryanair to pay an infant passenger compensation because of a flight delay, a decision which the airline will challenge and appeal, potentially changing how future compensation claims will be made.
On Thursday, British Airways officially debuted automated biometric technology at London Heathrow Airport, which will be evident in the new self-service boarding gates. Currently, the service is only available at the first three boarding gates
American Airlines has become the second airline to buy a stake in a major Chinese carrier, by way of a $200 million share in Guangzhou-based China Southern Airlines. The cost represents a 2.76 percent stake
A Centre for Asia Pacific Aviation report released Monday shows India has surpassed Japan to become the third largest domestic aviation market in the world following unmatched monthly growth in recent years. India’s total domestic air
Earlier this week, the United States announced a ban on carrying on large electronics while onboard flights from 10 cities in the Middle East and Africa. These cities include the main hubs of Emirates, Qatar Airways, Etihad, and
Alaska Airlines announced Wednesday that they will likely retire the Virgin America brand by 2019, instead opting to give the fused airline Alaska’s name, logo, and livery. This announcement puts to rest much speculation about
On Tuesday, both the U.S. and U.K. announced changes to security procedures regarding electronic devices in the cabin of flights originating from certain countries. This is expected to affect numerous passengers. Here’s what travelers need
The ground handling agency responsible for passenger loading and aircraft turnarounds has once again called on a 25-hour strike over pay. The union, Ver.di, represents over 2,000 members working at Berlin’s Schonefeld and Tegel airports.
Chicago-based United Airlines will begin flying their new Boeing 777-300ER between Newark and Tel Aviv as of May 5, the airline announced Sunday. The new aircraft will take over for the Boeing 777-200 already operating
Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) announced over the weekend that they have retained the title of world’s busiest airport in terms of passenger numbers. The airport moved more than 104 million passengers in 2016, a
At approximately 7:00 p.m. EST on Sunday, an issue caused a ground stop for all domestic Delta flights, including regional carriers. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has published this advisory in regards to the system
As numerous citizens of various predominately Muslim countries stepped off their flights at various U.S. airports on Saturday, they were greeted with the news they would no longer be able to pass through customs to
A Boeing 747-400F crashed just outside of Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan on Monday, killing all four crew in addition to dozens of people on the ground. The aircraft had attempted to land at Manas Airport during a
Dallas, Texas-based Southwest Airlines announced Tuesday new changes to their executive ranks, promoting Thomas Nealon to President and Michael Van de Ven to Chief Operating Officer. Nealon, who rejoined Southwest a little over a year
The Russian Ministry of Defense has announced the grounding of all Tupolev Tu-154 aircraft following the recovery of one of the black boxes from a Christmas Day accident involving a Russian military TU-154, Russia’s Interfax
American Airlines announced Thursday they would be cutting three of their Miami to Cuba frequencies on Feb. 16, 2017. The announcement of these cuts comes just days after the airline announced they would be cutting
The United States Department of Transportation has tentatively awarded Norwegian Air Shuttle’s Ireland-based subsidiary, Norwegian Air International, its foreign carrier permit, meaning the airline will now be able to launch more routes to the U.S.
On Oct. 12, American Airlines flight 288 from Shanghai to Chicago O’Hare was in the final half of its journey across the Pacific. When the pilots of the Boeing 787-8 aircraft noticed a light indicating