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An Aeromexco E190 similar to the one involved in the incident (Photo: aeroprints.com [CC BY-SA 3.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0) or CC BY-SA 3.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons)

AeroMexico E190 Suffers Runway Excursion in Durango, Mexico

On Tuesday at roughly 6:00 p.m. ET, an AeroMexico Embraer E190 operating as AeroMexico Flight 2431 crashed at General Guadalupe Victoria International Airport in Durango, Mexico. The aircraft was originally scheduled to fly between Durango and Mexico City. The Embraer ERJ-190s for AeroMexico are equipped to fly 99 passengers, with AM2431 flying at near capacity with 97 passengers and 4 crew onboard. The scheduled one hour and twenty-minute flight would be interrupted early on as the aircraft would exit the…

Emirates and Etihad Increase Flights to Canada as Visa Restrictions…

Strengthening business ties announced in May between Canada and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) are seeing positive growth for Gulf carriers after years of stalled progress due to the restrictive bilateral air service agreements in place between the two countries. This week both Emirates and Etihad Airways have announced two…

United Adds Dulles to Miami in Route Expansion

United Airlines has added a new route to its expanding network. This Winter, the airline will be adding daily service between their hub at Washington Dulles to Miami International Airport. The service is seasonal for the winter season and will begin on December 19. The service will go double daily…

Leaked TSA Program Watches Unsuspecting Travellers

A secret program, dubbed “Quiet Skies," ran by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) was leaked on Saturday by The Boston Globe. The hidden program targets travelers who “are not under investigation by any agency and are not in the Terrorist Screening data base,” according to a TSA bulletin posted in…

Thomas Cook Stopping Sales of SeaWorld Tickets Due to Animal…

U.K. based holiday company Thomas Cook recently announced that it will no longer sell tickets to two different water parks as they keep killer whales in captivity. The water parks affected include SeaWorld in Orlando, Florida and Loro Parque in Tenerife. Both of which are popular Thomas Cook destinations. Peter…

Low-Cost Airlines Crossing the Pond: Primera Air

Since the introduction of numerous low-cost airlines to the transatlantic market, access to Europe has never been easier or cheaper. New fuel-efficient aircraft and low-cost business models have allowed for increased competition among low-cost carriers, with more and more starting up every year. This series will serve to give an in-depth…

Delta Starts First Non-Stop Service to China from Atlanta Hub

Delta launched services between Shanghai Pudong International Airport and its hub in Atlanta on July 20, 2018, the airline’s busiest day of the summer. Delta Flight 185, operated by one of Delta’s Boeing 777-200LR aircraft, departed Atlanta at 3:20 pm with hundreds of Shanghai-bound customers onboard. Shanghai is Delta’s first…

IndiGo Encounters Further Problems with Airbus Aircraft

Indian low-cost carrier IndiGo airlines has encountered further problems with its Airbus aircraft. The carrier has just made the decision to ground five of its Airbus A320neo aircraft due to technical issues. The aircraft's Pratt & Whitney PW1100 Geared Turbo Fan engines are supposedly the cause of the groundings as…

El Al Drops Plea Against Air India Flights in Saudi…

Following continued calls from the Israeli High Court to drop its petition, El Al has decided to formally remove its plea against the government to allow Air India to operate its route to Tel Aviv through Saudi airspace. In a statement, the airline said the decision was made following a…

New Campaign Warns U.K. Passengers Of Potential £80,000 Fines for…

With Friday forecast to be the busiest flying day of the summer in the U.K. and around 9,000 flights scheduled to take to the skies, the British aviation minister, Lady Sugg, has launched the 'One Too Many' campaign, a scheme to highlight the problems caused by passengers who are boarding…