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Boeing to Pay $2.5 Billion to Settle Criminal Conspiracy Charges

It’s pretty obvious Boeing has had it rough for quite some time now. It first started with their first Boeing 737 MAX aircraft crashed and in October 2018. No plane crash is good for an aircraft manufacturer but for the time being, it was thought that there wasn’t a systemic issue with the aircraft. Then March 2019 rolled around and another Boeing 737 MAX crashed. The world came to the realization that there indeed was a flaw with the aircraft…

US Air Force Tests AI on U-2 Spy Plane

Artificial intelligence is making gains in various fields and just this past week it hit another milestone, this one in aviation. The United States Air Force flew the first test flight where artificial intelligence assisted the pilot of a Lockheed U-2 spy plane. The test was conducted at Beale Air…

Flight Crew and COVID-19 Restrictions: Going Forward into 2021

Air travel has been significantly curtailed due to COVID-19, with international travel, in particular, being a shadow of what it once was. The international flights that have lasted through the pandemic, however, are posing an unforeseen set of challenges for airlines as they try to make it out to the…

Qatar Airways Plans Flights to Seattle, Partners with Alaska Airlines

Qatar Airways is set to launch yet another route to the United States with the start of service from Doha, Qatar to Seattle. Service will begin on March 15, 2021 using the Airbus A350-900 and is expected to operate four times a week. The flights will depart Doha at 8:00…

Air India Employees Make Attempt to Buy the Airline

The Indian government has repeatedly tried to privatize Air India. The first time around there really wasn’t interested by any major entity to buy-in. Then the Indian government went ahead with some financial gymnastics to create special purpose vehicles to take a huge chunk of the airline’s debt off the…

Recap: Doug Parker and Oscar Munoz Speak at Talks at…

Goldman Sachs often invites executives from various industries for talks. This has been going for quite some time now, so the roster is quite large. The talks are more informal and have more of a talk show vibe than any sort of news interview, but they still reveal some interesting…

Qatar Airways Adds Additional Flights to the U.S.

Qatar Airways is continuing to find opportunities during the pandemic by filling in gaps left by other airlines to help people get where they need to go. The carrier has consistently flown through the pandemic and has placed a high priority on reinstating flights that were dropped earlier in the…

Spooktober: Chicago O’Hare Sees a UFO

Earlier in this series, we explored the various conspiracies around Denver International Airport and the mysterious Mothman that roams the skies the Chicago. To conclude the Spooktober series, we will be focusing on the extraterrestrial, primarily unidentified flying objects — more commonly known as UFOs. Oddly enough, one of the…

Spooktober: The Mothman of Chicago O’Hare

In this week’s edition of Spooktober, we explore something slightly more disturbing than the conspiracies of Denver International Airport. While the airport in Denver has a considerable amount of mystery it doesn’t really have beasts and monsters associated with it that much. That title is reserved for Chicago’s O’Hare International…

Spooktober: Denver International Airport Conspiracies

We take a break from our regularly scheduled programming to take a look at some of the more unusual happenings in aviation, after all, it is October and it is a spooky season. For the next three articles up until Halloween, we’ll be exploring airport conspiracies, UFOs sightings at airports,…