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A Pan Am Boeing 747-121. (Photo: https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/6/66/Boeing_747-121%2C_Pan_American_World_Airways_-_Pan_Am_AN1937372.jpg)

Remembering the Tenerife Airport Disaster 42 Years Later

On March 27, 1977, 42 years ago, the deadliest accident in aviation history occurred at Los Rodeos Airport on the island of Tenerife in the Canary Islands. Two Boeing 747 aircraft, the largest passenger aircraft flying at the time, had collided, leaving 583 casualties due to a series of miscommunications and errors. Neither of the aircraft involved were scheduled to be in Tenerife that day.  Pan Am flight 1736, a Boeing 747-121, had originated at Los Angeles and was scheduled…

This Week in Aviation: 5 Things to Know

With the airline and aviation constantly changing, our team has begun a new series titled “This Week in Aviation.” Each Monday morning we will give readers a quick outlook on what to expect for the upcoming week.  American and United Grow With Chicago O'Hare Plans Just today, the city of…

This Week in Aviation: 5 Things to Watch

With the airline and aviation constantly changing, our team has begun a new series titled “This Week in Aviation.” Each Monday morning we will give readers a quick outlook on what to expect for the upcoming week.  [caption id="attachment_4296" align="alignleft" width="396"] Image provided by Delta Air Lines.[/caption] Delta to Announce…

This Week in Aviation: 5 Things to Watch

With the airline and aviation constantly changing, our team has begun a new series titled "This Week in Aviation." Each Monday morning we will give readers a quick outlook on what to expect for the upcoming week.  Continued Speculation About a Spirit and Frontier Merger Last week headliners were shocked…