A Lion Air Boeing 737 MAX 8 has crashed just minutes after taking off from Jakarta, Indonesia. The airplane rapidly lost altitude just minutes after departure. A spokesperson for the airline confirmed that they had lost contact
Earlier this week, AirlineGeeks reported that Larnaca-based Cobalt was experiencing financial trouble. The airline’s website has just been updated to inform passengers that all future flights have been suspended indefinitely. The airline’s main stockholder is
At 1 p.m. local time, a Boeing 737-200 crashed shortly after taking off from Jose Marti International Airport, the main international airport serving Havana, Cuba. Despite mixed information and unconfirmed accounts of the aircraft involved
Hawaiian Airlines has officially announced an order for 10 Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft and the option for an additional 10 aircraft on Tuesday, effectively ending Airbus’ plans to deliver an A330-800 aircraft in the near
Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport in Atlanta is currently experiencing a power outage affecting several critical areas within the airport. Officials are not certain of the cause, which was first reported around 1:15 p.m. ET. “The Federal
On Monday, two aircraft manufacturing giants, Airbus SE and Bombardier Inc., announced their partnership to manufacture and sell Bombardier’s newest line of aircraft, the C Series. This is the first partnership on a new aircraft
For years now, enthusiasts, frequent fliers, and the airline industry as a whole have been speculating that Southwest Airlines would at some point commence service to Hawaii, the U.S. state located 2,390 miles from California.
On Wednesday, Boeing said it was grounding all flights for the company’s latest narrow-body jet, the 737 MAX, happening just days before launch customer, Malindo Air, was supposed to take delivery of the new aircraft.
Early Thursday morning, EgyptAir flight 804 disappeared from radar en route from Paris to Cairo. The aircraft has presumably crashed in the Mediterranean, but no debris have been confirmed yet. EgyptAir has confirmed that Flight
After growing attention over the past week between rivals, Alaska Airlines has announced that it will be purchasing Virgin America in a deal valued at over $2.6 billion. The merged carrier will gain a further focus
Media outlets in Southern Russia are reporting the crash of FlyDubai 981. The Boeing 737-800, A6-FDN, was flying from FlyDubai’s hub at Dubai International Airport to Rostov-on-Don in the south of Russia. The aircraft is
At around 08:00 UTC, reports surfaced that a Russian airliner disappeared 23 minutes after departure from Egyptian radar whilst enroute from Egypt’s Sharm El- Sheikh to Russia’s St. Petersburg. The aircraft departed from Egypt at 03:51
At approximately 8:50 AM EDT, passengers flying on United began to report delays due to system issues. Later, United employees were able to confirm that the outage has to do with the computer and reservation
Early Tuesday morning (EDT), reports began to surface that an aircraft had crashed in the French Alps. It is now confirmed than a Germanwings A320, registered as D-AIPX, “suffered an accident” over the French Alps.
Delta Air Lines announced in a press release Friday morning that it’s employees will receive a total $1.1 billion payout as part of their profit sharing program. This will be the fifth consecutive year the
On Thursday, July 17th, Malaysia Airlines flight 17 from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur was lost over the Russia/Ukraine border. The Boeing 777-200, said to registered as 9M-MRD, departed from Amsterdam at 12:30PM CEST and was