JetBlue Flight 577 made an emergency landing at Orlando International Airport just a few minutes ago after discovering problems with brakes and its rudder in midair. The flight had 95 passengers on board and originated in Stuart, Florida. It was an Embraer ERJ-190 originally headed for Newburgh, NY. Fire Rescue vehicles...
Denver, CO - United, Southwest, and Frontier may benefit from a 20% increased interest in flights to Denver since the state legalized recreational marijuana, which when into effect at the start of the year. Each of those airlines has a hub at Denver or operate a large number of flights...
Terrafugia, a manufacturer in Massachusetts, has received final exemption approvals for its car-plane, or more properly known as a Transition® Roadable Aircraft. All you’ll need is a driver’s license, and at least a sports pilot license, plus $235,000 to buy the funny looking car, er… plane. Terrafugia was successful in its...
Qantas has announced it will delay the delivery of two of its Airbus A380 aircraft on order by at least four years and indicated that more delays or cancellations could happen. In announcing the decision, the airline cited that it wanted to streamline its operation and make existing operations...
New York, New York All three of the large legacy carriers based in the U.S., American, Delta, and United have canceled or delayed all flights to Brussels until further notice. American canceled flight 751 from Brussels to Philadelphia.  The airline said the explosions did not happen directly at their check-in counters...
United Airlines is moving ahead with the installation of WiFi for passengers that began this past June on-air Airbus A319. The airline is equipping new airplanes it is receiving with Wifi and is beginning to retrofit existing aircraft with the service. United will be being to install Wifi on its...
An Air Algerie flight carrying 116 people has disappeared from radar 50 minutes after taking off from Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, at 12:45 a.m. Thursday morning. Flight AH5017 was scheduled to arrive at Algiers Houari Boumediene Airport in Algeria at 5:40 am. The McDonnell Douglas MD-83 was owned by Spanish based...
As Hurricane Irene continues to make front page news and spirals closer to the densely populated northeast US, airports have begun preparations to close once the storm is close enough. While Florida airports readily handle such advance preparations almost as routine business, it is unusual for northeast airports and it...
Houston, TX The Zika virus dangers to pregnant women and their fetus have cause United Airlines and American Airlines to begin offering refunds to passengers traveling to certain affected areas as listed by the Centers for Disease Control, CDC. Refund policy does vary by Airline. United says it is offering refunds...
Bali, Indonesia A drunken passenger trying to break into the cockpit of a Virgin Australia flight on Thursday caused a hijacking scare. The Boeing 737 was carrying 139 passengers and six crew from Brisbane, Australia to Bali, Indonesia. One hour before the plane landed pilots aboard the flight alerted air traffic controllers...