DOT statistics released for the first half of 2011 show United, US Airways and Continental Airlines, take the top three spots for complaints about major airlines. While overall complaints are down compared to the same time last year, they've only decreased by 400. Much of that is attributed to Twitter...
Philadelphia, PA - U.S. Airways has published its ticket rates and some routes like the Pittsburgh to Philadelphia will rise 600%, from $118 to $698 starting in January. The price increase comes as Southwest Airlines is pulling out of the same route. U.S. Senator Bob Casey has sent a letter to the...
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...
Los Angeles, CA. - Midday yesterday a Marine Corps helicopter crashed in the north section of Camp Pendleton, located about an hour south of the Los Angeles metro area along the Pacific coast. The base reported the helicopter had six Marines aboard; four were injured. Three were taken to Scripps...
Details have emerged about the conditions and actions of the Southwest Airlines plane that made an emergency landing in Yuma, AZ. The 15-year-old plane owned by Southwest Airlines, on a recent flight from El Paso, Texas to Palm Springs, CA had to make an emergency landing. A hole in the...
50 or more people are feared dead in an airplane crash. It crashed while trying to land at the Kisangani airport in the Democratic Republic of Congo. 53 survivors have been rescued by government rescue services. Congolese Airlines, flying an old Boeing 727, has had a string of crashes, the...
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...
http://www.thefloridanewsjournal.com/Cape Canaveral, Fla. - In a sudden storm associated with a tropical weather pressure system crossing Central Florida, NASA says the Shuttle Atlantis launch pad was hit by lightning today, with the shuttle already out on the pad. Engineers are checking over the shuttle looking for any damage.  The launch pad...
--------------------------------- United Airlines suffered a major computer system failure today around 3:15 pm (EST) which has affected reservations, ticketing, checking-in, and boarding flights. United's servers in Charlotte, NC went down at 3:15 pm and those servers operate the SHARES computer program United uses for many of its passenger management actions. The...
According to a memo that was leaked to TFNJ, the merger team made up of American and US Airway plans to layoff workers at two Hubs. In the memo, it laid out a plan to reduce the workforce by 4,000 in a series of "reorganization of resources" actions but did...