Washington, D.C. The FAA has lifted its ban on U.S. registered airplanes flying to Israel late Wednesday night following a short ban that created intense political fingerpointing. United Airlines has announced it will resume flights immediately, and the carrier currently operates two Boeing 777-200 flights per day from New York...
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...
The VIP airplane that was supposed to be carrying Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard has suffered a mechanical failure causing her to be significantly delayed. Her flight was to leave Townsville but was unable to take off and a replacement airplane is being flown from Canberra, meaning some of her...
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...
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...
Recently United Airlines began cracking down on passengers attempting to bring oversized carry-on bags on airplanes, a move anticipated by some to be a money grab or annoyance to the traveling public. United, however, has seen some unexpected support, from travelers. According to recent studies, nearly half of all passengers...
Phoenix, AZ - As previously reported here at TFNJ, rumors of U.S. Airways acquiring American Airlines are starting to increase and a recent spat of domain name purchases using the two companies combined name by an unknown entity could suggest the merger is a done deal. On Jan, 20th, we reported...
The major U.S. airlines all recorded second-quarter profits as seating capacity discipline is further refined and cost-cutting measures being to take effect. Overall ticket prices have also risen an average of 3% helping to boost bottom lines. United Airlines took in $919 million, which is a double-digit increase compared to...
Miami, Fla. - American Airlines flight 998, from Sao Paulo Brazil, has landed safely after an altercation between one of the passengers and a flight attendant over passenger accommodations which the passenger was upset about. The Boeing 777 landed safely in Miami earlier this morning at 6:30 am. Miami-Dade police and...
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...