Pittsburgh, PA - People Express plans to launch service from Pittsburgh making the city its home and is awaiting government approval. This is a revival of the former airline's name from 1981 to 1987 when it was the fifth largest carrier in the U.S. and largest out of Pittsburgh. It...
Philippine Airlines Flight 102 inbound from Manilla in the Philippines to LAX has landed safely after reporting problems with its landing gear causing crash/rescue to deploy. The Boeing 747-400 landed safely and was able to taxi to the gate after an initial safety check. There were 420 people on board...
British air carrier Virgin Atlantic says it is ending service to the less-traveled destination in favor of increasing flights to popular U.S. destinations and large cities. On the chopping block for the airline co-founded by Sir Richard Branson is Tokyo, Mumbai, Vancouver and Cape Town. Virgin Atlantic CEO Craig Kreeger said, "Transatlantic flying has...
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...
Orlando, Fla. - 49-year-old Glenn Stephen Hansen has pleaded guilty to pointing a laser beam at airplanes departing Orlando International Airport, MCO, and now faces up to five years in prison. Prosecutors say Hansen aimed his laser pointer at departing aircraft 23 times between January 2012 and March 2012. During court...
This winter schools, businesses, and government offices to close due to winter storms, but air travel has been hit the hardest, with 75,000 flights canceled this winter leaving a record 640,000 passengers stuck somewhere for at least 12 hours. Above is a map by NOAA which shows snow in 49...
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...
Orlando, Fla. - Spirit Airlines is promoting its new route from Orlando to Dallas this coming spring by offering tickets for $11 dollars. The catch? Spirit Airlines, commonly referred to as the Walmart of the Airlines as noted in a recent article of Airways Magazine, has significant fine print and nearly everything...
Lufthansa flight attendants have walked out on strike at 5:00 am local Berlin time (10:00 pm EST), making good on their threat over a 13-month wage dispute with the airline. The airline has not officially announced how many flights have been affected by the strike but some reports say...
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...