Los Angeles, CA - Lockheed Martin passed another milestone as its next-generation F-35 fighter jet dropped a 2,000 bomb on a bombing range in the Mojave Desert at the China Lake Naval Air Weapons Station test range, it was piloted by Air Force Maj. Eric "Doc" Schultz. The F-35, known as...
The Middle East-based airline, Qatar Airways, has announced that it plans to launch two new routes from is Doha, Qatar base that will become the longest and second longest routes in the world, surpassing current title holder Qantas flying from Sydney to Dallas route of 8,575 miles. The new routes...
Air India, the national carrier of India, may have to back out of its deal with airplane manufacturer Boeing over the purchase of 27 of its newest planes, the 787 Dreamliner. "Air India does not have the money to pay for the 27 Boeing planes. Air India will not increase...
New York-based JetBlue airlines have ranked as the worst airline for on-time performance during the busy holiday periods while Hawaiian Airlines had the best on-time performance.         Statistics from the U.S. Department of Transportation for the two busiest travel periods of the year, Thanksgiving and from Christmas to New Years have...
In case you’re planning a trip into or out of Florida, we’ve compiled a list of the best and worst airlines that served the Sunshine State during 2015. We surveyed 20,250 passengers at Fort Lauderdale, Miami, Orlando and Tampa, during 2015 spanning the entire year. We tried to show...
Hoping to finally merge with someone, U.S. Airways is said to be putting together an offer to buy or merge with now-bankrupt American Airlines. The deal, however, is far from certain yet, with American previously saying they wanted to remain on their own. American Airlines recently filed for bankruptcy to...
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 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...
Dallas, TX Southwest Airlines has grounded 128 planes on Tuesday after it was discovered that the planes were overdue for inspection of backup hydraulic systems. Officials with Southwest said that 80 plans will be grounded on Tuesday and the rest on Wednesday. The planes affected are all Boeing 737-700 and represents...
London, UK A 24-year old Brazilian man suddenly collapsed while flying from Lisbon, Portugal after he attacked another passenger on the airplane according to police in Ireland. The flight was heading to Dublin when the incident occurred Sunday evening. As the incident unfolded, the flight crew quickly attempted to restrain the...