Orlando, Fla. - Southwest Airlines in partnership with Sea World in Orlando has unveiled a new logo jet, Penguin One, to celebrate the park's new Antarctica attraction. Emblazoned on the side of the Boeing 737-700 airplane is a Gentoo penguin, one of the many types found both in Antarctica and at...
More air passengers are expected for the July 4 holiday period this year than last year in 2012, which is July 3 through July 7 this year. An estimated 3.07 million people will travel by airplane for this years holiday celebrating America's independence, up .01% from last year. The overall...
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...
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...
In an effort to reduce the risk of midair collisions, new air traffic control procedures have begun at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport. This change was prompted by a pair of near missed at the airport in 2011, in which planes came within a few hundred feet of each other...
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...
--------------------------------- 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...
We've all seen horror stories of having to be on hold for long periods of time after being told someone will be right with you or being annoyed by having to call some central call center that barely speaks your language. Maybe you have had a bad experience yourself? Well,...
United Airlines rolled out its new Boeing 787 Dreamliner, the first U.S. based airline to have the all-new aircraft made by Boeing. At 9:00 am (eastern time) the hangar doors opened revealing the much-anticipated airplane. The Boeing 787 Dreamliner is a new long-range wide-bodied aircraft by airplane manufacturer Boeing capable...
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...