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Malaysian Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing In Northern Australia, All Passengers ...

January 18th 2018 4:41PM
Sydney: A Malaysian Airlines (MAS) flight from Sydney to Kuala Lumpur was forced to make an emergency landing in remote outback Australia on Thursday after running into "technical ... The airline said the passengers would be transferred from Alice Springs to Kuala Lumpur on flight MH148 on Friday.

Chilling Cabin Video Shows Passengers Bracing for Emergency Landing on American Airlines Flight

January 18th 2018 4:18PM
Passengers on a flight departing from Phoenix, Arizona, on Wednesday had some tense moments when they were told they needed to get into a bracing position for landing. The American Airlines flight suffered some mechanical issues stemming from a broken fan, which created smoke in the cockpit, ...

The Latest: JFK airlines told to get bags to owners faster

January 18th 2018 3:45PM
The agency that runs New York's Kennedy Airport is asking airlines, terminal operators and baggage delivery companies to beef up their efforts to reunite travellers with lost baggage after a storm disrupts airport operations. Port Authority of New York and New Jersey Executive Director Rick Cotton said ...

Delta's CEO says the nastiest rivalry in the airline industry is more complex than people think

January 18th 2018 3:13PM
The on-going feud between America's three major legacy airlines and their three Middle Eastern rivals has been one of biggest stories in aviation over the past few years. From the beginning, American, Delta, and United (US3) have accused Emirates, Etihad, and Qatar Airways (ME3) of using $50 billion ...

'Preparing for the worst': Passengers' fear as Malaysia Airlines flight diverted

January 18th 2018 2:48PM
Passenger Sanjeev Pandey was one of 224 passengers onboard the Malaysia Airlines flight MH122, he spoke to SBS News about the ordeal. ... Passengers on a Malaysian Airlines flight forced to land in Alice Springs due to technical issues have described their fear after the plane began rattling.

Emirates Airlines Order Saves Airbus A380 Superjumbo--For Now

January 18th 2018 2:37PM
This time, after threatening to shut down A380 production, the magician produced the long-elusive sale to Emirates Airlines that will keep the line going for the foreseeable future. The order isn't as large as Airbus had hoped. Instead of buying 36 to 38 A380 jetliners outright, a deal that fell apart at the ...

'Not a good feeling 10000 feet in the air': Terrified passengers reveal 'hellish' Malaysia Airlines ...

January 18th 2018 2:30PM
Passengers have described their horror as a Malaysia Airlines plane lost engine power and started 'violently shaking' before making a terrifying emergency landing. Flight MH122 from Sydney to Kuala Lumpur was close to the West Australian coastline when it was forced to divert to Alice Springs on ...

Passengers recount 'hell' as Malaysia Airlines plane diverts to Alice Springs

January 18th 2018 2:16PM
Passengers on a Malaysian Airlines flight forced to land in Alice Springs have described their fear after the plane began rattling. Flight MH122 from Sydney to Kuala Lumpur was close to the Western Australian coastline when it was forced to divert to Alice Springs on Thursday afternoon. Malyasian ...

Video of American Airlines flight from Phoenix shows emergency landing in Dallas

January 18th 2018 2:03PM
Ross Feinstein, spokesman with American Airlines, said the emergency landing was due to a faulty fan. He said the fan was fixed and the aircraft was placed back in service. Overall, Ramsthel said it was a good landing, though a little bit fast. The first officer and captain were apologetic and thanked the ...

'It was like hell': Passengers detail Malaysia Airlines emergency landing

January 18th 2018 1:30PM
Passengers onboard Malaysia Airlines flight MH122 are relieved to have landed safely after 'technical issues' forced their plane to divert. Updated ... Passengers on a Malaysian Airlines flight forced to land in Alice Springs due to technical issues have described their fear after the plane began rattling.

During This American Airlines Emergency Landing, a Pilot Filmed What Happened (It's Chilling)

January 18th 2018 12:00PM
In the case of this American Airlines flight from Phoenix to Dallas-Fort Worth, operated by Mesa Airlines, the Flight Attendant suddenly announced that things might get bumpy. Having instructed passengers on the brace position, he then added: "We expect to evacuate the aircraft quickly and safety [sic], ...

Malaysia Airlines flight diverted to Alice Springs after 'loud noise, shaking'

January 18th 2018 11:25AM
A Malaysia Airlines flight from Sydney to Kuala Lumpur has been diverted to the northern Australian city of Alice Springs after it suffered "technical issues" in the air on Thursday afternoon, with passengers reporting a loud noise coming from the side of the plane. Flight MH122, an A330-300, left Sydney ...

American Airlines launching weekday shuttle between Chicago and NY

January 18th 2018 11:15AM
American Airlines is launching a new shuttle service between Chicago's O'Hare International Airport and New York's LaGuardia Airport beginning April 4. The shuttle service, announced Thursday, will offer 15 flights per weekday on the half-hour, dedicated gates, expedited check-in and an in-flight perk ...

American Airlines plans dozens of new routes in 2018, including several from DFW Airport

January 18th 2018 11:03AM
American Airlines is expanding its network to include dozens of new routes, including several involving DFW International Airport, the company said Thursday. The Fort Worth-based company announced 52 new nonstop flights as well as schedule changes to create better connecting opportunities.

TBT (Throwback Thursday) in Aviation History: Trans-Colorado Airlines

January 18th 2018 11:01AM
Trans-Colorado Airlines was founded in August 1980 in the quiet mountain town of Gunnison, Colo. In its infancy, flights were operated to Denver's Stapleton Airport using a single Swearingen Metro II turboprop aircraft. The airline was founded during the post-Deregulation era in the U.S. when regional ...

Hong Kong Airlines Expanding In US Market With Affordable Luxury Flights

January 18th 2018 10:52AM
Hong Kong Airlines, which is expanding in the U.S. market, is quietly becoming one of the world's best airlines. It was recently ranked the second best regional carrier in the world, has a stellar on-time performance record and is rapidly expanding its long-haul service. Hong Kong Airlines niche is ...

United Airlines Salutes Winter Olympians, and Its Own Employees, as Superheroes in New Ads

January 18th 2018 9:56AM
These are some of the “superheroes” appearing in mcgarrbowen's new United Airlines campaign ahead of the 2018 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games in PyeongChang, South Korea, next month. We're not talking about marvels (or even Marvels) who leap tall buildings in a single bound, spin webs ...

Bourbon Street or Bust! Spirit Airlines Adds New Service Between Atlantic City and New Orleans

January 18th 2018 9:56AM
MIRAMAR, Fla., Jan. 18, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hey, Jersey! Is the Big Easy calling your name? Spirit Airlines (NYSE:SAVE) has you covered with new nonstop service connecting Atlantic City International Airport (ACY) to Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY). Beginning April ...

American Airlines adding shuttle flights between NY, Chicago

January 18th 2018 9:56AM
CHICAGO — American Airlines will begin operating hourly shuttle flights between Chicago and New York this spring. That's a highly competitive route favored by business travelers. American said Thursday that it will run 15 shuttle flights each weekday between Chicago's O'Hare Airport and LaGuardia ...

More Chinese airlines allow inflight mobile phone use, wifi

January 18th 2018 9:45AM
SHANGHAI, Jan. 18 (Xinhua) -- China Eastern Airlines and other domestic airlines have begun to allow mobile phone use on their aircraft or announced plans to lift a ban. On Thursday, China Eastern Airlines and Hainan Airlines began to allow passengers to use portable electronic devices (PED), such ...