Virgin America flight 218 from SFO to Austin had to turn around while taxiing for takeoff around noon last thursday after a passenger made an apparent suicide threat. The plane returned to the gate, the passenger was subsequently escorted off the plane and it was determined that he had no checked luggage and therefore the…
Etihad Airways much-anticipated A380 arrives in Sydney tonight, beginning an exciting new era of luxury travel on the Sydney-Abu Dhabi and Sydney-London routes. The A380 features The Residence by Etihad, the airline’s luxurious private three-room suite in the sky, a first in commercial aviation, as well as ground breaking innovations in all cabins.
Emirates will commence a daily service to Orlando, Florida from September 1st. The route will be served by a US-built Boeing 777-200LR with eight First Class suites, 42 Business Class lie-flat beds and 216 Economy Class seats. Emirates customers can also connect seamlessly onto many destinations in the US, the Caribbean and South America through…
Boeing has named Bernie Dunn president of Boeing Middle East. Dunn will be based in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE) and report to Marc Allen, president of Boeing International. The change is effective immediately.
Air China and Air Canada are preparing for the launch of non-stop flights between Beijing and Montreal that will create the first transpacific direct link between Asia and Montreal .
Etihad Airways has launched an exclusive Twitter account to engage with Gold and Platinum members of its frequent flyer program – Etihad Guest, on the popular social media platform.
Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, His Excellency Mr. Akbar Al Baker, has revealed details of the airline’s imminent services to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport, highlighting the multiple benefits the new route will offer.
Airbus’ U.S manufacturing facility in Mobile, Alabama, is on schedule to begin production of Airbus A320 family aircraft this summer as the large aircraft components for the first U.S.-produced aircraft today departed from the port in Hamburg, Germany.
Malaysia Airlines is “technically bankrupt”, its chief executive has said, as he announced a restructuring programme and plans to cut around 6,000 jobs.
Because of a loss of cabin pressure a Boeing 737 of Germania on its flight to Mallorca returned to the departing airport Erfurt (ERF), after being about 30 minutes in the air. As reported by the manager of the airport Erfurt, Mr. Uwe Kotzan, shortly after the start on monday morning a loss of cabin…
A record-breaking attempt to cross the Pacific Ocean using a solar-powered plane has been aborted. Poor weather conditions are forcing the Solar Impulse craft to head back to Japan to land.