American Airlines mechanic accused of sabotaging flight #AA2834 with hard foam material at Miami International Airport

An American Airlines mechanic has been accused of sabotaging a plane with 150 passengers aboard after allegedly being upset over stalled contract negotiations. Abdul-Majeed Marouf Ahmed Alani is claimed to have glued foam inside a tube that would disable navigation systems in an aircraft at Miami International Airport, in Florida. As a result, flight No.…

ALERT Justin Trudeau’s plane damaged in Victoria Airport after a media bus hit one of its wing

Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau’s election plane sustained some damage in Victoria (CYYJ) after a media bus drove under one of its wings Wednesday night. The Boeing 737-800 (reg. C-GTQB) landed in the British Columbia capital after transporting Trudeau, his team and several journalists travelling with the campaign across the country for day one of the…

Southwest to cut nearly 20 direct routes by January

Southwest Airlines is dropping nearly 20 nonstop routes in January to free up planes for flights with stronger demand. Airlines routinely eliminate flights with weaker-than-expected performance but don’t trumpet the cutbacks like they do new flights. Southwest’s flight cuts were part of its latest schedule extension. Effective Jan. 6, Southwest will eliminate nonstop flights between…