How airlines are using big data

Data is playing an ever-increasing role in our everyday lives, and society as a whole. The recent scandal involving Facebook and Cambridge Analytica has once again highlighted to consumers just how important it is that they keep their personal data safe and secure. But even if we keep our own data secure, we inevitably have…

ALERT NTSB investigating a MD-83 that experienced a right main landing gear collapse in Alexandria, LA

A U.S. Immigrations and Customs Enforcement jet carrying 101 people was forced to make an emergency landing at Alexandria International Airport Friday afternoon. According to England Airpark Executive Director Jon Grafton, the crew of the McDonnell Douglas MD-83 operated by World Atlantic in support of ICE called in an emergency approach around 2:45 p.m. Grafton…

ALERT Delta #DL30 declared an emergency right after takeoff and returned to Atlanta due to smoke from engine

Delta Air Lines flight returned to land at Atlanta-Hartsfield following a problem on right engine right after departure. After landing on runway 27R fire service foamed the smoking engine. All 288 on flight #DL30 to London unhurt. Delta flight 30 from Atlanta to London declared an emergency shortly after takeoff. The AirbusA330-300 (reg. N822NW) took…