NEWS Workers at major NYC airports to go on strike

Seven hundred workers, including baggage handlers, cleaners and customer service agents at three New York-area airports are going on strike. The airport workers at Newark Liberty International Airport walked off the job at 9 p.m. Tuesday in a labor dispute with their employer, PrimeFlight, a subcontractor for several airlines. The workers are alleging unfair labor…

EMERGENCY Delta Airbus A320 windshield and radome damaged by hail

Passengers aboard a Haiti-bound Delta airline are stranded after the aircraft had to make an emergency landing. The Airbus A320 from the Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport in Atlanta, Georgia, touched down at Florida’s Daytona Beach International Airport on Monday because the aircraft’s windshield and cone head were struck by hail. A cracked windshield as well as chipped…

NEWS Evacuation at Federal Aviation Administration air traffic control center delayed flights around Washington region

An evacuation at a Federal Aviation Administration air traffic control center in Leesburg, Va. delayed hundreds of flights around the region Monday night, authorities said. The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority said there were ground stops at all three major airports in the region, meaning inbound flights didn’t take off from their origins for hours. Loudoun…

BREAKING FAA investigating after Air Canada #AC759 nearly lands on crowded taxiway at San Francisco

An Air Canada plane touching down at San Francisco International Airport almost landed on a taxiway crowded with four other planes, now under federal investigation. On July, 7th, Air Canada flight #AC759 en route from Toronto was cleared to land just before midnight Friday at runway 28R, according to the Federal Aviation Administration. But the pilot…

ALERT Control tower of Eindhoven Airport (NL) evacuated after controllers felt sick due to “strange odor”

Traffic was stopped during few hours this afternoon at Eindhoven Airport (NL) after the control tower was evacuated. Flights to and from Eindhoven Airport were suspended for nearly two hours after an ‘unusual smell’ was detected in the air traffic control tower. The tower was evacuated as a precaution at around 12.30pm while firefighters investigated the…