Icelandair decision to fire all cabin crew has been withdrawn

After talks that lasted until 2 a.m. an agreement was reached between Icelandair and the Icelandic Cabin Crew Association. This follows Icelandair‘s surprise decision Friday to fire all cabin crew and seek a new representative to continue the collective bargaining process on behalf of flight attendants. A statement from Icelandair says that the agreement will…

FAA review of Boeing 737 MAX reaches final stage

Boeing and the FAA performed 737 MAX operational suitability flights between Boeing Field in Seattle and Moses Lake, Washington for three days of certification flying. Described by an FAA spokesman as a routine part of any certification effort, the operational suitability flights marked one of the last procedural hurdles the program must clear before the…

Spirit Airlines employees were injured during an attack by three women at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport

Three airline employees were injured during an attack by three women that was captured on video Tuesday night at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport. According to Spirit Airlines, the three employees suffered minor injuries when three guests “became combative following a delayed flight.” According to Broward Sheriff’s Office arrest reports, the three women hit the airplane…

She is the first US Navy’s Black female fighter pilot

The US Navy’s first Black female fighter pilot has earned her wings. Lt. j.g. Madeline Swegle completed the Tactical Air (Strike) aviator syllabus. According to the Navy, Swegle is currently assigned to the Redhawks of Training Squadron (VT) 21 at Naval Air Station Kingsville in Texas. The photo that accompanied the Navy tweet celebrating Swegle’s…