NEWS American Eagle #AA5233 collides with vehicle at Charlotte airport, one injured

An American Airlines flight arriving at Charlotte Douglas Airport collided with a “tug” vehicle outside of Terminal E Wednesday, sending one person to the hospital. According to American Airlines, American Eagle flight 5233, arriving into Charlotte from Charleston, West Virginia made contact with a tug while it was taxiing to the gate. Thirty-one passengers and three crew members were…

NEWS Amsterdam Airport Schiphol unveils new glazed terminal for Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport

Amsterdam Airport Schiphol has chosen the design of KAAN Architecten for their new terminal. The new terminal will open in 2023 and will allow 14 million more passengers to travel through Schiphol annually. The new terminal is an expansion of Schiphol’s existing terminal, making it possible to retain the one terminal concept. The consortium’s innovative thinker is Arnout…

NEWS 3 customs officers arrested in “rape table” case at Newark airport

Three Customs and Border Protection officers were arrested Wednesday morning and charged with assaulting two fellow officers at Newark Liberty International Airport, Acting U.S. Attorney William E. Fitzpatrick announced in a press release. The 3 officiers are charged with forcibly assaulting, impeding, intimidating and interfering with two fellow CBP officers while they were on duty. According to the…

NEWS easyJet has today launched long-haul ticket booking partnership with Norwegian & WestJet for London Gatwick connections

easyJet, Europe’s leading airline, has today launched ‘Worldwide by easyJet’ – the first global airline connections service by a European low fares airline. Legacy airlines have traditionally offered connectivity through costly and complex interline and codeshare agreements and procedures – with Worldwide by easyJet these will be replicated by self-connect and sales partnerships through a…

ALERT New ATC strike in France

USAC CGT, one of the main Air Traffic Controllers Union in France, supports a national call for strike from Monday 11th of September 1700 UTC till Wednesday 13th of September 0400 UTC. Ryanair has been forced to cancel 110 flights today. LFRR (Brest) Several sectors regulated. High delays on J and NU sectors. LFBB (Bordeaux)…

BREAKING Air Berlin cancels 70 flights after pilots called in sick in unusually high numbers

Insolvent Air Berlin said it has cancelled around 70 flights so far on Tuesday, affecting both its own operations and flights it carries out for Lufthansa’s Eurowings, after pilots called in sick in unusually high numbers. Departures information on Air Berlin’s website showed flights cancelled from a range of German airports including Berlin Tegel, Duesseldorf,…

LIVE Hurricane Irma tracking

Hurricane Irma, live tracking Please reload the page for updates… UPDATE Monday 09/11 19:28 Charleston SC Airport reported wind gusts of 59 mph – 94 km/h. UPDATE Monday 09/11 09:11 Hurricane #Irma expected to weaken to a tropical storm by Monday morning and a tropical depression by Tuesday afternoon. UPDATE Sunday 09/10 20:10 Naples Municipal Airport, Florida is reporting sustained…