INCIDENT A passenger opened the emergency exit of an American Airlines plane at Miami International Airport

The Miami-Dade Police Department reports an American Airlines passenger has been detained after opening the plane’s emergency exit and walking on the wing. MDPD said the incident happened at around 7:30 p.m. Wednesday after the flight from Cali, Colombia had just arrived at Miami International Airport. According to MDPD, the male passenger opened the emergency…

United to fire almost 600 non-vaccinated employees

United Airlines said Tuesday that 593 of its employees are facing termination for failing to comply with its Covid-19 vaccination policy, one of the strictest mandates for inoculation from a U.S. company. More than 96% of United’s 67,000-person U.S. workforce complied with the vaccine requirement. The deadline to upload proof of inoculation, or the first…

Emirates will resume flights from London Gatwick Airport

Emirates will restart flights to London Gatwick Airport from December 10th. The carrier said it was responding to the easing of international travel restrictions and an upsurge in passenger demand for winter sun. The airline will resume services to its second London gateway with a daily flight operated by a B777 aircraft, across first, business…