NEWS Virgin Australia flight attendants injured in severe turbulance

A Virgin Australia flight experienced severe unexpected turbulence 13 September 2017. Flight #VA233, a 737-800 registration VH-VUE, from Melbourne to Adelaide hit the unexpected turbulence during it’s descent into Adelaide. The flight still arrived on time, however 2 flight attendants were taken to hospital with injuries. One of the injured flight attendants received a broken…

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,…