The American Airlines pilot who died mid-flight en route from Phoenix to Boston on Monday morning, forcing his first officer to land the plane, has been identified as Captain Michael Johnston. The airline issued a statement naming the pilot on Monday. He was 57 years old.
Emirates has revealed its plans to launch services to Panama City, beginning February 1st, 2016. The new service will be the longest non-stop flight in the world, at a record 17 hours 35 minutes in the westbound direction. The new route will also be Emirates’ first
WOW air, Iceland’s only low-cost airline, has enjoyed an increase in passenger numbers by 49 per cent in June 2015 compared with the same period in 2014. Some 83,000 passengers travelled with WOW air during the month with passenger load factors also up to 84 per cent,
A sightseeing plane carry passengers from a Holland America Line cruise ship has crashed with the loss of nine lives in east Alaska. Eight passengers from the Westerdam were killed along with the pilot of the aircraft. The wreckage of the aircraft was located by rescue teams
In our last blog-post, we culled a news article from Yahoo.com showing some pictures on different cabins on Qatar Airways to justify why the Gulf based carrier was presented with the honor of best airline for 2015 at an award ceremony on Tuesday at the
Korean Air has signed a memorandum of understanding totaling more than US$12 billion with Airbus and Boeing for the purchase of more than 100 new aircraft today at the Paris Air show. According to the deal, Korean Air will purchase a total of 50 737 MAX-8 – with 30
Boeing employees in Renton, Washington, have started building the first 737 MAX on schedule. Last week, employees started to assemble the wings for the first 737 MAX flight test airplane. Wings are the first 737 components to be assembled in the Renton production process.
Air travel is arguably one of the most convenient, fastest and safest means of transportation. You are actually more likely to come into harms way while reading this on your smartphone lying down on that comfy sofa in your posh living room than traveling 40,000 feet in the
According to a recently released ranking by a financial advisory firm Arton Capital on their tool passport index based on how many countries a passport holder can visit without requiring an advance visa or having to purchase one upon arrival to their destination