As a kick-off to air-show season, attendees at Paine Field
“Aviation Day” Saturday viewed thrilling flying displays by
historic “Warbirds,” the romance of the vintage aircraft accented
by flights of the very latest Boeing jets.
CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian officials say baggage handlers in
Cairo's airport have gone on strike to protest a colleague's death,
leaving passengers on 20 international flights from Europe and Arab
countries waiting several hours for luggage.
Nobody was hurt when a U.S. Airways turboprop plane carrying
31 people had to make an emergency landing on a Newark runway, but
it sure sounds scary! From The New York Post : "[The flight] was
arriving from Philadelphia about 1 a.m. when pilot Ed Powers
noticed one of the landing gears was not down, Port Authority
SANTIAGO (Reuters) - LATAM Airlines Group SA said on Saturday
it will resume flights to, from and within Argentina by 1530 GMT
after state company Intercargo unilaterally decided on Friday to
stop providing services to the carrier. Argentine state company
Intercargo manages services for the loading and unloading of
luggage on airplanes, the transportation of passengers on buses to
terminals, and ...
MANILA, Philippines – The escalating row between Taiwan and
Philippines and Taipei has started to spill over into the country’s
tourism sector, with some airline and hotel operators starting to
express concern and others already feeling the pinch in the wake of
the killing of a Taiwanese fisherman in Philippine waters. Former
Philippine ambassador and businessman Alfredo Yao said Zest Air, a
Twenty One Pilots bring the backflips to you at Hangout Fest.
The heat here on the beautiful sandy beaches of Gulf Shores is so
intense that it's caused me to sweat in dark and impressive places,
but this beach is so beautiful that I don't even care. (Thank GOD
for those frozen lemonades -- I [...]
Hundreds of passengers remained stranded at Argentina's
airports on Friday after LAN Airlines S.A. temporarily suspended
all domestic and international flights over a dispute with a
state-owned company ...
Austravel, the leading Australasia specialist, is offering
complimentary internal flights and a range of international flight
offers on holidays to Australia. (PRWeb May 17, 2013) Read the full
HALIFAX, May 17, 2013 /CNW/ - Chorus Aviation Inc. (" Chorus
") ( TSX: CHR.B CHR.A CHR.DB ) today announced the results of the
vote on the election of directors at its Annual Meeting of
Driving a war drone is a stressful business. Shifts up to 12
hours long are stretches of dullness, watching and waiting,
interrupted by flashes of intense activity in which pilots must
make life-or-death decisions. Not their own life or death,
Owner Of Aviation Catering Business Elected During Annual
Meeting In March Women in Corporate Aviation (WCA), an organization
which is dedicated to providing networking, education, mentoring
and scholarship opportunities for women, and men, seeking a
profession in corporate aviation, has elected Paula Kraft, the
founder of Tastefully Yours and Aviation Catering Consultants, to
its Board of ...
Cecelia Crocker Was Four Years Old When The Airplane She Was
Aboard Went Down The only survivor of an airliner accident in 1987
has finally talked publicly about the crash, thought she does not
remember the actual incident. Cecelia Crocker was four years old
when the airplane on which she was a passenger went down near
Detroit Metropolitan Airport.
Has Delivered Eight Aircraft In Recent Weeks Bell Helicopter
continues to expand its presence in Russia through recent aircraft
deliveries, the appointment of a second Independent Representative
and through participation at the 6th annual HeliRussia
President Vladimir Putin will soon fly to work by helicopter
rather than being driven there in his usual Mercedes limousine to
try to appease anger over traffic jams created by his motorcade.A
helicopter pad has been built in the Kremlin "and the president
will use it at the first opportunity," presidential spokesman
Dmitry Peskov said in the Black Sea resort of Sochi, where Putin
spends most ...
India, May 17 -- Pilots could now get real-time weather
updates on-board a flight. The Indian Meteorological Department
(IMD) has finalised a new technology that would deliver a computer
generated voice message about wind patterns, type of clouds or
major weather systems such as a thunderstorm inside the cockpit
every two minutes.Automated Weather Observation Systems (AWOS) a
model widely used ...
ATHENS, Greece - Flights in Greece were halted for four hours
Thursday as the country's two largest labour unions staged work
stoppages to protest austerity measures and a government decision
to cancel a teachers' strike.
A verdict of accidental death has been recorded after a
helicopter pilot crashed at a former airfield. Experienced pilot
Robert Crofts-Bolster, 50, was killed when his two-seater R22 Beta
helicopter crashed in Witchford, close to the Lancaster Way
Russian President Vladimir Putin is to switch from car to
helicopter for short hops from the Kremlin, his spokesman said
Thursday, delighting drivers weary of his motorcade causing huge
jams but raising concerns about damage to the historic
May 16--Dan Burnstein still gets up in the air on occasion,
including an 11-destination trip that took more than a week late
last year. "I still put my name on the list sometimes when the
destination looks good," said the president of Omni Air Transport.
"I love flying.
American Airlines and its regional affiliate have canceled
dozens of flights at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport after
tornadoes hit North Texas. A tornado Wednesday night killed at
least six people ...
About 130 flights have been canceled or diverted at
Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport after tornadoes rolled
through parts of North Texas. A tornado Wednesday night killed at
least six people in ...
The Arkansas State baseball team will be featured on
television on Saturday (April 18) as the Red Wolves' home contest
against Arkansas-Little Rock will be broadcast on the Sun Belt
Network which is aired on Comcast/Charter Sports Southeast (CSS)
and Cox Sports Television (CST). The game will also be broadcast
live on ESPN 3.
Turning off iPhone critical to pilots citing interference
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regional airliner was climbing past 9,000 feet when its compasses
went haywire, leading pilots several miles off course until a
flight attendant persuaded a ...
NEW YORK, May 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com
announces that a new market research report is available in its
catalogue: China Aviation Industry Analysis
Accident Near A Bridgeport, CT, Power Plant Raises FBI
Eyebrows An RC airplane that crashed near a power plant in
Bridgeport, CT, got the attention of both local and federal
officials, but ended with the pilot only getting a warning from
In a year which saw a modest 3.7% decline in Air Taxi
operations according to data from the FAA, midsize and larger
private charter jets retained their popularity while moderate air
charter buyers made ...
Builders put sweat equity into creating the planes they'll
fly Experimental airplanes make up a disproportionate share of
general aviation accidents, including ones that end in fatalities
-- raising safety concerns.
A South Bronx charter school founded by a former city
councilwoman replaced its city-issued toxic lighting fixtures by
itself — rather than waiting for a Department of Education retrofit
for the public schools in the same building this summer, the Daily
News has learned.
MONTREAL - It's vital that the UN agency that oversees civil
aviation reach a political agreement on a global solution to reduce
environmental emissions from air travel, the head of an industry
group said ...