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Boeing Releases Statement on Dana Airlines MD-83 Crash in Nigeria

Boeing Releases Statement on Dana Airlines MD-83 Crash in Nigeria

| June 5, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Boeing Company extends its profound condolences to the family and friends of those lost in the Dana Airlines crash in Lagos, Nigeria, as well as our best wishes for the recovery of those injured. Boeing stands ready to provide technical assistance to the Civil Aviation Authority of Nigeria through the U.S. National Transportation Safety […]

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Boeing Issues Statement on Allied Air Cargo 727 Crash

Boeing Issues Statement on Allied Air Cargo 727 Crash

| June 5, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Boeing Company offers its deepest sympathies to the families and friends of those lost as a result of an accident involving an Allied Air Cargo 727-200 Freighter in Accra, Ghana, and extends its wishes for the recovery of those injured. At the request of the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), Boeing Air Safety […]

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Lion Air Likely to Buy 10 Boeing 787 Dreamliners

Lion Air Likely to Buy 10 Boeing 787 Dreamliners

| June 5, 2012 | 3 Comments

Lion Air is in negotiations with Boeing to purchase 10 787 Dreamliner aircraft according to multiple sources.

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Ryanair 737 Damaged When Airport Worker Crashes in to Plane

Ryanair 737 Damaged When Airport Worker Crashes in to Plane

| June 5, 2012 | 1 Comment

A Ryanair Boeing 737 was damaged yesterday when an airport worker crashed a set of mobile steps in to the wing of the aircraft at London’s Stansted Airport (STN). The flight, which was bound for Ibiza, Spain, was at first delayed for 90 minutes while ground crews inspected the airliner. But then the aircraft was taken […]

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Colgan Air to Cut 95 Jobs at Houston Bush Airport

Colgan Air to Cut 95 Jobs at Houston Bush Airport

| June 4, 2012 | 2 Comments

Regional carrier Colgan Air announced they will cut 95 jobs at Houston’s Bush Intercontinental Airport. They will close their base at the facility and are ending flight operations with United Airlines and US Airways. Colgan parent Pinnacle Airlines Corp. filed for bankruptcy protection in April and has said it will focus on operating Delta Connection […]

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Southwest and AirTran Announce Winter Flight Schedules

Southwest and AirTran Announce Winter Flight Schedules

| June 4, 2012 | 0 Comments

Southwest Airlines Reveals New Routes They Will Take Over from AirTran Southwest Airlines and its wholly owned subsidiary AirTran Airways announced today new nonstop routes as they extend their flight schedules for travel bookings through Jan. 4, 2013, which means Customers can now book for the highly-anticipated holiday travel season. Southwest also announced that it […]

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WestJet Announces Daily Service Between Toronto and LaGuardia

WestJet Announces Daily Service Between Toronto and LaGuardia

| June 4, 2012 | 1 Comment

WestJet today announced the launch of new non-stop service seven times daily on weekdays between Toronto and New York City’s LaGuardia Airport. The airline will add an eighth daily weekday flight beginning July 12. Through a partnership with Delta Air Lines, WestJet guests will find convenient connections between WestJet’s Canadian network and Delta Air Lines’ […]

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Allegiant Air MD-83 Gets Stuck in the Dirt at Nebraska Airport

Allegiant Air MD-83 Gets Stuck in the Dirt at Nebraska Airport

| June 4, 2012 | 2 Comments

An Allegiant Air MD-83 jet became stuck in the dirt when pilot error caused it to veer off the taxiway on Sunday. Allegiant Air Flight 114, on a flight from Phoenix/Mesa Airport (IWA), had landed at Central Nebraska Regional Airport (GRI) at 12:25 PM and was taxiing when the pilot turned too sharply and stuck […]

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American Airlines Flight Returns to Chicago, Fuel Issue

American Airlines Flight Returns to Chicago, Fuel Issue

| June 4, 2012 | 7 Comments

An American Airlines jet had to return to Chicago O’Hare Airport (ORD) yesterday morning when the pilot discovered a fuel feed issue with the aircraft. American Airlines Flight 1487, a Boeing 737-800, bound for Reno, NV (RNO), left Chicago at 10:54 AM CDT but turned around about 20 minutes in to the flight and landed […]

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Minneapolis Airport Evacuation for Suspicious Device

Minneapolis Airport Evacuation for Suspicious Device

| June 4, 2012 | 0 Comments

Minneapolis – St. Paul Airport’s Terminal 2 was evacuated for 3 hours on Sunday afternoon after a suspicious device was found in a woman’s luggage. Transportation Security Administration found the “suspicious device” in a piece of checked baggage around 4:30 p.m. Sunday, airport spokeswoman Melissa Scovronski said, prompting the evacuation. The bomb squad from the […]

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