A US Airways flight from Philadelphia to Ft. Lauderdale had to make an emergency landing Friday afternoon because of an ‘electrical smell’ in the cockpit. ‘US Airways Flight 1559 was headed from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on Friday afternoon when the pilot reported an electrical smell in the cockpit. After the plane landed, crews began searching for […]
If you’re an American NFL fan (yes this IS an international site…)) then you already know of the Denver Broncos dramatic overtime win in Denver over the Pittsburgh Steelers last Sunday in the NFL playoffs. Pittsburgh Steeler fans are known for traveling to opposing teams’ stadiums ‘en masse to support their legendary team. Of course […]
Spanish airline Iberia had to cancel 36 percent of its flights (118 flights) as a result of pilots going on strike. Sepla, the union that represents the pilots, called the walkout in response to the airline’s plans to create a budget short-haul carrier: ‘The company, which merged with British Airways at the beginning of this […]
A U.S. bankruptcy judge in New York gave American Airlines’ parent company AMR the go ahead to buy 32 planes it had originally scheduled to purchase before the airline declared bankruptcy. American had completed a blockbuster order with both Boeing and Airbus earlier this year to purchase up to 460 airliners, mostly 737s and A320s. […]
2011 has been a record year for the Toulouse-based Airbus, with almost 1,600 orders for their airliners. So does Boeing have a punch left as 2011 comes to a close? The two dominant jet makers slugged it out this year, with the French plane maker hitting a new record for aircraft orders, likely to surpass […]
Every day, Airnation.net posts a cool plane spotting video for airliners. Check out all of our plane spotting videos. A great cockpit view of an A320 landing in low visibility conditions in Zurich, Switzerland.
Every day, Airnation.net posts a cool plane spotting video for airliners. Check out all of our plane spotting videos. Airbus takes to the skies testing their new ‘Sharklet’ wing-tips in a test flight on an A320. Nice video and the flight looks Smooooth! :) There has been some controversy over patents on the these wingtips. […]
Every day, Airnation.net posts a cool plane spotting video for airliners. Check out all of our plane spotting videos. Some great airliners taxiing at Newark Airport. Not a whole ton of action but some great makes of airliners. Check the tags below to see what’s featured in the video.