Tag: airplane

Germs on an airplane: What’s the germiest? Nope, not the bathroom.

editor editor- November 5, 2019 02:24

Flying may not be the most enjoyable experience, but we love the freedom and convenience this transportation method provides But one major problem on airlines is the spread of germs ... Read More

British Airways London to Thailand: Fatal flight

editor editor- October 26, 2019 00:36

A passenger on board a British Airways airplane en route from London and heading to Bangkok via a Boeing 777 died during the flight. The passenger was an 80-year-old man ... Read More

Airbus: Albatross is inspiring next generation of aircraft wings

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 13, 2019 10:29

Airbus engineers have developed a scale-model airplane with the first in-flight, flapping wing-tips that could revolutionize aircraft wing-design. The aerospace giant has drawn on nature to develop its ‘semi-aeroelastic hinge’ ... Read More

Embraer takes to the Paris Air Show the multi-mission Airlift KC-390

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019 00:02

Embraer will take to the 53rd edition of Paris Air Show International, in France, the first KC-390 multi-mission airlift configured to operate with the Brazilian Air Force (FAB). The aircraft, ... Read More

Canadian travellers: do’s and don’ts when travelling and staying in vacation rentals

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 11, 2019 20:13

The annual 2019 Airplane and Hotel Etiquette Study results are released by Expedia, offering a deep dive into Canadian travellers' preferences, behaviours, and pet peeves. And while we all have ... Read More

Finally! Boeing CEO admits failure to properly implement 737 MAX safety alert feature

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 30, 2019 19:10

Dennis Muilenburg, the President, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The Boeing Company, said his company failed to properly implement a safety alert feature on its 737 MAX aircraft, grounded ... Read More

Air New Zealand to add Boeing 787 Dreamliners

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 27, 2019 00:18

Boeing and Star Alliance member Air New Zealand today announced the airline plans to add the largest 787 Dreamliner model to its world-class fleet with a commitment to buy eight ... Read More

New lawsuits filed against Boeing in Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 crash

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 22, 2019 00:35

Additional wrongful death lawsuits in the crash of the Boeing 737-8 MAX, operated as Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302, were filed in Chicago, IL, in the deaths of Virginia Chimenti, originally ... Read More

Shocking: Aviation law firms react to US House Transportation Committee hearing on Boeing 737-8 MAX

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 16, 2019 01:55

Justin Green, military-trained pilot and partner at law firm Kreindler & Kreindler LLP, reacted to today's U.S. House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure hearing on the Status of the Boeing ... Read More

48 million Americans would skip a credit card payment over a vacation

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 15, 2019 20:20

48 million Americans say they would skip a credit card payment before they’d skip a vacation, according a new survey published today. Survey Key Findings: • 19% of people would ... Read More

United Airlines launches new safety video featuring Spider-Man

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 13, 2019 16:30

Beginning June 1, United Airlines will launch its latest inflight safety demonstration video featuring Spider-Man in an entertaining mini-drama film. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eM0H9rbqusw In addition to the safety video, United's broader promotional ... Read More

Two federal wrongful death lawsuits filed against Boeing

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 4, 2019 17:15

Two federal wrongful death lawsuits were filed on May 2 in Chicago, IL by the law firm Kreindler & Kreindler LLP, along with co-counsel Power Rogers & Smith LLP, on ... Read More

Airbus selects seven finalist teams to shape the future of aerospace

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 23, 2019 20:49

Airbus experts have selected seven teams for the 2019 final of world-class competition Fly Your Ideas which invites students from around the world to innovate in key areas for the ... Read More

Delta Air Lines offsets most carbon emissions for over 300K customers on Earth Day

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 22, 2019 15:10

In celebration of Earth Day today, Delta is offsetting the emissions of all domestic leisure and business travel into and out of New York, Boston, Seattle, Los Angeles, Raleigh-Durham and ... Read More

Plane spotted in California has the size of a football field

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 14, 2019 07:38

The world's largest airplane made its first test flight on Saturday in California. Stratolaunch Systems Corporation, founded by Paul G. Allen, today successfully completed the first flight of the world’s largest all-composite aircraft, the Stratolaunch. With a dual fuselage design and wingspan greater ... Read More

Boeing CEO: Safety is our responsibility, and we own it

editor editor- April 5, 2019 20:58

Boeing CEO Dennis A. Muilenburg issued the following statement in response to its 737 Max software, production: As we work closely with customers and global regulators to return the 737 ... Read More

Moscow Domodedovo Airport reaches out online to the world

editor editor- April 5, 2019 20:57

Moscow Domodedovo Airport strives to develop online services. Every day 35,000 users visit its official website. On the website, passengers can buy plane tickets, purchase insurance and book a hotel ... Read More

Boeing releases statement in response to Ethiopian Airlines Boeing Max crash report

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 4, 2019 16:19

Boeing issued the following statement regarding the release today of the preliminary investigation report of Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 by the Ethiopian Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) on the Boeing Max ... Read More

Ethiopian Airlines has a statement on preliminary crash report

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 4, 2019 15:06

Ethiopian Airlines had a tragic year so far, but it appears without fault to the carrier. The preliminary report about ET 302 crash on March 10 came in and the ... Read More

Ethiopian Airlines CEO believes in The New Spirit of Africa and pledges to work with Boeing

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 25, 2019 07:53

Tewolde GebreMariam, Group CEO, Ethiopian Airlines issued a statement today. He wrote: "It has been more than two weeks since the tragic crash of Ethiopian Airlines flight 302. The heartbreak for ... Read More

Boeing 737 MAX’s disasters could impair global Artificial Intelligence development

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 23, 2019 19:29

Two deadly crashes involving Boeing’s newest airplane in less than six months puts in jeopardy not only the credibility of the manufacturer, but also new technologies actively being pushed by ... Read More

FlyersRights asking DOT to regulate airline change fees

editor editor- March 23, 2019 00:35

When Congress deregulated airline prices, routes, and schedules in 1978, Congress preserved the DOT’s responsibility to ensure that international prices and fees remained “reasonable.” This little-known provision of U.S. law ... Read More

Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg finally is trying to get the record straight

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 19, 2019 02:14

One of the largest companies in the United States is responsible for tens of thousands of jobs and has been under serious attack by the global aviation industry after 2 ... Read More

Oman Air climbs to first place in one of Heathrow’s greenest years yet

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 18, 2019 16:40

Oman Air has landed first place in the latest Heathrow “Fly Quiet and Green” league table, due to its use of ‘Continuous Decent Approach’ which helps to reduce fuel burn ... Read More

US Pilots alarmed: Boeing 737 Max 8 flight manual is criminally insufficient

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 13, 2019 09:51

The Flight Manual for the Boeing 737 Max 8 is inadequate and almost criminally insufficient. These are the words of an American Pilot. Boeing stocks are already down more than ... Read More

Boeing 737 MAX 8: Who is grounding controversial plane and who is not?

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 12, 2019 18:25

The list of the carriers that are grounding the controversial Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft and the countries that are banning it from their airspace is growing. The United Kingdom ... Read More

Scorpion stings passenger on Air Transat flight

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 11, 2019 23:30

As if flying wasn’t stressful enough, a Canadian student’s story of being stung by a stowaway scorpion mid-flight is adding a whole new dimension to air travel anxiety. Those with ... Read More

Why President Trump loves Boeing Max 8 and why grounding may not be an option?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 11, 2019 10:54

The management at Boeing Headquarter is waking up to a week that will bring great challenges and a PR a nightmare that is already unfolding big times. So far the ... Read More

President Trump loves Boeing Max 8: Vietjet means America First but Ethiopian Airline and China show leadership

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 11, 2019 10:40

The management at Boeing Headquarter is waking up to a week that will bring great challenges and a PR a nightmare that is already unfolding big times. So far the ... Read More

Ethiopian Airlines CEO statement about the cause of the crash of ET302

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 10, 2019 14:55

In a press conference held at Ethiopian Airlines Headquarters this afternoon in Addis Ababa, Ethiopian Airlines Group CEO Tewolde GebreMariam answered questions in regards to the crash of ET 302 today. ... Read More

Boeing 737 Max not safe? 2 Crashes, 62 airlines in danger?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 10, 2019 10:50

How safe is the brand new Boeing 737 Max 8? This a legitimate question to ask while search and rescue operations are in progress in Ethiopia after today's Ethiopian Airlines crash. Here ... Read More

Eccelsa Aviation ensures travelers arrive in Costa Smeralda in style

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 6, 2019 20:10

Stretching along the exquisite Sardinian coastline, Costa Smeralda has long been known as one of the world’s most popular tourist hotspots. Now, thanks to Eccelsa Aviation, it has been transformed ... Read More

Men’s style guide for traveling in business class

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 4, 2019 09:54

If you have a job that involves a lot of traveling to different cities and countries, then you hopefully work for a company that has the means to send you ... Read More

New Chinese MA700 turboprop aircraft will roll off production line in September

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 2, 2019 19:15

China-developed MA700 turboprop aircraft has entered the trial-manufacturing and test phase, state-owned Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC) announced today. The first MA700 is expected to roll off the production ... Read More

Rolls-Royce drops from engine competition for Boeing’s New Midsize Airplane platform

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 1, 2019 20:03

Rolls-Royce has decided to withdraw from the current competition to power Boeing’s proposed middle of the market – or New Midsize Airplane (NMA) – platform. While we believe the platform ... Read More

Airline suing passenger who threw “good luck” coins into plane’s engine

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 1, 2019 16:30

Chinese airline has filed a lawsuit against a passenger who threw coins into the engine of the airplane "for good luck". As the passenger admitted that he threw the coins ... Read More