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United Continental jet makes emergency landing in Guam

HAGATNA, Guam — United Continental Airlines flight from Honolulu to Guam made an emergency landing yesterday.

Porter Airlines adds 6th daily Toronto-Boston flight

TORONTO - Porter Airlines is increasing weekday roundtrip flights to six from five between Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport and Boston's Logan International Airport, beginning Oct. 12.

NASA plans air pollution flight over Maryland on July 11

WASHINGTON - NASA's DISCOVER-AQ air quality field campaign is scheduled to take to the skies over the Baltimore-Washington traffic corridor and northeast Maryland on Monday, July 11, from 11 a.m.

Passenger attempts to open emergency door on Orlando-Boston flight

BOSTON, Mass. - Air travel authorities say a passenger tried to open an emergency door on a Delta flight from Orlando, Florida, to Boston but was subdued by another passenger.

American Airlines launches Chicago-Helsinki flight

CHICAGO, Ill. - American Airlines today launched its newest international flight from Chicago O'Hare International Airport to Helsinki, Finnair's Nordic hub.

Air China launches Beijing-Athens flights

BEIJING, China - Air China announced today that it will launch a new route between Beijing and Athens via Munich on May 15. The route will be serviced by the large-capacity, wide-body Airbus A330.

NTSB: Planes came within one tenth of a mile of each...

Washington - Acting at the request of an air traffic controller, the pilot of a Southwest Airlines B-737 pulled within one-tenth of a mile of a small, four-seat aircraft last month to check on the pil

Southwest responds to loss of pressurization event on Phoenix-Sacramento flight

DALLAS - Southwest Airlines Flight 812, the scheduled 3:25 pm departure from Phoenix to Sacramento today, diverted to Yuma, Ariz due to loss of pressurization in the cabin.

All ladies crew flight enroute from Paris to Mahe

(eTN) - Air Seychelles is once again highlighting their equal opportunities commitments today when an all ladies crew is flying the airline’s B767-300 from Paris to Mahe, due to arrive on the mornin

First JAL aircraft with latest crane livery takes flight

On February 28 Japan Airlines (JAL) officially unveiled a brand new Boeing 767-300ER painted with the airline's latest crane livery at its maintenance center in Tokyo, Haneda.

V Australia inaugural flight arrives in Abu Dhabi

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Australia-based Virgin Blue Group of Airlines has launched its inaugural V Australia flight to Abu Dhabi, becoming the first Australian carrier to operate to the Midd

Air France A380 Montreal service to start earlier

Passengers who have booked a seat on Air France flight AF347 between April 22 and May 8 will have the surprise of travelling aboard the world’s largest civil aircraft as the carrier has moved up the

Caribbean Airlines to fly nonstop from JFK to Antigua and Barbuda

New York - Final preparations for the launch of the new Caribbean Airlines from JFK to Antigua and Barbuda on December 14 are in full gear.

Emirates Airline criticized over air turbulence incident

Kochi, India - The Director General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has criticized Emirates Airline for the manner in which the pilot and other officials handled Dubai-Kochi flight that suffered air turbulen

First commercial spaceliner makes history

WASHINGTON and MOJAVE, Calif.

Roscosmos: Russia to resume space tourism after 2013

The head of Roscosmos' manned flights department, Alexei Krasnov, said that Russian Federal Space Agency plans to send Soyuz spacecraft with two space tourists to the International Space station (ISS)

RwandAir goes mobile for passengers

(eTN) - Information was received last week that the national airline of Rwanda, RwandAir, will have flight information via mobile phone available for their passengers when they activate a SMS facility

Aviation news: Air Uganda adds third daily flight from Nairobi

UGANDA (eTN) - It was learned last week that following the low-key delivery of another CRJ200 aircraft, Air Uganda - in local aviation circles also known as U7 - has added a third daily flight between

American Airlines crew member removed from flight tests negative for alcohol

An American Airlines flight crew member who was removed from a plane at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport on Wednesday afternoon tested negative for alcohol consumption, an airline spokeswoman

Kilimanjaro ballon flight collects climate change data

(eTN) - A recent successful attempt to cross Mt.

Corfu honeymoon plunge bride returns home after hundreds pay flight costs

A bride, Carrie-Anne Freeland, stranded in Corfu after being paralyzed following a 30-foot hotel balcony plunge, will be able to return home for treatment after generous strangers helped meet the trav

Aviation news: United plane evacuated at Chicago airport

CHICAGO - A United Airlines flight was evacuated Saturday morning at O'Hare International Airport due to a problem in the plane's cargo area.

Kids book and fly on Southwest Airlines all on their own

Bridget Brown, her brother Kodie Brown, and their neighbor, Bobby Nolan, wanted to take a trip to Dollywood, so Bridget took her babysitting money, went to the airport, bought tickets, and managed to

American Airlines flight diverted, passenger detained

An American Airlines passenger accused of lighting matches was detained after his LAX-bound plane was diverted to New Mexico, officials said Thursday.

7 puppies die after flying in cargo hold of American Airlines...

FORT WORTH, Texas — Seven puppies have died after flying in the cargo hold of an American Airlines jet.

This is your captain speaking: please prepare for turbulence

SANTA BARBARA, CA - Before taking a trip research the weather in flight and at your destination. Pack accordingly and double check that your most important documents aren't left behind.

Philippine Airlines forced to cancel some of its flights permanently

Philippine Airlines (PAL) said on Monday it will have to cancel some of its flights permanently after a number of pilots walked out to take higher-paid jobs abroad.

United Airlines strands 9-year-old at O’Hare airport for 8 hours

A 9-year-old boy, traveling alone and heading home to Canada, ended up stranded for eight hours at O’Hare Airport because a United Airlines employee forgot to get him out of the airline’s child-ca

Plus-size problems becoming Southwest Airlines’ trademark

A Southwest Airlines flight crew is under fire after they removed a 5'4” 110-pound stand-by passenger to make room for an obese ticket-holder who needed a second seat.