American Airlines and Delta Air Lines suspend flights related to China

Delta Air Lines

American Airlines and Delta Air Lines suspend all flights to and from China as the virus called coronavirus spreads. Delta stated it will suspend flights between the United States and China beginning on Sunday until at least April 30, according to a press release. American Airlines has canceled all flights to mainland China. It confirmed […]

Delta Air Lines fined $50,000 for booting off 3 Muslim passengers

Delta Air Lines

Delta Air Lines is being fined $50,000 for asking three Muslim passengers to get off planes even after the airline’s own security officials had cleared them to travel. Delta rejected that it discriminated against the passengers in two different incidents but agreed it could have managed the situations differently, according to a consent order issued […]

New regulations could bump emotional-support animals from planes

Animals on Planes

The times of passengers bringing their pets on airplanes as emotional-support animals could be seeing its end soon. The U.S. Department of Transportation on Wednesday proposed that only specially trained dogs eligible as service animals, which must be permitted in the cabin at no charge. Airlines could prohibit emotional-support animals including untrained dogs, cats and […]

United Airlines increases profit on more revenue, cheaper fuel

United Airlines

United Airlines reported Tuesday that higher revenue and cheaper fuel helped increase its fourth-quarter profit by almost 40%, to $641 million. The airline’s forecast of first-quarter earnings has beaten Wall Street expectations. It is kinda unclear sailing for United, however. The financial report came the same day that United shares fell on the fear that […]

Damage to historic Vietnam-era helicopter hit by car exceeds $6 million

Vietnam era helicopter

 A South Carolina aviation foundation is attempting to raise money to fix a historic Vietnam War-era attack helicopter following the incident in which the State Highway Patrol accused a man of crashing into it while driving drunk. The man behind the wheel was detained for driving under the influence of alcohol, a Highway Patrol community […]

2019 becomes third safest year for commercial aviation, shows data

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Preliminary data confirms that 2019 saw less commercial aviation accidents than 2018 and other six years. The total deaths because of commercial aviation accidents in 2019 were 293, according to preliminary data, thus making it the third safest year on record. The Germany-based Jet Airliner Crash Data Evaluation Centre (JACDEC) reports that over a half […]

Civil aviation of Tibet receives over 5 million passengers

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The yearly passenger throughput of civil aviation in southwest China’s Tibet Autonomous Region surpassed the figure of 5.72 million in 2019, increasing 7.57 percent year on year, according to the Tibet branch of the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC). The report came on Tuesday. As of December 30, Tibet’s civil aviation experienced 52,631 flights […]

Donald Trump speaks to Boeing CEO following tweets on airline technology

Donald Trump

President Donald Trump and Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg talked each other on telephone Tuesday, after Trump’s tweet about how flying has become too complicated, according to two sources knowledgeable about the matter. Muilenburg has appeared alongside Trump several times during the first two years of his presidency. “Airplanes are becoming far too complex to fly. […]

Uber and Airbus working on Japan’s flying car strategies

Japan flying car

Japan is moving forward to develop flying cars, enlisting firms such as Uber Technologies and Airbus in a government-led group to bring airborne automobiles to the nation in the upcoming decade, according to people knowledgeable with the matter. The group will initially start with about 20 companies, consisting Boeing, NEC Corporation, a Toyota Motor-backed startup […]