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Russia's Failing Economy Results In The Sale Of Its 2nd Largest Airline

August 31, 2015 - Due to U.S. and other western countries sanctions imposed on Russia for its involvement in Ukraine's civil war, Russia's economy has fallen to the degree that it is in a full blown recession and many Read More


Airport TSA Screener Arrested For Allegedly Sexually Assaulting A Student

August 30, 2015 - On Tuesday, a 21 year old student from South Korea has accused a Transportation Security Administration (TSA) worker of sexually assaulting her after she had disembarked a flight at LaGuardia Airport, New Read More


Bell Helicopter Opens Bell 505 Jet Ranger X Assembly Plant Lafayette, La

August 28, 2015 - Bell Helicopter announced the Bell Helicopter Lafayette Assembly Center is officially open for business in Lafayette, La., where the company will assemble the new commercial helicopter, the Bell 505 Read More


FAA Dedicates Runway Pavement Testing Facility

August 28, 2015 - The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) dedicated its new National Airport Pavement & Materials Research Center at the William J. Hughes Technical Center at Egg Harbor Township, N.J. The research center is a unique facility that Read More


Boeing Reaches Design Milestone On Its Largest Twin Engine Jet, The 777X

August 27, 2015 - Boeing announced today the completion of the firm configuration milestone for the 777-9, the first member of the 777X family to be developed. The Boeing 777X team reached this significant design milestone after Read More


Republic Airways Submits Last, Best And Final Offer To Its Pilots

August 26, 2015 - Republic Airways Holdings parent company to Indianapolis, Indiana based Republic Airways has presented what it calls its "Last, Best and Final Offer" to the International Brotherhood of Teamsters Local 357 representing its almost 2,100 pilots Read More


UK Places Restrictions On Airshows After Accident At Shoreham Air Show

August 25, 2015 - Following the accident at the Shoreham Air Show on Saturday in which 11 people were killed and 13 people injured the United Kingdom's Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) have begun an immediate review and Read More


Pilot Experienced Engine Problems Instructed To Land At Airport That Did Not Exist

August 24, 2015 - A preliminary report by the NTSB has been release on the plane crash of a Beech C35, N5946C (manufactured in 1952) that crashed on the 16th in which the aircraft collided with a railroad grade crossing cantilever arm Read More


11 Killed 13 Injured After Fighter Jet Crash At Shoreham Airshow

August 23, 2015 - On Saturday a 1950's restored British Hunter T7 (G-BXFI/WV372) fighter jet crashed while participating in the annual Shoreham Airshow, Shoreham Airport, England killing 11 and injuring at least 13 other. Before airshow onlookers, about Read More


Coroners Office Reports Pilot Of Carson Air Flight 66 Was Intoxicated

August 21, 2015 - Pilot of a deadly commercial flight had a blood alcohol level three times the legal limit. Back on April 13th, a Canadian commuter airline, Carson Air departed Vancouver International Airport at about 6:43 AM for  Read More


Passenger Airline Employment Up Three Percent Over This Time Last Year

August 21, 2015 - U.S. scheduled passenger airlines employed 3.0 percent more workers in June 2015 than in June 2014, the U.S. Department of Transportationís Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported on  Read More


FAA Releases Pilot UAS Reports

August 21, 2015 - The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) released a new list of pilot, air traffic and citizen reports of possible encounters with unmanned aircraft (UAS). The reports cover November 13, 2014 through August 20, 2015. Because pilot  Read More


NASA To Test Emergency Locator Transmitters By Crashing Airplane

August 21, 2015 - Using a Cessna 172 dropped from a height of 100 feet, NASAís Search and Rescue Mission Office will simulate a severe but survivable plane accident Wednesday, Aug. 26 to test emergency locator Read More


Florida Man Escorting His Grandmother At Airport Caught With Heroin

August 21, 2015 - An Orange Park, Florida man residing in Louisville, was arrested yesterday at Louisville International Airport and charged by criminal complaint with Resisting, Opposing, Impeding, and Obstructing a Federal Officer or Read More


FAA Delays Establishing A Pilot Records Database

August 20, 2015 - The U.S. Department of Transportation's Office of Inspector General has released a report that indicated the FAA has not shown progress in implementing a 2010 congressional mandate to create a pilot data base in which airlines would be able to Read More


International Airlines Group (IAG) Seals Deal To Purchase Aer Lingus Airlines

August 19, 2015 - International Airlines Group (IAG) has received confirmation of the valid acceptance of its Offer for Aer Lingus in respect of all the Aer Lingus shares held by the Ryanair Group. Ryanairís acceptance was a Read More


UK's CAA Takes Enforcement Action Against Three Major Airlines

August 19, 2015 - UK passengers can now look forward to improved support during disruption, following the UK Civil Aviation Authorityís (CAA) enforcement action against three major airlines. Following an extensive review of Read More


Court Gives "Air Cocaine" Pilots 20 Year Prison Sentence

August 19, 2015 - A Dominican Republic court (tribunal) has sentenced two French pilots, Captain Pascal Fauret and Copilot Bruno Odos to 20 years in prison for drug smuggling. The pilots professed throughout the trial that they were innocent, Fauret said  Read More


Five Killed In Midair Plane Crash, San Diego

August 18, 2015 - On Sunday about 11 AM, two planes collided mid air about 2 miles northeast of Brown Field Municipal Airport San Diego, California while on approach killing the pilot of a Cessna 172, N1285U, and the and all four onboard twin-engine Sabreliner jet Read More


Fight Instructor And Student Pilot Killed Just After Takeoff At McAllen Airport

August 18, 2015 - On Friday a Zenair CH 2000 airplane, N26ZA, had departed from McAllen Miller International Airport (MFE), McAllen, Texas with a student pilot and a flight instructor, just after takeoff the aircraft reportedly Read More


IndiGo Firms Up 250 A320neo Aircraft Airbusí Largest Order By Number

August 18, 2015 - Indiaís largest domestic airline by market share, IndiGo celebrated their 9th birthday by firming up their last yearís commitment and ordering 250 Airbus A320neo Family aircraft. This historic aircraft purchase Read More


Hydrogen Powered Aircraft Takes Flight With Real Possibilities

August 18, 2015 - HyperSolar, Inc. the developer of a breakthrough technology to produce renewable hydrogen using sunlight and water, today commented on recent news from both a well-known commercial airplane manufacturer Read More


Bonhomme Wins Red Bull Air Race At Ascot With 3rd Win Of Season

August 17, 2015 - On Sunday, Britainís Paul Bonhomme final run was flawless and he stopped the clock in 1.06.416 seconds. Australiaís Matt Hall took second place in a time of 1:09.024 while Yoshihide Muroya got his first podium of Read More


FAA Has Identified Automation Problems At Washington Center

August 16, 2015 - The FAA identified a recent software upgrade at the Leesburg, VA, high-altitude radar facility as the source of Saturdayís automation problems. The agency is working closely with its contractor, Lockheed Martin Corp., to prevent future occurrences Read More

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