Novità e Info ✈ Generale ✈ Preferiti (24 hours)

Mechanic says he was fired for refusing to sign off on faulty jet

Aggiunto
 
Bosses at charter-jet service Pro Pilots LLC didn’t want to hear mechanic Dennis Portalatin’s concerns about the nine-seat Dassault Falcon 20, which had eight “discrepancies,” including a leak in a wing and the fuselage, he charges in New Jersey federal court. (nypost.com) Altro...

Air Force One damages blamed on Boeing mechanics

Aggiunto
 
Boeing reimbursed the US government $4 million after three company mechanics damaged the oxygen system for a VC-25A, a modified VIP 747-200 also known as Air Force One, the US Air Force says in a new accident investigation report. (www.flightglobal.com) Altro...

Southwest Airlines Say Flights to Hawaii are a Priority, Canada is on the Radar

Aggiunto
 
Southwest CEO says flights to Hawaii are a priority while flights to Canada are on the radar but currently not a priority. (www.usatoday.com) Altro...

Guy Tries to Prove Earth is Flat with a Level on a Plane -- Gets Owned on Social Media

Aggiunto
 
A flat-earth conspiracy theorist took a spirit level on a plane to “prove” the earth is flat. He also filmed it... Presumably in the name of science? (www.indy100.com) Altro...

First 737MAX Delivery.

Aggiunto
 
The first revenue flight ever of the 737MAX family took place today with 9M-LRC, a MAX 8. (atwonline.com) Altro...

Air Namibia granted right to fly into US

Aggiunto
 
Windhoek-Namibia’s national airline has just joined the virtually elite club of a few African national airlines approved to carry passengers in and out of the United States of America (USA), a privilege thus far enjoyed by only South African Airways, Ethiopian Airlines, Egypt Air, Moroccan Royal Air Maroc and Cape Verde’s TACV airline. The approval, which the United States of America’s Department of Transport granted in April, is just one of the recent exciting developments around the embattled… (www.newera.com.na) Altro...

Unruly Passenger Forces United Airlines Flight To Make unscheduled stop at SFO

Aggiunto
 
An United Airlines flight from China to Newark was forced to make an unscheduled stop at San Francisco International Airport after the flight crew became exhausted from delays caused by an unruly passenger while the plane was boarding in Shanghai... (www.aviationfigures.com) Altro...

Emirates Opens Up a Slew of New A380 Routes – Beijing, Shanghai and Birmingham Get Upgraded

Aggiunto
 
Good news Birmingham, Beijing and Shanghai – you’re about to enjoy the Emirates’ flagship aircraft on all services to and from Dubai. That’s what we found out Monday when the Dubai-based airline announced the three destinations would go all A380 – replacing the current Boeing 777-300 aircraft used on these services. (www.paddleyourownkanoo.com) Altro...

JetBlue paints Airbus A320 in colors of New York City police

Aggiunto
 
JetBlue rolled out its newest special paint scheme Monday, unveiling a livery honoring the New York City Police Department. The Airbus A320 will begin flying through JetBlue’s 101-city network after Monday’s unveiling at New York’s JFK Airport, the carrier’s busiest base. (www.airlineboarding.com) Altro...

Sorry, you can’t protest security screening by getting naked for the TSA

Aggiunto
 
An Oregon man who stripped naked at an airport security screening checkpoint must pay a $500 fine after a federal appeals court ruled that the First Amendment does not protect this method of protest. The nude protest at Portland International Airport (PDX) by a traveler named John Brennan prompted legal action by both the federal government and the state of Oregon. Portland prosecutors charged him with indecent exposure. A local judge acquitted him, saying that Oregon cannot "punish"… (arstechnica.com) Altro...