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EgyptAir #Aviation News

EgyptAir Not Among the Top 100 Airlines Globally and Egyptian Parliament Calls for a Restructure

Egypt’s Tourism and Civil Aviation Committee in the House of Representatives has urged for a reorganization of the national airline, Egyptair. The recommendation follows the airline’s failure to be ranked among the top 100 airlines globally and the top 10 in the Arab region in 2023. During a meeting on
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Scotland Authorities Arrest United Airlines Pilot for Carrying a Taser in Luggage

At approximately 09:00 local time on January 20, 2024, an incident involving a United Airlines pilot occurred at Edinburgh Airport (EDI) as the pilot was arrested after security personnel reportedly found a Taser in his checked luggage. This incident took place at a security checkpoint while the pilot was preparing
How Much Does a Flight Attendant Make a Year? #Informative

How Much Does a Flight Attendant Make a Year?

The aviation industry, a dynamic and ever-evolving sector, offers a range of career opportunities. Among these, the role of a flight attendant stands out for its unique blend of customer service and safety responsibilities. A key question that often arises for individuals considering this career path is: How much does
#Aviation News

Breaking: JetBlue and Spirit Airlines File an Appeal Against Merger Decision

In a recent development, JetBlue and Spirit Airlines escalated their merger conflict by jointly submitting an appeal to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit. This action follows a federal judge’s decision to block their planned merger, aligning with the U.S. Justice Department’s stance that the merger could
#Aviation News

Atlas Air Boeing 747 Makes an Emergency Landing Due to Engine Fire

An incident involving an Atlas Air Boeing 747-8F, identified as N859GT, necessitated its return to Miami International Airport (MIA) shortly after takeoff. Social media videos showed the aircraft’s engine emitting flames, a sign of a compressor stall/surge. This cargo flight, under the call sign 5Y 95, was en route from
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US Federal Judge Blocks JetBlue and Spirit Merger

A US federal judge has ruled against the proposed merger between JetBlue and Spirit Airlines, marking a win for the Department of Justice (DOJ). The DOJ had opposed the merger, arguing it would lead to increased airfares. Announced in July 2022, this merger was scrutinized after Frontier Airlines expressed interest
become flight attendant #Aviation News

Emirates to Hire 5,000 Cabin Crew this Year

Emirates plans to hire 5,000 more cabin crew members this year to accommodate its expanding fleet. In the previous year, over 8,000 cabin crew were added as the airline recovered impressively from the pandemic, raising its total cabin crew count to approximately 21,500. The airline’s new hiring initiative includes hosting
fighter jet plane #Military

Is It Possible for Civilians to Own Fighter Jets?

The idea of civilians owning fighter jets may seem like an imaginative concept from a movie. However, it is a real possibility, albeit challenging and costly. This article delves into this fascinating topic, exploring the ethical considerations, procedures, and consequences of civilians having fighter jets. Seriously… Is it possible? In
Miracle on the Hudson #Aviation History

15 Years ago Today: Miracle on the Hudson

It has been 15 years since the “Miracle on the Hudson”, when US Airways Flight 1549 made history by successfully ditching in the Hudson River, resulting in no fatalities. This event is considered one of aviation’s greatest survival stories. As we reflect on the 15th anniversary of this incident, let’s
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Wings India 2024: Hyderabad Gears Up for the Largest Civil Aviation Event in Asia

Hyderabad is abuzz with excitement as it prepares to host Wings India 2024, a highly anticipated aviation extravaganza. The meticulously organized event by the Civil Aviation Ministry in collaboration with the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI) stands out as one of Asia’s most significant civil aviation
become flight attendant #Informative

How to Become a Flight Attendant?

Flight attendants play a crucial role in the airline industry, supporting passengers on both commercial and business flights. Their responsibilities extend from pre-flight preparations to ensuring passenger safety post-landing. Recognizing the breadth of a flight attendant’s role is key in assessing if this career aligns with your lifestyle. This article
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Alaska Airlines Offers $1500 as Compensation to Passengers of Flight 1282

Alaska Airlines has announced that passengers on Flight 1282 from last Friday will receive $1,500 each as compensation. In addition, they will be provided a complete refund for their flight and have the opportunity to attend counseling sessions due to the distressing experience. This week, the airline communicated with all
#airbus #Aviation News

Delta Air Lines Orders 20 Airbus A350-1000 Aircraft

Delta Air Lines has taken a significant step in modernizing its fleet by placing its first order for 20 Airbus A350-1000 aircraft. This order introduces a new aircraft type to Delta’s already diverse fleet. Christian Scherer, the Chief Executive Officer of Airbus’ Commercial Aircraft business, expressed gratitude for Delta’s trust
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United Airlines Airbus A319 Makes an Emergency Landing Due to a Door Warning Alert

A United Airlines Airbus A319 traveling from Sarasota Bradenton International Airport (SRQ) to Chicago O’Hare (ORD) earlier this week was forced to divert and make an emergency landing due to a door warning alert. The light showed in the cockpit immediately after the flight took off, resulting in a two-hour
#Aviation News #boeing

Boeing CEO Acknowledges Responsibility in Alaska Airlines 737 MAX Incident

Boeing CEO Dave Calhoun has openly acknowledged the company’s responsibility in the recent Alaska Airlines 737 MAX incident. In a significant move towards transparency, Calhoun assured full cooperation in the ongoing investigation during a safety meeting with employees at the Renton factory. This incident, involving Flight 1282, has further shaken
#airbus #Aviation News

EVA Air Orders 18 Airbus A350-1000s and 15 A321neos

EVA Air has embarked on a significant fleet expansion and modernization program by finalizing a firm order with Airbus. This strategic acquisition includes 18 advanced long-range A350-1000s and 15 A321neo aircraft, marking a substantial enhancement to EVA Air’s operational capabilities. The move places EVA Air among the leading global carriers
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A Dead Body Was Found on A Jet2 Flight Plane Toilets

Last Tuesday, January 2nd, Jet2 flight LS918, en route from Tenerife to Manchester, faced an unforeseen and somber diversion to Cork Airport following a distressing discovery onboard. Passengers, having noticed that a man had been in the airplane’s toilet for an unusually long time, raised the alarm to the cabin
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Alaska Airlines 737 MAX 9 Incident: The Lost Mid-Aft Door and an iPhone Were Found

In an unexpected turn of events following the alarming incident involving Alaska Airlines flight AS1282, a Portland resident, Sean Bates, made a remarkable discovery. While walking along Barnes Road in Portland, Oregon, Bates found an iPhone that, astonishingly, had survived a fall from approximately 16,000 feet. The device, still functioning
#Aviation News #boeing

Breaking: United Finds Loose Bolts on Boeing 737 MAX 9 Aircraft Plug Doors

United Airlines, one of the world’s largest operators of the Boeing 737 MAX 9, has recently discovered several loose bolts in the door plug installations on some of its aircraft. This revelation comes in the wake of a serious incident involving an Alaska Airlines 737 MAX 9, where an emergency
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Boom Supersonic Gears Up for XB-1 High-Speed Taxi Tests

Boom Supersonic has announced its imminent plans to conduct the first high-speed taxi tests of its XB-1 demonstrator, marking a pivotal moment in the quest to bring back supersonic travel. This announcement comes as part of the company’s journey toward the much-anticipated first flight, initially slated for 2023 but now
Boeing 737 MAX 9 #Aviation News #boeing

FAA Orders to Ground Boeing 737 MAX 9 Aircraft Globally After Alaska Airlines Incident

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) ordered the grounding of 171 Boeing 737 MAX 9 aircraft worldwide. This decision came after a distressing incident involving an Alaska Airlines flight where a mid-aft door, window, and seat were lost during takeoff, leading to rapid decompression and an emergency landing at Portland International
#Air Crash #Aviation News

Alaska Airlines 737-9 MAX Exit Door Separates During Flight And the Airline to Ground Entire Boeing 737 MAX 9 Fleet 

In a startling mid-flight incident, an Alaska Airlines 737-9 MAX lost its rear mid-cabin exit door shortly after takeoff from Portland, heading towards Ontario, California. The aircraft, registered as N704AL, was carrying 171 passengers and six crew members when the door assembly separated, leading to an immediate diversion back to
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British Airways Flight Attendant Dies in Front of Passengers Moments Before Takeoff

A 52-year-old British Airways flight attendant tragically died on New Year’s Eve, collapsing in front of passengers just moments before takeoff from London Heathrow Airport. The flight, bound for Hong Kong, had already boarded and prepared for departure when the crew member fell ill in the rear galley. The tragic
Haneda Airport Collision #Air Crash #Analysis

Investigation Begins in Haneda Airport Collision

The investigation work has begun looking into the devastating collision at Tokyo’s Haneda Airport involving a Japan Airlines Airbus A350-900 and a Japanese Coast Guard De Havilland Canada-8-Q300, also referred to as the MA722 Mizunagi-1. This tragic incident resulted in the loss of five lives onboard the Coast Guard aircraft,
#Air Crash #Aviation News

Video: Japan Airlines Airbus A350 Catches Fire at Tokyo Haneda Airport

An Airbus A350 operated by Japan Airlines was involved in a severe incident as it landed at Tokyo’s Haneda Airport, with flames visibly engulfing parts of the fuselage. Operating flight JL516 from Sapporo, the aircraft, registered as JA13XJ, touched down in Tokyo around 17:47 local time. Eyewitnesses captured footage showing
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What Makes Planes Always Take “The Longer Way”?

We all have experienced getting bored on our flights, trying to pass the time on board, and playing with our stuff, you might think of looking up at the inflight map, and see that the determined route for the plane seems to be always chosen curved and long – apparently
#Informative #Military

How Aircraft Refuel in the Air?

When your car runs out of fuel, the first thought that comes to your mind is to rush to the nearest gas station. But if you’re an F-22 Raptor, who was running low on fuel at 40,000ft, what do you do? Obviously, you would not nose-dive the jet 90 degrees
anonymous pilots in aircraft cockpit flying over sea #Informative

How Pilots Communicate With ATC When Flying Over the Oceans?

Ever wondered how pilots communicate with air traffic controllers on the ground when flying over the oceans? Air traffic controllers typically pick up aircraft using radar technology which is only about 200 miles off the coast. But, what after that, how communication over oceanic routes is accomplished? After flying further
#Air Crash #Aviation History #Aviation Stories

What’s The Story Behind JetBlue’s Nose Gear Incident?

On September 21, 2005, 18 years ago, a JetBlue flight from Burbank to New York City had to make an emergency landing at Los Angeles International Airport. The incident was brought on by the nose gear failing. But what transpired that day? Let’s look at it more. JetBlue operates flight
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Flight Review: WIZZ Air UK From Slovakia to London

Wizz Air, along with major competitor Ryanair, is often overlooked as being the cheapest of cheap. If you look at other reviews, they tend to focus mainly on the quality of the product and rarely take into account the price at which the seat was bought. Join me as I
Air India Airbus A350 Delivery #Aviation News

Air India Welcomes First Airbus A350

Air India has taken delivery of its first Airbus A350-900, becoming the first airline in the country to operate this advanced widebody aircraft. The A350-900, registered as VT-JRA, landed at Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport, marking a significant step in Air India’s fleet modernization journey. This event follows months of
#Air Crash #Aviation News

Ethiopian Airlines ET715 Veers Off the Runway at Oslo Airport

On the snowy evening of December 21, a seemingly routine journey turned abrupt for an Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 787-8, registered ET-ATH, at Oslo Airport, Norway. Destined for Stockholm Arlanda, Sweden, as flight ET715, the aircraft veered off the right side of runway 01L during the early acceleration phase of takeoff.
Busiest Airports of 2023 #Airports

Revealed: The Busiest Airports of 2023

In 2023, the landscape of global air travel witnessed notable changes, with certain airports emerging as key players in handling passenger traffic. Drawing on data from OAG.com, this article delves into the busiest airports of 2023 globally. Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport (ATL) retains its top spot, while other airports like
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Interview with SWISS CEO Dieter Vranckx on Sustainability and New Routes

One of the leading airlines in the Star Alliance and Lufthansa Group, SWISS served a grand total of 12.8 million passengers in 2022. While the airline progresses on the road to recovery from the pandemic, it is continuing to expand with the addition of new routes and the creation of
easyJet Airbus A320neo Order #Aviation News

easyJet Orders 157 Airbus A320neo Family Aircraft

easyJet has taken a significant step in its fleet renewal and upgauging strategy by confirming a substantial order of 157 Airbus A320neo Family aircraft. This firm order, which has received shareholder approval, is a blend of 56 A320neo and 101 A321neo aircraft. It also includes the conversion of an existing
Lufthansa A220 #Aviation News

Lufthansa Group Orders 200 Aircraft

Lufthansa Group has marked a significant expansion in its fleet with the order of 200 aircraft, valued at $9 billion at list prices. This order, encompassing 80 firm orders and 120 options, spans three distinct aircraft families: the Airbus A220, Airbus A320neo, and Boeing 737 MAX. The delivery of these
#Aviation News

IndiGo Announced an Expansion of its Operations Into Thailand

IndiGo, India’s largest low-cost carrier, has announced significant expansions, including the introduction of a new route from Bengaluru to Phuket in Thailand and an increased frequency of services from Mumbai. Commencing operations on February 28, 2024, the new route from Bengaluru to Phuket will be serviced six times weekly, utilizing
#Aviation News

Japan Airlines has Received its First Airbus A350-1000

In a remarkable display of Japanese innovation, Japan Airlines (JAL) has recently taken delivery of its new A350-1000 aircraft, setting a new standard for in-flight luxury and passenger experience. Revolutionizing In-Flight Entertainment: JAL’s Headset-Free Experience. JAL’s groundbreaking in-flight entertainment system is a first-of-its-kind innovation that eliminates the need for traditional
#Informative

Why You Should Never Share a Picture of Your Boarding Pass on the Social Networks?

In the age of social media, it’s become increasingly common for travelers to post photos of their boarding passes online, especially on platforms like Instagram or Facebook often accompanied by the hashtag #boardingpass. While this might seem like a harmless way to share exciting travel plans or start a journey
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Air India’s Substantial Airbus Order Has Experienced Significant Alterations: More A350-900s and A321 neos

Air India has recently announced significant modifications to its Airbus aircraft order, signaling a strategic shift in its fleet composition. The adjustments showcase a nuanced approach, emphasizing the acquisition of more A350-900s and A321neos to meet the airline’s evolving operational requirements. Balancing Widebody Fleet: In a noteworthy move, Air India

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