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New satellite network will make it impossible for a commercial airplane to vanish  CBS News

For the first time, a new network of satellites will soon be able to track all commercial airplanes in real time, anywhere on the planet. Currently, planes are largely ...


Do Gov. Ron DeSantis, Cabinet need a state-owned fleet of planes?  Orlando Sentinel

A mechanical problem Friday with a seized drug plane being used to shuttle Gov. Ron DeSantis throughout the state has revived talk of new or improved air ...


Rain-making planes deployed to help battle air pollution  AccuWeather.com

Thailand has deployed planes that can literally make it rain to help fight air pollution. The planes release several chemicals into clouds, as well as ice, ...


Why does food taste different on planes?  CNN

(CNN) — If you've ever brought a favorite treat along to enjoy on a flight -- a special chocolate bar, stacked-high sandwich, or flaky pastry, say -- you might have ...


Government shutdown stalls aircraft safety inspections, new jets and routes, industry complains  CNBC

Airlines can't get federal officials to sign off on new planes and routes amid the U.S. government shutdown, while keeping federal aviation workers furloughed or ...


DeSantis plane problem refuels debate  Daily Commercial

TALLAHASSEE -- A mechanical problem Friday with a seized drug plane being used to shuttle Gov. Ron DeSantis throughout the state has revived talk of new ...


24 Images Of Celebs On Planes That They Didn't Want Taken  TheTravel

It's an invasion of privacy, but most commoners don't care too much.


Iranian Military Cargo Plane Crashes Near Tehran  The Wall Street Journal

An Iranian military cargo plane crashed at an airport outside Tehran on Monday, killing 15 people and spotlighting again the country's patchy air safety record.


Jet Airways defers delivery of Boeing 737 MAX planes  CNBCTV18

Full-*service* carrier Jet Airways has deferred the delivery of six Boeing 737 MAX aircraft due to non-payment of dues to lessors, said people familiar with the ...


Boeing's New 'Transonic' Wing Could Send Planes Higher, Faster  The Weather Channel

A new 'transonic' wing design revealed Wednesday by Boeing could enable planes to travel higher and faster. The latest conceptual design of the Transonic ...


Electric planes could be a reality "within 15 years", according to former Air France CEO  Business Insider

De Juniac also suggested pilotless planes may soon become a more realistic possibility for commercial flight within the next twenty years.


Avianca Brasil to cut fleet, avoid plane seizures for now: lawyer  Reuters

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Brazilian carrier Avianca Brasil will trim its fleet and return some leased planes to owners trying to repossess them, a lawyer for the ...


Amazon Air expands with 10 more cargo aircraft, bringing fleet to 50 planes  TechCrunch

Days after FedEx CEO Frederick Smith dismissed the Amazon threat to its business during the company's earnings call, Amazon announced an expansion of its ...


Silver Airways, Owner Of Seaborne Airlines, Can't Fly New Planes Because Of Gov't Shutdown -  VI Consortium

Silver Airways, which acquired Seaborne Airlines in April 2018, was set to introduce a new set of airplanes to its line of aircrafts next month. However, the carrier ...


27 of the strangest things people have seen on planes that prove flying is a nightmare  Business Insider

From shirtless men to phantom feet, these are the strangest, grossest, and wildest things people have witnessed while flying.


Exclusive: Lessors to India's troubled Jet Airways consider taking back planes -sources  Reuters

Crisis talks between India's cash-strapped Jet Airways Ltd and aircraft lessors have failed to ease a row over late payments, prompting some lessors to explore ...


United Airlines: No more puppies on its planes  MarketWatch

Another airline pulls back on its puppy policy. Emotional support animals are already restricted on several airlines.


From poop on planes to emotional support squirrels, the 5 craziest travel stories of 2018  USA TODAY

As 2018 comes to a close, we're looking back at the craziest travel stories from this year, from emotional support pets to poop on airlines and more.


Ryanair passenger accidentally gets on WRONG plane - why didn’t the airline stop him?  Express

A RYANAIR passenger flying from the UK back to Poland after the holidays ended up 1000 miles away in Malta after he accidentally boarded the wrong plane ...


FL Gov. DeSantis' plane makes emergency landing  Miami Herald

A state airplane carrying Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis had a mechanical problem and was forced to make an emergency landing in St. Petersburg while en route ...


WATCH: Shocking moment Ryanair plane is 'haphazardly' prepared in VERY odd way  Express

A RYANAIR plane was seen being prepared for a flight in a rather unusual way. It was being de-iced the old fashioned way by airport ground staff in Italy ...


'Dedicated public servants' work without pay to keep planes flying in Augusta  Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Longest U.S. government shutdown in history affects local Transportation Security Administration workers.


Two planes in near miss on Dublin Airport taxiway, AAIU finds  The Irish Times

Investigation found planes were operating on different transmission frequencies.


Scotland weather: Two days of severe warnings issued after planes grounded due to heavy snow battering north  The Scottish Sun

Forecasters issued the alert for the next 24 hours as they expect more snow to hit the nation tonight.


Family claims airline forced them to sit on plane's floor during flight  Fox News

A family on board a TUI flight from Menorca island to Birmingham, England, is claiming they were made to sit on the floor of the plane.


'Fortnite' v7.10 Patch: Plane Nerfed, Boom Box Nerfed, Weapons Vaulted  Forbes

Here's everything in Fortnite's big v7.10 patch, including requested plane and boom box nerfs.


Air Traffic Audio From Deadly Plane Crash  KELOLAND TV

We're sharing air traffic control audio from Sunday's deadly plane crash in McCook County.


Don Chadwick Went from Building Model Planes to Creating Silicon Valley’s Favorite Seat  The Wall Street Journal

The co-creator of Herman Miller's Aeron chair fell in love with design as a child, became an adherent of Eames principles and later built the ergonomically ...


Elderly flyer boards wrong plane, ends up 2000km from home  Stuff.co.nz

Elderly passenger thought he was heading to Poland, instead he landed in Malta.


Govt may ask carriers to hold back induction of planes with PW engines  Economic Times

On December 10, smoke engulfed an IndiGo Airbus A320neo flying from Jaipur to Kolkata, a first-case-of-its-kind on the aircraft.


Air Tahiti Nui’s New Dreamliner Planes Are the Perfect Excuse to Finally Book That Trip to Paradise  Travel+Leisure

Air Tahiti Nui has two brand new Dreamliner planes that will fly you to French Polynesia in total comfort.


K-Pop Fans Are Emptying Planes for a Closer Look at Their Idols  The New York Times

SEOUL, South Korea — As if air travel did not have enough nuisances, some K-pop fans have invented a new one: They board planes just to get a closer look at ...


Hands-on history: Group restoring WWII plane in Pasco for D-Day's anniversary  Tampa Bay Times

Turin Aviation Group has been rebuilding a plane that flew in World War II. With fundraising, the team hopes to fly it to Europe for a D-Day anniversary ...


EA states take turf war to KQ with more planes and routes  Business Daily

All East African countries will have national carriers by the end of 2019, bringing heightened competition in the region's aviation industry as airlines.


Pilots demonstrate skill to battle high winds and land planes at Manchester Airport  Manchester Evening News

Winds reached speeds of 35mph on Sunday, according to the Met Office.


Man Tries To Sneak Boa Constrictor Onto Plane... By Hiding It In His Pants  NDTV News

A man was charged for attempting to smuggle a boa constrictor onto an airplane by hiding it in his pants. Potsdam Customs said the incident took place at ...


Two plane crashes; 1 dead  Port Townsend Leader

Two plane crashes within 24 hours resulted in the death of a locally known aviator on Whidbey Island and minor injuries to an 87-year-old man in Port ...


Boeing reveals ‘transonic’ wing design for higher, faster planes  NEWS.com.au

Imagine travelling at the speed of sound. An aircraft so fast, thin and with folding wings that it will fly passengers at just below the speed of sound at higher ...


India had planes and test tube babies thousands of years ago, science conference told  The Telegraph

Top scientists in India on Monday condemned “irrational” claims made at the 106th annual meeting of the prestigious Indian Science Congress Association ...


'Resurgent' al Qaeda looking to target planes in Europe, UK security minister warns  CNN

(CNN) Terror group al Qaeda is "resurgent" and looking to carry out attacks on passenger planes in Europe, UK Security Minister Ben Wallace has warned.


9/11 pilot’s plane was diverted to a tiny town that changed her life  San Francisco Chronicle

On Sept. 11, 2001, Beverley Bass was piloting an American Airlines 777 from Paris to Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport. Westbound over the North Atlantic, ...


'Miracle on the Hudson' plane lives on in Charlotte  WRAL.com

The plane that landed in the Hudson River in 2009 after it struck a flock of geese now resides in Charlotte at the Carolina Aviation Museum.


A British family was forced to sit on the floor of an airplane after their assigned seats were missing  Business Insider

The trio was accommodated in crew jump seats for take-off and landing, but had nowhere to sit but the floor when flight attendants needed the space for *service*.


Listen to the noise from soaring planes out of Newcastle Airport which is driving people 'crazy'  Chronicle Live

People living in parts of the Tyne Valley say their lives are disrupted by the noise from passing planes.


Here’s Why Drinking on a Plane Makes You Feel Like Garbage  Self

For some people, drinking on a flight is a given—but it doesn't always end well. After the plane lands and your buzz wears off, you might be left feeling like crap, ...


Russian Military Seeks Permission to Shoot Down Passenger Planes  The Moscow Times

The Russian Defense Ministry has drafted new rules that would grant the military permission to shoot down hijacked passenger jets. Current legislation contains ...


Discovery on beach could be tied to plane that disappeared off the SC coast  Live 5 News WCSC

They're things one wouldn't expect to find on the beach, and they could hold answers for five grieving families.


Plane skids off runway at CVG airport, no injuries  WKRC TV Cincinnati

CINCINNATI (WKRC) - A plane at CVG reportedly slid off of the roadway on Jan. 13 due to snow. Mindy Kershner, CVG Spokesperson, says that a plane was ...


The Mysterious Plane Crash That Changed Pakistan  OZY

It took an unexplained air disaster to help this South Asian country shift from dictatorship to democracy.


Egyptian who jumped off plane caught - English  Agenzia ANSA

An Egyptian man who jumped out of the back of a plane deporting him from Malpensa to Dakar was tracked down overnight at Samarate near Varese. The man ...


MH370 SHOCK: Malaysia Airlines pilot reveals 'DIABOLICAL act' that DOOMED plane  Express.co.uk

MH370 was subject to a “diabolical act” carried out on board the flight before it disappeared, a former Malaysia Airlines Chief Pilot revealed during a bombshell ...


Two planes involved in near miss while taxiing at Dublin Airport last year  Irish Examiner

Two planes waiting to take off at Dublin Airport last May almost clipped each other, a new report shows. Two Aer Lingus flights were involved in near-misses ...


Yes, it's been 10 years since Sully's Miracle on the Hudson plane landing  Fast Company

It's been 10 years since Captain Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger landed on the Hudson River.


News at noon: After emergency landing, time to talk state plane; clients who lost all their money seek $9.5  Tampa Bay Times

Here are the top five latest headlines and updates on tampabay.com. Florida no longer has a gazillionaire governor with his own plane. Time to to talk state ...


Footage shows the terrifying damage drones can do to passenger planes after Gatwick Christmas chaos  The Sun

Gatwick was plunged into chaos after multiple drones were spotted near its runway. A video from University of Dayton Research Institute showed that even small ...


The Boeing 777X vs The Airbus A380 – What Plane Wins?  Simple Flying

With the Boeing 777X almost ready to take to the skies, many are in anticipation on how airlines will use this aircraft. Take Emirates for example, they have 149 ...


Pilot caught on camera trying to climb into cockpit through plane window  Fox News

The incident, which took place at Heathrow Terminal 2, was filmed and posted to Twitter.


Cockpit Voice Recorder of Crashed Lion Air Plane Is Found  The New York Times

HONG KONG — Indonesia has found the cockpit voice recorder of a Lion Air plane that crashed off the country's coast last year, Indonesian officials said ...


Fliers stuck on plane in Oakland cried, screamed, called 911  Sacramento Bee

Fog diverted a San Francisco-bound Aeromexico flight from Guadalajara to Oakland, where passengers said the pilot kept them aboard for four hours as fliers ...


Pilot killed, passenger injured in Whidbey Island plane crash | KIRO-TV  KIRO Seattle

A 63-year-old Everett man died when the airplane he was flying crashed just north of the Whidbey Island airfield in Langley.


Boeing enlists Japan Inc. in pursuit of electric planes  Nikkei Asian Review

TOKYO -- Boeing will work with Japanese companies, universities and the government to develop technologies for lightweight next-generation aircra.


Plane crash victim remembered as "an amazing person"  Mohave Valley News

BULLHEAD CITY — A Prescott Valley woman who grew up in the Bullhead City and Fort Mohave areas is being remembered for her outgoing personality and ...


Government shutdown: Passenger with gun boards plane at Atlanta airport  NEWS.com.au

A passenger managed to slip a gun past a security checkpoint at Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport earlier this month — but Transportation ...


Plane refurbisher to lease LR hangar  Arkansas Online

An Arkansas company that refurbishes aircraft interiors and exteriors is expanding its state footprint in a bid to be more competitive nationally and even globally, ...


Local News Plane slides off runway at icy, snowy Columbia airport 7:05 PM, Jan 11  KSHB

An American Airlines plane slid off the runway at Columbia Regional Airport on Friday afternoon.


Small plane crashes on New Bingham Highway in West Jordan, but no one is injured  Salt Lake Tribune

A Lehi man escaped injury when he crashed his small plane on New Bingham Highway near the West Jordan Soccer Complex on Tuesday morning.


Plane Passengers Trapped for 2 Hours With Dead Body on Board After Man Dies Mid Flight  PEOPLE.com

An Air New Zealand flight was bound for Auckland from Hong Kong, but was forced to stop in the town of Cairns, Australia, when a male passenger died ...


Life-changing letter found on plane sick bag goes VIRAL after huge flight confession  Express

The old adage 'love is in the air' couldn't have held more truth for a love-struck female traveller who dished the dirt on feeling more than friendship for her best ...


Editorial: Aeromexico’s mind-boggling treatment of passengers  The Mercury News

Editorial: Aeromexico's mind-boggling passenger treatment, holding passengers trapped in sweltering plane on the tarmac at Oakland for over four hours.


Gov. Ron DeSantis using plane seized in drug bust to travel around Florida  Orlando Sentinel

Gov. Ron DeSantis made his first trip out of Tallahassee aboard an upgraded King Air aircraft that law-enforcement officials had seized in a drug bust.


Horror flight: Passenger severely ill on Auckland-LA plane  Otago Daily Times

A Kiwi passenger has spoken of a horror flight to Los Angeles where a passenger fell severely ill, requiring urgent care and the plane to be diverted to Hawaii.


Delta plane passenger accidentally boards Tokyo-bound flight with gun  Traveller

A passenger made it through a Transportation Security Administration checkpoint with a gun on January 2, boarding a Delta Air Lines flight from Atlanta ...


South Dakota plane crash investigations hindered by shutdown  Sioux Falls Argus Leader

South Dakota is feeling the impact of the partial government shutdown as authorities await investigation into two fatal plane crashes in recent weeks.


Virgin plane circling Norwich was testing new equipment  ITV News

Read the latest Anglia stories, Virgin plane circling Norwich was testing new equipment on ITV News, videos, stories and all the latest Anglia news.


Emergency landing for small plane at Mitchell International Airport  WTMJ

Emergency crews went to the location where a small plane made an emergency landing at Milwaukee's Mitchell International Airport.


Pilot's lucky escape after plane flips onto its roof as emergency landing goes wrong  Leicestershire Live

A pilot had a terrifying narrow escape after his plane flipped onto its roof when an emergency landing went wrong. Kevan Kirby, 67, from Hinckley was returning ...


Plane crash deaths rise in 2018 but accidents are still rare  CNN

The number of people killed in plane crashes jumped in 2018 compared with the previous year, with more than 500 deaths recorded, new figures show.


Al-Qaeda plotting new plane attacks in Europe after ‘resurgence’ of terror group, security minister warns  The Independent

A “resurgent” Al-Qaeda is targeting Europe for terror attacks against airliners and airports, the security minister has warned. Ben Wallace said the decline of Isis ...


A pilot and two passengers walked away from a forced plane landing near a Hunter coal mine  Newcastle Herald

Bumpy: A Beech Duchess aircraft after landing in a grassy field near the Ravensworth coal mine complex on June 1, 2018. The pilot was forced to call 'Mayday' ...


Remembering Comet Haraldson, the pilot killed in Sunday's plane crash  KSFY

Sioux Falls, S.D. - For nearly half an hour, air traffic controllers worked to come up with a plan as Comet Haraldson, the pilot in that deadly McCook County crash ...


Bird found on Singapore Airlines plane 12 hours into 14-hour flight  Atlanta Journal Constitution

A bird got a free ride on a Singapore Airlines flight from Singapore to London, and was only caught when the plane was just two hours from landing. BBC News ...


CemAir planes grounded... again  SowetanLIVE Sunday World

The South African Civil Aviation Authority has once again stopped CemAir's planes from taking off. “CemAir is simply unable to prove the continued ...


MH370 mystery: Debris SPOTTED by satellites VANISHED when boats and planes investigated  Express.co.uk

DEBRIS thought to be from a missing Malaysia Airlines plane was spotted by satellites in the Indian Ocean days after its disappearance, but by the time boats ...


Fasten Your Seatbelts: Bird Flies to UK From Singapore… In Plane  Sputnik International

Singapore is well-known for its picturesque views: skyscrapers and hi-tech building share the landscape with tropical trees and exotic birds. But, it appears that ...


Last Boeing 727 passenger plane makes its final flight  The Independent

The final Boeing 727 commercial aircraft to carry passengers has made its last flight. Operated by Iran Aseman Airlines, flight EP851 did a two-hour domestic ...


Ryanair plane de-iced with buckets of water at Italian airport  Stuff.co.nz

The plane was due to be heading to London's Stansted airport from Italy when it had to be de-iced.


Plane makes emergency landing on Alabama highway  USA TODAY

A small airplane made an emergency landing on an Alabama highway in front of shocked drivers.


Question: What if all 5 council members died in plane crash?  Manteca Bulletin

Ever wonder what would happen if all five Manteca City Council members were on an airplane that went down and they all perished?


Plane crash investigations slowed by partial gov't shutdown  KFGO News

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - Federal investigations into two recent fatal plane crashes in South Dakota have been hindered by the partial government shutdown.


The Largest Plane Ever Built Might Be On The Brink Of Its First Flight  Forbes

Stratolaunch looks like it might be close to flying the largest plane in history for the first time, after another successful test took them closer to that historic ...


Indonesian jets force Ethiopian cargo plane to land over airspace breach  The Straits Times

JAKARTA (REUTERS) - Two Indonesian F-16 fighter jets forced an Ethiopian Airlines cargo plane to land on Monday (Jan 14) at an airport on Batam island after ...


Two ‘upset’ passengers arrested, released at Oakland International Airport after plane sits on tarmac for 3 hours  San Francisco Chronicle

Two passengers on an Aeromexico jet were arrested and later released after becoming upset when their plane sat on the tarmac at Oakland International Airport ...


Airbus open to a fighter plane assembly plant in Quebec ahead of federal bids  Times Colonist

MIRABEL, Que. — Airbus is not ruling out the possibility that Quebec will host a fighter plane assembly line and satellite construction plant if the European giant ...


FAA to Recall Thousands of Furloughed Inspectors to Break Logjams  Bloomberg

Aviation regulators plan to recall thousands of inspectors furloughed by the partial government shutdown so they can resume performing air-safety checks and ...


Saunton Sands hosts giant Hercules transport plane landing  BBC News

Despite its size, the plane is designed to land and take off from natural surfaces.


Pilot Enters Plane Through Cockpit Window, Old Video Goes Viral Leaving Internet Confused  LatestLY

A video going viral on social media shows a pilot trying to squeeze into a plane by the cockpit windows. We are not sure what happened to the main door of the ...


It's A Bird, It's A Plane: Bell Flight To Take Off In 2020  Yahoo Finance

Bell, a subsidiary of Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT), announced plans to release an air taxi in the form of a 6000 pound plane that can seat five people and has a ...


VIDEO: Cargo plane crash in Iran kills 15, leaves 1 survivor  WKRG News 5

The crash of the jetliner marked just the latest aviation disaster for Iran, which hoped to replace its aging fleet under terms of the 2015 nuclear deal with world ...


Boeing reveals near-SUPERSONIC 600mph passenger plane | Daily Star  Daily Star

THE world's biggest plane maker has unveiled its first “transonic” passenger jet – and it will fly faster than ever.


Angelina Chakovski: Police search for Perth teenager who got on wrong plane  NEWS.com.au

A 15-year-old girl missing from Perth since yesterday has been located safe and well. Police thank the community and media for their assistance. EARLIER:.


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