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The One Thing Delta Air Lines Has Not Been Able to Do — Yet

“I f you visit the corporate headquarters of Delta Air Lines, you will see the primary objectives of different departments listed on posters on the …

Boeing Reveals Just How Far 777 Output Is Poised to Fall

Deliveries of Boeing's highly profitable 777 jet will fall significantly over the next few years.<p>In late 2013, <b>Boeing</b> (NYSE:BA) formally launched the …

Armed US air marshal removed from flight at Heathrow 'because he was drunk'

An armed US air marshal was taken off a plane at Heathrow airport and arrested after being accused of being drunk.<p>The United Airlines flight to Los Angeles was two hours late taking off after the captain alerted police that the man was under the influence of alcohol.<p>The federal marshal - believed …

Airplanes

Airplane Art - Delta Air Lines Boeing 767-400 "The Breast Cancer Foundation" - Economy Class & Beyond

It’s Sunday again, so it must be time for some more Airplane Art.<p>This week waiting to depart London from Terminal 4 is a Delta Air Lines Boeing …

Spain closes airspace to British Foreign Sec plane en route to Gibraltar – media

A UK Royal Air Force aircraft carrying British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond was banned from flying through Spanish airspace on its way to …

Delta's shuttle flies west as competition heats up

Airline “shuttle” routes have long been synonymous with the busy East Coast airports serving New York, Boston and Washington. But now it’s time to add three of the West Coast’s big hubs to the mix.<p>Delta Air Lines added its high-frequency Delta Shuttle brand to Seattle on Wednesday. The move …

Aviation

Norwegian Ryanair flight to Manchester delayed after hoax security alert

Police in Norway evacuated a Ryanair aircraft due to fly to Manchester and after a hoax security alert.<p>Officers writing on an official Twitter …

Heathrow Airport bosses to net bonus if third runway awarded

Heathrow bosses will stand to gain from bonus payouts if the airport gets permission to build a £17.6bn third runway, it has emerged.<p>Although the west London airport has previously denied the existence of any such financial incentives – not least when senior executives at rival Gatwick were found …

Airplanes

This is the real reason US airlines should be terrified of a European upstart you've never heard of

Last month, the US Department of Transportation tentatively approved the Irish — yes, Irish — airline's application to fly into the US.<p>You may be wondering why an airline called "Norwegian" would be based in Ireland. That's the root of the issue.<p>NAI is one of several subsidiaries operating under …

Introduction: The Long Way To Spain

At the beginning of the year I vowed to review as many new business class products as possible, and in particular named 16 airlines I was eying. I’ve …

Ask the Captain: The marvel of low-visibility landings

<b>Question: How does a pilot land a plane during heavy rain and low visibility?</b><p><b>— Submitted by reader Samuel, Jakarta</b><p><b>Answer:</b> Pilots use precise navigation equipment, usually the Instrument Landing System (ILS), to maneuver the airplane laterally and vertically to land on the runway. If an ILS is not …

Flying

Norwegian $502 round trip LAX - London LGW, and some WOW and WestJet fares

Norwegian Airlines flies nonstop between LAX and London Gatwick LGW year-round. Norwegian also started Oakland to London Gatwick last week, however …

Long TSA lines: How long will this go on?

<b>(CNN) —</b> Zachary Annen and his husband arrived at Chicago O'Hare International Airport Sunday night three hours ahead of their flight.<p>The pair waited more than 2 1/2 hours in the Transportation Security Administration screening line and made it to the gate for their flight home to Seattle with …

Flying

Flying in Asia is Now Easier (and Cheaper) Than Ever

The "Value Alliance" is a game-changer for low cost carriers.<p>A new airline alliance emerged overnight, as eight airline CEOs gathered in Singapore to announce the founding of the world's largest alliance of low-cost airlines. Dubbed the Value Alliance, its eight founding members are all rapidly …

South-east Asia

Creepy ghoul gets through TSA screening line in Atlanta

An oversized bottle of liquor was detected in a carry-on bag at Detroit (DTW). Not only was the large bottle of liquor prohibited, but so were the …

Flying

Heathrow airport executives need to fly straight on bonuses

Heathrow airport’s campaign for a third runway comes covered in a Union flag. It is conveyed by the logo – a stylised flag with arrows pointing in all directions – and rests on the patriotic argument that expansion would bring economic benefits.<p>But, until now, Heathrow hasn’t told us about a …

Boris Johnson

Does American Airlines Have Too Much Debt?

American Airlines has implemented a very aggressive financial strategy.<p>Over the past five years, <b>American Airlines</b> (NASDAQ:AAL) has spent heavily on …

Earn Up to 13,000 Bonus Miles When You Fly Alaska's Partners

Airline mileage promos are a dime a dozen these days, but Alaska’s offering something a little bit different, incentivizing customers to fly the …

American Airlines

Hawaiian secures Haneda access - Wandering Aramean

Hawaiian Airlines is the first of the US carriers to secure a slot at Tokyo‘s Haneda airport under the new agreement allowing for daytime operations. …

Survey Names the Best Airline Frequent Flyer Programs

Busy meeting planners can amass thousands of frequent flier miles, but if they can’t redeem the rewards points when they want, what good is it? …

Frequent-flyer Programs

Alaska Air, Virgin America received Justice Department request for more information

Alaska Air Group Inc., which in early April announced a $2.6 billion offer to acquire Virgin America Inc., said it and its target have received a …

79 Airports You Can Tour Via Google Street View

Over the last few years Google Streeet View has been adding more locations to their library and you can now tour areas in 79 airports and 184 train …

Google Street View

This Is What a $38,000 Flight Experience Looks Like

Etihad Airways has honed in on what it truly means to fly in luxury. “The Residence” is recognized as the world’s most exclusive cabin in the sky, …

MH370 search: 'decreasing possibility' plane will be found, say authorities

The Australian authority leading the search for Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 has said there is a “decreasing possibility” that the missing plane will be found.<p>More than 105,000 sq km of seafloor in the southern Indian Ocean has been searched as of 11 May, leaving a remaining search area of just …

Airplanes

Flight Attendant Steals 1,500 Mini-Bottles of Alcohol, Sells Them Online

The 28-year-old woman now faces charges of theft of property over $10,000 and 3-15 years in prison.<p>A Memphis-based flight attendant has been indicted after allegedly stealing mini-bottles of liquor from her workplace, the Shelby, Tennessee County District Attorney’s Office recently announced. …

Alcohol

CMA report outlines benefits of BAA break-up

news<p>Posted: 16 May 2016 | Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, International Airport Review | No comments yet<p>A report published by the Competition …

Airports