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How an EasyJet Passenger Prevented a Potential Airplane Disaster

A passenger spoke up about a wrench stuck in the wing moments before take off.<p>Moments before an easyJet flight was set to take off, a passenger …

Airplanes

Is it possible to fly around the world on low-cost carriers?

Around-the-world airfares can be expensive, though the right package from a specialty broker or an airline alliance can save you money versus buying individual legs of a round-the-globe trip separately.<p>With the rise of long-haul low-cost carriers, it seems like it would theoretically be possible to …

Frontier Airlines Needs Even More Flight Attendants

<b>DENVER (CBS4)</b> – Frontier Airlines is looking for flight attendants and on Wednesday they announced they need more than originally projected.<p>The …

Flydubai plane crashes in Russia; 62 aboard reported dead

<b>(CNN) —</b> After circling a southern Russian airport for more than two hours because of high ground-level winds and poor visibility, a passenger jet from the United Arab Emirates crashed during a landing attempt, killing all 62 people aboard.<p>The flydubai Boeing 737 took off from Dubai and was …

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Why Are Travel Agents Still a Thing?

The profession is thriving—It just depends on what you define as a travel agent.<p>I don't think I know a single person my age who's ever booked a flight, hotel, or car through a travel agent. This is anecdotal, to be fair—there could be those in their mid-20s who recoil at the thought of using a site …

Travel Industry

Jetstar fail as young flyer falls ill

To add insult to injury, Jetstar is being accused of not informing the family that simply buying new tickets would have been cheaper than …

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The TSA ensures compliance of its 3-1-1 liquid policy by screening all carry-on items.<p>(Photo: Creatas/Creatas/Getty Images )<p>Should you put that bottle of shampoo in your checked bag, or pack it in the small bag you're taking on the plane? The Transportation Security Administration has strict rules …

Flying

Plane Nearly Collides With Drone Over LAX

A Lufthansa jet nearly collided with a drone as the plane prepared to land at Los Angeles International Airport on Friday, officials said.<p>The pilot …

Malaysia Airlines admits it 'made mistakes' over handling of missing MH370

GettyMistakes were made in the initial reaction to MH370 going missing<p>Fuad Sharuji, who is also head of the airline's post accident office, said his …

Malaysia Airlines and Emirates codeshare flights

Don’t be surprised if you see two codes on the Kuala Lumpur-Dubai route as well as and some other routes when looking at the flight board at KL …

FlyDubai Jet Crash Kills 62 in Failed Russia Landing Attempt

A passenger jet operated by Middle Eastern budget carrier FlyDubai broke apart while trying to land in high winds in the southern Russian city of …

American Airlines to deploy a 787 to Manchester (UK) - Economy Class & Beyond

As the American Airlines Boeing 787 fleet continues to stretch its legs, it was only a matter of time before the Boeing 787 starts to replace some of …

Flight of terror: American Airlines plane makes emergency landing after being struck by lightning; all passengers safe

<b>New York</b>: Nearly 60 people on board an American Airlines flight had a terrifying experience when a lightning struck the plane over New York city, …

Honeywell, Jet Airways sign Boeing 777 maintenance contract

Hyderabad, March 18: Honeywell Aerospace has been selected by Jet Airways to provide maintenance services for Auxiliary Power Units (APUs) on board …

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E-Cigarette Fire Causes Delay on Delta Air Lines Flight

<i>Photo courtesy of Thinkstock</i><p>On Wednesday, an electronic cigarette in a carry-on bag on a Delta Air Lines flight caused a fire that forced the takeoff …

American Airlines plane makes emergency landing in Iowa

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Officials say a plane carrying nearly 200 people from Chicago to Phoenix made an emergency landing at the Des Moines airport …

Canadian North passenger says airline abandoned Iqaluit travellers after flight couldn't land

A Canadian North passenger says she's frustrated with the airline after taking an unexpected "tour" around the North on Thursday.<p>Anne Crawford, a …

Flying

Flydubai flight FZ981 crash

A Flydubai Boeing-737-800 has crashed during landing in the southern Russian city of Rostov-on-Don. All the passengers and crew on board have been …

Five Ridiculous Fees Charged by Frontier — and Five More Possibilities

<b>New Revenue Concept: $5 for pocket room</b><br>Look, Frontier, you own all the physical space on the plane, and you can’t just have passengers carrying …

A British Airways plane flooded mid-flight after a trolley smashed into a water pipe

"A trolley knocked a water pipe and unfortunately it created a leak," a spokesperson for British Airways told Business Insider over email.<p>The broken water pipe sent water from the upper passenger deck through the cabin's ceiling and air conditioning system, according to the Evening Standard.<p>The …

Plane fell 3000 feet in 15 seconds

THE 737 circled the airport for two hours, waiting to land. When it finally got to try, the descent killed everyone on board.

FlyDubai Plane Crashes in Russia, Killing All 62 Aboard

Flight from Dubai crashes in Rostov-on-Don on repeated landing attempt, says Russian ministry<p>A FlyDubai airliner crashed in the southern Russian city of Rostov-on-Don early Saturday, killing all 62 people aboard.<p>The Boeing 737-800 crashed during a repeated landing attempt at the city’s airport in …