Passengers Are Impacted By Air France Strike

Passengers Are Impacted By Air France Strike

Passengers Are Impacted By Air France Strike The plans of thousands of passengers flying with Air France were doomed to collapse today due to the strikes of pilots, cabin crew and ground staff of the airline. Employees were protesting for the better working conditions and raised salaries. The airline estimates that nearly a third of […]

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Iran Plane Crash: All 65 Aboard Feared Dead

Iran Plane Crash: All 65 Aboard Feared Dead All 65 passengers and crew are feared dead in a plane crash in central Iran after the domestic flight came down in bad weather in a mountainous region. Aseman Airlines flight 3705 went off radar 50 minutes into its journey, not far from its destination. The twin-engine […]

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Passenger Plane Crashe in Russia

Passenger Plane With 71 on Board Crashes in Russia

Passenger Plane With 71 on Board Crashes in Russia There appear to be “no survivors” among the 71 people aboard a Russian plane that crashed in a snow-covered field and broke into pieces four minutes after taking off from Moscow, the Russian transport minister said. Three children were among the fatalities on a list published […]

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NASA Tests Foldable Plane Wings

NASA Tests Foldable Plane Wings

NASA Tests Foldable Plane Wings Planes that can fold their wings to different angles while in the air have the potential to fly faster than their peers, and NASA has recently made headway into their development. In a series of recent trials, NASA successfully tested a new lightweight material to fold the outer portions of […]

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Norwegian Dreamliner Trans-Atlantic Breaks Speed Record

Norwegian Dreamliner Trans-Atlantic Breaks Speed Record

Norwegian Dreamliner Trans-Atlantic Breaks Speed Record For a short while, the Concorde made the connection from New York to London in just less than 3 hours, but safety concerns, cost factors and environmental issues ensured that the aircraft, which retired in 2002, never became a viable transportation option. A new record for the fastest transatlantic […]

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Plane Battles Dangerous Strong Winds in Amsterdam

Plane Battles Dangerous Strong Winds in Amsterdam

Plane Battles Dangerous Strong Winds in Amsterdam This is the terrifying moment a propeller plane is battered by 70mph winds as it lands at an airport in Amsterdam. The dramatic footage shows the plane being blown from side to side by an intense storm. Despite the extreme gusts, the pilot manages to keep their nerve […]

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Plane Skids Off Runway in Turkey

Plane Skids Off Runway in Turkey

Plane Skids Off Runway in Turkey A Turkish passenger plane veered off the runway and dived nose-down into the side of a cliff, where it landed on its belly, a few perilous yards from the Black Sea. The Pegasus Airlines aircraft landed Saturday evening at Trabzon Airport on northeastern Turkey’s Black Sea coast. Authorities have […]

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Emergency Landing at Warsaw Airport

Airplane Makes Emergency Landing at Warsaw Airport

Airplane Makes Emergency Landing at Warsaw Airport A spokesman for Warsaw’s international airport said Wednesday that a Polish plane on a domestic flight made a safe emergency landing with a malfunctioning front wheel and no one was hurt. Emergency services were called to the scene after a Polish Airlines flight from Krakow to Warsaw reported […]

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Safest Year For Passengers Around World

2017 Was Safest Year For Airline Passengers

2017 Was Safest Year For Airline Passengers 2017 was the safest year in the history of commercial air travel, according to The Aviation Safety Network. There were no crashes involving large passenger airliners anywhere in the world despite the volume of air traffic reaching its highest point ever. Excluding acts of suicide, sabotage and hijacking, 59 people were […]

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Aircraft and Helicopter Collide

Four People Killed After Aircraft and Helicopter Collide

Four People Killed After Aircraft and Helicopter Collide Four people have died after a helicopter and a Cessna light aircraft crashed in mid-air over Buckinghamshire. The Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) said it was investigating a “mid-air collision involving an aircraft and a helicopter near Aylesbury” as police threw up a wide cordon around woods […]

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