American Airlines employee

American Airlines Employee Nearly Hits Woman With A Stroller

American Airlines Employee Nearly Hits Woman With A Stroller An American Airlines employee has been removed from duty after he was seen “violently” taking a stroller from a mother in a video posted to Facebook late Friday night. The woman had just boarded a flight from San Francisco to Dallas when the shocking incident occurred. A […]

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The Flight Attendant job benefits

The Flight Attendant Advantage: Surprising Work Benefits

The Flight Attendant Advantage: Surprising Work Benefits By Aviation Blogger Jeanne San Pascual If you plan on being a flight attendant, there are many other work benefits that come with the job than just traveling. From being able to enjoy flexible hours to meeting interesting people, here a few other benefits that will surely convince […]

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Why Do Passengers Clap When Planes Land?

Why Do Passengers Clap When Planes Land?

Why Do Passengers Clap When Planes Land? Have you ever cheered or clapped when a plane landed? Although it’s not a rule of flying, it does happen – whether on an inaugural flight on a new route, a pilot’s birthday, or after a particularly turbulent flight. It seems like every country’s airline passengers think they […]

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Human Space Flight

International Day of Human Space Flight

International Day of Human Space Flight The General Assembly, in its resolution of 7 April 2011, declared 12 April as the International Day of Human Space Flight “to celebrate each year at the international level the beginning of the space era for mankind, reaffirming the important contribution of space science and technology in achieving sustainable development goals […]

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Overbooked Flight

Passenger Is Dragged From an Overbooked Flight

Passenger Is Dragged From an Overbooked Flight On Sunday, a United Airlines passenger was pulled from his plane seat and forcibly dragged off the aircraft – because the airline overbooked flight. At least two passengers onboard captured the scene, which shows a man – who has not been identified – being forcibly removed from his […]

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Airbus super-jumbo

Airbus to Fit More Seats Into Super-Jumbo

Airbus to Fit More Seats Into Super-Jumbo The Airbus A380 is already the largest passenger plane in the world, holding around 550 passengers in its typical configuration. But Airbus says it can make this super-jumbo jet even more jumbo by reconfiguring it to squeeze in another 80 seats. Some of the changes provide more room […]

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Boeing and Airbus Debut New Planes For First Time

Boeing and Airbus Debut New Planes For First Time The maiden flights for both the Boeing 787-10 and the Airbus A319neo were carried out Friday, March 31. The two airplanes are the newest members of the 787 family for Boeing and the A320neo family for Airbus. The Boeing 787-10 took off for the first time […]

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Heroic Flight Attendant

Heroic Flight Attendant Helps to Land Plane

Heroic Flight Attendant Helps to Land Plane A heroic flight attendant helped steer an aircraft to safety after the co-pilot passed out in the middle of a flight. Almost 200 passengers were on board. The brave cabin crew member was called into action when the co-pilot felt faint after his blood pressure suddenly dropped. The […]

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American Airlines First Officer Dies on Flight

American Airlines First Officer Dies on Flight

American Airlines First Officer Dies on Flight An American Airlines First Officer has died after falling ill during a landing on Wednesday in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Audio posted online reveals the tense moment in the cockpit when a pilot died during a landing. American Airlines Flight 1353, a Boeing 737-800 flying from Dallas-Fort Worth to Albuquerque, […]

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Oldest Plane, From 1940s Makes Stop in Nagpur

Oldest Plane From 1940s Makes Stop in Nagpur

Oldest Plane From 1940s Makes Stop in Nagpur One of the most iconic aeroplanes, first designed built during the golden age of aviation in the 1930s, attempting a round the world trip landed in Nagpur on Sunday. The DC-3, designed by the Douglas aircraft company, revolutionised air travel back in the 30s and 40s. The […]

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