• Delta Air Lines say hundreds of thousands of customers’ information may have been exposed

    Delta Air Lines, one of the world’s largest carriers, and retail giant Sears announced that payment information belonging to hundreds of thousands of their customers may have been compromised through an online chat service. The service, operated by San Jose tech company [24]7.ai, was compromised between Sept. 26 and Oct. 12, and information from customers […]

  • Venezuela suspends ties with Panama airline

    Venezuela on Thursday risked worsening its travel isolation by declaring a suspension of commercial ties with Panama’s main airline Copa after Panama put President Nicolas Maduro and his top officials on a list of possible money launderers. The state-run Venezuela News Agency (AVN) said Caracas had “suspended for 90 days economic and financial relations with […]

  • India’s airlines are buying 1,000 new planes

    In February, domestic air travel demand in India grew twice more thanthe global average, and the country’s airlines are gearing up for a further rise. Jet Airways, India’s second-largest airline (by market share), informed the Indian exchanges (pdf) on March 03 that it had agreed to buy 75 new Boeing 737 MAX planes. This would take the airline’s […]

  • More Dogs Die On United Than On Any Other Airline

    It was a horrific incident that grabbed headlines and incited the ire of dog lovers around the world. A 10-month-old French bulldog died on a United Airlines flight after his carrier was placed inside a cabin overhead compartment at the direction of a flight attendant. And in the aftermath, animal advocates and concerned lawmakers glommed […]

  • Thailand-bound flight returns to Singapore

    SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Singapore Airlines budget carrier Scoot said on Thursday that one of its flights bound for Thailand returned safely to the city-state after an alleged bomb threat. The airline said flight TR634 bound for Hat Yai was escorted back by Singapore’s air force and that it was “working closely with the authorities for […]

  • plane crash: Was it necessary to send medical team, investigators to Nepal?

    Dhaka sent a team of doctors and investigators to Kathmandu to provide treatment to the injured passengers and identify the bodies of Bangladesh nationals killed in the US-Bangla Plane crash. The doctors returned home a few days before officials of Criminal Investigation Department (CID) came back on March 22 after completing their assignments. Forty-nine people […]

  • Glitch in PM’s Flight: It’s negligence

    A Dhaka court yesterday cleared 11 Biman Bangladesh Airlines employees of attempted sabotage of a plane that carried Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in 2016. The court, however, ordered police to lodge a case against three of them for their alleged negligence in duty. The investigation officer of the case submitted the final report in the […]

  • The Truth About Airline Weight Restrictions

    Are airlines restricting passengers for more than just their carry-ons? A traveler’s personal size and weight has become a factor for some airlines. Thai Airways is the most recent to announce a waistline limit for passengers in Business Class seats. The limit is 56 inches, and the rule only applies to passengers flying in their […]

  • Frontier Airlines to resume flights

    After a three-year hiatus, Frontier Airlines is returning to Spokane. The Denver-based carrier will resume flights to and from Denver on April 30. Direct flights will run four times a week – Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, said Richard Oliver, a company spokesman. The budget airline pulled out of Spokane and about a dozen other […]

  • Best seats on a plane for a smoother flight?

    You may be surprised to learn that not everyone on a flight feels the effects of turbulence in the same way. That’s because there are some parts of the aircraft that shake less as it’s buffeted by the wind. And here, commercial airline pilot Jonny Knowlson – aka Jonny the Pilot, as he’s known on […]

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