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Aerotoxic syndrome is a term used to describe the symptoms of exposure to contaminated air.

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Aerotoxic syndrome is a little-known term used to describe the symptoms of exposure to contaminated air. It is a controversial diagnosis, and many in the aviation industry are adamant it doesn’t exist. (www.theguardian.com) Más...

SAA flight cancelled as aviation compliance issues between SA and Zim escalate

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South African Airways has confirmed that one of its flights has been grounded in Zimbabwe on Saturday morning, 19 August. The SAA grounding could be "retaliation" after the South African Civil Aviation authority prevented a Harare bound Air Zimbabwe flight from taking off from OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg on Friday evening, 18 August. (www.traveller24.com) Más...

First Korean Air CSeries enters the paint shop

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So far, the Bombardier CSeries has seen deployment with Swiss and airBaltic. But there are other customers watching and waiting for their aircraft. One of those carriers is Korean Air – and their first CSeries is in the paint shop. (www.airlineboarding.com) Más...

EXCLUSIVE: Delta CEO On Choosing Between Boeing, Airbus: Price Is Important But 'It's Not the Only Factor'

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Delta Air Lines CEO Ed Bastian is currently weighing his options as he gears up to order 75 or more single-aisle jets in a multi billion dollar deal. (www.bizjournals.com) Más...

SIA to up Brisbane frequency, plans A350 deployment

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15 AUGUST, 2017 SOURCE: FLIGHT DASHBOARD BY: FIRDAUS HASHIM SINGAPORE Singapore Airlines (SIA) has raised the frequency of its Singapore-Brisbane route from 24 to 28-times weekly, and plans to deploy the Airbus A350-900 on three of four daily flights starting 16 October. (www.flightglobal.com) Más...

Curtain falls on Swiss Avro operations after 27 years

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The Avro RJ has bowed out of service with Swiss International Air Lines, 27 years after the four-engined jet made its Swiss debut with the airline's predecessor Crossair in BAe 146 form. (www.flightglobal.com) Más...

China Southern completes share issue to American Airlines

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11 AUGUST, 2017 SOURCE: FLIGHT DASHBOARD BY: MAVIS TOH SINGAPORE China Southern Airlines has completed the issuance of 270.6 million Hong Kong-listed shares to American Airlines, making the US carrier an official stakeholder. (www.flightglobal.com) Más...

Intense competition' swings Cathay to HK$1.7bn loss in H1

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The Cathay Pacific Group swung to an operating loss of HK$1.7 billion ($217.3 million) for the first half of 2017, reversing from the HK$664 million profit posted the same period a year ago, reflecting intense competition and downward pressure on yields (www.flightglobal.com) Más...

Passenger device source of seat fire on Lufthansa A380

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Canadian investigators have disclosed that a passenger's electrical power bank was the source of a fire in the cabin of a Lufthansa Airbus A380 operating to Houston. (www.flightglobal.com) Más...

American to base 737 Max in Miami

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American Airlines will base its first Boeing 737 Max 8 at its Miami International airport hub, with plans to enter new markets and replace other narrowbody flying. (www.flightglobal.com) Más...

Nigerian bride sues American Airlines for $3.4m, says flight attendant ‘intentionally’ stained her wedding gown with red wine

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A Nigerian woman of American and Jamaican descent, identified as Yewande Oteh, has sued an airline claiming that a flight attendant deliberately poured red wine on her wedding dress. The 31-page lawsuit filed in a New Jersey, US district court by Yewande’s mother Yvette Sterling, stated that the American Airlines flight attendant, Melanie Masters, deliberately ruined Yewande’s wedding dress during a flight... (www.aviationfigures.com) Más...

Central Flying Service Soars to 475,000 Hours in Flight Training

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Arkansas' oldest aviation firm celebrating an incredible milestone on Wednesday that many other firms may never reach, a staggering 475,000 hours of flight training. (www.arkansasmatters.com) Más...

Great little ground attack option.

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Meet the Wolverine - WWII style with state of the art tech. (www.foxnews.com) Más...

HondaJet is Most Delivered Light Jet of 2017’s First Half

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As if winning the inaugural Flying Innovation Award at AirVenture 2017 wasn’t already a noteworthy accomplishment, HondaJet hasn’t left the spotlight just yet. Honda Aircraft Co. announced this week that the HondaJet was the most delivered light jet of the first half of 2017, with 24 airplanes were shipped out to buyers in North America and Europe. (www.flyingmag.com) Más...

A group of 12 year olds have come up with a cost effective way to help prevent bird strikes

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SALT LAKE CITY — A group of four Utah tweens has been nationally recognized for inventing a device to scare away birds from planes. (www.ksl.com) Más...

Huge fire and smoke over Barcelona airport

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Vegetation fire in nearby industrial area blows over Barcelona airport (www.mirror.co.uk) Más...

The Go/No-Go Decision: High-Speed RTOs Are Fraught With Risk

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Dann Runik still gets chills when he remembers the rainy morning of March 1, 1978. He was in the cockpit of a DC-8 at Los Angeles International Airport as he watched Continental Flight 603, a heavily laden DC-10, lumber down Runway 6R on its takeoff roll. The heavy trijet was bound for Honolulu with 198 passengers and crew aboard. Everything appeared normal to the DC-10’s flight crew as the aircraft accelerated toward its 156 KIAS V1 go/no-go decision speed. But when passing through 152 KIAS,… (aviationweek.com) Más...

Hong Kong Airlines will launch non-stop A350 flights to U.S.

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The line-up of international airlines flying to the U.S. mainland will grow this winter. The latest to announce service is Hong Kong Airlines, which will launch non-stop flights between Los Angeles and Hong Kong on Dec. 18 on Airbus A350 aircraft. (www.airguideonline.com) Más...

This clip was taken maybe 1989 any guesses Some great planes in this video Some great planes in this

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This clip was taken maybe 1989 any guesses Some great planes in this video Some great planes in this (www.youtube.com) Más...

Dad and daughter kicked off flight after attendant eavesdrops on their chat

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Footage has emerged showing the moment a father and daughter are kicked off a plane after someone overheard them talking about their ‘awful travel experience’. Whitney Miller was on board a Frontier Airlines flight from Orlando to St. Louis when the incident happened on Wednesday. (www.airlineboarding.net) Más...

My Father and I felt Never, ever, fly Frontier Airlines

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Well friends and family, my father and I were kicked off a plane today. There’s a first for everything! Look for us on YouTube being humiliated and walked off Frontier Airlines!! NEVER FLY WITH THIS COMPANY. Our flight to St. Louis was delayed six hours with no compensation. (www.youtube.com) Más...

Boeing Expands Helena Site For 777X Parts Production

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Boeing’s Helena, Montana, manufacturing site is set to install new machinery for manufacturing critical titanium parts for 777X production, the US manufacturer said Aug. 17. The new 90,000 sq. ft. expansion of Boeing Helena brings the site’s total footprint to over 257,000 sq. ft. (atwonline.com) Más...

VIDEO: Bombardier shows off painted Korean CS300

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Bombardier has offered a glimpse of the first CSeries twinjet to be delivered to Korean Air. The aircraft is pictured having been painted in the South Korean airline's distinctive colour scheme. (www.flightglobal.com) Más...

Qantas flight diverted for emergency in US

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A Qantas Airbus A380 has been diverted to Phoenix due to a passenger needing medical care. It is believed the plane was travelling from Sydney to Dallas. (au.news.yahoo.com) Más...

IndiGo denies canceling flights due to engine failure, says grounding of Airbus A320 Neo planes was scheduled in June

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The Inter-Globe Aviation-run budget carrier IndiGo airlines on Friday refuted the media reports claiming the airline had to cancel 84 flights due to engine failure in its Airbus A320 NEO aircraft. (www.firstpost.com) Más...

New Rules for Space Warfare ?

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space experts make their best predictions about what kind of scenarios might come into play – such as the use of kinetic weapons in space:space experts make their best predictions about what kind of scenarios might come into play – such as the use of kinetic weapons in space (www.army-technology.com) Más...

Ryanair calls for alcohol drinking limit at airports

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Ryanair has called on UK airports to enforce a two-drink limit after a BBC Panorama investigation suggested arrests of drunken passengers have risen by 50% in a year. The airline has already banned customers from drinking duty-free alcohol on board. (www.airguideonline.com) Más...

Bombardier CSeries Flying to 17 Airlines - Tour!

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Bombardier planning a world tour to 17 airlines with a CSeries CS300. (www.facebook.com) Más...

The 'boneyard': Where airlines send old planes to be scrapped

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The “boneyard” is the term given to aircraft storage facilities where out-of-use planes are sent to be sold, stored or scrapped. Most are in arid locations. The one here in New Mexico – officially the Roswell International Air Center – is the preferred facility for American. (www.usatoday.com) Más...

MH370 in the news again.....

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The crash site of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 is a lonely spot in the southern Indian Ocean, 1,250 miles due west of the southern tip of Western Australia and 2,000 miles south-south-west of Kuala Lumpur - the place where the 239 people on board were last seen alive. Seven months to the day after the search for the doomed Boeing 777 was officially called off, leading Australian scientists have calculated “with unprecedented precision and certainty” that the plane crashed at a point 35.6… (www.independent.co.uk) Más...

Girl Sexually Assaulted On United Airlines Flight: ‘I Don’t Feel Safe’

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A teen girl who was allegedly groped during a United Airlines flight from Seattle to Newark, New Jersey, last month joined her mother in speaking publicly about the incident. The 16-year-old — whose identity along with her mother’s was withheld at their request — said her alleged assaulter robbed her of “peace of mind.”... (www.aviationfigures.com) Más...

American Airlines Bets Big on Philadelphia While Making Cuts to JFK

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MIAMI — American Airlines will soon add several transatlantic routes from its Philadelphia hub while making large cuts to its international network at New York’s JFK. Today, American announced routes from Philadelphia to Budapest (BUD) and Prague (PRG). (airwaysmag.com) Más...

Not enough pilots? United Airlines' top pilot has a lot to say about it

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United Airlines Capt. Todd Insler, head of the airline's powerful pilots union, is upset about what he would undoubtedly classify as "fake news" about the nation's airline industry — namely, all the talk in recent months about an alleged shortage of commercial airline pilots in the United States. (www.9news.com) Más...

American adding summer flights from Chicago to Venice next year

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American Airlines will add flights between Chicago's O'Hare International Airport and Venice, Italy, next summer. The seasonal daily flights begin May 4 and last through Oct. 27, American said Wednesday. Tickets go on sale Monday. (www.chicagotribune.com) Más...

Qantas leads all carriers for on-time performance in 2016/17

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Qantas led Australia’s domestic carriers for punctuality in the 12 months to June 2017, new figures show. The Bureau of Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Economics (BITRE) report on domestic on-time performance said Qantas had 86 per cent of its flights arrive within 15 minutes of schedule in 2016/17, ahead of Virgin Australia Regional Airlines (VARA) at 85.2 per cent. (australianaviation.com.au) Más...

Qantas brings Airbus A380 back onto Sydney-Hong Kong

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Qantas will unleash an Airbus A380 onto the Sydney-Hong Kong route between December 2017 and March 2018, with the flagship superjumbo offering first class suites to selected business class passengers. (www.ausbt.com.au) Más...

Virgin Orbit wins contract for Italian smallsat

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Italian small satellite builder Sitael has signed Virgin Orbit to send a technology demonstration satellite into low-Earth orbit next year. (www.airguideonline.com) Más...

Pilots, check your bearings: Boeing Field catches up with Earth’s magnetic field

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Because the Earth’s magnetic field has shifted over the decades, the runway numbers at Boeing Field have just been changed, requiring pilots to pay attention and change their charts. (www.seattletimes.com) Más...

Passengers sue Boeing in Cook County court over worst crash in Emirates history

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More than a dozen passengers aboard an Emirates airline flight that crashed in August 2016 sued plane-maker Boeing on Tuesday in Cook County Circuit Court, blaming an allegedly defective switch. (www.chicagotribune.com) Más...

Ryanair accuses Lufthansa of Air Berlin 'conspiracy'

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Ryanair has accused Lufthansa and the German government of conspiring to carve up collapsed airline Air Berlin. Lufthansa is negotiating over buying Air Berlin planes, which are still flying following a 150m euro German government loan. (www.bbc.com) Más...

Bombardier Selects McCann Canada as Its Newest Agency Partner

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Multinational aerospace and transportation company Bombardier selected McCann Canada as its new agency partner, following a review launched this spring involving Canadian and international agencies. (www.adweek.com) Más...

One Bird Kills Two Engines

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A Eurowings A319 at Stuttgart suffered dual engine failure after a bird was ingested in one and fragments were ingested in the other. The aircraft rejected takeoff. (avherald.com) Más...

Boeing’s and NASA’s new Blended Wing design

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NASA and Boeing are working together on the development of a new wing design called ”blended wing” to take air travel into the future.The idea is to create a more fuel efficient plane that not only reduces air pollution but noise pollution too. (www.airguideonline.com) Más...

German Media Reports: airberlin to be Snapped Up By Two or More Buyers

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airberlin could be wound up and sold on by the end of September. The airline's CEO has told German media that two aviation companies are in advanced talks to acquire assets from the business. Lufthansa is already confirmed and sources suggest easyJet is the second. (www.paddleyourownkanoo.com) Más...

American will fly its first Boeing 737 Max from LGA to MIA

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American Airlines announced that its first Boeing 737 Max will be deployed on the carrier’s route between New York’s LaGuardia Airport and Miami International Airport on November 29. (www.airguideonline.com) Más...

As the Scourge of Human Trafficking Intensifies, AirAsia Trains its Cabin Crew to Spot Traffickers and Their Victims

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AirAsia is to train up to 10,000 frontline staff to spot human trafficking victims and the criminals behind it. According to the UN, the global crime is worth an estimated $150 billion USD (www.paddleyourownkanoo.com) Más...

New Indonesian N219 turboprop complete maiden flight

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Indonesia's State owned PT Dirgantara Indonesia (PTDI) has completed maiden flight of the indigenous N219 twin turboprop commuter aircraft. The first prototype completed a 30 minute test flight and landed back at Husein Sastranegara International Airport in Bandung on Wednesday. (www.reddit.com) Más...