Memorial service held for Lord Ballyedmond and three other
men at church close to site where aircraft crashed in thick fog As
air accident investigators began to remove debris from the
helicopter that crashed in dense fog in Norfolk on Thursday, four
candles were lit in a village church a few miles away in memory of
the Conservative peer Lord Ballyedmond and three others who died in
the accident ...
A survey of Canada’s aviation inspectors shows they are
increasingly concerned about aviation safety because of Transport
Canada rules that leave responsibility for setting acceptable
levels of risk up ...
On April 17, Asian Business Aviation Conference &
Exhibition (ABACE 2014 ) greeted the students from aviation
universities, who came to participate in the event of “Student Day”
under the invitation of the organizers of ABACE - Asian Business
Aviation Association (AsBAA) and National Business Aviation
Association (NBAA). The drizzling spring rain during that day did
not stake the students ...
EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wis. — Four outstanding replica
aircraft from the Great War Flying Museum of Caledon, Ontario,
Canada, will participate in EAA's World War I aviation centennial
activities at the EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2014 fly-in, which will be
held July 28-August 3 at Wittman Regional Airport in
NEW YORK, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Penton , a
leading professional information services company, today announced
Penton SmartReach™ for the aviation, aerospace and defense market,
which offers access ...
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- Basta Holdings Corp. , an aviation
services and logistics management company, today announced that it
has entered into an agreement with Monarch Air Group to launch
Through enhanced features like instant quotes and real-trip
trip requests, FlightPartner continues to simplify and automate air
charter booking and bidding processes. (PRWeb April 24, 2014) Read
the full story at
Chinese General Aviation Company To Acquire A New Bell 407GX
Bell Helicopter has signed a purchase agreement with Xinjang
Tianyun General Aviation Company for a new Bell 407GX, further
increasing Bell Helicopter’s presence in China. The aircraft will
be used for sightseeing tours, VIP transport and agriculture
The aviation industry has come roaring back into the black
after the dark years following the 9/11 terror attacks and the
effects of the Great Recession. But one place where the industry
still finds its ...
NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- JetBlue Airways pilots vote to join
the Air Line Pilots Association, which represents pilots in
negotiations over pay, benefits and work rules. VIDEO TRANSCRIPT:
JetBlue Airways pilots have voted to join the Air Line Pilots
Association. This marks the third time JetBlue pilots voted on the
matter, after rejecting joining the union in 2009 and in
2011. It also marks the ...
If you think being packed on an airplane with strangers
sucks, then you're probably a pleb like us who flies economy. But
first class? It's an entirely different alcohol-lubricated world up
there—a world where a single seating unit can cost half a million
dollars. Read more...
Cheap flights are easiest to find on Tuesdays, according to
conventional wisdom. But according to a new report, the best time
to buy cheap flights is actually later in the week, and you'll
maximize savings by traveling on certain days.
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Angel
MedFlight Worldwide Air Ambulance is pleased to once again offer
the Scholarship for Excellence in Aviation. Applications are being
accepted now ...
SAO PAULO, Brazil -- Azul Brazilian Airlines expects to debut
its first international flights by early 2015. The U.S. flights
will be served from Azul's brand new $1.5 billion terminal at Sao
NEW YORK, April, 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/
-- Independent aviation experts Conklin & de Decker
recently revealed that Air Partner beats out all major US
competitors for pricing and flexibility on jet membership programs.
Commissioned by Air Partner, the study concludes: "Air Partner is
the best priced on all categories of the US jet membership
programs." (pg. "Air Partner appears to be the most ...
FLYHT Aerospace Solutions Ltd. reported today that its
flagship Automated Flight Information Reporting System ") has reach
a major milestone having surpassed one million flights onboard
For all the advancements made in solar power technology,
developing an airplane that could harvest enough of the sun's
energy to not only be flown for extended periods , but take another
person along for the ride has proven a difficult task. The team at
Solar Flight recently took on this challenge, unveiling its plans
for what would be the world's first two-seater solar aircraft, the
Search involving helicopter, sniffer dogs and 20 officers
called off after child located asleep inches below where parents
left him A three-year-old boy whose disappearance triggered a
police search involving a helicopter and sniffer dogs ended happily
– when he was found dozing peacefully under his bed. The boy, who
has been identified only as Noah, was put to bed as usual and was
fast asleep ...
(Reuters) - JetBlue Airways Corp pilots voted by a wide
margin on Tuesday to join the Air Line Pilots Association union,
sending the budget carrier's stock price down on concerns the move
would raise the airline's costs. About 71 percent of the pilots
eligible to vote in the month-long election backed ALPA. JetBlue
has about 2,600 pilots and 96 percent were eligible to vote. The
vote marked the ...
Daybreak on Monday brought a surprising story of survival
with news that a teenage stowaway miraculously survived in the
wheel well of an airplane after a six hour flight from San Jose,
California to Maui, Hawaii this weekend. The story is notable
because the vast majority of airplane stowaways die long before the
aircraft reaches its final destination. Read more...
FORT WORTH, TX – The United States Helicopter Safety Team (
www.USHST.org ), has gathered U.S. civil helicopter accident data
for the 10-year period of 2004 to 2013 in order to determine
year-to-year and month-to-month trends.
April 21--Despite losing one of its four daily round-trip
flights to Chicago, Toledo Express Airport handled a 14 percent
passenger-traffic increase during 2014's first quarter, and the
Toledo-Lucas County Port Authority's chief executive remains
hopeful that will translate into more flights -- not fewer -- in
the near future.
Joël Morgan, Seychelles Minister for Home Affairs and
Transport and Air Seychelles Board Chairman, said the 2013 results
were a testament to the on-going success of the airline’s
turnaround strategy and business plan.
Earlier this month, Boeing reported that it had delivered 161
commercial airplanes to airlines in the first quarter, up from 137
in the prior year period. We figure this increase in Boeing?s
airplane deliveries will drive strong growth at its commercial
airplane segment, which constituted 61% of its overall revenues
The teenager climbed aboard Hawaiian Airlines Flight 45 at
San Jose International Airport Sunday morning (April 20) and
survived the five-and-a-half-hour flight to Maui with minimal
oxygen at an altitude of 38,000 feet (11,600 meters) and
temperatures of about minus 80 degrees Fahrenheit (minus 62 degrees
Celsius). "It is a true miracle that a lot of physicians have
postulated in the past," said ...
According to Federal Aviation Administration statistics, from
1947 to January 2014, there have been 103 reported stowaway
attempts involving 92 flights, and 76.7 percent of stowaway
passengers have died in transit.