Hurricane Dorian live updates

Live map  Updates Charleston International Airport will cease operations at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 4. Orlando International Airport will cease operations at 2:00 a.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 3. All-female flight crew is set to conduct a recon mission to collect data on Hurricane Dorian as it approaches the Florida Coast, making history for…

An operations director for LOT Polish Airlines was fired for ‘fat shaming’ British Airways cabin crew on Facebook

A director for LOT Polish Airlines is out of a job after recently “fat shaming” the cabin crew staff of a British Airways flight on social media with a series of illicitly taken photos, reportedly mocking their uniforms as “too tight” and overall appearance as “messy.” Earlier this week, Katarzyna Richter, an operations director for…

Rio-Paris #AF447 crash relatives claim that Airbus knew of problems with an onboard instrument five years earlier

Relatives of victims of the 2009 Rio-Paris air crash have provided evidence they say supports their claim that Airbus knew of problems with an onboard instrument five years earlier, it emerged Sunday. They provided a report on August 8 to judges investigating the crash pending a possible trial for manslaughter and negligence, said a source…

INCIDENT Air Canada #AC26 Dreamliner forced to make an emergency landing at Tokyo Narita due to cracked windshield

Air Canada flight from Shanghai to Vancouver was diverted to Tokyo’s Narita International Airport after a crack developed in one of the pilot’s windows. The airline says the windows are double-paned and the diversion was essentially a precautionary measure. The plane was a Boeing 787 Dreamliner carrying 287 passengers. Air Canada says the passengers are…

AirAsia X orders 30 A321XLR aircraft and 12 more A330neo

AirAsia X, the long haul unit of the AirAsia Group, has finalised a firm order with Airbus for an additional 12 A330-900 and 30 A321XLR aircraft. The contract was signed by Tan Sri Rafidah Aziz, Chairman, AirAsia X Berhad and Guillaume Faury, Chief Executive Officer, Airbus in Kuala Lumpur today, in the presence of Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad, the Prime Minister of Malaysia. Tan Sri Tony Fernandes, Chief Executive…