Last 747 performed its first flight

The very last built Boeing 747 performed its maiden flight. The final 747 ever produced is in the air for the first time. The Boeing 747-8F (reg. N863GT) left the assembly line on Dec. 6 to become the 1,574th Jumbo manufactured in 54 years. The aircraft will be delivered to U.S. carrier Atlas Air. …

Twitter bans account that tracked Elon Musk’s private jet and updates its policy about real-time flight spotting

On Wednesday, Twitter banned an account with the handle @ElonJet that previously tracked Elon Musk’s private jet. The company also went a step further by banning users from sharing a flight-tracking link of celebrities, politicians or anyone else for that matter. Twitter handle @ElonJet had previously tracked the Twitter owner’s private jet, specifically, a 2015…

Baggage handlers caught slamming luggage at Melbourne airport have been stood down

Qantas and Swissport have launched an investigation after employees were seen slamming luggage onto a conveyor belt. Baggage handlers filmed throwing luggage and slamming bags onto a conveyor belt at Melbourne airport have been immediately stood down pending an investigation. The minute-long footage, reportedly filmed at Melbourne airport, shows baggage handlers deliberately slamming luggage into…