ALERT Oil slick observed at crash site of small plane that went down near Port Arthur, Tasmania; search for pilot and passenger continues – @AlexHart7
A widening search for missing AirAsia Indonesia flight QZ8501 is unlikely to locate survivors, with the head of the Indonesian rescue efforts suggesting the aircraft was likely at the bottom of the ocean. Bambang Soelistyo revealed his hypothesis based on the co-ordinates of the Airbus A320-200 when contact with it was lost.
Boeing and Jetlines have announced an order for five 737 MAX 7s as the new Canadian ultra-low cost carrier builds its future fleet. The order, valued at $438 million at current list prices, includes purchase rights for an additional 16 737 MAXs.
JetBlue Airways is adding three more non-stop routes from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, all to Florida. New flights will carry passengers to Fort Myers, Jacksonville, and West Palm Beach. Service to Jacksonville is twice daily, while Fort Myers and West Palm Beach will enjoy daily service.
Etihad Airways has celebrated the departure of its inaugural Airbus A380 flight at Abu Dhabi International Airport. A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held at the departure gate as part of the festivities, attended on behalf of Etihad Airways by Richard Hill, chief operations officer with the carrier. The event, which took place before Flight EY11 took-off…
Ryanair has launched its new United States website making it easier for US customers to book flights. Thousands of American customers explore Europe every year on Ryanair’s low fares with London, Dublin, Barcelona, Rome and Paris the top five destinations for US customers, with the most visitors coming from California, New York, Texas, Florida and…
The world’s first in-flight butler will be a woman from Merseyside who will take to the skies tomorrow on board Etihad Airways’ first superjumbo A380 journey from its Abu Dhabi base to London’s Heathrow airport.