A Ground Delay Program has been issued affecting flights arriving between 04/08:00 and 04/15:59 due to WEATHER / LOW CEILINGS. Flights are being delayed an average of 37.0 minutes.
Three planes separately hit birds near LaGuardia Airport Wednesday morning. The first two strikes occurred within a 90-minute period starting at 7:18 a.m., while the third happened just after 11 a.m. FAA sources say ExpressJet Flight 5400 was struck in the nose gear area as the aircraft was turning to land on Runway 31, while…
Virgin Atlantic has announced its plans to grow to record levels of sustained profitability by 2018. Building on its existing two year recovery plan, which is on target to deliver an annual profit by the end of 2014, the airline is now shifting focus onto positioning its business for long term success.
Moscow’s Vnukovo Airport is being evacuated following two anonymous calls warning of a possible bomb threat, Interfax news agency reported. Citing an airport employee, Interfax said a “mass evacuation” was taking place and that police and sniffer dogs were on the scene. UPDATE: Bomb threat at Moscow’s #Vnukovo airport is false alarm, police tell Russian news agency Interfax
A plane has had to make an emergency landing at East Midland Airport tonight. Passengers have said that they could smell smoke as they left the plane, which had travelled from Ibiza, by the emergency exits. A Total of 3 flights diverted to other airports due to temporary closure.
The US Department of Transportation announced today that it will require additional time to reach a decision on Norwegian Air International’s application for a foreign carrier permit to serve the US from Europe. Until then, Norwegian Air Shuttle will continue to operate flights to the US under its existing authority from DOT.