Qantas Looking to Stretch Route Network Even Further by 2022

June 10, 2018 10:01 pm

Earlier this year, Qantas broke a boundary the pioneers of Australian aviation would have never dreamed when the airline was founded in the md-20th century. In March, the carrier’s Boeing 787-9 made history, flying non-stop from Perth—located on the west coast of the Oceanic nation—to London.

Pilot who landed plane after co-pilot was ‘sucked halfway’ out cockpit window awarded $777K

June 10, 2018 9:56 pm

A Sichuan Airlines pilot has been awarded roughly $776,912 for calmly landing a flight after his co-pilot was “sucked halfway” out of the cockpit window, the Daily Mail reported. The Chinese pilot, Liu Chuanjian, was awarded the nearly five million yuan and the title of “hero captain of China’s civil aviation,” Xinhua News...

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Only 18 out of 44 airlines bow to China’s demands to alter Taiwan’s designation

May 26, 2018 6:21 am

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—On April 25, China’s civil aviation administration sent letters to 44 airlines requesting they modify their websites and advertising materials, removing any suggestions that Taiwan, Macau, and Hong Kong are independent of China. On Friday May 25, China’s aviation regulator announced that only 18  out of 44 airlines had...

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WATCH: Video Captures Terrifying Moments After Plane Skids off Runway Onto Cliff

January 14, 2018 7:00 pm

On Saturday night, a Pegasus Airlines plane skidded off a runway at the coastal airport in Trabzon, Turkey, and was left hanging on the side of the cliff. According to the Independent, the plane fortunately was stopped from plunging into the Black Sea because its wheels got stuck in the mud. The plane was reportedly carrying 168 people, including...

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