Ryanair passengers in a state of panic over planned strike

July 6, 2018 2:00 am

In a statement to customers, the airline described the strike action, which was announced by trade union Forsa, as “unnecessary”. “Ryanair will communicate next Tuesday by email and SMS text with all customers travelling from Ireland next Thursday if this unnecessary strike goes ahead,” a spokesperson for the airline said....

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United Airlines flight diverts to Dulles; passenger dies on board

June 28, 2018 2:27 pm

link to original articleThis article was originally posted on WTOP NEWS MARYLAND Add to FavoritesWASHINGTON — A United Airlines passenger died Tuesday night after experiencing a medical problem that caused the flight to divert to Dulles International Airport. Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority were at the scene on the runway when...

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JetBlue radio failure triggers scare at JFK Airport

June 27, 2018 7:25 pm

NEW YORK (AP) – A communication failure involving a JetBlue plane caused a brief scare at John F. Kennedy Airport. The Federal Aviation Administration says Jetblue Flight 1623 “experienced a radio equipment problem while taxing for departure” at about 8 p.m. Tuesday. It says the crew requested to return to...

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JetBlue back to full operations in Puerto Rico

June 15, 2018 9:11 pm

JetBlue has returned to its full flight schedule to Puerto Rico, nearly nine months after Hurricane Maria, the airline announced Friday. The return to full capacity comes six months ahead of schedule, totaling 48 daily flights between the United States and the Caribbean island, the airline said. JetBlue, which is the...

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Emergency slide accidently deployed from plane

June 15, 2018 9:07 pm

INDSOR LOCKS, Conn. (AP) — An emergency slide was accidentally deployed from a plane at a Connecticut airport, causing the flight to be delayed for several hours. Delta officials at Bradley International Airport tell WVIT-TV the chute was deployed before passengers boarded a flight to Detroit on Thursday. No one...

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