Aeromexico ERJ-190 crashes after takeoff in Mexico

July 31, 2018 11:27 pm

An Aeromexico Embraer ERJ-190AR crashed shortly after takeoff from Guadalupe Victoria Airport in the state of Durango, Mexico, July 31. The extent of injuries or fatalities, if any, was not immediately known. Aeromexico confirmed the accident aircraft was operating as flight AM2431, which was scheduled to depart Durango at about...

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Bed bugs force Air India to ground Mumbai-Newark planes

July 23, 2018 2:00 am

Air India temporarily grounded B777 aircraft, which was scheduled to fly from Mumbai to Newark on Wednesday for fumigation, after passengers from business class complained of bed bugs. The airline received complaints from passengers who flew in the aircraft from Newark on Tuesday. A Powai resident, Kashmira Tonsekar, who was...

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Tempers flare over flight delays

July 18, 2018 4:00 pm

    A question about flight delays led to heated words Tuesday during the Johnstown-Cambria County Airport Authority meeting.  Mark Cestari, Southern Airways Express chief commercial officer, had just given the airline report that showed Johnstown’s commuter service had operated all of its scheduled flights in June. That’s the first time...

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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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