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A Boeing Dreamliner Made An Emergency Diversion to Hong Kong But the Crew Were Stuck Onboard Because of Pandemic Rules

The pilots of an Air New Zealand operated Boeing 787 Dreamliner were forced to make an emergency diversion to Hong Kong after the cockpit windscreen cracked but once on... Read More

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This woman is not happy with airline staffing issues and lets us all know about it

A short clip on TikTok shows a masked passenger giving an airline employee the business. The woman is expressing her displeasure at some sort of flight delay that, in... Read More

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Qatar Airways Subpoenaed Google to Unmask Employees Who Anonymously Criticized Airline Online

Qatar Airways allegedly subpoenaed internet giant Google in an attempt to get hold of account information that would reveal the names behind anonymous online accounts... Read More

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Man Gets Six Months For Groping American Airlines Flight Attendant On Cancun to Miami Flight

A man has been sentenced to six months in federal prison after he pleaded guilty to groping an American Airlines flight attendant during an August 2021 flight from... Read More

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SmartSky adds Global Aviation Technologies for sales, installation

The SmartSky air-to-ground in-flight connectivity solution is now available from Global Aviation Technologies. The Wichita, Kansas location offers installation of the... Read More

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Man Who Tried to Storm United Air Cockpit But Ended Up Breaking His Leg is Sentenced to 18 Months Imprisonment

A man who attempted to storm the cockpit of a United Airlines flight, assaulted a flight attendant and then activated the emergency slide before jumping to the ground... Read More

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Ryanair in Hot Water Over Social Media Post That Mocked its Own Cabin Crew

Ryanair’s social media team has roused the ire of its own cabin crew after a viral Twitter post that took aim at a designer Lacoste tracksuit that resembled the... Read More

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Emirates is Finally Allowed to Fly Passengers From South Africa After Omicron Travel Ban

Travellers from South Africa and 11 other countries across the African continent will finally be allowed to travel to and transit through the United Arab Emirates (UAE)... Read More

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British Airways Plane Has Door Ripped Off in Jet Bridge Mishap in Cape Town

A British Airways operated Boeing 777-200 jet had a cabin door ripped off while it was preparing for departure in Cape Town on Wednesday evening. The aircraft was parked... Read More

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Pampered Premium Passengers: British Airways, American Airlines plan lounge upgrades with combined JFK T8 operations

The battle to win over more premium passengers on the world's highest revenue route* will take a major turn later this year. American Airlines and British Airways will... Read More

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Man Sues American Airlines Alleging Flight Attendant Kicked Him Off Plane Because He Was Speaking in Russian

A man is seeking $25 million in compensation from American Airlines after claiming that a flight attendant threw him off a flight last year because he was speaking... Read More

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This is the U.S. Missile Defence System That is Protecting Dubai International Airport From Attack

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is using a multi-billion-dollar, U.S. made missile defence system to protect civilians and critical infrastructure from ballistic missile... Read More

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Delta Air’s New Business Class Blanket is Made Out of 100 Recycled Plastic Bottles

Delta Air Lines is looking to boost its sustainability credentials with a slew of visible onboard product updates that will attempt to slash the amount of single-use... Read More

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Airbus is Now Hiring Out its Super-Sized ‘Beluga’ Jets as Commercial Cargo Planes

European aircraft manufacturer and aerospace giant Airbus has launched a new air-cargo service using its super-sized BelugaST aircraft. The specially adapted A300-600... Read More

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This Oh So Accurate Response to a Social Media Post By Delta Air Lines is Going Viral

The social media team at Delta Air Lines has taken a short break from posting new content after its last Twitter post stirred up some pretty strong feelings about the... Read More

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Emirates Paying Pandemic Bonuses to Cabin Crew Who Dodged Omicron Over Christmas

Emirates cabin crew who managed to avoid falling ill with the highly-transmissible Omicron variant of the COVID-19 virus over the Christmas holidays have learnt that... Read More

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Lufthansa And Shipping Company MSC Group Interested in Majority Stake of Alitalia Successor

Germany’s Lufthansa Group and the Geneva-based MSC Group have mounted a joint bid to take a controlling stake in ITA Airways, the successor to Italy’s Alitalia which... Read More

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Air India Flight Attendants Object to New Weight Checks That Could Affect Their Mental Health Before a Flight

Flight attendants at Air India have objected to new body mass weight checks that they will be subjected to by uniform police known as ‘grooming associates‘ before... Read More

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This airline’s weight police target flight attendants who’ve gained a few extra pounds

A shocking report has emerged that describes one airline's approach to managing the weight of their flight attendants. The expose describes a culture where informing on... Read More

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BREAKING: Two Ballistic Missles Heading For Abu Dhabi Intercepted By UAE’s Ministry of Defence

Two ballistic missiles were intercepted close to Abu Dhabi on Monday morning according to the UAE’s state-run news agency. The attempted attack comes precisely a week... Read More

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WHO says international travel bans do not add value, should be removed or eased

The World Health Organization (WHO) released a report earlier this week declaring that international travel bans do not add additional value and should be removed or... Read More

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Stowaway’s Miraculous Survival in Landing Gear of Cargo Plane During 12-Hour Flight From South Africa

A man miraculously survived an overnight flight inside the nose gear of a cargo plane that landed in Amsterdam on Sunday morning after a 12-hour flight from South... Read More

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Lufthansa in Advanced Talks to Acquire 40% Stake in New Italian Flag Carrier

Germany’s Lufthansa Group is said to be in advanced talks to acquire a 40 per cent stake in Italy’s new flag carrier ITA Airways. According to Italian daily Il... Read More

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Renewed Cuts Coming to American Airlines Inflight Service Because of Omicron

American Airlines will make further cuts to its inflight service after facing pressure from the flight attendant union which wanted its members to spend less time around... Read More

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Flight attendant weight police: “Hey babe, you need to slow it down!”

A shocking report has emerged that describes one airline's approach to managing the weight of their flight attendants. The expose describes a culture where informing on... Read More

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Qatar Airways Ratchets Up Tension With Airbus By Releasing Video of Alleged Paint Defect

In an escalating dispute with the aircraft manufacturer Airbus, the once courted airline Qatar Airways publicly released a video of a paint defect that has so far... Read More

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Man Loses €33,600 at Dubai International Airport But Is Reunited With His Money On His Return Flight

A German tourist managed to lose a bag containing tens of thousands in Euro banknotes as he travelled from his homeland to Thailand but thankfully the hapless traveller... Read More

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Streaming IFE, softer seats feature on Northern Pacific’s new interiors

With Northern Pacific aiming to launch trans-pacific flights via Anchorage later this year, what should passengers expect on board? Interiors work on the first aircraft... Read More

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Newark to Tel Aviv United Airlines Flights Turns Round After Passengers Self-Upgrade to Business Class

United Airlines has confirmed that a plane bound for Tel Aviv, Israel was forced to turn back and return to Newark after “inappropriate behavior” by two passengers... Read More

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American Airlines Flight Attendant Strike Action Averted After New Contract is Proposed

Strike action by flight attendants at a wholly-owned subsidiary of American Airlines has been averted after ‘substantial wage increases’ were offered as part of a... Read More

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U.S. Charges Belarusian Officials With ‘Aircraft Piracy’ Over Ryanair Bomb Threat Diversion

The U.S. Department of Justice charged on Thursday four Belarusian government officials with conspiracy to commit aircraft piracy over a plot to force the emergency... Read More

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