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NEWS Jun 01, 2023 Air New Zealand to Weigh Passengers Before Boarding Between May 29 and July 2, 2023, Air New Zealand will be administering a voluntary study in which passengers willing to participate will be weighed. The weight data taken from passengers will be used towards improving aircraft efficiency and range. The data taken from passengers will remain anonymous to respect and protect passengers' privacy. Read More →
INFORMATIONAL May 30, 2023 The History of Spirit Airlines: From 1983 to Now Spirit Airlines: one of the largest budget airlines in North America. Many know the airline for its ultra-low-cost fares and occasionally edgy service. But the airline has not always been that way. Read More →
NEWS May 25, 2023 Aircraft Affected After Mt. Etna Erupts Beside Italian Airport In the early morning hours of Sunday, May 21, the tallest volcano in Europe, Mount Etna, began to erupt. The eruption, which was the most active in 30 years, spewed hundreds of tons of volcanic ash into the atmosphere above Sicily. This prompted¬† ENAC, the Italian aviation authority, to decide to close most of the airspace above Sicily due to the threat that volcanic ash poses to aviation. Read More →
ROUTES May 23, 2023 Croatia Airlines Inaugurates Prague to Dubrovnik Route, Prepares for Summer Season Croatia Airlines is ramping up for the summer season by launching a new service between Prague and Dubrovnik. The airline is offering similar fares to its low-cost-carrier competitor of Smartwings on its Prague to Dubrovnik and Split routes. Read More →
INFORMATIONAL May 14, 2023 Spirit Airlines: Baggage Rules and Policies Flying Spirit Airlines can sometimes be quite a confusing endeavor due to the carrier's confusing policies. This is a comprehensive guide on Spirit Airline's bag policies and fees. Read More →
ROUTES May 07, 2023 Azerbaijan Airlines Adds European Route to Vienna Azerbaijan Airlines (J2) has launched a new route from its Baku hub to Vienna. The launch of the route comes after the airline recently announced a new deal to acquire new 787 wide-body aircraft from American aerospace company Boeing. Read More →
NEWS May 06, 2023 INCIDENT: Wingtip Flies Off Aircraft on Landing in Sao Paulo A Boliviana de Aviacion Boeing 737-800 has been damaged upon its landing at Sao Paulo Guarulhos Int'l Airport in Brazil. A plane-spotting live stream captured the incident in real-time. After the incident, a video was posted to social media from a passenger on the flight, further showcasing damage to the aircraft. Read More →
NEWS May 02, 2023 Boeing 727 Fleeing Sudan Conflict Overruns Runway On Friday, April 28, an aircraft carrying Sudanese refugees overran the runway landing at Juba International Airport. The aircraft was overloaded with refugees. Reports revealed that over 300 people were onboard. Read More →
NEWS Apr 28, 2023 TSA Agents Seize Handguns at Washington-Dulles Airport On Sunday, April 23, and Monday, April 24, TSA security officers stopped two men on two different occasions with guns from boarding flights. Read More →
ROUTES Apr 25, 2023 Emirates to Expand to Montreal Starting in July Dubai-based mega-carrier Emirates is expected to launch service to Montreal beginning July 5. The announcement of the route comes after a recently signed interline agreement with Air Canada. Read More →