All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘airline’

Boeing 777x Outclasses Airbus A380 Airplane Design

The Airbus A380, a double-deck four-engine jet, must keep improving its design if it wants to match the Boeing twin-aisle airplane called the 777x, which is scheduled to be used for service within the next decade. Fabrice Bregier, CEO of Airbus, said, “After 2020, we will face the challenge of the Boeing 777X, and it is clear that as the …

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Jamaica Crash Landing Due To Flight Crew Fatigue

On December 22, 2009, an American Airlines Boeing 737-823 plane plowed through Norman Manley International Airport’s perimeter fence and skidded across a roadway. The plane missed the rain-soaked runway and landed on rocks and sand dunes by the Caribbean Sea. Today, five years after the accident, investigators have concluded that the flight from Miami consisted of a crew that may …

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Maylasian Airline Disappearance: New Evidence

Investigators are still trying to determine what happened to the missing Malaysian airline plane that disappeared over the weekend. On Saturday, searchers spotted what they believe to be oil slicks in the ocean near Tho Chu island. Another search group believes they may have found a door of the aircraft near the same location. Details about the accident are sketchy …

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Ethiopian Airlines Co-Pilot Hijacks Flight To Rome

Early Monday morning, Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 767-300 was bound for Rome when it was hijacked by a co-pilot identified as Hailemedehin Abera Tagegn. The hijacker waited for the pilot to take a toilet break then locked himself inside the cockpit. Tagegn steered the plane to Geneva, Switzerland seeking asylum. He then announced via radio that he would land in Geneva …

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Delta New Seats: Airline Says Passengers Will Have More Comfort. Really?

Delta Airlines is expected to spend $770 million over the next 3 years on a major interior overhaul to most of its planes. The airline announced Wednesday that it will install new seats and bigger bins on 225 of its planes within the U.S. Delta said Wednesday that each of the new seats on the 225 planes will have electrical power to improve passenger comfort. …

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Airline’s New Strategy Is to Be Nice to Customers

Ryanair is Europe’s largest airline, and is well known for its eccentric and quirky CEO, Michael O’Leary, as well as its rising poor image and rudeness. According to Reuters, the company has promised that it would change its “abrupt culture” in an effort to bring in customers from more expensive competitors. You see, Ryanair might have caught some flak over …

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Delta Adds Pay to Download Content

Delta Airlines is adding pay-to-download content to their ever-growing selection of a la carte services. Passengers can access the airline’s wifi to get TV shows for 99 cents, and movies for $3.99. This content can be ordered without having to pay for wifi access as well, on longer U.S. flights, according to Delta. Delta has been expanding upon a variety …

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