All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Flights’

Allegiant Air to Offer More Flights

Allegiant Air has announced that they will be adding 18 new routes to their list of flights this year. “We are pleased to bring more convenient, low-cost vacation options to more communities,” Andrew C. Levy, Allegiant Travel Company President, said. “Allegiant is dedicated to making vacations more affordable for more people, offering our customers the lowest possible base fare and …

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Flight Diverted After Hitting Birds

A plane flight that took off from White Plains, New York on Thursday morning was diverted after being struck by birds. Airline Jet Blue today announced that flight 1205 from White Plains to Fort Myers, Florida experienced a “bird strike” shortly after taking off. The flight was diverted as a precautionary measure, in case the animals had damaged the aircraft …

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Lipstick Ban For Flight Attendants, No Nail Polish Either

A lipstick ban for Turkish flight attendants has been lifted after a public backlash ensued. Turkish Airlines says that several low-level managers put together a document saying that red and pink lipstick and nail polish would be banned for all female flight attendants without consulting the management. Chief Executive Temel Kotil responded to the document after receiving several complaints that …

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1,000 Flights Canceled as Snow Blankets Chicago

The Chicago Tribune is reporting that over 1,000 Chicago-area flights have been cancelled. More than 850 flights out of Chicago O’Hare International have been cancelled and Midway Airport has cancelled at least 230 flights. The cancellations come as a winter storm is beginning to drop snow on the city. The U.S. National Weather Service (NWS) is predicting up to 12 …

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NASA Prototype Forecasts Storms For Transoceanic Flights

A new NASA-funded system developed by the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) is now providing weather forecasts so that plane flights can avoid major storms over remote ocean regions. The prototype system provides eight-hour forecasts that are designed for air traffic controllers and pilots. The system combines satellite data and computer weather models to map storms over the world’s …

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YouTube Shows Are About To Be Shown On Virgin America Flights

YouTube announced that it is teaming up with Virgin America to bring a handful of shows to all of the airline’s flights in the U.S. and Mexico. Those shows would be: H+ The Digital Series, WIGS’ Blue, Geek & Sundry’s Written By a Kid, Crash Course and Barely Political’s The Key of Awesome. The shows will be on the flights …

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