JetBlue Takes Delivery of Its First “Reimagined” Airbus A321neo

JetBlue announced it has formally taken delivery of its first Airbus A321neo (new engine option) aircraft configured with the airline’s reimagined premium Mint® experience and an all-new onboard layout, featuring comfort and connectivity perks that set the airline apart from other U.S. carriers.

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Undergoes Quadruple Coronary Bypass Surgery, Will Make Full Recovery

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, 68, underwent a successful quadruple coronary bypass surgery on Thursday. Doctors for the former NBA superstar say he is recovering nicely. Time magazine reports that Abdul-Jabbar entered Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center in L.A. last week, suffering from…

Last-Minute Travel Deals Are Easy To Come By

Do you have family suddenly demanding that you visit for Christmas? Worry not, an impromptu trip doesn’t have to break the bank. In fact, they’re pretty easy to come by. For the purpose of this article, we’re going to assume…

Flight 370 Search: Dutch Firm Hired to Investigate

It has been almost exactly five months since Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 (MH370) crashed somewhere along its route from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Beijing, China. In the frantic search conducted immediately following the plane’s disappearance, scientists and investigators found essentially…

Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner Approved And Ready For Takeoff

Boeing Co. confirmed that U.S. and European regulators have approved the 787-9 Dreamliner model. This is a milestone for the company and they hope that the new model will boost profits for the flagship jetliner program. The European Aviation Safety…

TSA: Checked Luggage Included 81 Lbs Of Marijuana

It is a situation where the jokes truly write themselves. One would be surprised if the Transportation Security Administration officers who checked bags at Oakland International Airport didn’t make every one of them on Friday. That’s when a 26-year-old woman…

Stowaway’s Mom Seeking Sponsor To Reunite With Son

A Somalian stowaway’s mom was shocked and relieved to learn her son had stolen into the wheel well of a U.S. flight Sunday to try and reach her – and survived. 15-year-old Yahya Abdi jumped a barbed-wire fence at San…

Flight Diverted After Man Tries To Open Door

On Monday, authorities revealed that a flight, headed from Chicago to Sacramento, was diverted to Eppley Airfield in Omaha Nebraska after a man tried to open a cabin door mid-flight. The Southwest Airlines flight had been in the air for…

Southwest Flight Diverted After Passenger Attempts to Open Door

A man’s attempt to exit a Southwest plane while in mid-air left passengers in complete panic Sunday. Flight 722-which was transporting 134 passengers and five crew members-was en route to Sacramento from Chicago when it was forced to make an unintended stop in…

“Airplane” Gets A Big Nod In Commercial

A tourism agency in Wisconsin used what is quite possibly the best travel reference ever recently in a new ad: “Airplane”, as done by two of its stars, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Robert Hays. The ad got some help from the…

Telluride Plane Crash: Three Killed, Cause Unknown

A single engine plane went down near a small airport outside of Telluride, Colorado on Sunday, and the three people on board were killed. All three people on the plane were pilots, known as Sherry Anderson, 57, and Sherman Anderson,…

Seahawks 747: Boeing Cheers On Seahawks With New Plane

This Sunday, the Boeing commercial airplane company will obviously be cheering for its hometown football team, the Seahawks. The team will be going against the Denver Broncos in Super Bowl XLVIII this weekend during yet another “football holiday.” In honor…

Last DC-9 Retired by Delta Airlines

Following a flight from Minneapolis to Atlanta on Monday, Delta retired the last of its DC-9 aircrafts after nearly 50 years of use. The DC-9 was the oldest passenger plane left in service in the United States. It was originally…

Air France Bomb Threat May Be False

Air France flight 385 to SEBIN was delayed on Saturday due to the possibility of an explosive device being on board. “The information we have is that a terrorist group intended to place an explosive on a flight between France…

Boeing 777X Aircraft to be Built in Multiple Locales

Since its inception in the 1910’s, Boeing airplanes have been designed, engineered, and constructed in the Puget Sound area of Washington. Over the years, Boeing has established factories in several other locations in order to produce more parts, but the…

Poisoned N.J. Flight: Pilots Continue To Destination

A man reportedly stood up on his flight today and announced that everyone had been poisoned, and instead of diverting to a nearby airport, the New Jersey-bound plane continued on to Newark. Details about an investigation haven’t come in yet,…

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”…

Planes Collide Over Arizona, Killing Four

Two small planes collided in midair just north of Phoenix, Arizona on Friday, killing four people. According to a KSAZ report, the planes were both single-engine, with two people aboard each. The collision occurred on Friday morning, about 15 miles…

F-15 Fighter Crashes in Okinawa, Japan

According to multiple publications, a United States Air Force F-15 operating out of Kadena Air Base in Okinawa, Japan has crashed. The report, generated by the Associated Press, also indicates the pilot ejected and survived the incident: A U.S. Air…

‘I Will Always Love You’ Singer Escorted Off Plane

Plane flights can be hard. Given how crowded flights are, and how there is no way to escape from them after takeoff, passengers generally have to rely on each other to act civil and be polite. Though the worst most…