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.

Allegiant Air Flight Evacuated After Fire Found in Engine

An engine fire is to blame for a Allegiant Air flight being grounded at McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas. The flight, which was bound for Fresno, California, was aborted after a small fire was discovered in the right engine.…

No, a Drone Didn’t Crash into an Airplane

A video of a small drone crashing into the wing of an airplane isn’t real, so stop sharing it. Or keep sharing it, but make sure you put it in the right context. BranitFX uploaded a video on Tuesday titled…

Pointing Lasers at Aircraft Is a Pretty Bad Way to Cure Boredom

You’ve probably seen those posters, plastered across middle schools everywhere, advertising fun things to do instead of doing drugs. You know, fly a kite; read a book; bake a cake! All of these things also stand in for things to…

Priscilla Presley To Fans: “Calm Down” Over Planes

Priscilla Presley is doing her best to keep Graceland running and to keep the memory and presence of Elvis Presley alive. Insane amounts of fans flock to Graceland in Memphis, TN every August for Elvis Week to remember The King…

Mike Huckabee, Hillary Clinton: Can They Relate?

Hillary Clinton, who many presume will eventually step forward and tell the rest of us that she is running for president, has caught some flack lately for her handling of questions about her wealth. Hillary has said that, when she…

Phone Dead? It May Not Fly to the US Under New TSA Rules

If you’re planning on flying to the US from Europe, Africa, or the Middle East – it would probably be wise to make sure your iPhone has enough juice to at least power up. The Transportation Security Administration has just…

People Pointing Lasers at Airplanes Is Such a Problem That the FBI Is Offering a $10,000 Reward for Info

Who knew that so many people were pointing lasers at airplanes? Since 2012, pointing lasers at airplanes (or as the Federal Bureau of Investigation calls it “lasing aircraft”) is a federal offense punishable by up to five years in prison.…

Plane Diverted When Passenger Tries To Open Door

A passenger traveling aboard Southwest Airlines Flight 722 from Chicago to Sacramento tried to open the rear door of the plane in mid-flight on Sunday roughly an hour after the 10:50 a.m. departure time. Multiple passengers as well as flight…

Boeing 767s Ordered To Be Inspected By FAA

Boeing 767s are typically known to be among the safest planes today, and are the most popular planes in the air. The plane’s reputation may be sparkling, but the Federal Aviation Administration is taking no chances. The organization is ordering…

‘Miracle on the Hudson’ Remembered 5 Years On

USAirways Flight 1549 landed into the Hudson River five years ago after being struck by birds. Images of passengers exiting the plane are still reminiscent today. Fortunately, the quick-thinking ingenuity of Pilots Sully Sullenberger and Jeff Skiles led to the…

Delta New Seats, Overhead Bins To Be Installed

Delta Air Lines is planning for a huge overhaul that will effect many members of their fleet, with the renovations planned including talk of new seats, larger overhead bins, and electrical power outlets for every seat. The news comes as…

China Witnessed B-52s Entering Defense Zone

On Tuesday, two U.S. B-52 bombers flew over the East China Sea as part of a previously planned training exercise; however, no notification was given to Beijing. In the past, the lack of notification may not have raised any eyebrows.…

FCC May Greenlight Mid-Flight Cell Calls

Could you soon be permitted to call your loved ones while flying the friendly skies? According to a report from the Wall Street Journal, the Federal Communications Commission is set to suggest new rules that would allow passengers to use…

The Skies Get Friendlier As FAA Relaxes Rules on PEDs

As expected (in fact, a bit earlier than expected), the days of airplane passengers being forced to power down all of their portable electronic devices during takeoff and landing are officially behind us. Well, maybe not immediately – but by…

Boeing 747 May Get 86’d in the Years to Come

The Boeing 747 Jumbo Jet has been hailed as a double-decker revolution in air travel that shrank the globe by the Associated Press, yet even Arsenio Hall seems able to offer one as a (seemingly unattainable) prize on his new…

Woman Has an Absolute Meltdown on Flight [VIDEO]

Here’s what we know about this epic airplane meltdown that a passenger caught on film: – The flight is supposedly traveling to Tampa – The women had just lost her mother (or at least that’s what she told the flight)…

FAA Ready to Lighten Up on Electronics

By next year, you shouldn’t have to power down all of your electronics when you board an airplane in the United States. As expected, the FAA is close to adopting new, relaxed rules for portable electronic devices on commercial flights.…

3D Printers Are Now Making Miniature Airplanes

3D printers can make everything from guns to robots. Now some university students are exploring what 3D printers can do in flight. Students at the Wright Brothers Institute have created a 3D printed airplane as part of the Disposable Miniature…

Guy Buys Promoted Tweets to Shame British Airways into Finding His Lost Luggage

Lost luggage is a huge pain in the ass – we all know the feeling. But it happens. What one British Airways patron couldn’t deal with was the customer service he received after his luggage was lost (or lack thereof).…