The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) today fined US Airways $1.2 million for failing to provide adequate wheelchair assistance to passengers in Philadelphia and Charlotte, N.C. The fine is one of the largest ever assessed by DOT in a disability case.
A fire broke out on a Moroccan airliner that had just landed in Montreal on Monday evening, forcing an emergency evacuation and causing a number of injuries, authorities said.
An Australian-based airline has apologized to a stay-at-home dad and are investigating the incident where its employees taped “I am gay” in stickers on his suitcase.
An easyJet flight from Tel Aviv to Luton was met on the ground by police after news broke that there was a snake on board. A snake was found hidden on a plane in a takeaway box during a flight to Luton last night.
Michael O’Leary said Boeing 787 Dreamliner is the right aircraft for a no-frills trans-Atlantic airline as he continues to muse publicly about so-far inconclusive plans to launch a new long-haul airline.
Air India said Tuesday an investigation was underway after a passenger found worms in his sandwich mid-flight. The passenger made the discovery during a flight from New York to New Delhi on September 28 on India’s struggling flagship carrier.
A Lao Airlines plane crashed as it prepared to land during poor weather in southern Laos on Wednesday afternoon, killing what witnesses said were dozens of passengers, according to the country’s national news agency, KPL.