New York (CNN) — Usually airline passengers side with flight attendants when it comes to safety, but in the case of a US Airways flight Wednesday night, passengers rallied around a blind man and his guide dog and disembarked en masse.
Fifty people have been killed after a passenger jet crashed in the Russian city of Kazan, the worst such tragedy in the country in more than two years. The Boeing 737-500 from Moscow exploded after a failed attempt to land at the Kazan international airport,
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.
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.